M.A. Crafts, Textile Art

University of Gothenburg | Gothenburg, Sweden
The Master Programme in Crafts is aimed at students wishing to develop their artistic capacity within one of the specialisations Ceramic Art, Jewellery Art and Design and Textile Art. The Programme will be offered at Advanced Level at the School of Design and Crafts (HDK).



HDK- School of Design and Crafts offers a joint programme in Crafts at advanced level for you who wish to develop your artistry within ceramic art, jewellery art and design or textile art. Here you get the opportunity to deepen your knowledge within your artistic field and at the same time be part of the current discussions regarding mutual and specific questions within the field of craft, art and society.

Professional field/post-graduate studies

The Master's programme prepares you for a qualified professional role within your field and/or post-graduate research studies.


The programme can lead to a Degree of Master of Fine Arts in Crafts specialization in Ceramic Art, Jewellery Art and Design or Textile Art.

Language of instruction

The language of instruction is Swedish or English depending on the needs of the students.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee Not specified
Start date
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

The artistic practice is central to the education. Each student will formulate and carry through individual artistic Projects under the supervision of professors, lecturers and technicians. The programme offers you freedom to plan and structure your own studies. Independence and ability to take initiative is thus essential.

At HDK you will have access to well-equipped workshops in the central of Gothenburg.

Collaboration with other students as well as with external partners will contribute to sharpening your awareness about your own work and the role you choose, in an artistic as well as in a social and ethical perspective. Individual studio work will be combined with individual and group-run throughs, oral and written presentations, theoretical discussions and seminars to provide students with Tools for analyzing their work.

The programme will be concluded with an examination Project.


Konstnärlig högskoleutbildning inom konsthantverk, konst eller design om minst 180 hp eller kunskaper som kan bedömas likvärdiga.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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