Textile Design A Level

Level A-level


What will I study?

Our grade one outstanding course in Textile Design has the emphasis on the expressive and experimental aspects of the Textiles medium. You study the processes, skills, concepts and ideas associated with textiles, art and design. This subject does not include traditional pattern cutting but does include making concept garments.

Is this course right for me?

Are you ambitious, motivated and creative? Our Practical Portfolio component supported by 3000 word contextual study essay and Exam Unit will challenge you. You will learn block printing, batik, felt making, hand dyeing, weaving, concept garment making, and creative use of the PC using Photoshop to create designs and creative outcomes. Assessment will be by 60% practical portfolio and 40% practical exam.

Where next?

We have a supportive and structured Visual Arts career progression programme to help you with your next steps into higher and further education courses. Students progress on to careers in the creative industries such as fashion and textiles design, styling, fashion marketing and business, interior design, textiles, merchandising and fashion communications.

Minimum entry requirements

No specific subject entry requirement. A charge for materials applies to this course, bursaries and payment plans are available. Please make sure that you have also looked at and understand the overall entry requirements to study at BHASVIC. These are available here and outline the GCSE grades you need to take up one of the Programmes of Study at the college.