A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.
Fashion designers rely on creative use and understand of textile designs to make beautiful clothing and build their brands. As textiles vary widely in terms of appearance, strength and durability, knowledge of fabric, knits and materials is an integral part of mastery in the fashion field.
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Fashion and Textiles aims to develop the creative process for designers in conjunction with valuable marketing and business skills. [+]
Master in Design: Fashion and TextilesFashion and Textiles aims to develop the creative process for designers in conjunction with valuable marketing and business skills.The course is aimed at ambitious designers, designer-makers or textile artists who wish to develop opportunities within the profession and who may wish to set up on their own or with others in small teams.
Course Structure and Content
The course is offered in both full and part-time modes. It is normally one year (3 trimesters) in duration in full-time mode or 6 trimesters in part-time mode. The first two trimesters comprise taught sessions and assessed projects, while the Master’s Project in the final part of the course is by negotiated project only. Completion of the first 2 modules on the course lead to the award of the Postgraduate Certificate, and completion of the first 4 modules leads to the award of the Postgraduate Diploma. Subsequent completion of the MA double module leads to the award of MA Design: Fashion and Textiles.You will be introduced to research skills and methods, product development, design management and methods, with marketing and business skills. The emphasis of the course is learning how best to present ideas, and where and how to place them in the market.The course is developed through seminars, lectures, tutorials, visiting speakers, group critiques, market research and personal research.You are encouraged to trial a product in the market. This may be through first hand experience, or through working with studios and agents for designers, shops and craft markets (for designer makers), or with galleries or public spaces (for textile artists).Students propose a route of study through the course to explore and research a chosen area of textiles in knit, print, weave, or embroidery for fashion or interiors, or in fashion design.... [-]
The course will be taught both in Italian and English and classes will be held at Accademia Costume & Moda as well as at MISS DEANNA’s historic headquarters in the town of SAN MARTINO IN RIO (Reggio Emilia). The tailor made course comprises of on-site lessons with the main tutors, while the visiting and special projects tutors will be on hand to help to support students with their personal projects and to guide their progress towards personal and professional growth. [+]
This full time Master’s Course in Alta Moda, Fashion Design is designed for graduates who want to complete and / or deepen their skills, cultural and professional training in this high-end unique sector of the fashion industry, from research, experimentation, innovative design through to implementation. Often reserved for the few this sector is becoming an increasingly important tool of communication of Luxury brands, along with collections of Pret à Couture and Made to Measure. [+]
The great diversity and applicability of textile materials turn Textile Engineering into a broad domain which applies knowledge relating materials composition, structure and processing to their properties. [+]
The Master’s Programme in Textile and Fashion Design aims to further develop and deepen your artistic, technical, theoretical and reflective skills and abilities as textile/fashion designers. [+]
Get the skills in and become prepared for employment within management or qualified research functions in textile-related engineering, for example material and product design and development, manufacturing, functional and interactive textile structures. [+]
The Master of Textiles and Surfaces Design trains students on the creative facets of their work, helping them express their ideas on the basis of a set of aesthetic criteria, as well as on the economy of resources, to pick the best ways to carry a project to term. [+]
ITECH textile manufacturing engineers cover the many upstream industries involved in the making of textile materials, as well as the different application sectors: medical, building and civil engineering, sport equipment, automotive, aeronautical, furnishing and... clothing. He/she follows the development of the products, from management to the organisation of production. [+]
ITECH textile manufacturing engineers cover the many upstream industries involved in the making of textile materials, as well as the different application sectors: medical, building and civil engineering, sport equipment, automotive, aeronautical, furnishing and... clothing. [+]
In Textile Design we educate design collaborators who are well-grounded to work in teams that reach beyond the discipline’s own boundaries, for example with industry in general, architects, the fashion industry and others who work with visual narratives. [+]
Master in Textile DesignIn Textile Design we educate design collaborators who are well-grounded to work in teams that reach beyond the discipline’s own boundaries, for example with industry in general, architects, the fashion industry and others who work with visual narratives.For the same reasons, the students develop the ability to inquire into and reflect on contemporary life and society in all its complexity. Without an understanding of the paradoxes of our time, it is impossible to develop and facilitate projects that are relevant. We ensure this approach by choosing students who have a natural aptitude to engage these issues and who display an obvious interest and curiosity in their surroundings. We strengthen this by ensuring that the students are part of a department that employs a broad range of guest teachers who master their métier.A sense of ethics, as regards textile projects and their narratives, are as much a part of the discipline as are considerations of sustainability and resources when designing for industrial production.... [-]
The basic goal of the Planning Textiles and Clothing master’s study program is to expand and deepen the knowledge of graduates in the field of designing textiles and clothing and train them to search for new knowledge sources by applying scientific research methods. [+]
The SCAD fibers department is the largest of its kind in the U.S., with a comprehensive curriculum and large, inspiring facilities stocked with top-of-the-line tools and resources. As a student at SCAD, you will join the elite ranks of fibers students who regularly win major awards at professional competitions and scholarships. [+]
For the professional designer to know what to create for each type of consumers, or marks, get to know the specific specialties and techniques of pattern appropriate for each type of garment, is not pure creative intuition but the result of uniting the creativity and training technical versatility and a thorough knowledge of the environment. [+]
This Master of Technology (Fashion and Textiles) program enables you to develop an advanced body of knowledge that you may apply to a range of... [+]
Master of Technology (Fashion and Textiles)
This Master of Technology (Fashion and Textiles) program enables you to develop an advanced body of knowledge that you may apply to a range of stimulating, real-life research contexts. You will develop:high-level skills in research processes the ability to solve complex problems and provide high-level, strategic and research-based advice in a variety of settings the ability to analyse and synthesise knowledge related to specific disciplines advanced communication skills.
Individually supervised research programs are available in the following areas of research focus:advanced materials performance and sports textiles and apparel forensic textiles health and well-being. ... [-]
The master is intended for those learners who already have a specific qualification, or who are practicing professionals in this sector. the course will begin by... [+]
Master in Surface & Textile Design
The master is intended for those learners who already have a specific qualification, or who are practicing professionals in this sector. the course will begin by offering an in-depth history of fabrics and the trend in the return to décor through new technologies withthe development of a design collection that will be part of a learners portfolio of work.The course will deal with the historical and cultural roots of the birth of Décor. there will then be an analysis of the successive technical developments in surface and in the general field of design. the learner will engage in a research phase in the study of its application to materials and fabrics. the subject of contemporary technologies will also be explored for its influence in the transformation and subsequent development in furnishings, wallpaper design, decoration of ceramics and porcelain tableware.The learner will acquire the basic principles of analysis, after which they will elaborate, with a creative approach, their own personal style that will evolve from research and studio work supported by the faculty. thanks to experimentation in fabrics, design and colors, the learner will pass from the conception of a creative idea to being able to respond to the needs of the market. the project envisions the development of proposals for materials that can be used in either interior or exterior design.... [-]