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Master Programme (One Year) in Textile Management

60 credits, full-time 100%

Application code: HB-0259A
First day of application: 2019-10-16
Application deadline: 2020-01-15
Number of Places: 10
Start: 2020-08-31
Place of Study: Borås
Language of instruction: The language of instruction is English.
Instructional time: Day
Application fee: 900 SEK
EU/EEA citizens and exchange students are not required to pay fees.*
Tuition fee: 50,000 SEK first payment
100,000 SEK full tuition fee
EU/EEA citizens and exchange students are not required to pay fees.*

*For more information regarding which countries are included in the EU/EEA, please read more here.

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.

Content

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 of Borås 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.
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.

Education pedagogy is based on the Borås model, which means that students use and develop their information seeking skills in the context of the courses. The study method was inspired by PBL (problem-based learning) and can be described as the independent seeking, analysis, and assessment of information (previous research and other contextually relevant sources) that starts with the issues and themes presented in the courses. Conversely, the student will also learn to, on the basis of new knowledge, identify problems and opportunities and identify interesting questions for the scientific community and for practice. Particular emphasis is placed on the student's ability to bring research results to the industry. Instruction consists of lectures, laboratory exercises, seminars, and project work with individual supervision.

Note

Letter of Motivation A letter of motivation should display your ability to effectively communicate in English and should exhibit: - your contact details: name, postal address, telephone, e-mail and application number. - your motivation for the chosen program; - your expectations of how the program will benefit you in your future career If you have applied for more than one Master’s program in Textile Management (application code 0255A, 0257A, 0259A see under Application) it must be clearly stated why and how you made your priorities. The letter must be no longer than one A4 page excluding contact information. Recommended structureYou letter should give the reader a sense of who you are, your academic background, your work experience, your interests and your relation to the field of textiles and fashion.Motivate why you wish to study the chosen program. What are your expectations and how will this promote your future career.Also briefly describe your strengths and weaknesses regarding study and work-life, relate this to both individual and group work. InterviewApplicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted through email. It is the responsibility of the applicant to have the required softwares installed on their computer or smart device, and to have sufficient internet connection to support visual transfer. The photo on the passport uploaded for the application may be used for identification. All interviews will be held between 09:00 - 17:00 CET (Central European Time), during week 12, year 2020. The time for the interview cannot be rescheduled.

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