Heriot-Watt University School of Textiles And Design

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Heriot-Watt University School of Textiles And Design

Admission requirements

We welcome applications from all students; those who have a background in textiles and fashion, as well as those who wish to earn elective credits in this area.

Entry Requirements

2.6 GPA or above plus you should meet the University’s English language requirements for your country if your first language is not English.

Dates and deadlines

Teaching begins on Monday 3rd July and will end on Friday 21 July 2017. Accommodation will be available from Saturday 1st July until the morning of Saturday 22nd July.

The deadline for applications is 30 May 2017 but places are limited and are assigned on a ‘first come, first served basis’.

There are 20 places available on the Study Tour programmes, and 20 on the Fashion Events Promotion/Internship.


All Summer Schools in 2017 are £2,700.
This fee includes tuition, internal transport, airport collection, accommodation and breakfast.

Students will require additional funds to pay for most meals and international travel.

Please note if you are applying through a third party provider the costs may vary due to the additional support provided prior to, during and following your studies.


Each course is worth 6 US Credits (150 student effort hours)


  • Study Tours: Galashiels, Edinburgh, London
  • Fashion Events Promotion/Internship: Galashiels, Edinburgh


Heriot-Watt University School of Textiles And Design

Studying at Heriot-Watt School of Textiles & Design opens up a huge number of opportunities to our students. We work closely with companies and industry. We always strive for new partnerships and opportunities. Our students work on live industry projects.

The School of Textiles and Design’s connections with industry span the globe. We have students who have gained internships in Europe and America through competitions in the School. Students gain real experience in industry environments meaning career opportunities are huge.