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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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34 Results in Fashion Design

University of Borås

The Master’s Programme in Textile and Fashion Design aims to further develop and deepen your artistic, technical, theoretical and reflective skills and abilities as texti ... [+]

Do you want to educate yourself in fashion and textile design? Are you looking for an education that encourages an experimental and exploratory approach? Then the Master’s programme in Fashion and Textile Design might be the education for you. In the schools laboratories, you get the opportunity to test many of your design ideas. The Swedish School of Textiles is part of the University of Borås and all programmes within textile are located here, www.hb.se/en/The-Swedish-School-of-Textiles/

The Masters Programme in Textile and Fashion Design has two specialisations: Textile design and Fashion design.

FacilitiesThe Swedish School of Textiles is part of the University of Borås and all programs within textile are located here. The laboratories at the Swedish School of Textiles are well equipped and staffed by highly skilled people with extensive experience in textile production. The students are working independently and in groups to train and prepare for a life in a profession as a designer. During the first semester of the program, introductory courses on how to handle the equipment will be given.... [-]

Sweden Borås
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Institut Francais de la Mode

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, broade ... [+]

"We believe fashion is a form of applied art that mixes creativity, craftsmanship and culture, in an industry that is all about passion and innovation. The Master of Arts in Fashion Design pushes the boundaries of creative talent, enabling designers to be both stylistically innovative and technically exceptional."

The MA in Fashion Design is a 2-year program in English open to students holding a 3-year Bachelor's degree, and which offers six pathways of specialization:

Major in Garment (Womenswear / Menswear) Major in Knitwear Major in Creative Pattern Making Major in Leather Goods Major in Footwear Major in Image

Taught by the best faculty and practitioners in their field, they allow you to hone your technical skills and develop a full personal collection that is altogether meaningful, crafty and innovative.... [-]

France Paris
September 2019
Full-time
25 months
Campus
Accademia Costume & Moda

Alta Moda Italiana was born in Rome, where the contamination between Couturiers and high craftsmanship, historical architecture, ancient and contemporary art melt in a un ... [+]

Outline

The Master’s in Alta Moda, Fashion Design coordinated by Michela Leto, is aimed to graduates who want to complete or deepen their knowledge and cultural and professional training in this unique and exclusive sector of the fashion industry. from research to experimentation in decorative arts, to innovation in design, to the realization of a final project.

Alta Moda Italiana was born in Rome, where the contamination between Couturiers and high craftsmanship, historical architecture, ancient and contemporary art melt in a unique place where it is possible to “redefine beauty“, live in inspiration and thus nourish the creative and experimental thinking of students.... [-]

Italy Rome
November 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
IFDA Italian Fashion & Design Academy

The designer is the heart of the fashion system, but it is no longer only the creative who draws a drawing and colors it: the pure and simple talent is no longer enough n ... [+]

Design a Capsule Collection

A Capsule Collection is a small collection of limited and easily interchangeable garments.

The designer is the heart of the fashion system, but it is no longer only the creative who draws a drawing and colors it: the pure and simple talent is no longer enough nowadays because the designer not only creates clothes but also lifestyles.

Some of the fashion professionals involved:

Luca Zacco (Fashion coordinator Versace) Emiliano Rinaldi (Art director La Perla) Simona Polli (Director WHITE magazine) Maurizio Cinà (co-Founder of “Buyer Association”, ex A.D. of Frankie Morello) Ornella Rigoletti (Senior Pattern maker Valentino, Armani, Ungaro, Richmond, Montana) ... [-]
Italy Milan
September 2019
Full-time
10 months
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan

17th edition - The course works as a creative laboratory that guides participants to the progressive acquisition of a clear project development methodology applied to the ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

The course works as a creative laboratory that guides participants to the progressive acquisition of a clear project development methodology applied to the Made in Italy know-how. Working in the the fashion system in Italy means working within a definite and unique environment that implies the

combination of design, style, manufacturing and society changes, that made history.

Participants improve their ability in exploring fashion trends, combining theoretical knowledge and awareness of Italian design with creativity and defining a strong and innovative fashion language in terms of ideas, shapes, textiles, colors and production processes.... [-]

Italy Milan
January 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona

The Masters in Fashion Knitwear Design has been conceived to boost creativity, experimentation, and innovation in developing knitwear collections. The course combines man ... [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH

The Masters in Fashion Knitwear Design has been conceived to boost creativity, experimentation, and innovation in developing knitwear collections.

The course combines manual techniques with industrial knitting technology to provide professionals with a global vision of knitwear design production.

A variety of techniques are applied during the masters, which includes learning about materials, handwork, patterns, volumes, structures, spinning, knitting machines, patterning, technical information sheets and more, all the way through to 3D simulation with final prototypes.

At the end of the masters, students are asked to produce their own collection applying the techniques they have learned and to put together a professional portfolio.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
September 2019
Spanish
Full-time
6 months
Campus
RM Istituto Moda e Design Milano

Ten extraordinary months. Ten top-level lecturers in the classroom, one each month. Ten unique opportunities to learn directly from the protagonists. Master of Raffles Mi ... [+]

Ten extraordinary months. Ten top-level lecturers in the classroom, one each month. Ten unique opportunities to learn directly from the protagonists. Master of Raffles Milan. Finally somebody thought of us. Because?

Fashion is beautiful education, the ability to express thoughts and emotions, the most direct manifestation of contemporary life. Colors, shapes and materials in perfect harmony. It is the most lively of art forms, which lives in people, in real life. As in a great theatrical play, staging is crucial in the game of seduction, but the part can not stand for the whole thing. To be able to regain an increasingly stressed and probably confused consumer, you need to go back to the substance through in-depth technical training.... [-]

Italy Milan
February 2020
Full-time
10 months
Campus
RM Milan - International Fashion and Design School

Why? Creativity means experimenting with our familiarity with tradition and elaborating on it. Tradition, in its turn, filtered through contemporary awareness and benefit ... [+]

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?

Creativity means experimenting with our familiarity with tradition and elaborating on it. Tradition, in its turn, filtered through contemporary awareness and benefit from new technologies, is transformed into innovation. The fashion system functions as a reflection of the contemporary world and as a prediction of the near future, but also as a dream, as emotions. Our emotions are always the main driving force of the act of creation.

Professional opportunities

This Masters course is designed to keep a very close relationship with the real working world, exploiting the opportunity to dialogue with and learn directly from people who occupy leading roles in the fashion business. The course aims to develop students’ ability to shape their ideas as a force for generating products, going beyond superficial creativity. It is an advanced form of training that forges contacts between students and all aspects of the design process, from the up-front thinking to the execution and from presenting to communicating. At the end of the course, students will be ready to play an effective role in fashion firms.... [-]

Italy Milan
February 2020
Full-time
10 months
Campus
Designskolen 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 ... [+]

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:... [-]

Denmark Kolding
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Accademia del Lusso

The Master in Fashion Design shapes a fashion designer who can easily enter the product area of fashion and luxury goods businesses. The course explores a range of creati ... [+]

The study programme of the Master in Sustainable Fashion Design shapes a fashion designer who is able to enter the product area of luxury businesses with a strong sensitivity towards eco-sustainable and ethical fashion. The curriculum provides a general comprehension of creative and design aspects as well as of production and industrialisation, such as understanding how to plan and design fashion collections, merchandising, costing, and production, and ensuring an ethical procedure at every stage beginning with the materials and planning.

The course aims for students to acquire a range of skills which will allow them to follow all of the phases linked to design processes (briefing, defining trends and targets, research, choosing materials, the merchandising plan, product design, prototypes, costs, samples, and production procedures), leading up to the creation of a professional portfolio. The final objective is to provide the knowledge needed for students to be able to create fashion and luxury products which respect the ever-more fundamental principles of green fashion.... [-]

Italy Milan
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
East London University

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 f ... [+]

Masters in Fashion Design.

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:... [-]

South Africa East London
February 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
IUAD Accademia della Moda

Through this technical drawing for fashion master’s course, you will acquire both competences through extensive training that embraces planning-expressive and technical o ... [+]

Overview

Creating a clear technical drawing can streamline and improve the pattern development process.

Through this technical drawing for fashion master’s course, you will acquire both competences through extensive training that embraces planning-expressive and technical operational methods, for menswear, womenswear, and childrenswear.

To enroll, you need to have a Bachelor’s Degree, or other qualifications in fashion, design, liberal arts or equivalent titles.

Your Academic Journey

Things you will learn

During this one-year course, you will study the history and techniques of technical drawing, acquiring practical and historical notions to build a thorough set of skills.... [-]

Italy Milan
October 2019
Italian
12 months
Campus
University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli"

The course offers students the opportunity to achieve a double degree, ie a double degree Master studies in Fashion Design. More precisely, the course lasts Biennale; It ... [+]

The Department of Civil Engineering, Design, Construction, Environment (DICDEA), AA 2015-16 has activated a new integrated study course with the Beijing Institute of Fashion and Technology (BIFT) in Beijing. The course offers students the opportunity to achieve a double degree, ie a double degree Master studies in Fashion Design. More precisely, the course lasts Biennale; It provides a training program designed together at their university alien and a mobility period abroad (1 ½ years); involves the release, at the end of the study period, two graduate degrees in Fashion Design (double degree), one of which will be valid in Italy and the other partners of the university in the country. Therefore, for students that new course is an opportunity to enrich their curriculum and introduce themselves into the working world with a complete and international educational profile.... [-]

Italy Santa Maria Capua Vetere China Beijing
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
IADE

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 knowle ... [+]

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.... [-]

Portugal Lisbon
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Portuguese
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Escuela Superior de Diseño de Barcelona

Learn how to run a fashion project and discover the business side of the industry. ... [+]

What happens when I have a project brand, a very clear universe and world domination business but do not have enough information about the fashion sector and everything around you? or, what happens when I studied fashion, I know production processes but I'm outdated in the new industrial processes both in the design and fashion styling? How should I act in case you can reactivate an existing brand, or open a new business line within a brand that already works, but you need to reach a wider audience?

This master's degree aims to combine contemporary way the theoretical and the practical hand working professionals to respond to those who, with one foot in the fashion industry or need to complete or update their training. These professionals will share with our students all its know-how in everything around fashion from a prism 360 (Fashion Culture, Fashion Communication, Design Management, etc.) oriented to optimize actions and achieve benefits in starting projects ( Fashion start-ups) or projects that need renovation, the Master in Management and Fashion Design aims from creativity as the starting point of any fashion project, detailing the same time each of the roles of the various professionals involved in the chain, understanding the multidisciplinarity within the fashion industry, and can create and manage the right equipment to our project.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
November 2019
Spanish
Full-time
12 months
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