Diploma in Textile Design and Technology

Undergraduate Programme

Diploma in Textile Design and Technology

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To gain admissions to the Diploma in Textile Design and Technology and Design a candidate must first satisfy the general requirements for admission into Kyambogo University.

In addition a candidate shall be eligible for admissions to the programme on meeting any of the following minimum qualifications:-

  • At least one principal pass in Chemistry or Clothing and Textiles and two subsidiaries obtained at the same sitting plus a Credit in Art at “O” Level.

For purposes of computing entry points, the advanced level subjects shall carry the following weights:-

        Essential              –              Chemistry, Clothing and Textiles

        Relevant              –              Physics, Art, Mathematics, Economics

        Desirable             –              General Paper, any other Science subject

        Others                  –              Any other relevant subject

  • Certificate in Textile Design and Technology from a recognized institution.
  • Having passed mature age entry examinations administered by the University.
DURATION OF THE PROGRAMME

The Diploma in Textile Design and Technology shall have duration of four (4) semesters and being run as an evening programme.  Each academic year shall consist of two (2) semesters and a recess term of industrial attachment or project.  Each semester shall consist of 17 weeks, 15 weeks of teaching and 2 weeks of examinations.  The recess term shall be twelve (12) weeks.

Program Structure

                                                                                                                          L              P             CH          CU

STX(D)  1101       Fibre Technology                                                             30           30           45           3

HM         1101       Communication Skills and Humanities                       30           30           45           3

STX(D)  1102       Basic Chemistry                                                               30           30           45           3

STX(D)  1103       History and Appreciation of Textile Design                 15           30           3              2

STX(D)  1104       Graphic Design                                                                  30           30           45           3

STX(D)  115         Drawing I                                                                             30           30           45           3

STX(D)  116         Introduction to Computer Science                                  30           30           45           3

                                                                SEMESTER LOAD               =             20 CREDIT UNITS

Semester Two             

                                                                                                                       L              P             CH          CU

STX(D)  1201       Painting Techniques                                                     30           30             45            3

STX(D)  1202       Yarn Technology                                                            30           30           45              3

STX(D)  1203       Applique and Emboridery                                             30           30           45              3

STX(D)  1204       Weaving Techniques                                                      30           60           60              4

STX(D)  1205       Photographic Techniques                                              30           30           45              3

STX(D)  1206       Drawing II                                                                          30           45           60              4

STX(D)  1207       Clothing I                                                                            30           30           45             3

                                                                SEMESTER LOAD               =             23 CREDIT UNITS

Recess Term (Core course)

                                                                                                        L              P             CH          CU

STX(D)  1301       Industrial Attachment                                    0              480         60           4

                               

Semester One

                                                                                                      L              P             CH          CU

STX(D)  2101       Textile Printing Methods                              30           60           60           4

HM        2101        Entrepreneurship Skills                                30           30           45           3

STX(D)  2102        Basic Design Techniques                            30           60           60           4

STX(D)  2103       Colour Science                                               30           30           45           3

STX(D)  2104       Knitting Techniques                                       30           60           60           4

STX(D)  2105       Quality Control Techniques                           30           30           45           3

STX(D)  2106       Clothing II                                                          30           30           45           3

                                                                SEMESTER LOAD               =             24 CREDIT UNITS

Semester Two

                                                                                                           L            P            CH          CU

STX(D)  2201       Dyeing Technology                                          30           30           45           3

STX(D)  2202       Tie Dye and Batik                                             30           60           60           4

STX(D)  2203       Printed Design Techniques                             30           60           60           4

STX(D)  2204       Textile Finishing                                                30           30           45           3

STX(D)  2205       Environmental Science & Management        30           30           45           3

STX(D)  2206       Design Project and Exhibition

(Weave, Knit, Print)                                                                           30           90           75           5

                                SEMESTER LOAD               =             22 CREDIT UNITS