Masters Programs in Accessories Design

Compare 13 Masters Programs in Accessories Design

Accessories Design

A master's degree is an intensive path of study that helps students develop a high level of knowledge and experience in a given discipline. In order to successfully complete the degree, students must take a number of required courses over several years, the specifics of which depend on the program's focus.

One master's degree program focus that attracts many college graduates is accessory design. What is a Master in Accessories Design? This degree prepares students for a variety of professions relating to wardrobe design and fashion. Students learn the importance of accessories, from handbags and shoes to pocket squares and jewelry, when it comes to formulating a complete outfit. Graduates of these programs are expert color matchers and designers, having taken courses focused on fashion trends, product development and marketing. The curriculum is intended to foster creativity and develop a student's eye for style.

Accessories design and related fields have many advantages to offer. As students expand their fashion knowledge base, their own personal style can flourish, which often makes these students very expressive and unique. What is more, this creativity can be applied to other aspects of life, particularly the visual arts.

Every master's program involves somewhat different tuition costs and associated fees. To learn about a specific program's cost, get in contact with the admissions office of the school directly, and someone will be available to answer all of your questions.

A mastery of accessories design makes one an invaluable source of knowledge when is comes to style and fashion. Presentation is of the utmost importance in today's job market, so this degree can be quite useful in securing positions as fashion experts, consultants and designers. Those graduates who decide to pursue careers outside the realm of fashion and accessories are also often quite successful, because they are able to express themselves as educated, professional, and graceful individuals through their dress.

In the end, accessories design is an exciting and rewarding field of study, and there are increasing opportunities for students interested in building careers within this discipline. If you think a Master in Accessories Design is the right program for you, take the first step today. 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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Masters In Accessories And Fashion Accessories

FDModa - LCI Barcelona
Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2018 Spain Barcelona

The curriculum covers the entire process of creating a collection, based on the creative concept to the development of the business plan that supports the viability of it. [+]

Masters in Accessories Design. Language of instruction: Spanish The fight for market expansion of the big brands that determines the need for companies to offer and expand its range of products and services with new lines of apparel and accessories. Ins have become the backbone of the economy of fashion. You are not an accessory, they are elements that define the look and personality far beyond clothing. Fashion Accessories are the product that best communicates the style and is also one of the primary tools that best defines a conceptual identity and brand aesthetics. Thus the figure of a specialized apparel and accessories design professional with expertise and judgment about fashion, and capacity is essential to use the traditional tools and new creation in the design of a product that must compete in an increasingly increasing and more complex. Objective: Provide students needed to be able to successfully resolve the whole process of design and manufacture of any line of accessories and fashion accessories, with special emphasis in the areas of training shoes and handbags. The curriculum covers the entire process of creating a collection, based on the creative concept to the development of the business plan that supports the viability of it. [-]

Professional Footwear Innovation

The Footwearists - Footwear Innovation & Training
Campus Full time 9 months November 2017 Netherlands Tilburg China Florence Italy Guangdong + 4 more

The Footwearists offer a unique program, focused on positive impact and innovation for the footwear industry by educating footwear entrepreneurs, forecasters and consultants. [+]

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Fashion Design Postgraduate Program (Garment, Accessory, Image)

Institut Francais de la Mode
Campus Full time 16 months September 2018 France Paris

IFM’s Fashion Design Postgraduate Program is one of the most reputable fashion courses in Europe today. Each year, it opens its doors to 30 international designers. IFM designers are chosen for their strong personality, their creativity and their willingness to develop concrete projects in direct partnership with reputable fashion houses and companies. The international environment leads to a high level of creative emulation within the group. [+]

Masters in Accessories Design. "Our method is to declare a state of emergency! We teach fashion designers the art of working within limitations, open the minds of tomorrow's managers to the complexities of design, and work closely with major actors of the sector to imagine innovative projects with our designers." Hans de Foer, Director of the Program IFM’s Fashion Design Postgraduate Program is one of the most reputable fashion courses in Europe today. Each year, it opens its doors to 30 international designers. The program offers three majors: Garment, Accessory, Image. The course lasts 16 months including a 6-month internship in a company. The classes are taught in English by top-level faculty, experienced designers and professional experts. At IFM, unlimited creativity comes into contact with the best technical savoir-faire. For one year, the students make prototypes or imagine projects with IFM’s partner companies (mostly reputable French Fashion houses and manufacturers). This collaboration with 40 companies leads to prototypes of clothing, bags, glasses and shoes being made each year with an exceptional abundance of creative ideas. IFM designers are chosen for their strong personality, their creativity and their willingness to develop concrete projects in direct partnership with reputable fashion houses and companies. The international environment leads to a high level of creative emulation within the group. The wealth of their cultural horizons and the diverse paths they have taken make them stand out from the crowd. They mainly come from reputable international schools. Once they graduate from IFM, most of them... [-]

Master's in Fashion Jewelry

Accademia Costume e Moda
Campus Full time 1 year November 2017 Italy Rome

The Fashion Jewelry Designer works for the Luxury Industry, for the goldsmith world and for the Fashion System, creating and designing exclusive Accessories. The Designer converts the creative idea in production reality through a deep knowledge of all due procedures and the help of competences that stretch from tradition to innovation. [+]

In Partnership with Instituto Gemmologico Nazionale Outline The Fashion Jewelry Designer works for the Luxury Industry, for the goldsmith world and for the Fashion System, creating and designing exclusive Accessories. The Designer converts the creative idea in production reality through a deep knowledge of all due procedures and the help of competences that stretch from tradition to innovation. The aim of the Degree is to educate and train professional jewel designers providing them with knowledge on style development and methodology in the various areas of Jewel Design. This course will focus on Haute Couture and Industrial Jewelry, Accessorise and Wristwatch Design through the following procedures: Innovative paths on planning and design ratios I Understanding of descriptive languages I Identification of targets I Entrepreneurship tutoring I The use of heterogeneous and alternative materials and techniques (the students by combining theoretical and practical preparation carried out in internal and external laboratories, will reinterpret traditional materials and techniques). The Jewel Design will be reinterpreted by creating a synergy with fashion, spotting trends and cultural inclinations in the jewellery contemporary scene. This will be achieved also thanks to partnerships with the most excellent professionals in the territory and through assimilation of design culture. Important will also be the introduction of specialised gemmological technique elements. The First Level Master’s Degree Program in Jewelry offers 60 ECTS Credits and is internationally valid, since recognised by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research. Professional Opportunities Designer for High End Jewelry, Fashion and Luxury Markets. The Master’s... [-]

Master in Accessory Design - Leather Goods, Shoes and Eyewear

Accademia Costume e Moda
Campus Full time 1 year November 2017 Italy Rome

The designer of accessories is required to research, analyse and interpret fashion trends, to correctly insert a collection of accessories within a contemporary stylistic landscape. This training simulates the path of industry, research of materials and trends, the study of new trends, designing & experimentation, technical development to final product and its communication. [+]

Masters in Accessories Design. In Partnership with FENDI Outline The designer of accessories is required to research, analyse and interpret fashion trends, to correctly insert a collection of accessories within a contemporary stylistic landscape. This training simulates the path of industry, research of materials and trends, the study of new trends, designing & experimentation, technical development to final product and its communication. At the end of the training – conducted in collaboration with FENDI – students will be able to pursue a professional career in a creative studio, researching trends, developing products or office-office-style, and filling various professional roles that exist in the fashion industry, from designers to product manager as well as designing for their own business. The First Level Master’s degree in Accessory Design aims to instil organizational skills form both a design and operational prospective, essential characteristics for a professional figure able to effectively resolve issues within productive laboratories with understanding of the creative potential and the possibilities for implementation of projects. This course is fully recognized by the Italian Ministry as a Master’s of the first level with 60 credits (CFA/ECTS). Professional Opportunities This Master’s Course simulates the industry path, essential research for materials and trends, the development of new trends, market understanding, designing, technical developments and experimentations to the communication of the specialised product. Students at the end of the training will be able to pursue a professional career as part of a team in a creative fashion accessory design studio as a designer, researcher... [-]

Master in Jewelry Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rome
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Italy Rome

The goal of the Master in Jewelry Design trains professionals to enter and succeed in the complex world of jewelry, a sector constantly changing over the past two decades and that requires a thorough understanding of all its aspects. [+]

The goal of the Master in Jewelry Design trains professionals to enter and succeed in the complex world of jewelry, a sector constantly changing over the past two decades and that requires a thorough understanding of all its aspects. The Jewel Designer must be able to operate in different areas of the jewelry, i.e. watches, fine jewelry, precious stones, fashion accessories and metal, with an open mind asset for both creative and operative aspects. The Master also offers a broad and strategic vision on trends and market developments, in order to interpret and give an original personality to collections, in line with future scenarios. Career opportunities - The Jewel Designer can work as a free-lance opening an independent studio or associate at small, medium and large companies in the sector or in public and private institutions. This professional is able to develop and manage a project - in accordance with different customer's requirements - and to support the steps of research and production. Target - The Master in Jewelry Design calls for students with a Honours Degree related to design and fashion. It is also the proper specialization for professionals and artisans looking for a deepening into technical aspects as well as the ones related to the market and product dissemination. Methodology and structure - The Master in Jewelry Design is structured to buildthe preparation in strategic sectors of jewelry, making participants ready to respond to different market opportunities. Through direct project experiences in laboratory, learning of traditional techniques, knowledge... [-]

Master in Fashion Accessories Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Campus or Online Full time 9 months October 2018 Spain Madrid

The Master of Fashion Accessories Design offers all the skills necessary so that students can join to a team of a design of accessories brand or to undertake a personal project. The program helps to stimulate their creative curiosity and abilities to become specialized professionals in the sector of jewellery, handbags and footwear design. [+]

Masters in Accessories Design. THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH The Master of Fashion Accessories Design offers all the skills necessary so that students can join to a team of a design of accessories brand or to undertake a personal project. The program helps to stimulate their creative curiosity and abilities to become specialized professionals in the sector of jewellery, handbags and footwear design. Modules of the master: Jewellery / Handbags /Footwear Professional opportunities: Footwear designer,Handbags designer, Jewellery designer, Responsible of the design department of the accessories company, Designer in a brand department in an accessories area, Consultant or freelance advisor for brands Nowadays the main brands of fashion devote most of their resources to the production of accessories and second lines, a way to position the brand and draw great benefits from sales. The accessories have turned into objects of desire and true iconographic objects with their own name. Every season, stylists and editors look for the must have astrend models. Therefore, the fashion sector has become aware of the need to rely on highly skilled professionals to develop these lines and satisfy the demand of the international market. With the Master of Fashion Accessories Design, students will develop their creative potential through a tour by different stages of one of the most exclusive areas of the fashion world. They will learn to handle the traditional and new creation tools to design a product that can compete in a market with a strong demand. [-]

Master in Accessories Design, Luxury Gadgets and Digital Fabrication

Haute Future Fashion Academy
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Milan

The Creative Director of Accessories and Luxury Products is an extremely important figure whose task is a very delicate one: that of combining the essence and uniqueness of a brand with the creativity and functionality of a Luxury accessory, exalting the quality and power of seduction. [+]

Master in Accessories Design, Luxury Gadgets and and Digital Fabrication The Creative Director of Accessories and Luxury Products is an extremely important figure whose task is a very delicate one: that of combining the essence and uniqueness of a brand with the creativity and functionality of a Luxury accessory, exalting the quality and power of seduction. With the help of digital modeling and fabrication all the students will be able to produce some pieces with the highest technology and machines for fabrication such as Laser cut, 3D Printer and wearable technology Arduino. During the course the students will develop their skills in 3D modeling thanks to the Opensource program Blender under the supervision of highly educated masters and professionals. The Creative Director is responsible for leading the creative staff in the creation of accessories lines that meet the definition of Luxury goods, combining creative abilities, design skills and craftsmen’s expertise. This is a strategic role, especially in the context of a Fashion Brand, which often owes a substantial portion of its own revenues and image to these product lines. The aim of the Master course is to train future Creative Directors specialized in the Luxury sector, highly specialized figures who are able to create things which stand out as true icons of style and elegance, enchanting entire generations, thanks to their sophistication and their essential uniqueness. The course program is structured so that students may develop creative and design capabilities, acquire the necessary skills to analyse and interpret consumer trends... [-]

Masters Footwear Design

COCO - Escuela Europea para la Comunicación y Las Artes Visuales
Campus Full time September 2018 Spain Alicante

The Masters of Footwear Design with own title of the UCAM have a marked practical character. The idea is to bring the student closer to the incorporation into the shoemaker and the accessories industry. For this in Coco School we have professors of the stature of Loli Pozo, Virtues Cugat and Patricia Rosales among others. [+]

The Masters of Footwear Design with own title of the UCAM have a marked practical character. The idea is to bring the student closer to the incorporation into the shoemaker and the accessories industry. For this in Coco School we have professors of the stature of Loli Pozo, Virtues Cugat and Patricia Rosales among others.

The dynamics of the classes and the permanent communication with the teaching staff allow the student to progressively assimilate the whole syllabus. In addition, the proposed exercises continue to provide the student with the necessary ease for the performance of their future profession.

With all this the student is acquiring the necessary skills to, once finished the Master, go into any of the many branches of shoe design and accessories.... [-]


Master in Jewelry

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Savannah Atlanta Hong Kong Sham Shui Po France Lacoste + 4 more

With a degree from SCAD, you can take on every facet of the jewelry design industry. We have the largest jewelry program in the U.S., with a 13,562-square-foot facility where cutting-edge technology is at your fingertips. [+]

Capitalize on your passion for jewelry With a degree from SCAD, you can take on every facet of the jewelry design industry. We have the largest jewelry program in the U.S., with a 13,562-square-foot facility where cutting-edge technology is at your fingertips. Through professional partnerships with big brands like The Limited, Michael Kors Watches and Fossil, you’ll get first-hand experience as a jewelry designer to develop your resume and stock your portfolio even before graduation, preparing you to thrive in today's creative economy. M.A. in jewelry Available at: - Savannah MTJW 502 Contemporary Processes in Studio Practice* SDES 501 Visual Communication and Presentation* SDES 502 The Human Factor, Design Thinking* ARTH 701 Contemporary Art MTJW 702 History of Jewelry as Source MTJW 705 Contextual Study I: Technical Research MTJW 708 Contextual Study II: Concept Development MTJW 724 Contemporary Issues in Jewelry MTJW 731 Multiples: Objects for Adornment MTJW 739 Theory and Criticism for Jewelry MTJW 749 Jewelry M.A. Final Project — 500- to 700-level elective Total course of study: 45 hours* M.F.A. in jewelry Available at: - Savannah MTJW 502 Contemporary Processes in Studio Practice* SDES 501 Visual Communication and Presentation* SDES 502 The Human Factor, Design Thinking* ARTH 701 Contemporary Art ARTH 702 Art Criticism MTJW 702 History of Jewelry as Source MTJW 705 Contextual Study I: Technical Research MTJW 708 Contextual Study II: Concept Development MTJW 724 Contemporary Issues in Jewelry MTJW 731 Multiples: Objects for Adornment MTJW 739 Theory and Criticism for Jewelry MTJW 755 Integrated Solutions... [-]

Master in Accessory Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Savannah Atlanta Hong Kong Sham Shui Po France Lacoste + 4 more

London-based The Business of Fashion has ranked the SCAD graduate fashion programs as No. 1 overall in the United States. [+]

Masters in Accessories Design. Fashion your future as an accessory designer As the only university in the world to offer an M.F.A. in accessory design and the first in the U.S. to offer an M.A. in the discipline, we’re used to setting the bar at SCAD. We pride ourselves on an accessory design department that provides students with coveted internships, high-end tools and celebrated faculty who are at the peak of the profession. As a student at SCAD, you’ll also benefit from red-carpet events that bring the biggest names in the industry, as well as opportunities to learn directly from the stars of accessory design. M.A. in accessory design Available at: - Savannah London-based The Business of Fashion has ranked the SCAD graduate fashion programs as No. 1 overall in the United States. ACCE 501 Accessory Design and Development* FASH 502 Fashion and Accessory Sketching and Illustration* FASH 503 Forecasting and Business Trends* ACCE 711 Methodologies in Accessory Design ACCE 715 Presentation Methods I: Portfolio Development ACCE 720 Presentation Methods II: Marketing a Personal Aesthetic ACCE 725 Computer-aided Design for Accessories ACCE 730 Accessory Studio I: Collection Conceptualization ACCE 740 Accessory Studio II: Production Planning and Execution ACCE 749 Accessory Design M.A. Final Project ARTH 701 Contemporary Art — 500- to 700-level elective Total course of study: 45 hours* MFA in Accessory Design London-based The Business of Fashion has ranked the SCAD graduate fashion programs as No. 1 overall in the United States. ACCE 501 Accessory Design and Development* FASH... [-]

Master in Fine Jewellery Design

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Milan France Paris United Kingdom London China Shanghai + 6 more

The course is intended for those who already have a degree and a portfolio that contains examples of jewellery design. students are taught to design... [+]

Master in Fine Jewellery Design

 

The course is intended for those who already have a degree and a portfolio that contains examples of jewellery design. students are taught to design jewellery collections, which combine creativity, research and innovation. acquiring the advanced knowledge of the Italian and international manufacturing tradition permits the student to create jewellery that is in line with current trends in the market and with the image of the brand requirements.  Starting from the study of the materials used in fine jewellery and application of drawing tools for visual representation of their ideas, the student will deepen the analysis of jewellery design, in order to develop new proposals aimed at a contemporary market. The study of a project that references an international fine jewellery company, allows the student to study the characteristics of excellence in process and product related to the brand.The student will go on to use a creative approach and make a collection of jewellery designs aimed at the current market for a leading company in the sector of 'Made in Italy' fine jewellery. This work will also include the creation of a prototype in the workshop through the development of all phases of project development, from the graphic design and 3D visual proposals to the final construction. In addition, the student will gain knowledge about research methodologies, management and marketing.The designer and jewellery maker has complete knowledge of the theoretical and technical skills in fine jewellery design and production. This professional is an... [-]


Master in Luxury Accessories Design and Management

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 8 months October 2018 Italy Milan France Paris United Kingdom London China Shanghai + 6 more

The course is intended for those who already have a degree and a portfolio that includes collections in accessories or who holds a sound professional... [+]

Master in Luxury Accessories Design & Management

 

The course is intended for those who already have a degree and a portfolio that includes collections in accessories or who holds a sound professional background . The focus of the master is to concentrate on the creation of a line of accessories that considers the aspects that characterise ‘made in italy’, from design to production. Learners will explore how Italian manufacturing is exemplary throughout the world for its ability to identify the potential of materials and apply that knowledge to successfully balance design and function with a sophisticated aesthetic. Thank to this course learner will have the chance to meet the most important Italian companies of the industry.The course begins will the design of a collection of accessories tied to the concept of “decorative” luxury. Learners will be taught about techniques regarding the application of materials to product, ideas and prototype exploration. They will also analyse the managerial and marketing aspects in the discipline, and will carry out research into the history of luxury accessories. Design ideas will be applied to a women’s accessory collection linked to a leading Italian brand. During the project students will elaborate the concept of ‘hidden luxury’ associated with ‘made in Italy’, with great attention to heritage values and manufacture and the inter-seasonal nature of the product of design.After the study of costing and production processes associated with marketing of a design product, the students will articulate a coordinated design collection that includes a diverse... [-]