M.Sc. On Campus

Textile Sustainability and Innovation

12 months
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This Textile Sustainability and Innovation course at University of Leeds will prepare you to discover and drive sustainable and innovative textile solutions to address global environmental and societal challenges facing the global fashion and textile industries.   


You’ll gain an advanced understanding of the role of technology in the development of textile materials and products, including contemporary innovations in the fashion and textile industry.

Career opportunities

  • This Textile Sustainability and Innovation degree at University of Leeds will equip you with a diverse range of knowledge and professional skills. 
  • Career opportunities include sustainability management roles in fashion and textile industry and retailors, textile innovation and/or product development, fashion buyers, textile management, technical consultancy, garment technologists, testing laboratory professionals, technical marketing and support, colour technologists, retail and supply chain management, textile technology/engineering positions, project scientists and quality assurance. 
  • You could also choose to continue with postgraduate research at PhD level.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Technical Textiles and Nonwovens
  • Fashion Industry Analysis
  • Colour: Forecasting to Retail
  • Healthcare Materials and Products
  • Digital Design and Printing
  • Sustainable Innovation and Manufacturing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You’ll need a bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) or equivalent qualification, preferably in: a textile-related subject, management, business, design, or a related science, engineering or social science subject.
  • We’ll also consider your application if you have a 2:2 degree combined with relevant experience, such as in employment, an internship, or a year in industry; we’ll also consider applicants without a formal degree who hold a relevant professional qualification, such as from The Textile Institute or Society of Dyers and Colourists.
  • You’ll be required to respond to the questions in the supporting statement section of the online application form.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /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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