Taught course

Textile Technology (Technical Textiles)

Institution
The University of Manchester · School of Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

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

September

Course content

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

Graduates of this programme are expected to understand the whole process of converting fibrous materials into the end product and to be able to identify and analyse the appropriate material and production route for a specific end product. You will also have developed the expertise and skill to conduct quality evaluation of textile products.

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.

Information for international students

Students will need to be able to demonstrate competency in the English language and students who do not already possess a recognised English Language qualification will need to take a test such as IELTS or TOEFL and attain a minimum of IELTS 6.5 (with no sub test < 5.5), TOEFL (Internet based): speaking - 20, reading - 20, writing - 20, listening - 20, overall - 90.

If you do not currently have an English Language qualification at the required level then it may be possible to arrange a pre-sessional course, the duration of which will depend on your current English language qualification. For more information on the pre-sessional English language courses please visit the Universities Language Centre website.

Fees and funding

UK students
10,500
International students
23,000

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Materials
Email
pg-materials@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 161 306 5777