This course is a highly creative, design-led course that embraces all aspects of surface decoration, fabric construction, drawing and design development related to fashion, interior, and accessory design. Within this HND, we will identify fifteen students that will be dual enrolled as Heriot Watt Associate students. They will follow the HND course programme in year 1 and will follow a discreet Associate pathway in year 2.
Screen printing for both fashion and interiors; Fabric manipulation and surface decoration skills; Machine and hand embroidery; Drawing and media exploration in relation to design development; Knitted and woven textiles; Construction technical skills; Sketch book development and exploration; Design process; Digital imaging and its application in design; Creative research and its context in design; Live industry awareness projects in collaboration with high profile companies.
2 Highers including Art and Design or Fashion and Textile Technology; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. You would be expected to present a portfolio of your work at interview.
2nd or 3rd year of a relevant degree programme or employment in the textile industry; Modern Apprenticeship within the textile sector.
Fashion and Textiles