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CLTE203 Fibre and Fabric Science and Technologies

Structure, function and performance of fibres, yarns, fabrics and products. International and New Zealand perspectives.

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Paper title Fibre and Fabric Science and Technologies
Paper code CLTE203
Subject Clothing and Textile Sciences
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,038.45
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,492.80

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36 points
Schedule C
A background in physical and/or biological sciences is recommended.
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Cheryl Wilson
Reading list provided.
Course outline
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Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking, Information literacy.
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Learning Outcomes
  • Evaluate how design, structure and properties of textile materials and products contribute to their appearance and performance
  • Evaluate methods for creating shape by cutting and joining materials
  • Analyse the interactions between clothing and the human body
  • Review and evaluate relevant literature
  • Communicate clearly the results of experimental work in written and oral form

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First Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
L1 Monday 12:00-12:50 9-13, 15-22
Tuesday 12:00-12:50 9-13, 15-22


Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
G1 Wednesday 10:00-11:50 10, 12, 15-16, 18, 20
G2 Thursday 14:00-15:50 10, 12, 15-16, 18, 20