Textile Sustainability and Innovation - MSc

University of Leeds    School of Design

Full time September MSc 1 year full time
Creative Arts & Design (9) Materials Science (24)

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The MSc programme in Textile Sustainability and Innovation at Leeds University is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to address the global challenges facing the fashion and textile industries. With a focus on sustainability and innovation, students will explore the role of technology in textile development and gain practical experience in laboratory research and problem-solving. Optional modules allow for specialization in areas such as technical textiles and colour technology. The programme is open to applicants with a 2:1 degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, and relevant professional qualifications will also be considered.

About the course

This course 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.

You’ll also develop core skills in textile and apparel technology, whilst gaining commercial awareness and an understanding of product development, design and manufacturing processes. Optional modules will also give you the chance to specialise in areas aligned to your interests and career aspirations.

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Entry 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.


UK: £15,250 (Total)
International: £30,250 (Total)

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