MA Programs in Textiles

Compare 3 MAs in Textiles

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.

3 Results in Textiles

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


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.

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.