MA Programs in Textiles

Compare 4 MAs in Textiles

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A Master of Arts or MA is an advanced degree, generally in the humanities or social sciences, in contrast to the hard sciences. Often, an MA builds upon what is learned in a bachelor’s degree program. An MA may offer both an expansion of knowledge as well as possibilities for career advancement.

What is an MA in Textiles? This is an advanced degree that may focus on the creation of textiles, or cloth generally used for clothing, as well as the history and cultural uses of textiles. If you are interested in this degree, you might expect to take coursework in the construction of textiles and their practical applications as well as explore the history of textiles throughout many cultures. Coursework, then, tends to touch on both the art of textiles as well as the anthropology associated with textiles.

An MA in Textiles may allow you to develop a variety of skills, such as the ability to break a large project into manageable pieces. You may develop artistic, hands-on skills as well as the ability to deeply understand and explain the human experience. This unique combination of skills may make you distinctively marketable.

The cost for an MA in Textiles may vary depending on the program you select. Different institutions and even different programs within institutions can vary.

An MA in Textiles may provide you with a number of career options. The deep understanding you gain with this degree may make you more marketable than other candidates as a fashion designer or fashion merchandiser.  Some people with this degree also work as fashion managers. Individuals with this degree may even choose to go on to a PhD in Textiles or a related field.

Although there are many programs that offer an MA in Textiles, it is important that you find the program that best suits you and your needs. While some options may be available online, you can also find programs all around the world. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master in Fashion and Textiles

University of Derby
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Derby + 1 more

You will study at our Markeaton Street site which has both traditional and industrial equipment, and advanced new technology in our fashion and textiles' studios and other specialised workshops. Students benefit from our excellent links with industry in the fashion and textiles sectors [+]

You will study at our Markeaton Street site which has both traditional and industrial equipment, and advanced new technology in our fashion and textiles' studios and other specialised workshops. Students benefit from our excellent links with industry in the fashion and textiles sectors

You will be surrounded by like-minded creative individuals in our Department of Art and Design. You will have the chance to gain appropriate industrial experience working on high level, multidisciplinary projects.

Derbyshire has a strong heritage in the fashion and textiles industries, with world-renowned companies such as Paul Smith, John Smedley and Aristoc on our doorstep. This inspirational backdrop will underpin your studies on this postgraduate course, which is one of only a few programmes in England with the option of combined study across fashion and textiles.... [-]


TEXTILE AND CLOTHING, LUXURY AND FASHION DESIGN

ESIMODE
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 France Toulouse

At the end of the course, young designers will have acquired the skills required to work in both French and overseas fashion companies and, where this is their ultimate aim, to create their own fashion label. [+]

TEXTILE AND CLOTHING, LUXURY AND FASHION DESIGN – (Master's level)

Duration of the course: 4 years Level and conditions of entry: Excellent command of French language

At the end of the course, young designers will have acquired the skills required to work in both French and overseas fashion companies and, where this is their ultimate aim, to create their own fashion label.

COURSE CONTENT: Creative approach, drawing, Design culture, fashion design, textile creation, product installation, technical English, professional communication, law and environment, fashion marketing. [-]

MA Textiles

Royal College of Art
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 United Kingdom London

Textiles offer uniquely fluid, flexible and infinitely adaptable ways of questioning, examining and solving the some of the societal challenges that face us. This powerful agency is more valuable and vital than ever before as these challenges become increasingly complex. [+]

About the Programme

Textiles offer uniquely fluid, flexible and infinitely adaptable ways of questioning, examining and solving the some of the societal challenges that face us. This powerful agency is more valuable and vital than ever before as these challenges become increasingly complex.

Textiles at the RCA is a multi-faceted discipline and our staff and students work at the creative interface between materials, making and meaning. Our focus is innovation that impacts and spans across many sectors exploring new territories for the twenty-first-century Textiles specialist.

New materials, new ways of making and new ways of experiencing our man-made world require us to constantly reconsider and question our activities, generating a culture of creative restlessness throughout the activities of the programme, which include 4* research, a growing PGR community and a dynamic masters course.... [-]


Master of Arts in Fashion and Textile Design

NABA - Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Italy Milan Rome + 1 more

The Master of Arts in Fashion and Textile Design is an intensive project-based degree. During this two-year program, you will explore innovative fashion tools and manufacturing processes and the myriad creative possibilities they afford. You’ll develop the capacity to translate ideas into your own fashion language, and you’ll hone your ability to analyze and critique fashion design at a high level. [+]

MASTER OF ARTS IN FASHION AND TEXTILE DESIGN

Our ‘Learning by Doing’ approach combines traditional visual disciplines with new digital technologies and synthesizes individual study with group project work. We establish numerous collaborations and projects with Italian and international companies and institutions to give students hands-on work opportunities to develop their critical thinking, conceptual problem solving, and practical artistic and design skills.

WHY NABA To study in Milan, recognized as the world’s capital of fashion, arts, and design. To collaborate with over 1,000 companies, working on real-world projects and complementing your studies with unique internship opportunities. To obtain a multidisciplinary and multi-cultural learning experience, with a focus on direct experimentation. To learn from an outstanding faculty of inspiring industry professionals and mentors. To attend cutting-edge programs held both in Italian and English, that will give you an internationally recognized degree. To study in an award-winning academy, selected by leading publications such as Frame Publishers, Domus Magazine, and Business of Fashion, as one of the world's top schools for art and design. ... [-]