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Qualification name Other provision at Level 4 (Crafts, Creative Arts and Design)
Qualification level 4
Awarding organisation Generic award - no awarding body
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 8th July 2024
Cost £1,890.00
Cost description Your course fees cover the cost of studies, trips and most materials and includes great benefits such as the use of our modern library.
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This course is ideal for a range of people, especially students who have completed at least one year of an undergraduate course in fashion or textiles, fashion or textile professionals looking for inspiration, teachers and technicians looking for ways to engage with knit design and technology.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

You should have a background or interest in fashion or textile design. Knit experience is not required.

View the key features of this course.

During the course, you’ll learn about and experiment with: knitted fabric design - specialising in the industrial Dubied machine fashion knitwear trend research yarn and material awareness knitted garment construction techniques the toiling process digital knit workshops. You’ll also see the future of smart knitted textile technology. The projects will enhance your knowledge of garment specification and terminology, enabling you to understand the potential in taking a piece from concept to manufacture.

Understand how the course will be delivered.

Learning will take place during scheduled workshops including technical knit and garment make up sessions, sketchbook, research and portfolio development. You’ll be encouraged to use the University's extensive library resources and visit galleries or museums to help generate your own personal concepts. Supporting your studio work, and to help put your skills and knowledge into a historical and global context, there’ll be a visit to a famous knitwear manufacturer during the course.

Find out what material you will need.

your everyday art box contents including pens, pencils, paints etc. choose a sketchbook that suits your style of working – A4/A3 allows you to have some freedom yet isn’t so large that it becomes intimidating to use a project brief and further details will be sent to you separately, prior to the course starting.

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Name City Campus
Address Nottingham Trent University
50 Shakespeare Street
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