Research course

Textile Engineering and Materials (TEAM)

De Montfort University · Fashion and Textiles

Entry requirements

MPhil or MPhil with PhD transfer option - applicants normally have at least a second class honours degree from a British University or equivalent academic or professional qualification. International qualifications may also be acceptable. PhD - In addition to the above, PhD applicants normally have a UK masters degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area.

Months of entry


Course content

Current research topics include: Environmentally-Friendly Textiles and their Production and Processing; Technical, Medical and Smart Textiles; Novel Fibre Crops such as Flax, Hemp and Nettles; Application of Enzymes in Textile Processes; Industrial Textiles, including Aerospace and Miltary Textiles, Protective Clothing and Composites; Modelling the Relationship between Structure and Properties of Textile Fibres, Yarns and Fabrics.

Information for international students

The University offers some bursaries and scholarships to international students. Please see our website for details. English language tuition is available to overseas students both before and during their course of study.

Fees and funding

For details of possible funding, please visit the website of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) at

Qualification and course duration


full time
12-24 months
part time
24-48 months


part time
36-72 months
full time
24-36 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment, Faculty of Art and Design
0116 257 7555
0116 250 6281