This program is a 4 year degree program to provide in-depth knowledge and skill for the Textile and clothing industry employees at junior manager level and technical grades in the industry within the engineering profession. This will also provide an opportunity to upgrade management skills required to maintain an organization as senior managers.

Objectives of the program

  • The employees who are already in the Textile industry with lack of theoretical knowledge and engineering concepts will be able to maintaining and managing the industry satisfactory manner.
  • This program is ideal for a person who has a deep interest to build his carrier opportunities in the field of textile and clothing engineering.

Minimum Duration: 4 Years, entering only with A/L. Student entering with NDT can complete within minimum of two years.

Teaching mode: Distance mode - Limited face to face sessions in the form of lecture hours and laboratory work, printed course materials and online teaching (where available).

Medium of Instruction: English

Contents of the programme is included with Mathematics, Principles of electricity, Heat and fluids, Basic thermo fluids, Communicating information technology, Fibre science, Woven fabric technology, Yarn manufacture, Garment analysis and sewing machinery, Garment manufacture, Textile coloration, Quality assurance for textile and Apparel. Apart from the theoretical studies, there are laboratory work and industrial training as compulsory components. Laboratory classes will help to understand the function of machinery and equipments properly. Industrial training will help you to understand the industry environment and real job responsibilities. Further Knitting technology, Structure and properties of textile material, specialty fabrics, Plant utilities, Technical textile, Pattern development and Textile management and merchandizing will provide in depth knowledge about the whole process and the engineering concepts in machine design. The final year project will help to developed problem identification and analysis of root cause, research methodology, data collection & analysis and report writing.

Programme Code :
Programme Category :
Degree Programme
Conducted by :
Dept. of Textile and Apparel Technology, Faculty of Engineering Technology
Programme duration :
Minimum 4 years
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :
Textile and Clothing
  • Obtained passes in the subjects, Combined Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry at the General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) Examination, Sri Lanka, in one sitting or
  • Completed foundation courses equivalent to the subjects listed in above offered by The Open University of Sri Lanka or
  • Obtained an equivalent or higher qualification acceptable to the Senate
Starting date of issuing applications :
6th January 2019
Application closing date :
6th March 2019
Programme commencing date :


Tuition fees : Level 3 & 4 - Rs. 1150 per credit

Level 5 & 6 - Rs. 1750 per credit



This programme is conducted by the department of Textile and Apparel Technology, Faculty of Engineering Technology. Contact the coordinator, Dr. MER Perera for further details.
Address :
Department of Textile and Apparel Technology, Faculty of Engineering, OUSL
Contact :
011 288 1310
Email :
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