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Advanced Textiles and Performance Clothing MSc-PGDip

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  • Objectives
    his stimulating course will develop your understanding of the textile industry, textile processes and technical textiles, and it has received high praise from both academia and industry. This course provides students with a broad knowledge and an in-depth understanding of: * Textile Management Issues in Competitive Textile Markets * Advanced Textile Processes & Quality Management * The science, technology and testing of colour and colouration processes * The Science, Technology and Testing of Functional Textile Materials, their Associated Products & Markets * The Science, Technology and Testing of Performance Clothing and their Markets
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements English language requirements: * IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 213 (computer-based), * TOEFL 550 (paper-based). Academic entry requirements: * Equivalent of 2ii in first degree.
  • Academic Title
    Advanced Textiles and Performance Clothing MSc/PGDip
  • Course description
    Particular emphasis is placed on emerging applications for innovative products. Students will also receive training in basic generic skills including problem solving, reasoning and ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) relevant to the aims and objectives of the course. The opportunity will be given to students to attend relevant conferences, seminar and workshops.

    12 months full-time, 24 months part time

    The Department of Textile Industries is within the School of Design. Our research interests are diverse reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of technical textiles. The Department’s mission is to achieve excellence in fundamental and applied research whilst promoting interdisciplinary collaboration in all science and engineering fields related to technical textiles. We are pro-active in the delivery of innovative and flexible learning and teaching through the dissemination, transfer and application of knowledge for the benefits of industry and academia.
    Basic and applied research into Technical Textiles, which is a multidisciplinary field, involves many generic and application areas of study:

        * Coloration science
        * Fibre science
        * Geosynthetics
        * Green chemistry
        * Heat and mass transfer
        * Mechatronics and microsystems
        * Mechanics and structure-property relations of fibrous materials
        * Nanotechnology
        * Assembly of textile structures (yarns, woven, knitted fabrics)
        * Nonwoven fabric assembly, structure and properties

    What you study
    It is a flexible course designed to allow students to specialise in one of five areas:

        * Advanced Coloration and Finishing Technology
        * Technical Textiles and Performance Clothing
        * Advanced Manufacturing in Textiles and Nonwovens
        * Textile Management
        * Colour Management Systems
        * Sustainability in textiles

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