12 months
14100 GBP/year
8100 GBP/year
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This Textile Design, Technology and Innovation course at De Montfort University focuses on fusing design with technical understanding in the development of high performance and innovative textiles across various sectors.

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The Textile Design, Technology and Innovation course at De Montfort University   aims to cater for students from both design and technical backgrounds.

The course supports individual career aspirations to enter specific areas of the textile industry and associated sectors where innovation is a key driving force.

 With a host of specialist teaching and research facilities, the course allows students to develop their technical, practical and creative skills within a comfortable well- equipped learning environment. 

Dedicated staff will provide expert knowledge across a number of areas including garment and product technology, intimate apparel, textile technology and innovation, material chemistry, fabric construction, and sustainable and ethical practices. This will allow you to focus on particular areas of personal interest in line with career aspirations. 

Graduate careers

This MSc supports a range of career choices within the textile and associated industries. These include higher-level fashion buyers, textile technologists, designers of fabrics, fashion and outerwear, contour designers, garment technologists, analytical textile technologists, product testers, project scientists, technical textile designers, and textile laboratory technicians. 

Progression routes from these would be to senior management such as production managers, lead/head of innovation, head of product development. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Methods 
  • Key Textile Technologies
  • Design, innovation and Sustainability 
  • Marketing for the Creative Entrepreneur
  • Fashion Promotion and Marketing
  • Design as a Strategic Business Tool
  • Performance and Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have the equivalent or above of a 2:2 UK Bachelor’s Honours degree in a relevant subject.

    If you have other professional qualifications and industry experience, we will consider your application on an individual basis.

    The admissions tutor might request a face-to-face or Skype interview for assessment.

Interview and Portfolio
  • A statement of current educational and industrial experience, career aspirations and specific learning expectations from the course should be provided

  • UK applicants with relevant qualifications will be invited to bring their portfolio of work to an open day and interview. Overseas applicants will be invited to send samples of their work

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • UK/EU -   £4,050 (part-time) per year


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