Taught course

Product Innovation with Textiles MSc

University of Huddersfield · School of Arts and Humanities

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages.

Months of entry


Course content

Product Innovation with Textiles offers a holistic approach, providing you with a strong grounding in textile properties, and sustainability in order to inspire and guide your textile product innovations.

During this course you will develop an in-depth knowledge of textiles including textile testing, fibre chemistry and how this understanding of textiles can play a significant role in innovation within a variety of market sectors. You will explore the reasons for innovation and how this is placed in terms of our future as consumers, product innovators and partners in business. There will be consideration given to how innovation can work in partnership with sustainable practices and use of materials. During this course you will investigate how to protect your intellectual property (IP) and how to exploit innovation through developing case scenarios for potential business sectors.

You might also have the opportunity to work on live projects in a local, national and international context through identifying real world problems for partner businesses. You will gain skills in marketing, business, communications and entrepreneurship through examination of product lifecycle and through critical examination of the textile and related industries while developing skills in problem solving through design and innovative manufacturing processes. This will be suited to you if you have an interest and career goal aspirations in the technical and/or creative aspects of product innovation with textiles.

Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

+44 (0)1484 257054