School of Design

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30 November – 5 December

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Campus roofs and eaves in golden hour
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5th in the UK

for Art and Design (Complete University Guide 2021)

Stephen Westland in the Colour Lab

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Textile technology research group
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School of Design

We’re an interdisciplinary School bringing together expertise from a range of design and technology specialisms. Creation and innovation are at the heart of both our teaching and research as we aim to develop new design ideas and provide solutions to issues faced in industry and society.

Our vision and mission

8th

in the UK for research impact in design

(Research Excellence Framework 2014)

Gold rated

for Teaching Excellence

(Teaching Excellence Framework)

Top 100

World Top 100 University

(QS World Rankings 2021)

Studying with us

We offer a variety of courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level which develop specialist knowledge and skills whilst enabling you to gain a well-rounded understanding of design principles and practices.

We offer a range of undergraduate degrees in fashion, design and technology. You'll benefit from studying in an interdisciplinary environment, gaining a knowledge of all aspects of the design industry.

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Gain advanced knowledge and skills in fashion, textiles or advertising to enhance your career prospects in the fields of design and technology.

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We offer supervision in research areas across the design and technology disciplines with opportunities to work closely with industrial partners.

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We offer a range of short courses for professionals working in the textile and fashion industries, providing expert tuition to enhance your working knowledge and skills.

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