You should be proficient in written and spoken English and be able to participate in group discussions and make presentations. As a guideline we would expect you to have an English language level equivalent to IELTS score of 6.0 (list of language equivalencies). The Language Centre at University of the Arts London offers English courses for overseas students who wish to improve their English language skills.
Students applying for this course are expected to be independent and highly motivated, preferably having completed one year at university level (undergraduate-level study).
This study abroad course will give you the opportunity to explore the creative possibilities of digital textile design.
Practical studio and workshop sessions will give you the opportunity to explore the creative possibilities of digital design through the use of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator from initial drawing to the translation of your designs. This course will give you a unique insight into contemporary textile design for fashion and interiors.
You will be taught new drawing approaches and experiment with a variety of techniques. Sessions will be complemented by lectures and external visits to places of interest within London, including museums, galleries and retailers.
Student Profile: Shijrah Dohr
Laura Baker is an experienced lecturer on the BA Textile Design programme at Central Saint Martins as well as a specialist in 2D print and surface pattern for Fashion and Textiles. She has worked as a textile designer in industry and on a freelance basis for fashion and interiors companies internationally She is also author of the publication 'Laser Cutting for Fashion and Textiles'.
Baker’s professional practice lies in bespoke shirt design, with a focus on injecting the unconventional into the usually conservative world of formal shirting. Each shirt is made from fabrics such natural bamboo silk and cotton poplin with digital prints created from yarn wrap windings inspired by British woven fabrics.
Tutor Profile: Laura Baker
Dates and fees
Date: Dates to be scheduled for 2022
Cost: To be confirmed
Total class hours: 120 hours
Non-class hours: 120 hours
Credit value: 12 credits
Location: Chelsea College of Arts
Please bring the following items with you to the course
- 0.5 fineliner
- USB memory stick
- Tape measure (metal)
- Set square (adjustable is preferable)
- Metal ruler
- Scale ruler
- 2H pencil
- Sketching pens
- Masking tape
- Lightweight white card (0.5mm approximately)
- Grey card (1mm approximately)
- UHU glue
- Pritt Stick (any brand will be ok)
- Smartphone or at least a 5mp camera (+ the necessary leads to upload images from your device to a PC/Mac)
Summer Study Abroad Scholarship
We offer a Summer Study Abroad Scholarship for all of our 3 week Summer Study Abroad courses.
Find out how to apply
To be eligible, you must be 18 years or older, hold an offer to join one of our 3 week Summer Study Abroad courses, and be enrolled on an undergraduate degree programme outside the UK.
- The scholarships cover the tuition-fee only and depend on you successfully enrolling for the course. Our cancellation policy still applies.
- Scholarship winners will be asked to take part in promotional activities to promote Summer Study Abroad and the scholarship scheme.