BA Textile Design at Chelsea College of Arts wants students to take an experimental and creative approach to textile design.
You will gain colour, design and materials knowledge within textile print, knit, stitch or weave.
Ideas and conceptual thinking are developed through fashion, sustainability, interior and exterior design projects.
The course actively encourages a studio culture to develop alongside specialist textile workshops.
Dowload the programme specification to find out more about what you'll learn.
Tuition fees for undergraduate degree courses have been set at £9,250 per year for full-time study. This applies from the 2017/18 academic year, subject to changes in the law. Tuition fees may increase in future years for new and continuing students, in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Please visit our Undergraduate tuition fees page for more information.
In addition to tuition fees you are very likely to incur additional costs such as travel expenses and the cost of materials. Please read the information on our additional costs page.
Find out about the accommodation options available and how much they will cost.
There are a number of scholarships and awards available to students on this course. Use our search tool to find out more information.
You must apply through UCAS, where you’ll need the following information:
The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) application deadline is 15 January.
Following the UCAS deadline all Home / EU applicants for this course will be invited to submit a mini-portfolio of 15 images using the University’s Electronic Portfolio Review Tool (EPRT). Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview and should bring their full portfolio.
There are three ways international students can apply to an undergraduate course at Chelsea College of Arts:
Find out more information about applying through UCAS.
Interviews and portfolio reviews - international students can be interviewed in a number of different ways:
Through the Study Abroad programme international students can apply to join an undergraduate course.
For information on how to apply visit the Study Abroad section.
We select students based on the quality of their applications, looking primarily at their portfolio of work and personal statements.
Applicants will have, or are expected to achieve, either:
In exceptional circumstances, applicants may be considered if they present a portfolio of equivalent standard to a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design and have:
Where conditional offers are made to GCE A Level applicants these will normally be at grade C or above.
All classes are taught in English. If English isn't your first language you must provide evidence at enrolment of the following:
IELTS Academic Test for UKVI is approved by the UK government for your UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI) application. No other test can be accepted. It is accepted as proof of your English language ability.
Portfolios should show the following:
We look for:
This course will give consideration to deferred entry application.
Our graduates have gone on to work in international fashion or interior design studios, trend-forecasting companies and magazines.
Others have set up their own businesses or gone on to postgraduate study on Chelsea's MA Textile Design, Central St Martins MA Fashion, as well as courses at other renowned institutions such as the Royal College of Art.
Some of the course’s most successful graduates have joined design teams and are working within couture and high street production for fashion companies including Anthropologie, Burberry, Céline, Chloe, H&M, Liberty, Stella McCartney, Nike, Zac Posen, Jonathan Saunders and Alexander Wang.