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Qualification: Academic Bachelor's degree in textile and clothing design (no legal status)

Academic Bachelor's degree in textile and clothing design (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

(general competences)

  • demonstrate coherent mastery of basic knowledge and integrate knowledge from various areas,
  • analyse, synthesise and plan the complete design process of designing textiles and clothing,
  • undertake independent creative and research-based work with a well-developed scientific design-based and artistic awareness and sensitivity,
  • undertake project work and present, exhibit and promote own design and artistic works,
  • experiment and visually communicate various intellectual concepts,
  • learn independently in own professional field,
  • demonstrate understanding of the interdependence of technology and design,
  • demonstrate understanding of artistic language and its technological translation into textile products,
  • communicate with co-workers and experts from related disciplines, thus enabling active cooperation on joint work, and in the field of projects based on the integration of technical laws with design practice,
  • demonstrate professional, ethical and environmental responsibility,
  • use modern tools and skills, above all from the ICT field, in everyday professional work.

 (subject-specific competences)

  • demonstrate theoretical and practical proficiency in freehand drawing and painting, drawing and painting technologies and drawing and painting expression with the use of various types of software,
  • demonstrate proficiency in the field of structure (anatomy of the human body and its aesthetic dynamically changing and functional properties and specific characteristics),
  • demonstrate knowledge of the laws of linear perspective and other spatial plastic laws (parameters) and spatial keys for the achievement of a high degree of spatial plastic sensitivity,
  • apply the laws of art theory in practice and develop practical knowledge of artistic language in the creative processes of textile and clothing design,
  • design planar, planar/3D, 3D or self-standing models from the field of textile and clothing design,
  • demonstrate proficiency in the field of tonal expression, chromatics and colour modelling/modulation,
  • apply ICT in the fields of drawing, painting and photography while resolving concrete work problems through the application of scientific and artistic methods and procedures,
  • demonstrate understanding of the connection of the development of clothes with the development of formal styles in painting, sculpture, architecture and design,
  • find market niches on the basis of an analytical study of needs and the satisfaction of consumers' desires,
  • design an overall brand identity for a fashion catalogue, advertisement or fashion product packaging,
  • demonstrate knowledge of systematic design methodology from outline project, analysis, definition of goals, synthesis, main project and workshop plan to prototype,
  • demonstrate knowledge of all types of woven and knitted fabric compositions, dyeing, enhancing woven and knitted fabrics, textile printing and textile care,
  • demonstrate understanding of the role of marketing in the creation of high added value in collections of textiles and clothing,
  • demonstrate understanding of the importance of anthropometrics in the process of developing cuts for clothing,
  • autonomously construct/model selected cuts for women's, men's and children's clothing,
  • demonstrate familiarity with the machinery used in the modern process of manufacture of sample and ready-made clothing products.

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Examination performance is graded as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).

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Second-cycle master's study programmes (SQF level 8)

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To complete their studies, students must complete all course units in all subjects in which they have enrolled and prepare and defend a diploma thesis.

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  • Matura or
  • vocational matura in any secondary school programme and an examination in one of the matura subjects; the selected subject may not be a subject which the candidate has already taken in the vocational matura; or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme.

All candidates must pass a test of artistic aptitude consisting of a freehand drawing and painting of a human figure, a clothes design test and a test of textile design and sense of colour.

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University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering

NQF Level: 
7
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or
  • vocational matura in any secondary school programme and an examination in one of the matura subjects; the selected subject may not be a subject which the candidate has already taken in the vocational matura; or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme.

All candidates must pass a test of artistic aptitude consisting of a freehand drawing and painting of a human figure, a clothes design test and a test of textile design and sense of colour.

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To complete their studies, students must complete all course units in all subjects in which they have enrolled and prepare and defend a diploma thesis.