Research course

Textile Design, Fashion and Management

Institution
The University of Manchester · School of Materials
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMS by research

Entry requirements

For PHD entry, you will need at least a 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject. For MPhil, you will need at least a 2.2 Honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject. For MSc by research, will need at least a 2.2 Honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject. 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

January, September, July, April

Course content

Textiles is an industry where innovations in process as well as product are required to effectively integrate all aspects of design, technology, retail and management. To address this, the Textile Design, Fashion and Management research group is multi-disciplinary and covers areas as diverse as: Applied Management; Textile Design; Colour; Trend Forecasting; Retail Management; Fashion Merchandising; Supply Chain Management; CAD; Digital design; Consumer Behaviour; Internet Shopping; Retail Marketing; Product Development; Enterprise and Innovation.

Department specialisms

Design communication; Design education; Design management; Digital design; Emotional aspects of design and consumer behaviour; Fashion design Fashion retailing; Global operations management; International supply chain management; Textile design

Information for international students

For students whose first language is not English: IELTS 6.5 or higher (with no sub test < 5.5), TOEFL 570 or higher with 5.0 in the TWE or CBTOEFL 230 or higher with 5.0 in the TWE.

Fees and funding

Please see www.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate/funding.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

MPhil

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

MS by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Materials
Email
pg-materials@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 306 3559