Study at the School of Textiles and Design
Textiles, fashion and design are fundamental in modern society and culture, and their study can lead to exciting and diverse opportunities worldwide. The School teaches undergraduate degrees in the Scottish Borders and Dubai to match the needs of the global fashion and design industries.
‘‘I am very, very impressed by the facilities that they have in the School of Textiles and Design in the Scottish Borders. I am sure there is no other college or university in the whole of the British Isles that can come anywhere near to this.’’
Vivienne Westwood, Fashion Designer and Honorary Graduate
Communication Design, BA (Hons)
Using a life-centred design approach you will study areas such as moving image/animation, photography, graphic design (inclusive illustration), and interaction design (UX/UI).
Design for Textiles (Fashion, Interior, Art), BA (Hons)
This highly creative course covers fashion and furnishing fabrics, accessories, wall coverings, gallery pieces, greeting cards, gift wrap and stationery products.
Fashion, BA (Hons)
Explore market sectors ranging from high-street fashion to ready-to-wear across the UK and internationally. Our internal and external projects will help you develop your understanding of the worldwide fashion industry.
Fashion Branding and Promotion, BA (Hons)
Study a combination of fashion communication, fashion marketing, branding and management. Developing your skills to establish careers in the areas of branding, promotion and advertising, styling and marketing.
Fashion Communication BA (Hons)
Get under the skin of contemporary pop culture, understand how changes in our society drive new fashion concepts, and develop your knowledge and ideas to effectively communicate a contemporary fashion image.
Fashion Marketing and Retailing, BA (Hons)
The Fashion Marketing degree combines fashion management and marketing with a retail specific focus.
Fashion Technology, BSc (Hons)
The only Fashion Technology programme in the UK that includes a fully integrated placement as part of the standard programme.
Dubai Undergraduate programmes
Links to industry
Our degree programmes are fundamentally guided by the needs of industry and employers. All students are given the opportunity to work directly with our industrial partners during their studies through placements or live industry projects.
In recent years, students on our degrees have collaborated with designers and businesses such as The Blankfaces, Harvey Nichols, Johnstons of Elgin, Old Navy, MYB Textiles, Estee Lauder and W L Gore.