Taught course

Textile Technology (Technical Textiles)

The University of Manchester · School of Social Sciences

Entry requirements

MSc qualification: You will need a UK lower-class (2.2) Honours degree in a Science, Engineering or Technology field, or equivalent international degree.

Months of entry


Course content

The Masters (MSc) course in Textile Technology (Technical Textiles) enables you to develop a high level of understanding of modern textiles, preparing you for a career in the textile or related industries as a manager or researcher, or for an academic career.

The complete MSc programme is made up of taught course units and a research dissertation. The taught course units are delivered through a combination of lectures and practical laboratory work.


  • To provide knowledge and understanding of the whole process of converting fibrous materials into textile end products;
  • To develop skills to identify and analyse the appropriate material and production route for a specific end product;
  • To develop expertise and skills to conduct quality evaluation of textile products.
  • To develop skills in problem solving, project management and independent research.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

School of Materials
0161 543 4020