Textile Design and Clothing Manufacture (PhD)

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The award
PhD

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

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About Textile Design and Clothing Manufacture at Heriot-Watt University

The Research Institute for Flexible Materials (RIFleX), under the leadership of Professor George Stylios, carries out leading research at the textile/clothing interface, for example, in methods for measurement of textile aesthetics and for fabric mechanics. In addition, computer-aided 3D modelling and visualisation techniques, linked to human body and face modelling, are being developed to simulate garment drape.

In addition to opportunities in MPhil/PhD research, the School houses a unique collection of historical textiles within the Archive Resource Centre and accommodates research related to the history of art and design.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPhDHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardMPhilHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study18 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Notes about fees for this course

Fees for this course can be found on the tuition fees page.

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Entry requirements

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