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"I’ve learned all about sustainable fashion and textiles (DMU are the experts in this!) so I feel like I’m already helping to make a difference for the future of our planet."

–Zakiyah, Fashion Communication and Styling student

The award-winning School of Fashion and Textiles offers a unique range of future-facing courses shaped by contemporary culture, industry practice, digital innovation and sustainability. We are recognised as one of the country’s most sustainable fashion and textiles schools (Green Gown Awards, 2021).

Expertly combining theory and practice, our curriculum is designed to build your knowledge and skills in a unique step-by-step approach. Taught by highly experienced staff in the award-winning Vijay Patel Building, you will think critically, solve problems and consider dynamic ways to make our industry more ethical and sustainable. 

We are proud to celebrate diversity and will encourage you to bring your own identity, values and perspective into your learning. With an established reputation for employability, our courses have impressive industry backing that gives you the chance to work with the best designers in the business.

One building...a world of possibilities

Take a look at this stunning showcase of our Vijay Patel Building, home to DMU’s art and design courses.

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