Science & Technology Cluster

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN TEXTILES (AS720) MIXED MODE

 

Synopsis


 

As the only institution of higher learning in Malaysia offering Textile Technology programmes, the programme of MSc. in Textiles focuses on producing a textile technologist equipped with some advanced scientific knowledge of textile materials needed for the conversion of fibres to textile end products. Graduates from universities and other certified higher institutions majoring in sciences, engineering or a compatible discipline have the opportunity to be exposed to:

  • Advanced manufacturing of textile materials and products.
  • Mechanical aspects and quantitative methods used in textile applications.

In this context and in accordance to the UiTM academic regulation, the master programme should be able to deliver an advance of the following educational sections:

  • Mechanics and characterisation of the textile materials from fibres, yarn and fabrics,
  • Manufacturing of textiles from nano fibres, composites, coated fabrics, etc,
  • Colouration and finishing technology, Clothing science, and
  • Research dissertation dealing with current issues in textile technology.

 

 

Entry Requirement


 

  • A minimum of second-class Bachelor of Science (Honours) Textile Technology or in any science-related fields from UiTM or any institutions of higher learning recognized by the UiTM senate with CGPA at least 2.75 or its equivalence.
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) Textile Technology or in any science-related fields from UiTM or any institutions of higher learning recognized by the UiTM senate with CGPA at least 2.50 or its equivalence together with at least two (2) years of relevant working experience.

 

Entry requirements based on Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)

  • A Malaysian citizen
  • A pass in Diploma with CGPA 2.0 or equivalent
  • Must be at least 30 years old at the time of application
  • Minimum relevant working experience of at least ten (10) years
  • Requires a portfolio / resume and letter of confirmation from the employer on all work performed
  • Pass an interview
  • A pass in the Aptitude Test conducted by MQA.

  

English Requirement (MUET/IELTS/TOEFL/CEFR/TOEIC/BULATS)


 

  • Malaysian University English Test (MUET) Band 3
  • IELTS Band 5
  • TOEFL: Internet Based Test (IBT: 35-45) ; Computer Based Test (CBT: 107-131) ; Paper Based Test (417-450)
  • CEFR: B1
  • TOEIC: 356-440
  • BULATS: 40-59

 

Courses


 

This MSc. in Textiles (Mixed-Mode) program requires completion of 40 credits hours for graduation

 

SEMESTER 1
QUANTITATIVE METHOD FOR TEXTILE APPLICATIONS (3 CREDITS)
CHARACTERISTICS OF TEXTILE MATERIALS (3 CREDITS)
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY (3 CREDITS)
ELECTIVE (CHOOSE 1 ONLY) (3 CREDITS)



ELECTIVE COURSES

TEXTILE MATERIALS
ADVANCED COLORATION AND FINISHING TECHNOLOGY
ENGINEERED TEXTILES
MECHANICS OF TEXTILE MATERIALS
ADVANCED CLOTHING SCIENCE



SEMESTER 2
DISSERTATION 1 (13 CREDITS)



SEMESTER 3
DISSERTATION 2 (15 CREDITS)

 

Areas of Research for Dissertation (not limited to the followings): Engineered Textiles including Smart Textiles; Simulation & Modelling of Textiles; Textile & Clothing Comfort; Nano fibres via Electrospinning; Clothing Science; Fashion Studies; Natural dyes & Coloration; Textile Finishing; Textile Management, Retailing & Entrepreneurship.

 

This program comprises of 70% Research (Dissertation) and 30% Course Work Components.