Research course

Textiles and Apparel

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

Entry requirements

The standard academic entry requirements for a Doctorate level programme is an Upper Second UK honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline or a first degree with an additional UK Masters degree (or international equivalent).

Months of entry

January, September, July, April

Course content

Current research in this area is concerned with developing advanced textile materials, technologies and products for a variety of applications, from biomedical devices, advanced composites for aerospace technologies, personal protective devices, sportswear and smart wearables to 3D body scanning and digital platforms for fashion e-business models. Find out more about this research area here .

A research degree from the School and the University is held in the highest esteem and recognised worldwide. Many of our textiles and apparel graduates have progressed to successful academic careers and industry positions in reputable organisations worldwide.

The School provides first-class opportunities and facilities for our students to study specific subjects in-depth to a postgraduate research degree level. through the Faculty's Graduate Development Training Programme as well as the opportunity to access Alliance Manchester Business School's doctoral research training programme. You will become part of a strong research culture in the School, embedded through a programme research seminars given by research students, academic staff and external speakers, as well as an annual Postgraduate Research Conference. There are flexible study packages available, as well as a range of PhD studentships and University funding packages.

Please contact us to find out more.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

MPhil

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Materials
Email
pgr-materials@manchester.ac.uk