University of the Arts London

Course Introduction

BA Textile Design at Chelsea College of Arts encourages students to take an experimental and creative approach to textile design, bringing together ideas and conceptual development within our textiles workshops and studios. Course projects will explore the application of textiles within fashion, interior and exterior design.

Course Modules

Year 1: Introduction to study in higher education; practice (concept and process); practice (textile contexts); theory (key concepts). Year 2: Expanded practice; practice (design and innovation); professional communication; theory (contemporary contexts). Year 3: Practice (design identity and synthesis); theory (context and dissertation).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £17,230  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Higher
  • International Baccalaureate 28
  • GCE A-level
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • Tariff 80
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • Course specific
  • OCR L3 Certificate in Mathematics for Engineers
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Certificate
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Diploma
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate