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3rd in the UK for Fashion and Textiles
University of Derby Number 1 University in the East Midlands for graduate employment

Fashion and Textiles at the University of Derby is ranked 3rd in the country in The Guardian's University guide 2017. In 2016 BA (Hons) Textile Design achieved 100% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS).

Our excellent specialist textile design and production expertise and facilities mean that this course is distinctive in offering a rich combination of traditional and advanced new technology. Our students have strong links with the industry, notably Stephen and David Walters, Cristal Martin, Donna Karan and Dimensions. Artsthread, the largest student global website is the brainchild of a Derby Textile graduate and continues to support our students.


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Course Leader: Kay Bolderson
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