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Textile DesignChelsea College of Arts
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Location: Chelsea College of Arts
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/10/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £22920
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University of the Arts London has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
MA Textile Design at Chelsea College of Arts explores creative approaches to sustainable textiles and surface design.A key feature of the course at Chelsea is the focus on the debate around environmental issues and the designer's role and responsibility in relation to these. We will encourage you to look at the selecting of raw materials, the impact of production and the product life cycle.What you can expect:• A studio-based, practice-led course. • Opportunities for developing and collaborating on pioneering work within the textile industry• Study to be underpinned by a supportive theoretical framework• Instruction in professional contemporary practice• Focus and debate on environmental issues. This will include looking at the designer's role in acting responsibly to these• To develop through individual and group tutorials, workshops and online resources• Talks designed to introduce you to a range of visiting artists, designers and other practitioners• To have access to Chelsea's shared workshops. These include ceramics, casting, laser cutting, photography, an audio-visual editing suite, metal and woodworkAbout Chelsea College of Arts Chelsea College of Arts is one of London's most prestigious art and design colleges. The College offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in curating and collections, fine art, graphic design communication, textile design, product and furniture design, interior design, and interior & spatial design. The College's small size and supportive atmosphere creates an exciting community of creative students and staff. You will learn the practical, theoretical and professional elements of your subject from our expert staff. Chelsea College of Arts is a place where experimentation, ideas and concepts are encouraged to develop. The College's Grade ll listed Pimlico site, located in central London overlooks the Tate Britain and the River Thames. It has excellent workshops, extensive library facilities, a canteen and an onsite gallery, Chelsea Space. The College's alumni include Anish Kapoor, Steve McQueen, Haroon Mirza, Mariko Mori, Mike Nelson, Chris Ofili, James Richards, Mark Wallinger, Gillian Wearing and Tatty Devine co-founders, Harriet Vine and Rosie Wolfenden.https://www.arts.ac.uk/subjects/textiles-and-materials/postgraduate/ma-textile-design-chelsea
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An Honours degree or equivalent academic qualifications, a study proposal and portfolio of work. Alternative qualifications and experience will also be taken into consideration. IELTS level 6.5 or above if English is not the student's 1st language, with at least 5.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking.
IELTS: 6.5 (at least 5.5 in each)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of the Arts, London, Fashion design. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.
About this university
Students travel from over one hundred different countries to study at the colleges within the university due to the internationally recognised courses on offer. For those to whom English isnâ€™t a first language, there is free English language support and courses on offer for the duration of their study through the Language Centre. There is also help on hand for matters such as immigration and visas and the university has an airport pick up service in place so that there is someone on hand from the very beginning of their student life. There is also a student advice service for day-to-day matters such as finances and getting work while studying. All students are automatically a member of the Students Union who are on hand to help with extracurricular activities as well as support and advice across a range of subjects. The union organise the various clubs and societies on offer to occupy time between studies including arts groups, sports clubs and also helping others through volunteering and charity groups. So whatever a studentâ€™s interest there is something for them and if not, they can look to begin their own club as well. The union also operates the Students Union Advice Service offering free and impartial advice on various topics, all of which is completely confidential. The union also operates a shop supplying students with a range of useful items as well as branded products to help raise money for the charity.