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Textile Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
Borås, Sweden
This two-year Textile Engineering programme offered by University of Boras is intended for students with a bachelors degree in this particular domain. There are both domestic and international admissions. In order to take full advantage of the syllabus applicants shall be skilled in math, textile manufacturing techniques, textile materials technology and textile chemistry.
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During four semesters of Textile Engineering programme offered by University of Boras, the admittees will further develop their knowledge, skills and judgement in textile technology. The advanced level courses, with particular focus on textile materials technology, textile chemistry and textile product design follows an order and pedagogic means that enables both gradual and incremental inherent progression.

The syllabus follows a number of streaks. In all courses students work on their hand-on skills by assignments that involve experiments and characterization techniques. Also the students academic communication abilities are stressed as the requirements increase by every assignment.

The essence of textile technology is to maintain the textile nature, while adding functionality and smartness by various processes.

These processes have to handle the requirements posed by the textiles. Hence, the course contents emphasize the process context and also their sustainability issues and opportunities. Environmental concern is a major driver for the departments research activities. In particular during the second year the connection between programme students and departmental research activities is pronounced.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Textile Chemistry
  • Organic and Physical Chemistry
  • Fibre Technology
  • Textile Electronics and Control Systems
  • Advanced Finishing and Printing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

Bachelor’s degree 180 credits, in textile engineering or equivalent qualifications. “Equivalent qualifications” means that the applicant should have completed a three-year engineering course including at least 15 credits in mathematics, 7.5 credits in chemistry (with at least half in organic chemistry), 7.5 credits in materials engineering (with at least half in polymer materials), and 15 credits in textile production methods.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13272 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26547 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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  • 260,000 SEK full tuition fee.
  • EU/EEA citizens and exchange students are not required to pay fees.

Living costs for Borås

  • 6000 - 10000 SEK/month
    Living Costs

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


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