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Textiles degrees abroad

Textiles degrees stitch together practical design modules and theoretical courses, equipping students with the tools they’ll need to stand out in this dynamic global industry.

You’ll explore various textile techniques, from printing and knitting to weaving and embroidery. Alongside developing your skills in drawing and digital design, you’ll learn how to predict market trends and meet client briefs.

By earning your degree abroad, you’ll encounter new textile processes, discover new fashions, and learn from international experts. These experiences will spark your creativity and help you to produce original work that meets today’s consumer demand.

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Textiles program structure

It’s possible to study textiles at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate levels. Associate degrees introduce students to the theoretical and practical aspects of the field. They normally require two years of study and are a useful route into entry-level employment or continued study on a bachelor’s program.

Studying a BA in textiles is the most popular option amongst students. Although most bachelor’s programs are studied over a minimum period of three years, some will include an additional industry placement year where students can gather crucial experience and build professional connections.

International students studying in the US will follow the liberal arts model and declare textiles as their major. In this system, you take general education classes for the first two years of your degree, before concentrating on major-specific modules for the remaining half.

Students with a BA can enroll in a research-based postgraduate program. A master’s degree usually takes one year of full-time study, whereas a PhD can take between four and seven years to finish.

You’ll be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, and tutorials, and practical workshops. Depending on the modules you select, assessment methods will include exams, essays, presentations, and portfolio submissions.

Textiles is a flexible discipline with plenty of elective modules to choose from, so tailoring your degree to suit your interests is easy. Nevertheless, most courses will deliver classes on these core subjects:

  • Design theory
  • Drawing
  • Textile processes and exploration
  • Contemporary art and design
  • Design history
  • Material culture and mass consumption
  • Research methods
  • Marketing and innovation

Textiles study abroad programs

Textiles undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in textiles

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    Textiles, Apparel, and Merchandising - BS Louisiana State University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    28,700 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 28,700 USD

    Start date
    September, January
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    Apparel, Textiles and Merchandising - BSc Central Washington University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    23,880 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 23,880 USD

    Start date
    September, January
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    Art: Textiles: Tempe Campus - BFA Arizona State University (in partnership with Kaplan International), USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    32,760 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 32,760 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Fashion and Textiles - BA (Hons) Buckinghamshire New University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    19,014 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,000 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    BA (Hons) Textiles - BA (Hons) Arts University Bournemouth, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    24,021 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,950 GBP

    Start date
    October, February
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Diploma in textiles

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    Textile & Apparel Design - Dip College of the North Atlantic, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    7,018 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,488 CAD

    Start date
    September, January, May
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Textiles graduate programs

Master's in textiles

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    Fashion and Textiles - MA University of Portsmouth, UK
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    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    9,823 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,750 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Fashion and Textiles - MTech RMIT University, Australia

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    22,636 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 34,560 AUD

    Start date
    July, February
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    Textiles and Clothing Human Ecology - MSc University of Alberta, Canada

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    8,440 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,410 CAD

    Start date
    September, January
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Doctorate in textiles

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    Fashion and Textiles - PhD RMIT University, Australia

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    22,636 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 34,560 AUD

    Start date
    July, February
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Future textiles careers

As a textiles graduate, your creative flair and presentation skills will be highly attractive to employers across a number of sectors.

Graduates go on to land a range of exciting roles, including:

  • Textile designer
  • Fashion designer
  • Textile technologist
  • Color technologist
  • Interior designer
  • Printmaker
  • Stylist
  • Secondary school teacher

Companies are always keen to recruit individuals who can demonstrate their enthusiasm, commitment, and passion. Therefore, it’s worth trying to find some extra work experience or an internship. Your university’s career service will be able to support you with this.