This education gives you a comprehensive overview of the textile field, suited for those with an education in, for example, economics, technology, marketing, or design. This programme serves as a preparation for a career in the textile and fashion industry.

The Swedish School of Textiles is just the right place to study fashion. Here you find well-equipped labs, innovation, and research in technology as well as design, often conducted in collaboration with the industry. Since the Borås region is a textile region, there are good opportunities to collaborations, internships, and degree projects at nearby companies. The Swedish School of Textiles is part of the University of Borås and all programmes within textile are located here,

Programme Structure

This programme starts with an introductory course in the well-equipped textile laboratories, which gives you a good insight in textile production. Then follows specialisation courses where you learn to handle the textile value chain and understand how the different parts are linked together and affect each other.

The courses have a strong basis in current research in textile management with a focus on sustainable development in the textile value chain as well as research in adjoining subjects such as business administration and industrial economics.

Research in textile management at the university is internationally prominent and integrated in the programme through lectures, workshops, and projects. There are also good opportunities to connect with other researchers around the world via international networks and collaborations.

Career prospects

After graduation, the labour market is good and most students use their education to move on to new jobs in the textile and fashion industry.

Entry requirements

Bachelor’s degree (180 credits) within Business Administration, Industrial Economics, Textile Technology, Textile or Fashion Design, or equivalent. Furthermore, students must have knowledge of English equivalent to English 6.

Selection is based on Letter of Motivation and online interview.

Master’s degree

  • Master of Science (60 credits) with a major in Textile Management

Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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Last updated May 10, 2019
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