Program Information

School: NSCAD University
Faculty: Division of Craft
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Fashion/Apparel Design
Textile Science
Description: The Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Textiles/Fashion program offers students the opportunity to explore the diverse field of textiles and fashion, which encompasses art, science, and technology. The Program integrates three key areas of research: structure, surface and form. This unique approach to textiles education balances conceptual concerns with the technical and design skills required to understand the textile traditions of weaving, dye and print and garment making. Students will examine the relationships between materials, processes, and the maker, as well as the critical role that textiles and fashion have played in world cultures. With a focus on sustainable and organic materials and techniques, the program maintains handcraft values and incorporates appropriate digital methodologies.
URL: Textiles/Fashion (BFA) at NSCAD University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $21,121
Careers: Theatre, Fashion, Exhibit and Other Creative Designers,Artisans and Craftspersons

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

All high school applicants must have completed Grade 12 (or the highest grade level required for secondary graduation) with an average of 70% or higher, including a minimum grade of 70% in Grade 12 English for university preparation. Advanced Placement(AP) courses with a grade of 4 or higher are eligible for transfer credit.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 69] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or CanTEST [min. 4.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 82]

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Portfolio