Bath Spa University
Design (Fashion and Textiles)
The course develops the creative process for designers in conjunction with valuable marketing and business skills; the course is aimed at ambitious designers, designer-makers or textile artists who wish to develop opportunities within the profession and who may wish to set up on their own or with others in small teams; candidates are introduced to research skills and methods, product development, design methods and management, marketing and business skills; the emphasis is on learning how to present ideas, and where and how to place them in the market; candidates are encouraged to trial a product in the market, through 1st-hand experience, or through working with studios and agents (for designers), shops and craft markets (for designer makers) or with galleries or public spaces (for textile artists).
Admission is normally based on a good undergraduate degree in a design or media discipline together with an interview. Applicants with a good Honours degree in a related discipline and/or with relevant work experience are also considered.
Modules include: research methodologies; development of product, market research and product ideas; marketing skills; product sampling and development and research; Master's project.
Assessment is by a series of studio and/or portfolio presentations supported by written assignments and reports. For the final Master's project students present a cohesive body of creative work, supported by a conclusive evaluative report.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,400 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 11,300 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,400 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,200 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,200 per Academic year (EU fees)||2 years|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 2,135 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 2,135 per Academic year (EU fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 2,135 per Academic year (home fees)||18 months|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 2,135 per Academic year (EU fees)||18 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Sion Hill||Bath||BA1 5SF||South West|