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 Menswear

Raffles Milano | Istituto Moda e Design
Campus Full time 10 months September 2017 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. 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 at... [-]

MFA in Design: Jewellery

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years August 2017 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... [-]

Masters In Accessories And Fashion Accessories

FDModa - LCI Barcelona
Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The curriculum covers the entire process of creating a collection, based on the creative concept to the development of the business plan that supports the viability of it. [+]

Masters in Fashion. Language of instruction: Spanish The fight for market expansion of the big brands that determines the need for companies to offer and expand its range of products and services with new lines of apparel and accessories. Ins have become the backbone of the economy of fashion. You are not an accessory, they are elements that define the look and personality far beyond clothing. Fashion Accessories are the product that best communicates the style and is also one of the primary tools that best defines a conceptual identity and brand aesthetics. Thus the figure of a specialized apparel and accessories design professional with expertise and judgment about fashion, and capacity is essential to use the traditional tools and new creation in the design of a product that must compete in an increasingly increasing and more complex. Objective: Provide students needed to be able to successfully resolve the whole process of design and manufacture of any line of accessories and fashion accessories, with special emphasis in the areas of training shoes and handbags. The curriculum covers the entire process of creating a collection, based on the creative concept to the development of the business plan that supports the viability of it. [-]

Master in Fashion Styling & Visual Merchandising

Domus Academy
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 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. [+]

Look. Select. Combine. 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. As you study to become a visual fashion brand communicator, you will learn to convey a brand’s identity and values through visual storytelling tools and create a compelling visual language for the brand. You’ll analyze visual merchandising strategies—window displays, floor plans—for showrooms, concept stores, monobrand stores, and department stores. During your year at Domus Academy, you will develop your own theoretical, analytical, and practical approach toward issues related to a specific segment of the fashion styling and visual merchandising field. And you’ll gain direct experience working with top professionals and prestigious brands. Audience The program is designed for candidates with a first-level degree in fashion design, design, photography, architecture, communication, or other related disciplines. It is also aimed at young professionals who work in the fields of industrial design and journalism, and at those who work in the media offices of fashion, fashion styling, or visual merchandising companies. Owners of fashion studios and companies may also enroll to improve their skills in fashion styling and visual merchandising. Outcome During this degree program,... [-]

Master of Business of Fashion

Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Newmarket

The Rutgers Business School Master of Science in Business of Fashion is a cutting-edge program that will prepare you for a thrilling business career in the fashion industry. Bridging the gap between creative passion and business acumen, our program will provide you with the knowledge you need to position yourself to be a key player in the industry—all in a location that is just minutes away from the fashion center of the world, New York City. [+]

Masters in Fashion. The Rutgers Business School Master of Science in Business of Fashion is a cutting-edge program that will prepare you for a thrilling business career in the fashion industry. Bridging the gap between creative passion and business acumen, our program will provide you with the knowledge you need to position yourself to be a key player in the industry—all in a location that is just minutes away from the fashion center of the world, New York City. As a student in our program, you will engage in a rigorous and relevant curriculum and have access to renowned, world-class faculty and industry professionals. Whether you are ready to break into a business career in the industry, are a creative design entrepreneur, or an industry veteran, the Master of Science in Business of Fashion will prepare you to be a leader in the field. [-]

Master (MA) Fashion

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

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 of Fashion Management

LUISS Business School
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Italy Rome

LUISS Business School’s Master of Fashion Management transforms the classrooms in meeting points between great professionals of this industry and students. Influent guest speakers will guarantee a didactic product composed of high-quality professional experiences, technical notions and compelling case studies to be inspired from. [+]

Masters in Fashion. LUISS Business School’s Master of Fashion Management transforms the classrooms in meeting points between great professionals of this industry and students. Influent guest speakers will guarantee a didactic product composed of high-quality professional experiences, technical notions, and compelling case studies to be inspired from. Students will be given a 360° vision of the business scene of the fashion system and all the job opportunities will be described, so as to inspire, incentive and direct candidates to the professional area more suited to their inclinations and capacities. All these elements make this Master a perfect choice for a future in the fashion industry. PROGRAMME The study plan is composed of 13 core courses, divided into creative and managerial courses. Together with the core courses, students attend laboratories and electives, which can be chosen among the ones offered by the LUISS Creative Business Center. Core Courses : Students will understand the operating mechanisms in fashion firms and in the fashion industry as a whole, comprehend corporate and business strategies, study how to manage the product portfolio, learn how to analyse retail channels, discover the modern key roles operating in the fashion industry and will become proficient with communication and image tools and techniques. Branding Business models Business planning Business support functions & Support systems Communication & Marketing Distribution Finance Fashion history Fashion law Fashion strategy Operations & Supply chain management Product strategy & Merchandising Talent management & Organisation PROJECT WORK Students will test their preparation by carrying out a... [-]

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. Career opportunities Fashion Communication Manager, Events Manager, Public Relations Manager, Press Office Manager, Fashion Editor, Strategic Planner, Web Content Curator, Digital Strategist, Fashion & Celebrity Stylist, Research Consultant, Image Consultant. Some of the subjects taught in this programme - International & Fashion Markets - Luxury Marketing & Licensing - Fashion Communication & Web Fashion - Anthropology & Sociology of Fashion - Fashion Journalism & Web Editing - Styling & Shooting - Press Office & Public Relations - Fashion Graphic Design Internship opportunities The Careers and External Relations Office at Accademia del Lusso is very active in creating contacts with important sector businesses to allow students to find internship opportunities. Entry requirements Suitable knowledge of English: demonstrated by a formal certificate or Skype language interview 3-year university... [-]

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. [+]

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 Creative Direction

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

Creative Direction is a wide and deep program shaping the newest evolution of the fashion designer, the Creative Director. This is one who leads a design studio, the identity of a fashion brand, as well as specials project in the society of the spectacle, with the typical sensorial and conceptual approach required from art management. [+]

Creative Direction is a wide and deep program shaping the newest evolution of the fashion designer, the Creative Director. This is one who leads a design studio, the identity of a fashion brand, as well as specials project in the society of the spectacle, with the typical sensorial and conceptual approach required from art management. Creative Direction is based on 3 intersected areas. Design: the trend and cultural research resulting in a visualised concept. Brand: a market analysis resulting in brand identity strategy. Communications: the creation of written, visual and motion contents to be created and delivered by a team. This master’s course gives access to shows, trade fairs, exhibitions and museums in Italy and Europe, as well as internship opportunities. This course is run by teachers and guests from the industry, reviewing one-to-one the progress of the student. The final project is a concept book to be represented with a design installation in Villa Favard in front of a jury. The academic year is 9 months long, from June to March, with a total of 800 teaching hours, valuable for 80 credits. English language proficiency and experience in the field are required. Candidates with work experience or relevant studies in fashion and related fields will be selected after a enrolment questionnaire and an interview with the course’s leading teacher. Study Plan Design Sociology of the Imaginary: anthropology and psychology. Creative Direction: conceiving, visualising, briefing and implementing a concept. Trend Forecasting: spotting and then anchoring a trend to the main... [-]

Master’s programme in Textile Engineering

University of Borås
Campus Full time 2 - 2 years August 2017 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 of Arts in Contemporary Fashion Design

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

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

IFA Paris Master of Arts accredited by IDEL as "International Master" DURATION: 15 month program in English CAMPUSES: Paris, Florence (Istituto Lorenzo de Medici) FORMAT: Paris/Florence/Paris NEXT INTAKE: September 2017 ECTS CREDITS: 120 APPLICATION FEE: €150 TUITION FEE: €12,800 LIMITED TO: 20 students per class "Develop your collection in our designer atelier" INTRODUCTION Young fashion designers have become the key element in reshaping today’s fashion panorama. From the appointment of JW Anderson as Creative Director to Loewe to the acquisition of stakes of Christopher Kane by Kering Group, all events seem to indicate that now more than ever fashion creation remains essential for the activities of large luxury brands and mass-market brands. 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 provide a more... [-]

Luxury Brands Design Mini-Master

BAU International Academy of Rome
Campus Full time 4 - 12 weeks

This mini-master program will give participants under the supervision of Anna Fendi and our team of dedicated experts of visual storytelling and viral marketing the opportunity to conduct an experimental application of all the latest key trends and discoveries in branding strategies to a wide range of luxury fields, from fashion to food and restaurant business design. [+]

Masters in Fashion. There was a time that luxury was synonym of privilege, discreet, secret, rare and unique. Nowadays it is very difficult to define what is luxury and what is not; the business of luxury has corrupted the luxury story, many companies have made their brand extensions available to the mass at a cheaper price and luxury has become all about the label, not the substance. “Deluxe, how luxury lost its luster”, is an interesting book where the author explains how luxury now flashes instead of whispering. But slowly, people are turning away from the crass end of luxury and returning to its roots, to its being not easily accessible, unique piece rooted in outstanding quality and craftsmanship. This kind of customer is sophisticated, is an explorer, looks for experiences, for a connection with producers and their values, for that kind of rareness that doesn’t come with a label. If you want to start a business in the lifestyle industry and make the difference, this is the added value that you can learn from the Made in Italy brand, particularly from the experience of one of its most important Ambassadors active in Rome: Anna Fendi (read more about her >>>), the Italian fashion designer and entrepreneur who made with her sisters the Fendi brand famous across the globe, and after the LVMH acquisition has started a new business venture in the lifestyle, food and hospitality industry. "Living in Rome has been a privilege, but somebody might actually consider it... [-]

MTech in Clothing Management

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 advanced independent research in a highly specialised area of clothing, and demonstrate complex analytical and evaluative skills, in order to expand or redefine existing knowledge that will contribute towards the advancement of the clothing industry. [+]

Having obtained this qualification, students will be able to conduct advanced independent research in a highly specialised area of clothing, and demonstrate complex analytical and evaluative skills, in order to expand or redefine existing knowledge that will contribute towards the advancement of the clothing industry. Admission requirements A Baccalaureus Technologiae: Clothing Management 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: Clothing Programme structure Nature of programme: One year research programme. Minimum duration: 12 months. Maximum duration: 24 months full-time, 36 months part-time [-]

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. [+]

Masters in Fashion. 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... [-]