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Textile Design

All National Diploma programmes, offered by the Faculty of Arts, ascribe to the following educational aims:

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

The development of technical skills and knowledge of processes, as well as the use of appropriate technology and apparatus. This includes a basic level of computer literacy relevant to individual disciplines.

CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT

The development of creative thinking and aesthetic understanding, including experimentation, problem identification and solving, and both practical and theoretical application, within a chosen discipline.

ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT

The development of professional business ethics relevant to a chosen career in the visual and tactile arts, including the economics of business, finance, marketing, advertising and self-promotion.

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Students gain personal confidence in their ability to integrate skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the real-world context.