Masters Programs in Costume Design

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Costume Design

A masters degree in costume design is a university degree program that seeks to impart knowledge to students interested in costume design; an art that allows students to gain the necessary skills for them to pursue careers in the theater and entertainment industry. A costume designer is expected to create clothing items that represent character, period or class; aspects that are considered core in performances. Therefore, a master in costume design is expected to have the necessary skills to utilize costume technology as well as creativity in conforming to the excitement associated with entertainment and live performances in theaters. A masters degree in costume design presents students with an opportunity to utilize their creativity, in the use of a variety of fabrics to design costumes to fit any occasion or role in plays and film. The program offers an opportunity for students to pursue their career goals in theater and performance while undertaking the program in the university. Research is central in the program; understanding the fabrics in order to come up with a perfect costume for the occasion is a skill that should be obtained by the student before the end of the masters program. With the entertainment industry raking in billions of dollars for countries across the globe, more countries continue to appreciate the economic role of the industry. More investments are being directed towards the industry and for graduates of costume design; this translates to job opportunities for them. Enrolling for a masters program in costume design, therefore, offers a student an opportunity to utilize their creativity while pursuing their career goals.

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MASTER IN FINE ART - STAGE DESIGN (LIGHTING DESIGN, SET DESIGN AND COSTUME DESIGN)

The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin.
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2017 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

The Stage Design programme is purposely designed to allow students to either specialise on one area of stage design (set, costume OR lighting design) or to combine disciplines as desired (set AND costume design for example, or set AND lighting design). [+]

Masters in Costume Design. The Stage Design programme is purposely designed to allow students to either specialise on one area of stage design (set, costume OR lighting design) or to combine disciplines as desired (set AND costume design for example, or set AND lighting design). The course is designed to complement the existing Master in Fine Art (Playwriting) and the Master in Fine Art (Theatre Directing). Students on all three programmes will work together in collaboration, developing a shared understanding of contemporary theatre practice and a collective appreciation of the dedication and commitment required to make innovative performances happen. In addition to the core classes and workshops, individual and group tuition from The Lir’s Head of Design will be a key feature of the training. In addition, master classes by visiting practitioners will supplement the student experience. Professional placements are a key feature of the programme and all students will showcase their work in public productions at the culmination of the course. Students can opt to take this course either part-time (24 months) or full-time (12 months). Full-time and part-time students will take three concurrent modules in the first two terms. The final module (Production Design) will be taught in the third term and subsequent summer months (for full-time students) or in the second year of the course (for part-time students) and will culminate with a professional production staged in one of The Lir’s performance studios. Term Three will be supplemented by an ongoing series of master classes from professional... [-]

Master in Fashion Design

East London University
Campus Full time 2 years February 2018 South Africa East London

ELU's Fashion Design degree prepares students to be leaders in the global fashion industry. Fashion Design classes are intensive and real-world, focusing on the theoretical and practical, from the creative process and principles of design to the use of state-of-the-industry technology and software. [+]

ELU's Fashion Design degree prepares students to be leaders in the global fashion industry. Fashion Design classes are intensive and real-world, focusing on the theoretical and practical, from the creative process and principles of design to the use of state-of-the-industry technology and software. Students graduate having created an entire collection from their unique vision. The Fashion Design Program prepares students for careers in Fashion Design for the Apparel Industry. The curriculum stimulates creative expression in all aspects of Fashion Design, including fashion sketching, creative design, computer applications, draping, and pattern drafting. Students will understand the importance of communication and critical reasoning and the effect they have on this diversified and global industry. The program is structured to challenge and inspire students by incorporating artistic, technical, and theoretical elements into a realistic approach to the Fashion Design Industry. In this program, you'll: connect with industry leaders at guest lectures and industry events, and build a network of valuable contacts. complete an internship at a leading fashion house gives you experience and valuable connections. Internship sites have included Donna Karan, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, and Tommy Hilfiger, among many others. have the opportunity to study abroad. Programs include the International Fashion Design degree that allows first-year students to begin their studies in France. [-]

Master The Art and Craft of the Costume Designer for Opera and Ballet

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

Opera was born in Italy. Gioacchino Rossini, Vincenzo Bellini, Gaetano Donizetti, Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini all played the part of dictating the rules and in the development of the opera, from the playful and romantic to melodramatic or realistic The costume designer is the artist who knows the history, traditions, anthropological origins, psychological interpretations, emotional suggestions and the craftsmanship of the costume. The costume designer is a contemporary creative talent, a master of craftsmanship, dexterity and design. [+]

Masters in Costume Design. Opera was born in Italy. Gioacchino Rossini, Vincenzo Bellini, Gaetano Donizetti, Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini all played the part of dictating the rules and in the development of the opera, from the playful and romantic to melodramatic or realistic The costume designer is the artist who knows the history, traditions, anthropological origins, psychological interpretations, emotional suggestions and the craftsmanship of the costume. The costume designer is a contemporary creative talent, a master of craftsmanship, dexterity and design. The I Level Masters Degree The Art and Craft of the Costume Designer for Opera and Ballet is meant to be an intensive theoretical and practical path of studies, with scientific research and hands-on laboratories offering tools for the design, modelling and application of costume-making: tailoring techniques focusing on costumes and their accessories, wigs, make-up, masks and jewellery, footwear, headgear. This is all offered in laboratories using practical techniques and applications, seeking to achieve organizational, design and operational skills. Professional Opportunities This Master’s Course trains professionals as assistant costume designers, consultant costume designers, professional costumiers able to work at both national and international levels in Opera and Ballet since graduates are able to analyse and creatively interpret the theme, perform in-depth historical research; realize the sketches of costumes, sample fabrics, follow the manufacturing, design accessories, makeup and wigs needed for a production. To Whom This Master is aimed at those who have successfully completed a recognised first degree, in a subject area relevant to this course, and wish to... [-]

MA Design

Iceland Academy of the Arts
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Iceland Reykjavik

We now use the term “design” about thinking that reaches far beyond the traditional area of design, as design revolves first and foremost around shaping the space inside the human mind and spotting new possibilities. [+]

Thinking Shapes the World We now use the term “design” about thinking that reaches far beyond the traditional area of design, as design revolves first and foremost around shaping the space inside the human mind and spotting new possibilities. Design is research, transformative force and political action. Nothing is irrelevant to it, be it education, politics, business or society as a whole. The idea of designing things to sell in shops is now rather outdated, as the stated aims of design have become to lead thinking, to change attitudes and to have a positive influence on how people live. The demand is made of contemporary designers that they are aware of their responsibility and power in a world that has reached the utmost limits of materialism. Designers are important advocates of sustainability and responsible conduct, in built areas or in nature. They should be able to make out patterns as they appear in society, rearrange these and utilise for good work. Main focus A systematic understanding of the relationship between design and the environment. Students should know about the conceptual premises of design and be able to take a responsible stance towards the environment and society. Deeper knowledge and increased skill to engage with complex design projects. The gaze is directed towards urgent contemporary issues. A change for good in society by using the methodology of design to increase the quality of life and efficiency - and to create value. Encouraging students to constantly seek new solutions and to cultivate... [-]

Master Design And Production Of Costumes For The Performing Arts, Cinema And TV

Idep Barcelona
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Barcelona

In addition to the familiar power of film, the world of television drama series, contemporary and vintage, is growing both at home and abroad, and have become the main argument of the programming of the big chains national and international. [+]

Masters in Costume Design. In addition to the familiar power of film, the world of television drama series, contemporary and vintage, is growing both at home and abroad, and have become the main argument of the programming of the big chains national and international. The same applies to the circus, contemporary dance, music or theater, all creators of dream worlds and individual and sophisticated designs scenery and costumes. Given this reality, the professional required for Costume Design and Production must be highly skilled in the art. A professional management requirements translate into an attractive and appealing to the viewer, who can translate to a garment psychology of a character and the dramatic evolution from a script design, but at the same time produce knowledge from a thorough knowledge of the techniques of more specific and creative pattern and can perform tests that costumes for actors and dancers with a physiognomy and very specific needs. For if the designer-duo patronista combination is a booming within the fashion world, it is almost essential when we enter the world of the performing arts. GOALS This Master aims at forming a highly qualified professional, both creatively and technically, focusing in-depth on specific subjects and practices of design and pattern making costumes for shows and movies. Students learn to work on a screenplay for fiction, character creation and use of clothing as a vehicle of communication, and not as an end in itself. Yet they reach a high level of fashion from a technical point... [-]

Masters In Design And Art Direction

ELISAVA Barcelona School of Design and Engineering
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Barcelona

At a time when ideas are conveyed through images, art director becomes the principal creator of the messages. The Master in Design and Art Direction is articulated by two graduate degrees, the Postgraduate Diploma in Design and Communication Strategies, and the Postgraduate Diploma in Art Direction. [+]

Masters in Design and Art Direction Certificate issued by the University Pompeu Fabra (UPF) and ELISAVA School of Design and Engineering of Barcelona At a time when ideas are conveyed through images, art director becomes the principal creator of the messages. Different disciplines such as typographical languages, video, illustration, art, photography and music merge into one body, expanding current graphic design practices and providing the visual creation of the necessary efficiency to communicate in the complex current market. In the very near future all companies require an art director, responsible for the aesthetic strategy, combining the corporate messages and helps the company to connect with your customer in the most sensitive and direct as possible. The Master in Design and Art Direction is articulated by two graduate degrees, the Postgraduate Diploma in Design and Communication Strategies, and the Postgraduate Diploma in Art Direction. Its main objective is to train professionals to take a strategic overview of communication and mastery of skills and functions of art director to create and manage projects in the field of visual messages. GOALS Highlight the central role of strategic communication as factor analysis, differentiation and positioning for both organizations in the private sector and the public sector. Train new professionals with a vision and strategic thinking to communication and design, to achieve real and efficient solutions to problems. Stimulate the skills of students and give them tools so you can design a global, multichannel strategic activities. Introduce the latest practices and trends in communication and... [-]

Master's Degree In Stage Design

ELISAVA Barcelona School of Design and Engineering
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Many of the innovations in the scenic area at the international level in recent years have emerged from the theatrical development. The contribution of the design is key and opens a field of artistic and technical exploration focused on producing shows frontline. [+]

Masters in Costume Design. MA in Set Design Certificate issued by the University Pompeu Fabra (UPF) and ELISAVA School of Design and Engineering of Barcelona. Many of the innovations in the scenic area at the international level in recent years have emerged from the theatrical development. The contribution of the design is key and opens a field of artistic and technical exploration focused on producing shows frontline. The MA in Set Design is a professionalizing program that fosters the discovery of a linked to the performing and visual arts discipline in which participants will be introduced in the design of environmental immersive environments, addressing the multifaceted scenic creation from a contemporary perspective by complementarity of the two modules that comprise it. On the one hand, the Module Set Design explores the scenery from the artistic and conceptual aspects. On the other, the scenographic Techniques Module explores the techniques and technologies associated with scenic creation. This aspect is an essential complement value that allows a comprehensive and unprecedented training in the field of scenery. From the point of view of the designer and with both technical and artistic approach, the master includes the theater, film, advertising, music and in general areas, those events that require hardware or any device for fiction. Thus, the contents of postgraduate especially emphasize the more technical, literary and poetic side provided deepen and test media and stage forms. The Master explores the performing arts from design provided acquire the knowledge to direct and produce a theatrical... [-]

Master - Informative and Creative Range of Fashion Design

Vladivostok State University of Economics and Service
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Vladivostok

Design is a profile that forms competences focused on professional career in the industry of fashion in the sphere of fashion design, marketing and information activities. [+]

Master - Informative and Creative Range of Fashion Design Design ("Informative and creative range of fashion design" program) is a profile that forms competences focused on professional career in the industry of fashion in the sphere of fashion design, marketing and information activities. Practical skills: possession of system process of design of collections of clothes models and suit subjects; ability to put and solve a design problem on the basis of conceptual approach in line with the main problems of design and fashion of the time, taking into account the general tendencies of change of a way of life; possession of skills of the academic painting and art graphics, working methods in prototyping and modeling; working methods with color and color compositions; readiness for independent creation of an artistic image, the tectonic of volume compositions, constructive and technological structure of projected models; ability to solve stylistic, marketing and technological problems of fashion industry: readiness for the enterprise organization, using instruments of marketing, merchandising and branding. Advantages of education. You will be able to: develop design projects and author's collections of clothes models of various range; create a studio offering design services; create a company of mass production of clothes, products from textile materials; continue education in graduate school and later in postgraduate school; receive additional education in programs offered by VSUES. Relevance of education. Masters of fashion design hold leading creative positions: art directors in design bureau or the fashion house; analytics of fashion in fashion industry editions; the leading... [-]