University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Textile Technology (Technical Textiles)

The course develops a high level of understanding of modern textile technology, preparing students for a career in the textile or related industry as a manager or researcher, or for an academic career.

Entry requirements

Applicants require: MSc: a UK 2.2 Honours degree in a science, engineering or technology field, or equivalent international degree; mix of other postgraduate or professional qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered for the progressive entry route; diploma and certificate: mix of UK Honours degree or equivalent international qualification, professional qualifications and postgraduate work experience; IELTS (6.5 with no sub-test under 5.5); TOEFL (570 with 5.0 in TWE); CBTOEFL (230 with 5.0 in TWE).

Course modules

Modules increase: Technical textiles; textile materials and performance; weaving and weave CAD; knitting and knit CAD; yarn and nonwovens technology; colouration technology.

Sponsorship information

The School offers a number of Manchester Materials Masters (MMM) Scholarships each year to students on the MMM programmes; all scholarships are awarded based on the merit of the application, against the applications of other candidates and so it is advisable to apply early; UK/EU students: may be awarded a MMM Scholarship covering up to 100 per cent of the tuition fee; overseas students: may be awarded a part-tuition fee MMM Scholarship.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time £ 1,985 per Academic year (home fees) 6 months
PgCert Full-time £ 8,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 6 months
PgDip Full-time £ 3,970 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
PgDip Full-time £ 13,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months
MSc Full-time £ 5,950 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 16,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
PgCert Part-time - 18 months
PgCert Distance learning - 18 months
PgDip Part-time - 21 months
PgDip Distance learning - 21 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months
MSc Distance learning - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 275 4740