We have exceptional teaching teams with a breadth of experience both in the design and academia, who along with our expert technical teams are dedicated to ensuring students receive an engaging and intellectually challenging learning experience within an international context. Specialist lecturers contribute to the curriculum through lectures and seminars offering you a cutting edge view of the fashion and textile industries.
From the specialist equipment in our dedicated facilities to our impressive links to an international network of fashion and textiles organisations and businesses, we equip our students with the skills needed to launch their career in industry, through self-employment or developing academic research and PhD study.
We’ve mastered the balance between theory and practice, helping our graduates to secure work with global brands like Nike, Calvin Klein, Hugo Boss, Dr. Martens and Burberry, across our design and creative business fashion and textiles courses.
Our student work
Knitwear students team up with Celtic & Co. for garment repurposing project
Fri 25 Aug 2023
NTU Fashion Students celebrate 10 years of the iconic Emoji brand
Fri 25 Aug 2023
Top tips for Clearing from a university admissions director
Wed 02 Aug 2023
AI catwalk collection shows the future of fashion
Wed 07 Jun 2023
The fashion collection that relieves chronic pain
Thu 01 Jun 2023
Artist takes pigment from Derbyshire landscape to create beautiful abstract paintings
Fri 26 May 2023
Our Research Groups and Centres
Clothing Sustainability Research Group
Sustainable Clothing is a multidisciplinary research group that focuses on creating knowledge that will support a more sustainable future for clothing design, consumption and culture.
Advanced Textiles Research Group
A thriving research group and a leading institution for advanced textiles research with a global reputation for designing electronically active wearable technology.
Global Cultures of Textiles and Dress
The GCTD Group aims to promote research in textiles and dress that addresses a wide range of critical and practice-based themes.
The Fashion and Textile Heritage research group has built a strong team of experts in lace history and contemporary creative practice.
Fashion, Textiles and Knitwear Design Facilities
Our Fashion, Textiles and Knitwear Design students are based in the Bonington building, our dedicated art and design hub. Our lively and creative studios are home to an extensive range of equipment, enabling students to experiment with both traditional and digital practices.
Our BA (Hons) Textile Design course is accredited by the Chartered Society of Designers.