16 Masters Programs in 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.… Read more

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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Accademia Costume & Moda
Rome, Italy

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 con ... +

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 into production reality through a deep knowledge of all due procedures and the help of competences that stretch from tradition to innovation. -
Master
Full-time
English, Italian
Campus
 
Institut Francais de la Mode
Paris, France

With an emphasis on real-life experimentation and project-based learning, the MA in Fashion Design offers you ways to express a strong personal creative signature, broaden you ... +

With an emphasis on real-life experimentation and project-based learning, the MA in Fashion Design offers you ways to express a strong personal creative signature, broaden your artistic horizons and gain professional acumen. Six specializations are offered in Garment, Knitwear, Creative Pattern Making, Leather Goods, Footwear and Image. -
Master
Full-time
25 months
English
Campus
 
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Rochester, USA

Challenge traditional ways of thinking as you create works that leave a lasting impression.

Challenge traditional ways of thinking as you create works that leave a lasting impression. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
24 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Istituto Modartech
Pontedera, Italy

An innovative project which permits to express one’s own creativity, providing the instruments for the creation, development and the professional presentation of a footwear an ... +

An innovative project which permits to express one’s own creativity, providing the instruments for the creation, development and the professional presentation of a footwear and bag collection, from the stylistic composition to the planning, from the communication campaign until the market launch of the new products. -
Master
Full-time
9 months
English, Italian
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Royal College of Art
London, United Kingdom

Jewellery & Metal (J&M) seeks to understand the world through materials.

Jewellery & Metal (J&M) seeks to understand the world through materials. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
IUAD Accademia della Moda
Naples, Italy

The two-year period aims at training a high professional figure able to manage the design and development of accessory collections (leather goods and footwear), both from a st ... +

The two-year period aims at training a high professional figure able to manage the design and development of accessory collections (leather goods and footwear), both from a stylistic, technical and production point of view. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Italian
Oct 2020
Campus
Online
 
LCI Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

In recent years, fashion accessories have acquired their own identity and a relevant position in the market, to the extent that they currently represent a significant share of ... +

In recent years, fashion accessories have acquired their own identity and a relevant position in the market, to the extent that they currently represent a significant share of turnover for companies in the sector. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Mar 2020
Campus
 
IFDA Italian Fashion & Design Academy
Milan, Italy

The annual Shoe Design program aims to train young professionals who can produce any type of footwear, developing various bases for the perfect realization.

The annual Shoe Design program aims to train young professionals who can produce any type of footwear, developing various bases for the perfect realization. -
Master
Full-time
8 months
English, Italian
26 Oct 2020
28 Aug 2020
Campus
 
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rome
Rome, Italy

The goal of the Master in Jewelry Design is to train professionals to enter and succeed in the complex world of jewelry, a field that has been constantly changing over the pas ... +

The goal of the Master in Jewelry Design is to train professionals to enter and succeed in the complex world of jewelry, a field that has been 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. -
Master
Full-time
English
Jan 2021
14 Dec 2020
Campus
 
University for the Creative Arts
Farnham, United Kingdom

Our MA Jewellery course gives design professionals and graduates the opportunity to deepen their skills and experience in the areas of jewellery, and to refine specific areas ... +

Our MA Jewellery course gives design professionals and graduates the opportunity to deepen their skills and experience in the areas of jewellery, and to refine specific areas of research - whether that be wearable, high-fashion, contemporary or decorative jewellery projects. This course is suited to highly motivated and talented people who wish to work at the forefront of their creative discipline. It's a project-led and studio-based course with close tutorial guidance. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
The Footwearists - Footwear Innovation & Training
Tilburg, Netherlands +2 More

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

The Footwearists offer a unique program, focused on positive impact and innovation for the footwear industry by educating footwear entrepreneurs, forecasters and consultants. -
Master
Full-time
9 months
English
Campus
 
ALCHIMIA Contemporary Jewellery School
Florence, Italy

Alchimia’s MFA program develops over a two-year period with the aim to expand and deepen the students’ knowledge and skills in studio-based jewelry design. The program is inte ... +

Alchimia’s MFA program develops over a two-year period with the aim to expand and deepen the students’ knowledge and skills in studio-based jewelry design. The program is intended to generate further critical understanding in and of the discipline, strengthen individual artistic approaches and positions, and investigate new possibilities for marketing and promotion. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Haute Future Fashion Academy
Milan, Italy

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 ... +

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
Full-time
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
COCO - Escuela Europea para la Comunicación y Las Artes Visuales
Alicante, Spain +1 More

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 an ... +

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. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Accademia Costume & Moda
Rome, Italy

The designer of accessories is required to research, analyze and interpret fashion trends, to correctly insert a collection of accessories within a contemporary stylistic land ... +

The designer of accessories is required to research, analyze 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 the final product and its communication. -
Master
Full-time
English, Italian
Campus
 

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