Part time Master's Degree in Fashion Design in Greater London in United Kingdom

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Fashion Design

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Fashion design programs can integrate a solid understanding of craft, design and art with the creation of clothing and accessory lines to be sold. Some programs may cover topics such as the fashion industry or the history of the field.

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom and Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.The two most famous (and oldest) universities are Oxford and Cambridge (often referred to as Oxbridge by many Britons) England also has several other world-class institutions, including several in London (notably Imperial College, the London School of Economics, University College London and King's College London, all are part of London University)

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Master (MA) Fashion

Ravensbourne
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom London

Ravensbourne’s MA Fashion has innovation at its heart, challenging the boundaries of traditional fashion design, practice and manufacture; and has been developed in response to market forces [+]

MA Fashion

Ravensbourne’s MA Fashion has innovation at its heart, challenging the boundaries of traditional fashion design, practice and manufacture; and has been developed in response to market forces shaping the fashion industry today, where cutting-edge design practice is balanced with sophisticated commercial strategy.

This is a creative, project-based course focusing on the dynamic between creativity, technology and business awareness. The course develops the critical and creative, and technical and professional skills necessary to advance practice and stimulate innovation in the fashion industry.

As an MA Fashion student, you will explore the boundaries of creative fashion design and develop your digital skills utilising a range of prototyping technologies. The course will challenge you to re-examine the underpinning methodologies and ways of working that characterise creative practice in fashion. You will be encouraged to challenge the boundaries of traditional fashion design, practice and manufacture, and explore the creative opportunities offered by technology and new ways of working.... [-]


Master in Fashion Styling

Polimoda, International Institute Fashion Design & Marketing
Campus 9 months

Fashion Styling creates a Master of image, one who is able to dictate a style by detecting the language of nowadays-aesthetic paradigms and shape the collective imaginary of tomorrow. As an icon maker, the stylist is very in demand in different domains of the fashion industry such as design, shows, stores, magazines, celebrity and digital environments. As a professional of the image, the stylist experiments, gives... [+]

Master in Fashion Styling Fashion Styling creates a Master of image, one who is able to dictate a style by detecting the language of nowadays-aesthetic paradigms and shape the collective imaginary of tomorrow. As an icon maker, the stylist is very in demand in different domains of the fashion industry such as design, shows, stores, magazines, celebrity and digital environments. As a professional of the image, the stylist experiments, gives colour to the Spirit of Time, launches and manages transversal collaborations with designers, video makers, art directors, photographers and artists. Organisational skills, research methodology, sociological overview, a taste for the erudite quotation as well as for the subcultural one, complete the figure of the stylist along with the propensity to perform their personal vision and the lucid dream that fuels their creativity. DESCRIPTION The program includes classes with resident teachers from the industry, international guest lecturers, a five-day exchange program to Paris or London, workshops and field trips to Milan/Florence fashion weeks, the attendance of the Venice Biennale and the regular use of a professional photography studio. Fashion Styling is very intensive, structured around four educational levels (research, storytelling, icon making and applied release) and develops vertically through six possible career paths (styling a collection, styling a fashion event, digital styling, styling a store, editorial styling and personal styling), each one featuring at least one individual project. The advanced level of this course is guaranteed by a limited number of participants tutored in the creation of a professional portfolio to be presented to a company. HOW TO APPLY Work experience in fashion or closely related industries is required. Applicants with no experience but with a significant degree in art, fashion design, photography or communication will be considered. English speaking and mandatory attendance. Candidates will be selected upon presentation of portfolio, CV, motivation letter and after an interview with the Head of Department. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES Fashion Stylist, Art Director, Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Web Content Manager, Video & Sound Designer, Visual Merchandiser, Personal Shopper & Stylist, Set Designer, Curator, Event Manager, Photographer, Fashion Editor. [-]

Master in Shoe & Bag Collection Design

Polimoda, International Institute Fashion Design & Marketing
Campus 14 months

Accessory designers enhance silhouettes by adding their creative style signature to a contemporary collection. Shoes and bags emphasize a look and help to create the right mood; they often indicate cultural and social status and must be practical, resilient and durable. The Master’s program teaches you how to interpret, design and produce collections based on the long-standing, sophisticated... [+]

Part time Masters in Fashion Design in Greater London in United Kingdom. Master in Shoe & Bag Collection Design Accessory designers enhance silhouettes by adding their creative style signature to a contemporary collection. Shoes and bags emphasize a look and help to create the right mood; they often indicate cultural and social status and must be practical, resilient and durable. The Master’s program teaches you how to interpret, design and produce collections based on the long-standing, sophisticated Italian traditions of craftsmanship. You learn how to maintain artistic integrity in your work, while respecting the individual styles of other persons involved in the creative process. You must be able to effectively present your style and collaborate with different brands, manufacturers, artisans, and fashion designers. The Master will foster your personal and cultural growth, right through to the creation and professional presentation of an innovative accessories collection that reflects both the spirit of the season and the mind of a true professional designer. DESCRIPTION The master’s programme takes you through the various stages involved in the development of a genuine Footwear, Bags and Accessories collection. In the first part of the course, personal vision is strengthened through research into cultural aspects of History, Ethnics, Contemporary Arts and Trends. Your illustration, drawing techniques, computer graphics and styling skills will be characterised and personalised. You will learn how to master technical and creative skills such as Pattern Making, Prototyping, Computer Aided Design and Artisan Techniques as well as high standards of craftsmanship, innovative design and management and production of prototypes and technical specifications that can ultimately be used for production. Strategic and managerial skills will be practised through workshops and group sessions in which product development scenarios will be analysed and applied. You will work in team together with artisans, pattern cutters, art directors, and marketing and communication managers to develop products on different projects following a brief, giving you the possibility to broaden your competences as a team player. Essential issues of Collection Management will be applied such as Line Planning, Supply Chain, Production Standards, Budget Control, Pricing and Customer Relationships. You will learn how to set up a Fashion Business, write a business plan, find partners, and relate to press and clients. During the course we will tutor participation at international fashion talent competitions. At mid-term a seminar will be organised with fashion professionals. You will present projects and collections as a team and individually as a designer. Subsequently you will be taken through all the stages of analysing resources of inspiration, creating and producing patterns and prototypes and manage the creation of a 14 piece collection of shoes and accessories with the production of 5 items. Lastly, you will learn to enhance the image of a signature collection through a professional presentation, using an interdisciplinary approach that can include an event, the creation of a portfolio, a shooting, a look book and internet or video presentations. At the end of the master’s course you will present your thesis collection to professionals in the industry, talent scouts, buyers and the media – becoming a distinctive author capable of creating and realising a signature collection. HOW TO APPLY The master’s course is open to graduates (or equivalent), undergraduates or professionals with at least 2/3 years experience in the sector. Preference will be given to graduates in Fashion or Footwear Design, Art and Industrial Design. Candidates will be selected on the basis of: portfolio and curriculum vitae motivation letter interview with the Head of the Design Department EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES Footwear, Bag and Accessory Designer Product Developer. [-]

Master Collection Design

Polimoda, International Institute Fashion Design & Marketing
Campus 14 months

This master's programme is aimed at designers, who wish to develop their personal style in creating a fashion collection and their own business or brand. A highly specialised intensive programme, based on the fundamentals for achieving success in Fashion Design: creativity, assurance of expression, attention to individual cultural development, and passion for research... [+]

Master Collection Design This master's programme is aimed at designers, who wish to develop their personal style in creating a fashion collection and their own business or brand. A highly specialised intensive programme, based on the fundamentals for achieving success in Fashion Design: creativity, assurance of expression, attention to individual cultural development, and passion for research. The course gives an intensive training and shaping of personal style as a Fashion Designer and aims to stimulate personal and cultural development leading to the creation and presentation of a fashion collection in a professional and effective manner. By the end of the master students will have acquired the ability to communicate the results of their academic career and will be able to produce an original, recognisable collection, fully expressing and embodying their own individual ideas and concepts. DESCRIPTION The master’s programme takes you through the different steps in the creation, the development, the management and professional presentation of a designer’s collection. In the first part of the course cultural background is strengthened through study and research into cultural and artistic concepts, and aspects of Contemporary Arts, Trends and Fashion. Skills in Illustration drawing techniques, computer graphics and styling will be characterised and personalised. Artisan crafts and creativity in pattern cutting, tailoring, draping and printing techniques will be developed through different workshops and the realisation of prototypes based on original patterns of iconic, historical or ethnical garments. Strategic and managerial skills will be practised through workshops and group sessions in which product development scenarios will be analysed and applied. You will work in a team together with artisans, pattern cutters, art directors, and marketing and communication managers to develop products on different projects following a brief, giving you the possibility to broaden your competences as a team player. Essential issues of Collection Management will be applied such as Line Planning, Supply Chains, Production Standards, Budget Control, Pricing and Costumer Relationships. You will learn how to set up a Fashion Business, write a business plan, find partners, and relate to press and clients. During the course we will tutor participation at international fashion talent competitions. At mid term a seminar will be organised with fashion professionals. You will present projects and collections as a team and individually as a designer. Subsequently you will be taken through the stages of producing a final collection. You will learn how to enhance your master’s final project, the creation and realisation of a collection of 5 outfits, using an interdisciplinary approach that can include an event, the creation of a portfolio, a shooting, a look book and internet or video presentations. At the end of the master’s course you will present your thesis collection to professionals in the industry, talent scouts, buyers and the media – becoming a distinctive author capable of creating and realising a signature collection. HOW TO APPLY The Master’s course is open to graduates (or equivalent), degree students or professionals with at least 2/3 years experience in the sector. Preference will be given to Fashion Design and Art graduates. Candidates will be selected according to: presentation of portfolio and curriculum vitae; motivation letter; interview with the Head of the Design Department. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES Fashion Director Fashion Coordinator Art Director [-]

Master in Fashion Elite

Istituto Marangoni
Campus 8 months

Aimed at maximum 12 excellent candidates per year, selected by the best fashion schools worldwide or from the world of work. [+]

Part time Masters in Fashion Design in Greater London in United Kingdom. Master in Fashion Elite the course Aimed at maximum 12 excellent candidates per year, selected by the best fashion schools worldwide or from the world of work, who have a minimum of professional experience and/or have launched a brand with great future potential. Maximum four participants will be chosen from each of the following educational pathways: Design, Art Direction and Business. Those selected will be expected to have a good first degree in design or business studies. The course is designed to train the future leaders of the fashion industry to understand, analyse and manage the key areas of a fashion company. Through the study of subjects such as collection-building, production methodologies, budgeting, marketing and communication, the participant can learn not only theoretical notions but to develop innovative and future-thinking practical approaches aimed at creating, making and launching a product or collection of products on the global market. These twelve participants will be divided into three interdisciplinary groups. Each group will consist of a participant with a design background, one with an art direction background and one with a business background. All three groups will attend a nine-month intensive course held by the best tutors and managers of the fashion industry in every area (design, art, business), during which they will develop their own business idea or an idea from the sponsoring brand. During the course each group will be supported by: a coach; three tutors, one for each subject area. There will be no pre-constructed units, but the contents will be negotiated and driven by each team, focusing on project development; managers for each function (creativity, communication, digital, textile, venture capital, business planning, marketing, retail, etc.) who will work directly on the participants’ project. opportunities Through building skills in ideas development, problem solving, teamwork and focused project management, participants will be able to lead teams of people in realising complex projects. They will be able to contribute entrepreneurial thinking to new concepts for existing companies or generate new businesses and create new markets for innovative products. learning outcomes research, develop and resolve all creative ideas while producing an ambitious, professional and contemporary collection (creative skills); critically implement an individual program of work demonstrating organizational and managerial skills in planning, organizing and completing the project (business skills); evaluate the procedures involved in setting up and operating a business venture (business skills); relate appropriately and effectively within various organizational contexts; develop effective self-management skills in terms of time, planning and behaviour, motivation, self-starting, individual initiative and enterprise when realizing a project (soft skills). course themes The programme is innovative as it is based on a coaching approach. This is determined by the participants as they set their objectives and are supported and guided by the academic teams across fashion disciplines. [-]

Master in Digital Fashion Design

Istituto Marangoni
Campus 8 months

The course is intended for students who already have a degree in graphics or communications or marketing and who know the basics of coding in html. The course... [+]

Master in Digital Fashion Design

 

The course is intended for students who already have a degree in graphics or communications or marketing and who know the basics of coding in html.  The course will cover which trends and technological solutions must be implemented to improve brand value communication of the selected brand equity and manage, as social media coordinators, the politics of online customer relation management (social & PR). Learners will also be able to analyze different e-commerce strategies, evaluating which of these should be applied in the retail politics of a brand.The aim of the course is, in fact, to develop a critical analysis of the best ways to integrate direct commercial channel, to the web based one, the use of social media, and the CRM data analysis to further improve the value of a brand and attract consumers to the online fashion market from all over the world. Thus the learners will study programming languages for new digital technologies and mobile devices used in brand communication. They will study the strategies of web marketing and how the values of a company are communicated to the client audience. At the same time they will also study in detail web marketing and communication strategies of the most important case histories.Themes in the design and planning of a website will be analysed through the development of a project in real collaboration with a company of the industry.  After the study of the legal implications of e-commerce and the visual representation of the project for the client, the course will then focus on the analysis of topics connected to styling and visual merchandising to understand how a company can enter the virtual world with the luxury and appeal of its brand identity. The final project will be focused on the implementation of an e-commerce website of an existing fashion brand. The expert in internet fashion is a professional figure who looks towards the future.  Faced with the growing demand in the emerging online sales sector, Istituto Marangoni has created a master in digital fashion design to link fashion business with the online world.  Through advanced knowledge of web marketing and of digital media and trends in the international domain, the specialist in digital fashion will develop new strategies intended to promote the image of a brand, in line with the different product and client targets.At the end of the course, professionals have plenty of roles they could undertake in the labor market such as: from managing a web agency to work with magazines’ or fashion companies’ editorial staff reaching vertical ecommerce portals. Other career opportunities include: digital art director, digital brand manager, web fashion designer, customer intelligence manager, online store manager, web visual merchandising, web marketing specialist and social network coordinator.... [-]


Master in Fashion Product & Production Management

Istituto Marangoni
Campus 1 year

Imagination, creativity, then commercial actuality of a product: or rather the art to turn dreams into reality through new ideas, new processes and new technologies. The [+]

The course

The master’s dedicated to product & production management offers the instruments for the understanding and management of technical problems, technology, organisation and economics tied to the production process of the fashion product. The course will develop the knowledge and ability to manage all the variables relative to the planning of new fashion products within an organization, responding to technological changes and product innovation. The fashion product manager mqkes the ideas and concepts of design concrete, transforming creativity into a valid commercial proposal. From the initial idea through to final production, they supervise the proceedings of the entire project and are responsible for the organization and activating protocols in guarantees, aimed at certifying the quality of the products. The professional also selects the methodologies for the realization of company reporting in different negotiating phases, while simultaneously managing prototypes, analyses and processes. The product manager is a professional figure that looks to the future. Challenged by the growing demand of new profiles in the sector of new digital media, Istituto Maragoni has created a master’s designed to link the business of fashion with the web. The fashion product manager usually manages a specific product or line of products. In the course of their career within an company they specialize in a specific area of the Italian or International industry foreseeing forthcoming scenarios in which to work.... [-]


Master in Fashion Styling & Portfolio

Istituto Marangoni
Campus 1 year

The success of a brand is linked above all to the image: everything speaks about the brand, from the tone of a photo shoot to the organisation of a show, from the display in a store or showroom to relations with the press. Stylists are involved in each step of [+]

The Course The master’s in fashion styling & portfolio is intended to grant the students advanced knowledge and develop a broad range of abilities in the field of fashion styling and fashion photography, promoting originality and autonomy while working to respond to the changing needs of the fashion industry. The exhaustive study of existing and emerging technology in the contemporary fashion industry is aimed at the development of the independent personal research of the student. The stylist has the job of bringing value to the communication of fashion products, creating the image. Based on their refined sensitivity, they are able to create style that tells a story about the impact of fashion in everyday life. Their means of expresson are: the editorial pages regarding trends in fashion magazines, the interpretations of fashion products in blogs and online magazines, the creation of image and video collections, the design staff of research offices in style and trends. In addition to the requirement of creativity, fashion stylists have a rich knowledge of the history of fashion, as well as trends, styles and the tastes of modern society. The stylist plays a key role in the success of a fashion collection. These professionals can collaborate with magazines in fashion and style,n design offices design or in offices of Italian and international fashion houses. They may also find work in the creation of catalogues, as well as in image consulting, in offices for research and trend or work with press offices. Learning Outcomes understand the relationship between the theory of photography, its practice and its context; manage images in Photoshop and multimedia; manage a photographic space and choose its location; create photoshoots with models and technical assistants; manage the creative process from an idea to its realization; analyse and describe fashion photographs and their cultural context. Course Themes cultural identity of styling fashion brand creative communication and experimentation creative visualization theory and practice research methods [-]

Master in Fashion Design Womenswear

Istituto Marangoni
Campus 1 year October 2017 United Kingdom London

To design a collection and recognise fabrics is no longer enough to have success in the fashion world. It’s necessary to go deeper: to research, identify styles, create and at the same time predict the most captivating [+]

Part time Masters in Fashion Design in Greater London in United Kingdom. The Course The womenswear fashion design masters degree is dedicated to all those students with specific competences in fashion design and to professionals that wish to expand their knowledge on specific themes. Starting from the study of Women’s fashion design the course will give an in-depth view of the different fashion trends through the evolution of society. Besides the practical study of how to coordinate a women’s fashion collection, the students will acquire also the basic structures of free-hand and digital drawing and the right research tools for identifying trends and contemporary culture. A women’s fashion designer is a precursor of styles: starting from the analysis of the market’s history and of the changes of habits and traditions, he/she is capable of designing a collection responding to the needs and requirements of a contemporary woman. While keeping into consideration production deadlines, expenses and the brand’s image, he/she manages the creation of a new and innovative fashion and accessory collection, giving life to new styles that will influence women’s lifestyles in terms of clothing, fabrics, and accessories. He/she is a professional, very sought-after within the fashion business management. Womenswear Fashion designers can work for his/her fashion brand, cooperate with fashion companies or with consultancy, research or fashion studios. He/she designs fashion and accessory collections, from eyewear to bathing suits, keeping always a close eye on the latest trends. Thanks to his/her knowledge he/she can become a product manager thus managing also the production phase: two extremely important fields for the product’ s development. Learning Outcomes The students graduating from the Womenswear Design Masters Degree will be capable of: Critically evaluate the consumers’, markets’, trends’ needs and requirements, for a specific women’s brand; Perform in-depth research within a widespread context of art and design in relation to the womeswear fashion design industry; Show the improvement of his/her technical and creative skills used to communicate and explain design concepts in a clear and concise way, thus strengthening a given fashion brand’s identity. Evaluate and critically apply theories and techniques for developing new design ideas for the womenswear fashion industry proving his/her creative talent and self management skills.; Perform successfully an independent research; *students who successfully complete the programmes taught in english in paris and london will be awarded with a masters degree by MMU (manchester metropolitan university). masters degrees include a 12/14 weeks work placement. 180 credits points are available in order to gain a masters degree upon successful completion of the course. all candidates should meet specific requirements (please check the website www.mmu.ac.uk/international indicating your nationality and study level); for further details please do not hesitate to contact the information office at the chosen campus. **students who successfully complete the programmes taught in milano will be awarded with an istituto marangoni certificate. Course themes Women’s apparel Relationship between design and culture Visual communication and brand identity Research methods Final professional project Locations and Dates London 06 oct 2014 - 29 jan 2016 02 feb 2015 - 27 may 2016 Milan 06 oct 2014 - 05 jun 2015 Paris 06 oct 2014 - 29 jan 2016 [-]

Master in Fashion Design Menswear

Istituto Marangoni
Campus 1 year

The purpose of the Master in Fashion Design Menswear is to train practitioners of menswear collections, ready to interact immediately with the profession and the market, finding a [+]

The Course The Master’s in fashion to develop experts in the design of menswear, explores the disciplines linked to the history of men’s clothing, looks at its subsequent evolution and to the designing of collections that are in line with the development of a particular brand. The students in the course learn to relate to the existing and emerging technologies for production in contemporary fashion manufacture, which stimulates creativity, business practice and the independent skills to respond to the needs connected with contemporary fashion and luxury. The menswear fashion designer is responsible for the research of creative ideas for a collection and the source of inspiration for new trends: developing lines for clothing and fabrics, whilst at the same time using invention, technology, information technology and trends. The designer manages to find a successful balance between design and product, market innovations and marketing. The most important factor: time management, costs and budgets connected to the manufacture. The menswear fashion designer is a highly sought after professional in the world of fashion business management. The graduate can work for private labels or work alongside agencies, design studios or consulting agencies. The designer will be able to design garment collections, from woolens to bathing suits, with an eye for new evolutions in fashion design. Thanks to the abilities acquired, they can work as product managers and manage production, which is a sector of vital importance for the development of fashion designs. Learning Outcomes critically evaluate consumer needs as well as those of the market and trends for a specific menswear brand; carry out extensive research in the context of art and design in relation for the menswear fashion industry; demonstrate the advanced technical and creative processes used to clearly and efficiently communicate the design concept, while reinforcing brand identity; evaluate and critically apply the theories and techniques used in the development of new design proposals for the menswear fashion industry, demonstrating originality and self-management; successfully carry out indipendent research; Course Themes menswear connections between design and culture visual communication and brand identity research methods [-]