Dundee and Angus College


Gardyne Campus


This course is aimed at creatives who enjoy the drawing and design processes used in the creation of textiles within the fashion and interiors realm. Opportunities exist for students to develop their creative thinking and making skills through the practice of research and sketchbook work.

The majority of the course focuses on project work, which develops independent thinking, organisation and time management skills. These skills will allow you to progress your portfolio for assessment, giving you an invaluable insight toward being a professional designer, artist or crafts person within the industry.

Content includes:

Course includes: sketchbook development and exploration, garment construction, screen-print for both fashion and interiors, textiles for interior design, surface decoration, print-making, mixed media techniques, digital imaging and its application in design context, stitched textiles, traditional and contemporary techniques are used within surface design and embellishment, fashion and textile trends are explored, surface decoration, textiles techniques, developmental drawing, professional design practice, designing and producing a fashion garment, graded unit, portfolio production.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher, preferably Art and Design, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. A portfolio of your work should be shown at interview.

Progression Routes

Progression to a number of courses in art design at various universities as well as design/manufacturing employment. This course also has associate degree places available through Duncan of Jordanstone

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Art and Design

SCQF Level


Career Area

Art and Design

Career Sectors

3 Dimensional Design

Fashion or Textile Design

Fine Art or Graphic Design

Interior Design or Display