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  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements: MSc qualification: You will need a UK 2.2 Honours degree in a Science, Engineering or Technology field, or equivalent International degree. If you do not meet the minimum requirements and / or have a mix of other postgraduate or professional qualifications and relevant work experience, then your application will be considered for the progressive entry route, which means that you will be registered for the Certificate or Diploma level and you will be assessed at the end of each level before you progress to the next stage. Diploma and Certificate qualification: For the Diploma and Certificate qualifications we will consider your application on an individual basis. You can apply with a mix of UK Honours degree or equivalent international qualification, professional qualifications and postgraduate work experience.
  • Academic title
    Textile Technology MSc
  • Course description
    Course description
    The Textile Technology programme enables you to develop a high level of understanding of modern textile technology, preparing you for a career in the textile or related industry as a manager or researcher, or for an academic career.

    After successfully completing the programme, you will have gained a thorough grounding and understanding of the whole process of converting fibre materials to the end product and you will be able to identify and analyse the appropriate materials 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.  The course units cover a wide range of topical subjects:

    Textile Materials and Performance Evaluation

    Yarn and Nonwoven Technology

    Weaving and Weave CAD

    Knitting and Knit CAD

    Colouration Technology

    Technical Textiles

    You will be assessed by a combination of exams and coursework.  The coursework supports the development of your transferable skills such as literature review and report writing.  You will complete your MSc programme with a dissertation project.

    Your dissertation is an opportunity to apply your learning on a five-month textile science, technology or management project.  It also enables you to further develop your knowledge and skill in your chosen field.  Your choice of topic, in consultation with your personal tutor, will range in purpose from investigatory and problem-solving work, through studies of state-of-the-art technology and current practice, to experimental and analytical research.

    Module details
    The programme follows eight taught course units and a research review unit. All course units are compulsory and are taught through a combination of lectures and laboratory demonstrations. Typical course units include: Textiles Materials and Performance Evaluation of Textiles; Staple Yarn Production and Quality Control of Yarns; Weaving; Knitting Technology; Weave CAD and Knit CAD; Textile Finishing and Mechatronics; Technical Textiles and Nonwovens; Colouration Technology.

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