Where Can I Study Textile Design In South Africa

What is a Textile Design?

Textile design, also known as textile geometry, is the creative and technical process by which thread or yarn fibers are interlaced to form a piece of cloth or fabric, which is subsequently printed upon, or otherwise adorned.

Where Can I Study Textile Design In South Africa


NMMU has the only facility in South Africa for postgraduate studies in textile and clothing science, offering students the opportunity to obtain, by research, the degrees of MSc (Textiles) and PhD, the entrance requirement being BSc Honours or equivalent.

Which course is best for textile designing?

Q. What are the various courses one can pursue to become a textile designer?

CoursesDurationTotal Course Fees
BA Textile Design3 yearsINR 45000- INR 3 lakh
BE/ BTech Textile Design4 yearsINR 1 lakh- INR 7 lakh
BFA4 yearsINR 50000-INR 2 lakh
BVA4 yearsINR 1 lakh-INR 3 lakh

Where in South Africa can you study to be a fashion designer?

The School of Fashion is a South African Fashion school internationally accredited with the British Accreditation Council (BAC).

Our alumni populate the world in the exciting world of fashion design, fashion media and within the dynamic fashion buying and business industries.

What are the requirements for textile design?

The eligibility criteria for undergraduate courses is to pass 12th or an equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.

A candidate is eligible for postgraduate, advanced diploma, or postgraduate diploma courses in Textile Design after completing graduation in the relevant field or discipline.

How much does it cost to study fashion design in South Africa?

Course fees vary based on the institution and the type of course. At our institution, costs for full-time diplomas range from R95,000 to R105,000. The non-accredited short courses and part-time courses range from R4,000 to R18,000.

Is fashion design a good career in South Africa?

Fashion design is a fantastic career, opening up students to a world beyond just fashion. Business, media, photography, and theatre all await those who have a fashion design degree behind them.

What subjects are needed to become a designer in South Africa?

The recommended subjects for graphic design is art, computer studies, business studies or EMS and science. Maths and English are compulsory subjects for graphic design.