Masters Programs in Fashion Design

Compare 32 Masters Programs in Fashion Design

Fashion Design

Students looking to gain advanced knowledge in a particular subject area can pursue a master’s degree. This type of program usually lasts anywhere from one to three years. There are amazing schools that offer unique programs all over the globe. After completing this degree, most people are more qualified for specific jobs in a given field.

 

What is a Master in Fashion Design?  This program is geared to help students gain in-depth knowledge about the world of fashion. Although design is the main focus, other areas are also studied. Students learn the creative process, cultural influences of design, production, marketing, communication, and more. Many programs are taught internationally in world-renowned cities. This provides students with more opportunities for on-the-job learning. Some schools might have specific requirements to participate in this type of program.

 

Studying fashion design can be very rewarding. The world of fashion is a thriving industry; however, it is difficult for many to find jobs. With the right education, finding success in this exciting field is much easier. In addition, most students feel that this type of program is hands-on and prepares them for future success.

 

The cost of obtaining a master’s degree varies. Since there are multiple universities across the globe, each tuition cost is different. It is usually best to research the specific tuition costs and other fees for each school.

 

Students who graduate from this program usually advance to the work force. Some work for fashion companies and design ready-to-wear and/or casual-wear clothing. Others work in the design offices at fashion houses. There are also people who work for textile companies.

 

If you are interested in this exciting advanced degree, then it is important to find the right program. You can choose one that offers the courses and class structure that is best for your needs to maximize your learning. 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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Master in Fashion Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 Italy Milan

The Master in Fashion Design forms creative practitioners, able to combine theoretical knowledge, insights and innovative capacity of experimentation to design stylish collections. The new generation of fashion designers must have the capacity to identify and analyze contemporary trends to reprocess them in the form of the original story, trying to balance individual creativity with the concept of fast fashion from the world and from the market. Equally important is knowing how to combine these elements with a solid knowledge of design and visual culture of the fashion world. [+]

The Master in Fashion Design forms creative practitioners, able to combine theoretical knowledge, insights and innovative capacity of experimentation to design stylish collections. The new generation of fashion designers must have the capacity to identify and analyze contemporary trends to reprocess them in the form of the original story, trying to balance individual creativity with the concept of fast fashion from the world and from the market. Equally important is knowing how to combine these elements with a solid knowledge of design and visual culture of the fashion world.

Career opportunities - Thanks to the training acquired during the Master, participants can work as a Fashion Designer, as specialists in the creative process and the creation of collections of clothing for fashion houses in Italy and abroad. They can also work as a product manager, Fashion Merchandiser, Creative Advisors.... [-]


Master in Fashion Design

Domus Academy
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Italy Milan

The Master in Fashion Design program brings students into direct contact with the fashion design industry in Italy and abroad. You’ll have the rare and exciting opportunity to develop your own original, compelling fashion collection under the guidance of industry professionals. [+]

Master in Fashion Design - Designing Dreams

‘Learning by Designing’ is how Domus Academy will boost your career. Not only it is a place where the designers of tomorrow can produce wonders and surprises, it is also a place where students can discover new realities and invent professional trajectories aligned with tomorrow’s market demands.

WHY Domus Academy Experience Milano, World Capital of Fashion and Design. Design your Master in a highly ranked Academy offering a globally recognized degree. Improve your knowledge and know-how thanks to real projects. Build your own Multicultural and Global Network. Boost your career with our unique Professional Experience.

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Master in Fashion Marketing, Design & Brand Strategies

INSEEC Paris
Campus Full time September 2018 France Paris

This program trains executives in management and marketing applied to the fields of fashion and design, in a national and international perspective. [+]

Master in Fashion Marketing, Design & Brand Strategies

This program trains executives in management and marketing applied to the fields of fashion and design, in a national and international perspective.It welcomes students from the university, business school or artistic training. The fashion industry is undergoing rapid changes and emerging new players appear in a global context. Future managers must be trained in all the proper techniques and be aware of consumer demands. The following are the types of positions that our graduates will be trained for: product manager, project manager, communication manager, buyer, merchandising manager, brand manager, showroom manager, collection manager, etc.... [-]


Master in Fashion Marketing, Design & Brand Strategies

INSEEC Bordeaux
Campus Full time September 2018 France Bordeaux

This program trains executives in management and marketing applied to the fields of fashion and design, in a national and international perspective. [+]

Master in Fashion Marketing, Design & Brand Strategies

This program trains executives in management and marketing applied to the fields of fashion and design, in a national and international perspective.It welcomes students from university, business school or artistic training. The fashion industry is undergoing rapid changes and emerging new players appear in a global context. Future managers must be trained in all the proper techniques and be aware of consumer demands. The following are the types of positions that our graduates will be trained for: product manager, project manager, communication manager, buyer, merchandising manager, brand manager, showroom manager, collection manager, etc.... [-]


Master Industrial Fashion Design

Scuola di Moda Vitali
Campus Part time 660 hours September 2018 Italy Ferrara

Subjects: Fashion illustration. Fashion styling. History of costume. Textile technology. Basic and fancy pattern making. Grading.Tailoring and industrial sewing techniques. Lectra CAD suite. [+]

Duration: 220 lessons 660 hours

Start-up: September

Attendance: From Tuesday to Friday from 9.00 to 12.00, Saturday from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm, Tuesday and Thursday from 14.30 to 17.30

Enrollment: Until June. Limited number.

Subjects: Fashion Illustration. Fashion styling. History of costume. Textile technology. Basic and fancy pattern making. Grading.Tailoring and industrial sewing techniques. Lectra CAD suite.

Professional outlets: Companies producing clothes, fashion workshops, self-employment.

Program

Fashion Design

Canon of proportions and human anatomy, the draft, included the stylization. The technical drawing, pattern study of the base. The technical details. The trend of the theme and target research, research materials, and mood. Designing fabric: continuous printing, jumped, mirror, placed. Study of developments in the drapery of the different materials. Achievements sketches based leaders: T-shirts, lingerie, swimwear, skirts, pants, jeans, shirts, jackets, vests, jackets, coats, suits, knitwear. Realization ready to wear collections theme and target free: night collection, sweatshirts, sports jackets, shirts, knitwear. Realization collections prêt-à-porter theme and set target: a collection suit, large size, day, evening. Realization haute couture theme and set target: collection wedding and evening dresses. Textile technology : fabrics, commercial functional and decorative technique. History of costume and fashion. Psychology of colors. Men's collection, accessories collection, and kids collection. The structure of the company, the professionals in fashion. Construction of a final project: choice of subject, target, materials, construction of the mood, creating a collection with its organic sheets. ... [-]

Master of Arts in Contemporary Fashion Design

IFA Paris
Campus Full time 15 - 15 months September 2018 France Paris

Our Master of Arts in Contemporary Fashion Design was specifically designed to address these changes and is aimed at Fashion Design graduates who want to go beyond product design and development. [+]

IFA Paris Master of Arts accredited by IDEL as "International Master"

DURATION: 15-month program in English CAMPUSES: Paris, Florence (Istituto Lorenzo de Medici) FORMAT: Paris/Florence/Paris NEXT INTAKE: September 2017 ECTS CREDITS: 120 APPLICATION FEE: €150 TUITION FEE: €12,800 LIMITED TO: 20 students per class

"Develop your collection in our designer atelier"

INTRODUCTION

Young fashion designers have become the key element in reshaping today’s fashion panorama. From the appointment of JW Anderson as Creative Director to Loewe to the acquisition of stakes of Christopher Kane by Kering Group, all events seem to indicate that now more than ever fashion creation remains essential for the activities of large luxury brands and mass-market brands.... [-]


Master in Manswear Design – Portfolio Collection

Ferrari Fashion School
Campus Full time Part time 5 - 12 months October 2018 Italy Milan + 1 more

The course let the student deeply study the fabrics and the graphic design of the collection, the marketing analysis of the product and the technical development, to allow the students to move with higher self-confidence, due to the better knowledge of the fashion world. [+]

The Man Fashion sector covers a large part of the international market of Fashion. To face the world of the Man Fashion, it’s important to study and understand its reality and requirements. It’s important to study anatomy and the fashion sketch techniques first, then, later on, understand the psychological aspect related to the single style. The educational path starts from the study of the “Fashion System” and proceeds by making the student get autonomous in creating a Collection and a Portfolio. The plan gets developed through specific books and by taking advantage of highly qualified professional people of the industry, who are able to excellently educate their own students.... [-]


Master in Fashion Design

Designskolen Kolding
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Denmark Kolding

Experiment is always the departure point for projects at Fashion Design and an exploration of “the beautiful”, an important part of any project. Projects are designed to question, explore and challenge, in a working environment that is far from the media’s “fashion circus”. [+]

Master in Fashion DesignExperiment is always the departure point for projects at Fashion Design and an exploration of “the beautiful,” an important part of any project. Projects are designed to question, explore and challenge, in a working environment that is far from the media’s “fashion circus.”Study trips abroad work to inspire the initial phase of one of the year’s projects. For fashion students there are of course several obvious places to go where one could be served up with next year’s trends: Paris, New York, London or Milan. But as we want to educate designers who can project new trajectories to explore rather than walk in the footsteps of others, we try to find alternatives, like Zagreb or Istanbul. Our students are involved in setting the order of the day, as regards the development of the professional thrust of Fashion Design. In general we work with three questions of interest that are all interrelated:... [-]


Master in Fashion Design Menswear

Raffles Milano - International Fashion and Design School
Campus Full time 10 months February 2018 Italy Milan

Why? Fashion is education about beauty, the ability to express thoughts and emotions, the most direct expression of the contemporary world: colours, shapes, and materials in perfect harmony. It is the most lively of the art forms, thriving on people in real life. Like in a major theatre "pièce," getting the stage-set just right is crucial in the game of seduction, but a part of it cannot stand for the whole. To be able to keep on winning over an increasingly stimulated and probably confused consumer is to go back to fundamentals by employing in-depth technical training. [+]

Ten amazing months. Ten top-level teachers in the lecture theatre, one every month. Ten unique chances for learning by doing, elbow-to-elbow with the best. The Raffles Milano Masters: someone has come up with them at last. Why?

Fashion is education about beauty, the ability to express thoughts and emotions, the most direct expression of the contemporary world: colours, shapes and materials in perfect harmony. It is the most lively of the art forms, thriving on people in real life. Like in a major theatre "pièce", getting the stage-set just right is crucial in the game of seduction, but a part cannot stand for the whole. To be able to keep on winning over an increasingly stimulated and probably confused consumer is to go back to fundamentals by employing in-depth technical training.... [-]


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. [+]

"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.... [-]


Fashion Design And Management - Faculty Of Design

Universidad Privada De Ciencias Aplicadas
Campus Full time March 2018 Peru Lima

We are a school of creative, innovative fashion design and experimentation with an international vision to the forefront that knows the market and the latest trends and technological developments, taking a multidisciplinary training and management approach and business to meet challenges and high demands the international fashion market. [+]

We are a school of creative, innovative fashion design and experimentation with an international vision to the forefront that knows the market and the latest trends and technological developments, taking a multidisciplinary training and management approach and business to meet challenges and high demands the international fashion market.

We invite you to review the different careers offered by the Faculty of Business at the following link: http://pregrado.upc.edu.pe/facultad-de-diseno/

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Executive Master in Fashion & Design Management

MODESIGN ACADEMY
Campus Full time 6 - 12 months September 2018 Belgium Brussels

Executive Master in Fashion & Design Management is for you if you’ve always dreamt of working in fashion, luxury or in the design sector. [+]

Executive Master in Fashion & Design Management

Executive Master in Fashion & Design Management is for you if

You’ve always dreamt of working in fashion, luxury or in the design sector You currently work in fashion & design sector but want to boost your career You are a designer and need hel[ to develop your business It is an exclusive opportunity to acquire the right expertise in Fashion & Design Management in Brussels Registration is opened to designers or managers with or without experience Intimate classes of 25 students focus on the goals of each Knowledge and expertise acquired during the year is validated after each module by team or individual work

NB: the Academy management is entitled to cancel the Executive Master classes if the number of students is not reached.... [-]


Master's in Alta Moda, Fashion Design

Accademia Costume e Moda
Campus Full time 1 year November 2018 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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Fashion Design

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

This Postgraduate Master program will prepare you to hold a professional position within the Fashion Design industry. The Master in Fashion Design provide both detailed foundation and a platform for innovation in critical areas for Fashion Design including textiles, garment construction, trend analysis, and business fundamentals. The master’s program will further your practical knowledge through the application of concepts via hands-on projects and group critique. The master combines academic theory with the market experience of Fashion Design professionals. [+]

This Postgraduate Master program will prepare you to hold a professional position within the Fashion Design industry. The Master in Fashion Design provides both detailed foundation and a platform for innovation in critical areas for Fashion Design including textiles, garment construction, trend analysis, and business fundamentals. The master’s program will further your practical knowledge through the application of concepts via hands-on projects and group critique.

The master combines academic theory with the market experience of Fashion Design professionals.

Program objectives

This full-time program will put you to work with real-world group projects and hands-on assignments revolving around the following areas of expertise:... [-]


Masters In Branding And Fashion Design

IADE
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Portugal Lisbon

This Master in Branding and Fashion Design aims to respond to the complex and real needs of specialized knowledge in the fashion area, expanding and developing new knowledge, and thus contributing to the training of qualified professionals in this field of activity. In addition, it aims at improving critical capacity, stimulating skills, and developing creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship, always constructing or interpreting market trends. [+]

Program developed in partnership with UBI - University of Beira Interior

This one Master in Branding and Fashion Design Aims to respond to the complex and real needs of specialized knowledge in the area of ​​fashion, expanding and developing new knowledge, and thus contributing to the training of qualified professionals in this area of ​​activity. In addition, it aims at improving critical capacity, stimulating skills, and developing creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship, always constructing or interpreting market trends.

Throughout the masters, students have the opportunity to develop a collection from its conception to its promotion, culminating in a fashion show.... [-]