Masters Programs in Accessories Design

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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 2017 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. [-]

Fashion Design Postgraduate Program (Garment, Accessory, Image)

Institut Francais de la Mode
Campus Full time 16 months September 2017 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. [+]

"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 pursue their careers in... [-]

MFA in Design: Jewellery

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

This course asks you to question not only your own practice, but also the essence of what we understand as jewellery itself. Jewellery’s function is diverse and complex, from personal adornment to political statement, and the materials and processes that reflect this are as equally diverse. [+]

Masters in Accessories Design. This course asks you to question not only your own practice, but also the essence of what we understand as jewellery itself. Jewellery’s function is diverse and complex, from personal adornment to political statement, and the materials and processes that reflect this are as equally diverse. The wearable object, perhaps more than any other, has manifold relationships with people, its rich history is loaded with social significance and visual language. This route calls students to question the ways in which, jewellery communicates, and the role the wearable plays in contemporary society. Exploration of both hands-on and digital innovation is encouraged in the development of design, making and communication practices. There is access to an extensive range of material and CAD/CAM workshop facilities and opportunities to experience a diverse range of creative cultures, including related design and craft disciplines such as Graphic and Fashion Design. Features and benefits of the course Design Network Based in the heart of the School of Art, MA/MFA Design: Jewellery is part of an innovative design network — a community of staff and students exploring design ideas in a discursive, cross-disciplinary studio environment. Critically informed practical designers, the group works experimentally, inspired by new insights and possibilities. While studying towards a particular qualification at MA/MFA level, students experience their subject in the broader context of contemporary design practice. Specialist Environment Dedicated spaces for the postgraduate community have been developed to enable the postgraduate community to flourish. These spaces, for thinking and practice,... [-]

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's in Creative Knitwear Design

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

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. [+]

Masters in Accessories Design. In Collaboration with CKM Outline Be creative within an industry framework. Research, tradition and innovation are the key points of this educational course. Each student will have the opportunity to learn about and work with the latest industrial tools, experiencing first-hand the challenges of a professional knitwear designer. Course Structure 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. The course places great emphasis on collaborations with prestigious partner companies, these are a crucial element of the course. Therefore, students will be required to take part in external visits to these facilities in order to become familiar with and learn about the most technologically advanced knitwear manufacturing processes. Course aims To develop personal knowledge and creative skills within the fashion knitwear subject. To follow the development a comprehensive knitwear project from concept to raw materials production and garment manufacturing, from start to finish. To respond to the individual need of each student with the aim of locating a personal style. To foster collaboration between students and knitwear experts as well as fashion designers. To equip... [-]

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. [+]

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 or involved in product... [-]

Master's in Alta Moda, Fashion Design

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

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. [+]

Masters in Accessories Design. In Partnership with VALENTINO Outline 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 Master’s in Alta Moda is one of the first projects in the world, dedicated to the system of Haute Couture, a hidden world inside the “Maison” and the Couturier’s Atelier. Rome is the perfect city to host such an ambitious Master’s project. Italian Alta Moda was born in Rome, the city where the contamination between couture and “superior craftsmanship”, historic architecture, ancient and contemporary art, a unique place where you can “redefine beauty” and live in an inspirational atmosphere nurturing creativity and experimentation. The Master’s in Alta Moda, Fashion Design aims to become the benchmark for future aspiring couturiers. The course is recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education as a Master’s degree with 60 credits (CFA / ECTS) and will be held in collaboration with Maison Valentino. Professional Opportunities The course is divided according to the process of creating a collection of Haute Couture and Pret a couture, both go hand in hand, to provide the cognitive tools and research to support the couture project;... [-]

Master in Fashion Accessories Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Campus or Online Full time 9 months October 2017 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. [+]

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 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. [+]

Masters in Accessories Design. 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... [-]

Master in Accessories Design, Luxury Gadgets and Digital Fabrication

Haute Future Fashion Academy
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 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... [-]

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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MA In Fashion Design And Model

Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 France Paris

This course is validated by the grant of a title "Designer Designer / trice mode" Level II (Fr) - 6 (Eu), Master 1, registered in RNCP by order of 07.17.2015 published in the Journal 25/07/2015 official. [+]

This course is validated by the grant of a title "Designer Designer / trice mode" Level II (Fr) - 6 (Eu), Master 1, registered in RNCP by order of 07.17.2015 published in the Journal 25/07/2015 official. This professional certification is available through the VAE system. The teaching is based on the valuation of traditional skills while developing the industrial dimension of trades related to fashion design / modeling and training in new technologies, without neglecting the market-related constraints. This program prepares students for careers: Stylist (clothing, accessories, knitwear) Assistant Director of image, more commonly known as Art Director Designer (Toiliste, PatternMaker) Assistant Manager Workshop / Consultancy development-related trades product: Collection Management Assistant, Production Management Assistant, Purchasing Management Organization and Programs The school has 3 types of educational work: Knowledge of the garment according to quality criteria and proper fit The development of creativity Knowledge of the professional environment The average length of each course varies depending on the material taught and the courses are taught in French. Come from its ranks: Adeline André, Alexis Mabille, Andre Courreges, Anne Valérie Hash, Dominique Sirop, Gilles Rosier, Gustavo Lins, Issey Miyake, Jean Colonna, Jean-Louis Scherrer, Jens Laugesen, Jérôme Lhuillier, Julien Fournié, Karl Lagerfeld Lars Nilsson, Lefranc.Ferrant, Maxime Simoens, Rabih Kayrouz, Stephane Rolland, Tom Van Lingen, Tomas Maier, Suzy Menkes, Valentino, Véronique Nichanian, Yves Saint Laurent, ... DESIGNER-TOILISTE / modeller: THE 1ST TO 3RD YEAR During the first two years of training stylist - toiliste / designer, teaching is focused on the acquisition of... [-]

Master in Jewelry

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus Full time September 2017 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. [+]

Masters in Accessories Design. 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... [-]

Master in Accessory Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus Full time September 2017 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. [+]

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 502 Fashion and Accessory... [-]

Master in Fine Jewellery Design

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 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... [-]