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Fashion courses

Our Fashion and textiles courses cover the entire spectrum of this exciting global industry. We mix theory with practice and ensure you have the opportunity to build your professional networks and industry experience, ready to launch your career.

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Launch your career in Fashion

Here at Nottingham Trent University, we're ranked as one of the top 20 universities in the UK for Fashion and Textiles (The Guardian University League Tables 2021) and we have a diverse range exciting courses to offer. Our courses offer global links with industry, live projects and placement opportunities, to help launch your career in Fashion.

Madison Raynor- Womenswear collection
Madison Raynor - BA (Hons) Fashion Design Womenswear collection

Our Facilities

You’ll work with a range of professional facilities and use industry-standard software across all of our Fashion courses. We have dedicated studios for each of our Fashion, Textiles and Knitwear courses, with the chance to use both traditional and digital machines. You can explore our facilities in full in our School of Art & Design Facilities Hub.

You can also see a 360 tour of our Fashion studios and print room in our virtual tour.

GFW Fashion Marketing Award, Annie Taylor
Annie Taylor – Winner of the Fashion Marketing Award at Graduate Fashion Week 2020.

Award-winning students

As a student on our Fashion courses, you'll have the opportunity to be selected for national and international events and exhibitions such as Graduate Fashion Week and New Designers. In 2020, BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing and Branding graduate Annie Taylor was awarded the Fashion Marketing Award at Graduate Fashion Week. Isabel Egan, BA (Hons) Textile Design graduate, also took home the ROMO Award for Innovation in Design and Colour at the New Designers awards ceremony.

In addition to Graduate Fashion Week, our students have previously won awards such as the Society of Dyers and Colourists' Colour Award, Bradford Textile Society Design Competition, i-dott and the Fashanne Awards.

"The resources at NTU are incredible, you will find yourself in a rich, international environment. The course is very challenging, but also very rewarding.” Anna Mancilla, BA (Hons) Fashion Design

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Winning collection - Year Two Next live project 2019

Connect with Industry

You’ll have opportunities to raise your professional profile before you even graduate. Benefit from our excellent connections with industry through live project briefs, guest lectures, bursary and sponsorship opportunities, industry competitions, study trips and placements.

Our students have previously worked on a range of exciting projects with companies such as Gymshark, ASOS, Next, Boots, Boohoo, River Island and Liberty London.

Isobel Teer - BA Textile Design
Isobel Teer, BA (Hons) Textile Design

Join our community

We're part of the School of Art & Design at NTU, a community of creatives. Following us on social media is the best way to get an insight into the Art & Design community.

You can also follow course Instagram accounts for BA (Hons) Fashion Communication and Promotion, BA (Hons) Fashion Design and BA (Hons) Fashion Knitwear Design and Knitted Textiles for an insight into day-to-day life on each course.

You can also read up on the latest award wins, projects, exhibitions and academic research from the School of Art & Design by browsing our news.

94.1% of our Art & Design undergraduates are in work or further study within 15 months of finishing their degrees (of those available for work or study, latest Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017-18).

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Harriet Hill's collection at Graduate Fashion Week 2019


You can view examples of student work in our School of Art & Design Showcase Site.

Our Fashion courses offer opportunities to showcase your work at our Degree Show, as well as external events and exhibitions.

Hear from our students

"What I enjoy most about the course is that we are taught all specialisms of Textile Design. As well as developing our practical skills, we also have workshops in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, which augment our designs to a level that would be expected in industry."

Hear more from Liam Clair, BA (Hons) Textile Design

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