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Textile Designer

Textile Designers are responsible for creating and developing designs or patterns which are woven, knitted or printed onto or into cloth. They use artistic skills and sound knowledge of fabric characteristics and factory reproduction techniques to design marketable textiles.


Available Qualifications:

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS 

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics or Technical Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 350.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy requires a minimum Applicant Score of 365.
  • Admission is subject to Departmental selection.
  • Qualifying applicants will be required to prepare a prescribed portfolio, undertake an interview with the Department’s staff as well as a discussion of the portfolio, and complete a placement assessment.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor of Visual Arts Degree or equivalent qualification or proof of attainment of an adequate level of competence via the rules relating to Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Policy

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Academic qualification: BVA Hons or equivalent Honours degree, professional four-year degree or equivalent, or Recognition of Prior Learning according to NMU policy. 

Candidates who have passed the examinations on the grounds that they will be awarded the relevant degree by the University or on the grounds that the required status may later be granted to them, or who have in any other manner (e.g. RPL) attained a level of competence required for the purpose of postgraduate studies or research at Master’s level, may be accepted as candidates for the MA (Fashion Design).

All applicants must make an appointment to meet with the Programme Leader to discuss their area of expertise and the intended research project. Apart from the general admission requirements, and depending upon the nature of the proposed research, a candidate may be required to fulfil further requirements.

These include the following:

  • Submit a portfolio of creative work that shows a suitable level of conceptual and technical competency, for review by a panel of experts.
  • Provide evidence of an ability to write academically. This may include published books and articles, book reviews, conference proceedings, speeches and presentations. The School’s panel for advanced degrees will review the writing.
  • Undertake an oral before a panel of experts to determine the candidate’s tacit knowledge. 

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Academic qualification: BVA Hons or equivalent Honours degree, professional four-year degree or equivalent, or Recognition of Prior Learning according to NMU policy. 

Candidates who have passed the examinations on the grounds that they will be awarded the relevant degree by the University or on the grounds that the required status may later be granted to them, or who have in any other manner (e.g. RPL) attained a level of competence required for the purpose of postgraduate studies or research at Master’s level, may be accepted as candidates for the MA (Fashion Design).

All applicants must make an appointment to meet with the Programme Leader to discuss their area of expertise and the intended research project. Apart from the general admission requirements, and depending upon the nature of the proposed research, a candidate may be required to fulfil further requirements.

These include the following:

  • Submit a portfolio of creative work that shows a suitable level of conceptual and technical competency, for review by a panel of experts.
  • Provide evidence of an ability to write academically. This may include published books and articles, book reviews, conference proceedings, speeches and presentations. The School’s panel for advanced degrees will review the writing.
  • Undertake an oral before a panel of experts to determine the candidate’s tacit knowledge. 

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Academic qualification: BVA Hons or equivalent Honours degree, professional four-year degree or equivalent, or Recognition of Prior Learning according to NMU policy.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Academic qualification: BVA Hons or equivalent Honours degree, professional four-year degree or equivalent, or Recognition of Prior Learning according to NMU policy.