Research course

Textile Industries, School of Design

University of Leeds · Centre for Technical Textiles - CTT
PhDMPhilMSc by research

Entry requirements

Good undergraduate degree English qualification if first language is not English

Months of entry


Course content

The School has carried out research for over 100 years and has expertise and research facilities in a broad range of areas including textile production and engineering (fibres, yarns, woven, knitted and nonwovens), clothing, dyeing and finishing, ink jet printing, colour science, textile chemistry, testing and characterisation, functional design.

Department specialisms

Polymers; Fibre Science; Clothing Technology; Textile Dyeing and Finishing; Computer Simulation; Yarn Production; Nonwovens; Textile Machinery Design; Product Development; Textile Management; Weaving; Textile Design; Knitting, Printing, Colour Science.

Information for international students

Well-established links exist with many overseas universities and international students represent a significant proportion of the postgraduate school.

Fees and funding

Industrial and EPSRC support, university scholarships, overseas government scholarships, commonwealth scholarships.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36+ months


full time
24 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months

Course contact details

PG Tutor
0113 343 3705
0113 343 3704