Masters Programs in Fashion

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A Master in Fashion is for those who fancy beautiful and smart clothes and for those who enjoy using their imagination and talent to create these dresses, hats, footwear and all sorts of other different unique costumes. A Master in Fashion will explore how fashion is connected with other concepts, such as style, fashion design and collections, as well as fashion industry and journalism.

The idea of fashion is an ancient one that can be traced thousands of years back in time. The highly respected profession of a fashion designer or a stylist requires vast knowledge in different areas. For instance, a fashion designer, a fashion journalist, or anybody else connected to fashion should be well educated in art, cultural heritage, history, aesthetic theories on one hand, and on the other – be creative and capable of coming up with individual and challenging ideas and concepts. A Master in Fashion can provide a comprehensive understanding and foundation in all of these aspects.

If your ambitions are to produce an original fashion collection or to become part of the fashion industry, read through the descriptions of the Master in Fashion programs below. You can find Master in Fashion programs offered by universities around the whole world. Make the step towards your future career in fashion right away!

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Master in Fashion Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 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. [+]

Masters in Fashion. 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. Target - The Master in Fashion Design welcomes students with an Honours Degree in Fashion Design and designers operating in the sector who feel the need to improve and/or update according to contemporary approaches of research and design. To gain access to the course it is essential to know well the techniques of Fashion Design: modeling and tailoring, technical drawing, Photoshop e Illustrator. Methodology and structure - Through a modular training, the Master deals with subjects design to align and implement the students’ basic skills. The course will concentrate on technological teachings workshops in parallel with cultural insights that highlight the historical and sociological aspects necessary to develop... [-]

Master in Fashion Styling & Visual Merchandising

Domus Academy
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Italy Milan

The Master in Fashion Styling & Visual Merchandising program investigates the role of the fashion stylist—one who selects the clothing for fashion editorials, advertisements, music videos, etc.—alongside the role of the visual merchandiser, one who creates three-dimensional fashion displays to provide customers with fresh in-store experiences. The program proposes merging these two roles to create a new professional profile: that of the “visual fashion brand communicator,” who directs the visual communication of a fashion brand. [+]

Master in Fashion Styling & Visual Merchandising - Curating style 

‘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 ... [-]

Master in Fashion Management

Rome Business School
Campus Full time 1 year March 2018 Italy Rome

The Rome Business School’s Master in Fashion Management is geared to provide all the tools necessary to interpret, forecast, and follow this sector’s phases and trends, and is aimed at students, professionals, and entrepreneurs in the fashion, design, and luxury industries who wish to acquire the basics of and the ability to interpret the evolution of this special market, setting up and maintaining successful businesses. [+]

Early bird: 10% discount if you enrol before December the 11th!

Training of excellence, paid internships, career service, international networking and many others benefits for your professional and personal development. Teaching formulas for every demand. Starting date: each year, in March and October.

The global fashion market is worth roughly three trillion US dollars each year, representing 2% of the world's Gross Domestic Product. The prime contenders among this rich industry’s sub-sectors are womenswear (621 billion), menswear (402 billion), childrenswear (186 billion), and sportswear (90.4 billion). To get an idea of the overall magnitude of the value created, just consider that wedding apparel on its own generates a sales volume of 57 billion US dollars, not to mention all those activities that are usually only partially associated with the fashion world, such as beauty products and some trendy household accessories.... [-]


Professional Footwear Innovation

The Footwearists - Footwear Innovation & Training
Campus Full time 9 months November 2017 Netherlands Tilburg China Florence Italy Guangdong + 4 more

The Footwearists offer a unique program, focused on positive impact and innovation for the footwear industry by educating footwear entrepreneurs, forecasters and consultants. [+]

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Master in Fashion Design

Scuola di Moda Vitali
Campus Part time 660 hours September 2018 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. [+]

Masters in Fashion. 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... [-]

Master in Fashion Communication Management

Accademia del Lusso
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 Italy Milan

The Master’s Course in Fashion Communication Management aims to develop a professional able to cover roles related to communication in businesses within the Fashion industry that manage brands, or outsourcing agencies. Students learn the vital activities of these companies, such as drafting press releases and advertising material, developing and maintaining contacts with press services, sustaining public relations... [+]

The Master’s Course in Fashion Communication Management aims to develop a professional able to cover roles related to communication in businesses within the Fashion industry that manage brands, or outsourcing agencies. Students learn the vital activities of these companies, such as drafting press releases and advertising material, developing and maintaining contacts with press services, sustaining public relations, and event management. Other professional openings in this field involve specialised communication through media such as magazines, online portals and television, and a constant communication based on special events and celebrities. The course teaches students to be able to manage every stage of a communication plan, as well as to manage the team of different professionals who form part of the communication sphere within a Fashion business.... [-]


Master’s programme in Textile Engineering

University of Borås
Campus Full time 2 - 2 years August 2018 Sweden Borås

Get the skills in and become prepared for employment within management or qualified research functions in textile-related engineering, for example material and product design and development, manufacturing, functional and interactive textile structures. [+]

Masters in Fashion. Master’s programme in Textile Engineering The Master’s programme in Textile Engineering focuses on advanced technological textiles, where the design process has a crucial role, but where also materials engineering, nano-technology and crossdisciplinary insight into the textile value chain are extremely important for the outcome. It is intended to qualify you for employment in managerial and developmental roles within the textile industry and related activities. There is a vivid exchange with current research in the field, strong professional links and the capacity to stimulate students to develop their skills for qualified employment within the textile sector, which may include a scientific career or developing their own business. Your capacity for innovation will be encouraged and together with deep subject knowledge you become well placed to create and support new businesses in the industry. The programme will provide environmental, ecological, ethical and globalization-related awareness. Building a personal network is important and is supported in the School of Textiles environment through interaction with a range of people in design, technology and management professions. Upon graduation, you will have skills in and be prepared for employment within management or qualified research functions in textile-related engineering, for example material and product design and development, manufacturing, functional and interactive textile structures. You will be prepared for qualified tasks at the advanced level within the textile technology field and will have attained a comprehensive understanding of the textile value chain with specialisation in development, innovation and leadership. Upon graduation, you will have the ability... [-]

Master in Fashion Design

Polimoda, International Institute Fashion Design & Marketing
Campus Full time 9 months October 2018 Italy Florence

Fashion Design is a star course that fulfills the dream to enter the world of fashion, wielding the keys of its main language. Fashion Design is the personal expression of a master creator who can conceive an idea and transform it into a wearable cult piece, desired by many who are looking for change. [+]

Fashion Design is a star course that fulfills the dream to enter the world of fashion, wielding the keys of its main language. Fashion Design is the personal expression of a master creator who can conceive an idea and transform it into a wearable cult piece, desired by many who are looking for change. This course perfectly integrates the two words contained in its title, Fashion and Design, into the teaching areas. The first area is based on research; a full immersion to acquire cultural and technical skill, while the second is practice-driven and aims to realise and present an impressive capsule collection. Fashion Design is run by teachers from the industry and special guests, grants unlimited access to the Design Lab, Computer Labs, and the immense library, and includes a starting toolkit, a field trip to Milan Fashion Week, and internship opportunities. The two main projects of the course are of a quality to present as a personal portfolio, where the first develops from research to figurines, and the second from figurines to a capsule collection. The 9 month academic year goes from October to June, totals 700 teaching hours, and is valuable for 80 credits. English language proficiency and attendance are required. Candidates will be selected after a enrolment questionnaire and an interview with the course’s leading teacher. Study Plan The two areas, Fashion and Design take concrete form in the following modules: Contemporary Fashion; Fashion Sociology & Trend Research; Colours & Materials; Graphic Design & 3D Printing;... [-]

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. 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 to... [-]

Master in Womenswear Design – Portfolio Collection

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

The course is aimed to forge fashion designers who are specialized in conceiving women clothes collections and accessories. For this reason it’s important to own the basics and get to realize a portfolio, essential for the student’s own presentation. [+]

The course is aimed to forge fashion designers who are specialized in conceiving women clothes collections and accessories. For this reason it’s important to own the basics and get to realize a portfolio, essential for the student’s own presentation. Once learned the basics of drawing, the student will go deep in the “woman” subject by realizing several kinds of collections and studying the current, old and future trends. The course lets the student make a deepened study about fabrics and the graphical design of the collection, about the product marketing and the technical development, to let the students move with higher self-confidence, due to a 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 Technical sheet Classes Hours It’s possible to set up an attendance of a minimum of 16 hours per week, up to a maximum of 32. Students can choose between the full time attendance (morning and afternoon) and the Part-time one (morning only or afternoon only). Full... [-]

Master in Advice of Styling, Image and Communication

ESDi - Design School
Campus Full time 1 year March 2018 Spain Barcelona

More than 40 years of teaching in Fashion of EATM as a center of great experience in this field. Fruit of this experience is the Master in Styling, Image and Communication, in 13th convocation. A rigorous master with a unique approach, whose objective is to train the student, developing and reinforcing the necessary competences to achieve a professional position in the field of fashion. [+]

Masters in Fashion. Increasingly needed is the figure of both the Image expert and the Stylist and Communication expert, as a strategic instrument for achieving optimum image quality. More than 40 years of teaching in Fashion of EATM as a center of great experience in this field. Fruit of this experience is the Master in Styling, Image and Communication, in 13th convocation. A rigorous master with a unique approach, whose objective is to train the student, developing and reinforcing the necessary competences to achieve a professional position in the field of fashion. The Higher School of Design (ESDi) is a university school located in Sabadell and Barcelona, which awards the official university degree in design in the specializations of Graphic Design, Fashion, Product, Audiovisual, and in design management. The Foundation for Design (FUNDIT) is the founding institution of the ESDi Higher School of Design. The director of the Foundation for Design (FUNDIT), who heads ESDi, is Antoni Garrell i Guiu. The Higher School of Design (ESDi) is a center attached to the Ramon Llull University (URL), the first private university in Spain and with a strong presence in Catalonia, and the whole of its curriculum is adapted to the EUROPEAN HIGHER EDUCATION (EEES). ESDi has more than twenty years of history. It was the first center to introduce university studies in Design, as a degree of the URL, and was one of the first university schools in Spain to teach the official university degree of Design in 2008. Its vocation... [-]

Masters in Textile Materials Engineering - IN ENGLISH

ITECH Lyon
Campus Full time September 2018 France Lyon

ITECH textile manufacturing engineers cover the many upstream industries involved in the making of textile materials, as well as the different application sectors: medical, building and civil engineering, sport equipment, automotive, aeronautical, furnishing and... clothing. He/she follows the development of the products, from management to the organisation of production. [+]

ITECH textile manufacturing engineers cover the many upstream industries involved in the making of textile materials, as well as the different application sectors: medical, building and civil engineering, sport equipment, automotive, aeronautical, furnishing and... clothing. He/she follows the development of the products, from management to the organisation of production. Courses over the 3 years take place on 2 different sites of ITECH: on the main campus in Lyon, and in Roanne (1h15 from Lyon) where the Textile Department is located. New Textile Engineering in English Following the success of the Formulation Chemistry major in 2014, the European Section is opening up its teaching of English courses to the Plastic and Textile departments for the 2016/2017 school year. Students will be able to follow a core curriculum of 3 semesters at ITECH Lyon focusing on Polymer Science and Physical-Chemistry in order to prepare them for 2 semesters of specialization in Textile Engineering at ITECH Roanne (1h15). The Textile Engineering course allows pupils to gain valuable knowledge in theoretical and practical work in regards to all aspects of the textile industry: Working with raw materials (cotton, silk, synthetic polymers...) Spinning and twisting technology Weaving and knitting machinery and confectioning Computer Added Designing: apparel, upholstery and technical textiles Finishing and analysing (colorimetry, printing, dyeing.. .) Admission for Students outside France 1st year admission: Graduate studies in chemistry (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent , 180 ECTS) A satisfying level in English: B2 CERF level + interview with ITECH How to apply? Visit and register at... [-]

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. [+]

Masters in Fashion. 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... [-]

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 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 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 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 Degree In Advertising Photography, Fashion And Art Direction

Seeway - Barcelona
Campus Part time 9 months October 2018 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Professional Photography and Advertising specialization in Fashion and Lifestyle presents an ideal for producing professional references and capable of generating trends from their own creative personality environment. [+]

Masters in Fashion. The Master in Professional Photography and Advertising in their specialization in Fashion and Lifestyle presents an ideal for producing professional references and capable of generating trends from their own creative personality environment. The spirit of the Master, which transcends pure photography and covers a wide range of competences of other areas and disciplines the world of fashion design and communication arises from the desire to combine the demands of a labor market in constant redefinition with individual aspirations and visions of each participant. Its axis of specialization is Photography Fashion and Lifestyle at its confluence and intersection with the Art Direction. The program, oriented to creativity and innovation, covering all essential aspects needed to handle the conceptualization, development and implementation of visual projects commercial, advertising and complete personal, professional quality and a strong stamp author. Summary Qualification: Master Degree Credits: 40 ECTS Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 18:30 to 21: 30h Mode: Barcelona Semester: October to June. observations: classroom training. 100% practical guidance. Small groups. GOALS The educational objective of the Master is to train participants as a leading professionals with initiative and style, offering domain knowledge, tools, processes and methodologies at technical, aesthetic and managerial, always favoring the most of the expansion of their own inclinations and skills. You will be able to control the entire process of creation and production and you can postularte as author and creator of trends. CURRICULUM The Master of Professional and advertising photography with specialization in fashion and lifestyle is... [-]