• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

Overview

Reasons to study Textile Design, Technology and Innovation MSc at De Montfort University:

  • Flexible learning environment by selecting specific areas of personal interest within core modules and in addition selecting specific elective modules in line with your personal career aspirations
  • Supportive career progressionwith modules allowing for flexibility alongside the final major project letting your personal interests be developed
  • Multinational communitywithin the School of Design’s community which creates a supportive learning environment for textile students from around the world
  • Design and technical skillsare learnt as required by tomorrow’s entrepreneurs and textile industry professionals
  • Links with industryand learn from an expert teaching team, who are all active in their own field and who maintain links with the commercial sector ensuring they teach real-world, relevant skills
  • Top-class facilities with access to a range of technical laboratories and workshops alongside a host of specialist equipment

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      Not available to international students. 

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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  • EU/EEA - £422 per 15 credits (part-time) per year.

Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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