The Department of Clothing and Textiles, which was established in 1964, aims to advance the industry and academic research by fostering the next generation of leaders with the expertise encompassing the various aspects of the clothing and textiles industry.
Department of Clothing and Textiles
Our curriculum seeks to nurture professionals equipped with abilities to critically analyze the various elements and trends of the clothing and textiles industry, therefore, duly serving academia and industry. For this, we offer an extensive curriculum that covers both natural science and social science.
Our curriculum offers courses across the areas of textile science, apparel production /construction, apparel design/product development, and fashion marketing/business/consumer behavior. Through this curriculum, students can understand the multidisciplinary nature of the clothing and textile industry and develop abilities to understand the interaction between humans and the various elements of the clothing and textile industry.
Our faculty and research labs actively conduct research across textile science, apparel design/construction, and social science. We provide advanced courses at Master’s and Doctoral levels and also offer an expedited Master’s program that enables undergraduate students who wish to continue their studies in the clothing and textiles field to gain hands-on research experiences. In addition, our Textile and Fashion Research Center conducts practical research to meet the high demands of industry-academia collaboration.
Many of our graduates choose careers as fashion designers, merchandisers, buyers, textile scientists/engineers, textile designers, consumer and market analysts, production coordinators, fashion entrepreneurs, trend forecasters, fashion marketers/brand managers, fashion advertising/PR specialists, fashion editors, and technical designers. In addition, many alumni work in government ministries and affiliated institutions, research centers, and educational institutions relevant to clothing and textiles.