Masters Programs in Fashion Design

Compare 51 Masters Programs in Fashion Design

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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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Master In Fashion Menswear

Raffles Milano | Istituto Moda e Design
Campus Full time 10 months February 2018 Italy Milan

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. 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. [+]

Masters in Fashion Design. 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. Professional Opportunities The Master is designed to magnify the uniqueness of the creative genius of a single student, but also to form highly skilled, dynamic, easily-embedded professional figures in the workplace. At the end of the 10 months of study, grace for a thorough knowledge of the entire work process, students will find employment within the Man-made Offices of Italian and international fashion companies. Who is The Master is looking for graduates in Design, graduates of costume and fashion academies, but also young designers who are eager to deal with professionals in the world of work to open up new forms of experimentation and new aesthetic horizons. The goal is to form the future protagonists of the fashion world with an independent and unique creative vision, while... [-]

Master in Fashion Design

Domus Academy
Campus Full time 12 months January 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. [+]

Dream. Express. Make. 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. Through both theoretical studies and project experiences, you will develop an individual mode of expression, explore the cultural factors that influence fashion trends, learn the ins and outs of production, and create innovative solutions. Besides honing the “problem solving” skills that every fashion designer needs, you will also develop a “problem defining” approach: the ability to determine the true parameters of each challenge. As you learn to follow your intuition and promote your aesthetic vision within those parameters, you will cultivate more awareness of the reasons behind your own fashion design choices, and those of others. Audience The program is designed for candidates with a first-level degree in fashion design, accessories design, or other related disciplines, who wish to develop their professional skills and make connections within the fashion industry. Outcome During this degree program, students will: Complete a self-driven research project on fashion design, using professional-level methods and communication techniques Develop innovative designs for garments and create a fashion collection, built on their knowledge of techniques and materials Program The program is workshop-based, supported by seminars, lectures, tutorials, and fieldwork. Industry professionals, the course leader, and project leaders guide students via individual coaching and project mentorship. The program consists of four main modules, each of... [-]

Master in Manswear Design – Portfolio Collection

Ferrari Fashion School
Campus Full time Part time 5 - 12 months October 2017 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 the better knowledge of the fashion world. [+]

Masters in Fashion Design. 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 the 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. 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 the better knowledge of the fashion world. Admission Requirements The admission to the Fashion Design Woman Master is aimed to those who have reached a previous work or educational experience in art and design. Basic-level knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator software, good manual skills and creativity. The master is for older than 18 only. Study Plan Anatomy basics Study of particulars Study of the measures Drawing technique Color Theory Coloring techniques Conceiving skill Study of commodities Research for material Decoration Illustration Collection, Portfolio Fashion sketch Research method Sociology and Marketing History of Custom and Fashion Fashion Accessories Flat Pattern... [-]

Master in Fashion Design

Scuola di Moda Vitali
Campus Part time 660 hours September 2017 Italy Ferrara

Fashion illustration. Fashion Styling. Textile technology. History of costume. Basis and fancy pattern design.Cut and Manifacturing Techniques. Adobe Photoshop, Kaledo Style Professional outlets: Companies producing clothes, fashion workshops, self-employment. [+]

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. Textile technology. History of costume. Basis and fancy pattern design.Cut and Manifacturing Techniques. Adobe Photoshop, Kaledo Style. Professional outlets: Companies producing clothes, fashion workshops, self-employment. Program Fashion Design - Canon of proportions and human anatomy, the draft, the 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. Design CAD Study of the structure of hardware... [-]

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. [+]

Masters in Fashion Design. 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. Despite an apparent return to a pure and fresh creativity, the components of fashion design related jobs have dramatically changed. Imagining garments in an intuitive way is only one aspect of a designer’s responsibilities. A head designer or a creative director must not only anticipate social and aesthetic changes, but also understand the strategic issues faced by brands in terms of positioning, market potential and communication. 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. The program has 3 main objectives : - Enriching our students’ fashion and creative culture with modules especially designed for this course. For instance our ‘Fashion Cross Culture’ module was developed with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs... [-]

Master in Fashion Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona
Campus Full time 9 months November 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Fashion Design is conceived to be an approach to the world of contemporary fashion for all those professionals trained in several fields, not necessarily related to design and communication. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH The Master in Fashion Design is conceived to be an approach to the world of contemporary fashion for all those professionals trained in several fields, not necessarily related to design and communication. The course is based on providing a solid cultural foundation to understand fashion as a social system tied to the historical evolution of styles, art movements and socio cultural and economic changes that influence society. The program gives the necessary tools and knowledge to control the several stages if fashion production, from the creative idea to selling a collection; embracing the whole creative process and highlighting the creative and strategic value of a collection within a brand. Objetives This degree offers strong enough foundations to advance professionally to the world of fashion in its several aspects. Students experience work in workshops following the several phases to produce a piece of clothing through practical exercises and lectures by professionals from the sector. Knowledge on the fashion system, and its related disciplines, gives students a comprehensive view that enables them to understand the complex process involved in a collection or the whole production of garments. Methodology The degree has a strong practical side, which intends to foster the creativity and personal style of the student, from the inception to the realization of the final product. It is divided in two parts: The first one, devoted to provide the main technical, instrumental and methodological notions from a creative perspective, and strategic as well. These notions... [-]

Master in Fashion Marketing, Design & Brand Strategies

INSEEC Bordeaux
Campus Full time September 2017 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 trainings. 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...... [-]


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. [+]

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, are located centrally within... [-]

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. [+]

Masters in Fashion Design. 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. [-]

Masters In Branding And Fashion Design

IADE
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 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. The success of students' work is enhanced through the laboratories and equipment that the schools provide. International experience In addition to the international partnerships that IADE has, the global network of Laureate International Universities offers 80 universities in 29 countries where students can make international mobility. Companies Throughout the master's degree, the student will have constant contact with the professional world, either through seminars with leaders and reference professionals, workshops, projects with companies and connection with the market. SYLLABUS 1st Year 1st Semester ... [-]

Mini-Master spezialization Luxury & Fashion Design

BAU International Academy of Rome
Campus Full time 4 - 4 weeks Open Enrollment Italy Rome

Resilience is a strong trait of the "persona" of Rome. The eternity of Rome relies on the continuous re-use and re-adaptation of the past to accommodate ephemeral needs. It has always been challenging for Rome to deal with the immense and sometimes intrusive patrimony inherited from the Roman age, to the point to get stuck in a conservative position of immobilism. [+]

Resilience is a strong trait of the "persona" of Rome. The eternity of Rome relies on the continuous re-use and re-adaptation of the past to accommodate ephemeral needs. It has always been challenging for Rome to deal with the immense and sometimes intrusive patrimony inherited from the Roman age, to the point to get stuck in a conservative position of immobilism. But on the other hand, Rome is the Eternal City and has the attributes of being permanent and durable over the centuries. These traits come from the ability of the Romans to re-use, reconvert and accommodate the old materials, artifacts and buildings of the ancient city, built in-fact to stay forever, for the new needs required by the times. Function changes but the essence of Rome has been preserved by recycling and re-using rare materials and scarce resources. From the Cosmati craftsmen - renowned during the 12th and 13th century for their ability to combine glass mosaic with the re-used precious marble of Roman columns, statues and buildings of the pagan age - up to Ilaria Venturini Fendi you can see a fil rouge holding together past, present and future of the Roman craftsmanship and converging into features of durability, uniqueness, innovation, creativity and continuous research, that are all attributes marking what is considered luxury and what is meant to be sustainable. "In Euclidean space two parallel lines on the same plane cannot intersect, or cannot meet each other forever. But “Rome is forever”: here luxury and sustainability converge... [-]


Master's Degree In Design Course For Innovation With Beijing Institute Of Fashion And Technology (bift) Beijing / China

University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli"
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Caserta China Beijing + 2 more

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. [+]

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. The Beijing Institute of Fashion and Technology (BIFT) Beijing is one of the most important universities of China on fashion, specializing primarily in applied technology. Training to BIFT combines art, technology, economics, management and other disciplines that can interact successfully. Founded in 1959, the institute is affiliated to the Ministry of Textiles. In recent years, the institute's motto is "innovation paves the way for realistic and creative applications in the field of education", a visionary philosophy that combines art and science education, integrates culture of ethnic fashion with contemporary design philosophy . The institution counts 7000 students and 700 academic staff members, is now made up of five schools (School of Art and... [-]

MTech in Fashion

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

Having obtained this qualification, students will be able to conduct independent research in a specialised field of clothing or fashion and contribute to knowledge production in a selected area. The research problem, its justification, process, and outcome are reported in a dissertation that complies with generally accepted norms at this level. [+]

Masters in Fashion Design. Having obtained this qualification, students will be able to conduct independent research in a specialised field of clothing or fashion and contribute to knowledge production in a selected area. The research problem, its justification, process, and outcome are reported in a dissertation that complies with generally accepted norms at this level. Admission requirements A Baccalaureus Technologiae: Fashion with an average mark of at least 65% or an equivalent qualification at an equivalent standard, as recommended by a Status Committee and approved by the Faculty Board. Selection criteria Selection is based on academic merit and a preliminary research proposal, as approved by the Departmental Committee. Curriculum MODULE Research and Dissertation: Fashion Programme structure Nature of programme: One year research programme. Minimum duration: 12 months. Maximum duration: 24 months full-time, 36 months part-time. [-]

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. [+]

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; fundamentally to this is... [-]

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. [+]

Masters in Fashion Design. 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/ [-]