Research course

Technical Textiles

The University of Manchester · School of Materials
MSc by research

Entry requirements

You will need to be a science and engineering graduate with at least a 2.2 Honours degree, or equivalent. Subject to satisfactory progress, it is possible to transfer to PhD at the end of the degree, requiring a further two years full-time study, or four years part-time.

Months of entry


Course content

Technical Textiles is a rapidly expanding sector based on cutting-edge technology, performance materials and growing profitability. Products are used in vital and diverse industries, including aerospace, biomedical, geotextiles, and sportswear. To innovate and create in this growing industry, a `new graduate' is in demand by global companies.

Information for international students

You need to take and meet minimum requirements for the following recognised English language qualifications: IELTS (6.5 with no sub-test under 5.5); TOEFL (570 with 5.0 in TWE); CBTOEFL (230 with 5.0 in TWE). Please contact us if you have an alternative qualification and we will make an individual assessment.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Administrator
+44 (0)161 306 3559
+44 (0)161 306 4865