Technical Textiles is a rapidly expanding sector based on cutting-edge technology, performance materials and growing profitability. Products are used in vital and diverse industries, including aerospace, biomedical, geotextiles, and sportswear. To innovate and create in this growing industry, a ‘new graduate’ is in demand by global companies.
In order to drive this important new educational and commercial initiative, bursaries have been provided by The Clothworkers' Livery Company to attract highly qualified graduates into this vital industry.
Full Scholarships (tuition fees and maintenance) are available for appropriately qualified UK students.
The programme This unique MSc by Research programme is made up of taught units and an in-depth research project. A mix of wide-ranging taught units across the School is available, and includes:
Technical Textiles Paper Manufacture and Paper Science Polymer Chemistry and Molecular Characterisation Polymer Processing, Structure and Properties Design / Structure of Materials
Your research project will normally involve a leading industrial company, and in collaboration with the industrial supervisor and the University, you will develop a ‘real’ research topic. By fully utilising the facilities and expertise at both the industrial and University site, you will be able to tailor your programme components to your career aspirations.
Career prospects Graduates of the programme will be equipped to lead the development of innovative products and processes in the technical textiles industry as well as to carry out further study for higher degrees.