Study textile design at The Swedish School of Textiles – University of Borås

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Are you interested in textile design? Come to study at The Swedish School of Textiles and discover the future of textiles!

The University of Borås promotes high-quality learning and innovation in an international context with considerable societal significance. Students can test the limits of how materials can be designed using their understanding of technology and the most recent research in materials and fibers.

The University of Borås has around 17,000 students, the whole campus is located in the city center of Borås, Sweden. University provides a range of interesting research and educational environments in a number of areas, as well as access to unique equipment.

BA program in textile design

Textile materials and processes are evolving at a fast pace. The Swedish School of Textiles offers textile education from bachelor’s to doctoral levels. To support new students, doctoral students give lectures and do workshops on their projects, in that way students receive the newest findings regarding novel materials. 

The Swedish School of Textiles’ well-equipped laboratories are unique and provide wonderful chances for students to enhance their talents. Manufacturing may be done in the same way as it is in the business, and students can make whatever they desire.

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Photo: Daniela Ferro, Work by Malin Hansson (2020) Malin Hansson – University of Borås (hb.se)

Smart Textiles, part of the Swedish School of Textiles, is where the newest in fiber creation is being tested in a range of research initiatives. What happens at Smart Textiles is included in the curriculum, allowing students to test and learn to improve their skills.

The bachelor’s degree in textile design seeks to improve the student’s aesthetic, technical, theoretical, and reflective qualities as a textile designer. From year one until the final degree project, the program offers practice-based studies in the form of a variety of project courses with progressive growth.

More about the program you can read on their website Textile Design – University of Borås (hb.se) or Department of Design – University of Borås (hb.se)

Apply

The application for the BA program in Textile design is open till April 4, 2022.

To apply you will need to fill out the application form Search for courses and programmes – Universityadmissions.se, verify your English knowledge (more about three main ways to fulfill the English proficiency requirements English language proficiency – University of Borås (hb.se) ), submit a portfolio, application project, and CV (template for CV modetextil_Ant18_eng.indd (hb.se) ).

Note – The digital application portfolio and CV should be uploaded no later than 20 April 2022!

More about the application Application info: BA Textile Design – University of Borås (hb.se) 

Portfolio

Application portfolio must display the capacity to transform ideas derived from visual research (material collection and working with source materials) into final work (composition and technical skill). It is important to show in your portfolio the work process and that you have knowledge about the materials you are working with. 

More about the requirements for a digital application portfolio you can read here application-assignment-2022-textile-design-ba.pdf (hb.se)

If you need help with your portfolio our teachers are here for you and will provide personal training to help you succeed!

More about the courses you can read on our website Courses — Scandinavian Design School

Assessment day

The next step of the application is the invitation to an assessment day. Applicants’ creative and technical talents will be examined on the assessment day. Also, your qualifications and other experience will be reviewed during interviews. Assessment day and the interviews are happening on the same day!

Tip – prepare for the interview beforehand, be ready to present yourself and your second assignment! 

Note – If you are called to the assessment day please be prepared to show a textile sample of one of the materials from the second assignment (minimum 15x15cm in size).

Get accepted into the college or uni of your dreams!

Start creating your own success story with us. Our highly qualified and committed teachers are here to help you on your way. Over 90% of the students who have compiled a portfolio with us have gotten accepted to one of their desired schools. Will you be next?

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