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Department of
Textile Engineering & Management (TEM)

Textile industry is a rapidly growing sector of the Bangladeshi economy, offers a unique competitive edge that supports profitable expansion into new strategic markets. From spinning to weaving, from knitwear to leisurewear and high street fashions, the textiles and clothing industry is Bangladesh’s biggest export earning sector.

The department of Textile Engineering and Management, one of the most emerging textile branches, has launched undergraduate program as a response to the escalating demand of devoted professionals in the arena of textile production, textile design, textile goods & machinery merchandising. The program is constructed to develop a strong technically sound textile engineer with quintessential managerial skills that provide a strong base of his future engineering career. The program is flexible enough to tailor the specific career goals of individuals according to the industrial need.

Vision of the department

To be a center of eminence in advanced education, research, technical competency and industrial skills of textile worldwide.

Mission Statement

M 1: To provide meticulous and combined knowledge of textile manufacturing processes and business management in a way that the graduates can contribute to system efficiency and optimization.

M 2: Impart problem solving and innovative mindset among the students to seek and utilize the opportunities to improve continuously in every aspect.

Programs of Study

The department of Textile Engineering and Management which operates under the faculty of textile engineering of BUFT offers an undergraduate program leading to Bachelor of Science in Textile Engineering & Management degree. The program focuses on marketing research and management applied to the products and services textile industries. Includes instruction in applicable principles of textile and apparel design and manufacturing, sales and distribution systems, domestic and international market research, profitability, consumer research, and the design and implementation of marketing campaigns. In this program students will be equipped with the technical knowledge in the fields of textile engineering as well as master the techniques of their management.

The study area in textile engineering delivers fundamental knowledge and insights extending from material design theory via textile manufacturing, textile processing, finishing technologies through quality management and quality assessment of textile materials. Students acquire a particular knowledge of the relevant technologies used in fiber production and processing, yarn manufacturing engineering, weaving, knitting, narrow fabrics, wet processing engineering, finishing and technical textiles

Subjects Taught

Category wise courses and credits summary

Sl. No Description Total Credit Total Credit Percentage
1 Basic Science 25 15.34%
2 Social Science and Humanities 22 13.50%
3 Interdisciplinary Engineering Courses 09 5.52%
4 Textile Engineering 53 32.52%
5 Textile Management 45 27.61%
6 Industrial Attachment 03 1.84%
7 Project and Thesis 03 1.84%
8 Comprehensive Viva 03 1.84%
Total 163 100%
Scope of Textile Engineering & Management

Many career opportunities are present for students interested in working with textiles, and because of the broad nature of the field, there is opportunity for movement within the industry during a lifelong career. Opportunities for employment in textile engineering & management can be pursued with retailers, manufacturers, market research firms and product information venues. Employment opportunities in Textile Management include:

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B.Sc. in TEM (Code: 811)

Bachelor of Science in Textile Engineering & Management (B.Sc. in TEM) program is a subject that incorporates entire textile education with managerial study. In this program students will be equipped with the technical knowledge in the fields of textile engineering as well as master the techniques of their management.

The study area in textile engineering delivers fundamental knowledge and insights extending from material design theory via textile manufacturing, textile processing, finishing technologies through quality management and quality assessment of textile materials. Students acquire a particular knowledge of the relevant technologies used in fiber production and processing, yarn manufacturing engineering, weaving, knitting, narrow fabrics, wet processing engineering, finishing and technical textiles.

Profile of the program
  • Name of the Degree: Bachelor of Science in Textile Engineering & Management, abbreviated as B. Sc. in TEM
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Courses Start: Spring (January) & Fall (July) each year
  • Standard time to attain the Degree: Four years (8 semesters, six months each)
  • Minimum grade to attain the Degree: 2.50 in a scale of 4.00

Objectives

  • To provide managerial talent as well as textile knowledge with risk managing ability, passion for learning and creative thinking and, values in rapidly evolving economic and social environment.
  • To enable graduates to be creative, adaptable, problem solver in the challenges of the textile engineering professions in rapidly changing environment that exists in the industry.
  • These changes require the ability to apply existing knowledge in new ways thereby creating new systems and opportunities as well as adapting existing technology to local production conditions.
  • To initiate, develop and sustain research activities that are critical for the conditioning of advancement in Bangladeshi textile industries.

Accreditation of the Program

B. Sc. in Textile Engineering & Management program offered by the department of textile engineering & management has been designed as per the clear instruction of the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, accordingly has been verified and approved by the proper authority nominated by the UGC.

The B.Sc. in Textile Engineering & Management program consists of eight academic semesters and a total of 163 credits.

Program Education Objectives [PEOs]

The educational objectives of B.Sc. in Textile Engineering & Management program are as follows:

PEO 1: Excel in their career in the public and private sectors or academia by applying the knowledge achieved through graduation.
PEO 2: Involve themselves toward lifelong learning and adapt with the technological changes in the industry and improve continuously through pursuing professional proficiency.
PEO 3: Scrutinize and design textile engineering systems after considering safety, sustainability, economic, social and ethical impacts of the decisions.
PEO 4: Become successful intrapreneurs/entrepreneurs in textiles and allied sectors by starting new ventures or expansion of existing business through innovation.

Program Learning Outcomes [PLOs]

B.Sc. in Textile Engineering & Management graduates will be able to:

PLO 1: Technical knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, technical fundamentals and a technical specialization to the solution of complex technical and managerial problems.
PLO 2: Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex technical problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, sciences, and technical knowledge.
PLO 3: Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex technical problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
PLO 4: Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
PLO 5: Project management and finance Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the technical and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
PLO 6: Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern technical and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex technical activities with an understanding of the limitations.
PLO 7: The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional technical practices.
PLO 8: Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional technical solutions in societal and environmental contexts, demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
PLO 9: Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics, responsibilities, and norms of the technical practices.
PLO 10: Individual and teamwork: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
PLO 11: Communication: Communicate effectively on complex technical activities with the technical community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
PLO 12: Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Program Specific Outcomes [PSOs]

B.Sc. in Textile Engineering and Management graduates will be able to:

PSO 1: Implement the knowledge of textile science, diversified textile manufacturing processes, production control & management for smooth production, system optimization and simulation, efficiency enhancement, quality improvement, product development & modification in the textile supply chain.
PSO 2: Apply the operation management, cost analysis, marketing & merchandising knowledge for utilization of limited resources, capacity utilization, market research, raising brand image, demand forecasting, fund management and hedging.