RSN Degree Course Overview

Why choose the RSN Degree Course

The Royal School of Needlework holds a world-renowned reputation for excellence in hand embroidery. Offering international links and opportunities for Degree student internships and placements through its extensive professional connections.

The RSN BA (Hons) Hand Embroidery for Fashion, Interiors, Textile Art;

  • Unique BA (Hons) Degree course specialising in hand embroidery
  • Industry placements with fashion houses, interior and textile designers
  • Learn from expert practitioners
  • Study in bespoke studio apartments at Hampton Court Palace, UK
  • Access the RSN library and historic handling collection

The RSN Degree course offers a strongly supportive teaching and learning environment, with visiting lecturers and tutors from the professional art, design and textile industries involved in your progress through tutorials and portfolio reviews.

Teaching is in small groups with hands-on technical tuition. You will be taught sound working practices with an emphasis on professional practice and gaining employment. Throughout your three years of study at the RSN, you will be encouraged to involve yourself with professional opportunities that will deepen your awareness of current practice within your chosen hand embroidery discipline.

All RSN Degree tutors are experienced academics and professional embroiderers who are at the forefront of their practice; many were also trained at the Royal School of Needlework.

The RSN is a dynamic forward-looking organisation dedicated to the practice and promotion of hand embroidery.

35% of RSN students achieved First Class Honours in 2012 & 2013

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