A degree in Textiles from the University of Huddersfield allows you to explore the wide-ranging creative and career potential that this diverse subject area has to offer. The course will enable you to develop your aesthetic, commercial and professional awareness as a Textile Designer, a Surface Designer or a Textile Craft Practitioner who specialises in one of our four main practices – print, knit, weave and embroidery. You will be supported by expert academic and technical staff who will help you obtain the practical hands-on skills that can lead to the creation of materials and products suitable for the fashion or interiors market. Our modules, which may be partnered with industry collaborators, will guide you through the process of discovering the type of textile practitioner that you are, providing you with the opportunity to develop the skills needed for a career in one of the many industries that employ textile graduates each year. Whether you choose a four-year sandwich degree, taking on an industry placement, develop your own business idea through an enterprise placement year, or you select the three-year fully taught route you will have been encouraged to advance your creative, professional, intellectual and personal abilities thereby equipping you with the key skills required for a broad range of textiles related careers.

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