Jobs after a textiles degree

By December 12, 2017Latest news, Textiles

So you quite like the idea of being a textile designer? Are you trying to decide on those final degree choices ahead of the UCAS deadline so looking at your potential future career options? We can help!  We have compiled a list of useful information if you’re trying to see if a textile degree is for you – especially useful for parents who are looking at career prospects at the end of the textile degree course!

We don’t speak for all  degrees, as our textiles and surface design degree is a little bit different from others out there – we put special emphasis on making our students and therefore our graduates employable and providing them with access to industry contacts and briefs from the moment they join us; because of this our students are often successful at industry trade fairs from the start of their graduate journey and why we often have students selected for Texprint. 

Our textiles and surface design degree is for you if you wish to have a career in:

  • Furnishing fabric design
  • Fashion fabric design
  • Freelance design
  • Gift design
  • Styling and editorial work
  • Surface design for interior products such as table top, flooring, tiles.
  • Teaching and lecturing
  • Textile Design
  • Trend forecasting
  • Wallpaper design
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Community arts

Maria Cooper, who is a graduate of our degree is currently a senior designer at Orla Kiely.

How do we know this? Well we have been running this degree for many years, so this is tried and tested. Our alumni include:

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