M.Sc. On Campus

Textiles and Apparel Design

24 months
375 USD/year
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On successful completion of the Textiles and Apparel Design MSc programme offered at Bharathiar University you will be able to apply the specialized knowledge of textile science to find solution for complex scientific problems related to Textile and Apparel Industry.


The department has five qualified faculties specialized in multifarious fields of textile research. The thrust areas of research include Natural Fibres, Natural Dyes, Technical Textiles, Medical Textiles, Garment Designing, Nonwovens and Composites, Textile Dyeing, Functional Finishes, Herbal Finishes and Sustainable Textiles.

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

After the successful completion of the Textiles and Apparel Design MSc programme offered at Bharathiar University, students are expected to:
  • Gain knowledge in selection, identification of fibers, yarn and fabrics for various end uses.
  • Be well trained to work in garment industry as production operator or merchandiser.
  • Gain hands on experience in selection of dyes, printing, finishing which will help the students to work in wet processing unit or they can start their own Entrepreneur work.
  • Gain knowledge on technical textiles that will help students towards designing smart, innovative apparels for various applications from sportswear to protective clothing.
  • Ability to test and assess quality parameters of various textile materials as per the global standards at testing laboratories.
  • Gain knowledge on CAD application that will help students to design patterns fit for individuals looking into current fashion trends.
  • Gain knowledge in research that will help students to create newer designs suitable for present scenario and current market trends.
  • Apply knowledge about Eco textiles which will help in selection of right eco fabrics, prints and finishes to save environment.
  • Gain knowledge on quality standards implementation and quality requirements for apparel industry make them suitable to work as quality manager.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Technical Textiles 
  • Apparel Production Technology 
  • Innovative Designing
  • Advanced Draping
  • Fashion Concepts and Designing
  • Textile Apparel Marketing and Merchandising
  • Applied Physics and Chemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Pass in B.Sc. Costume Design and Fashion / Textiles and Apparel Design / Textiles and Fashion Design / Textiles and Clothing or any B.Sc. or B.Voc degree related to Textiles or Fashion or Apparels, B.Sc.Home Science / Physics / Chemistry / Botany / Zoology / Microbiology / Biotechnology / Biochemistry and allied subjects.
  • Registration fee of Rs.400/- for each application should be paid through Net Banking/Debit/Credit cards/ NEFT.
  • Registration for SC/ST candidates is Rs.200/- for each application (Photo copy of the Community certificate be enclosed)
  • The Online application form shall be completed in all aspects.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    375 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National tuition fee: INR5,280/semester ($65)

Living costs for Coimbatore

18295 - 24970 INR /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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