Fashion Technology


Commercial Fashion Process: From design stage to retailer.

We partner with industry and work on real live projects so our students are fully equipped when they enter the workplace. We are well known, in the industry, for producing graduates of an excellent caliber and it’s partly due to the exposure on these kinds of industry projects that give our students the edge.



Have a look at Fashion Technology Industry partnerships

We offer an optional year in industry between years two and three which provides an additional diploma in industrial training on successful completion of your honours year.

Our industry placements have included:

Our Fashion Technology programme is a balance of creativity and business knowledge.

Our Fashion Technology students have a wide range of career options within the fashion industry. You will have access to cutting edge technologies such as CAD Lectra with 3D garment visualisations; laser cutters; digital printers; 3D printers and industrial standard workshops. Our graduates have gone on to work as garment technologists; pattern cutters; production managers; buyers, merchandisers and fashion and costume designers.


Head on over to Undergraduate Programmes for information on how to apply, and for full course details visit Fashion Technology BSc (Hons).

For overseas students wishing to study at The School of Textiles & Design read our Study Abroad page.

If you’d like further details of studying at Heriot-Watt School of Textiles & Design why not Order Our Latest Prospectus.

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