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 Evolution

IFDA Italian Fashion & Design Academy
Campus October 2019 Italy Milan

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

Design a Capsule Collection

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

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

Some of the fashion professionals involved:

Luca Zacco (Fashion coordinator Versace) Emiliano Rinaldi (Art director La Perla) Simona Polli (Director WHITE magazine) Maurizio Cinà (co-Founder of “Buyer Association”, ex A.D. of Frankie Morello) Ornella Rigoletti (Senior Pattern maker Valentino, Armani, Ungaro, Richmond, Montana) Course Objectives ... [-]

Master in Digital Fashion Communication

USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2019 Switzerland Lugano

Be part of the first international Master of Science in Digital Fashion Communication that is being developed as a Double Degree by USI – ­Università della Svizzera italiana in collaboration with Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris, France). [+]

Fashion is becoming increasingly digital.

The fashion industry needs communication managers that...

master digital trends. are aware of the long-term socio-cultural processes that shape fashion. understand how fashion's ethical dimension and major sustainability challenges impact society.

Would you like to acquire...

communication skills as applied specifically to the fashion industry? the cutting edge tools to interact in a digital business environment? the cultural sensitivity to communicate in a globalized market?

Be part of the first international Master of Science in Digital Fashion Communication that is being developed as a Double Degree by USI – ­Università della Svizzera italiana in collaboration with Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris, France).... [-]


Master Programme in Textile Management (1 year)

University of Borås
Campus Full time 1 - 1 year August 2019 Sweden Borås

The Master’s Programme in Fashion Marketing is a response to the growing demands of the fashion industry for creative and skilled people. The challenges for fashion companies involve not only dealing with increased global competition. [+]

This education gives you a comprehensive overview of the textile field, suited for those with an education in, for example, economics, technology, marketing, or design. This programme serves as a preparation for a career in the textile and fashion industry.

The Swedish School of Textiles is just the right place to study fashion. Here you find well-equipped labs, innovation, and research in technology as well as design, often conducted in collaboration with the industry. Since the Borås region is a textile region, there are good opportunities to collaborations, internships, and degree projects at nearby companies. The Swedish School of Textiles is part of the University of Borås and all programmes within textile are located here, www.hb.se/en/The-Swedish-School-of-Textiles/... [-]


Fashion Design Postgraduate Program (Garment, Accessory, Image)

Institut Francais de la Mode
Campus Full time 16 months September 2019 France Paris

IFM’s Fashion Design Postgraduate Program is one of the most reputable fashion courses in Europe today. Each year, it opens its doors to 30 international designers. IFM designers are chosen for their strong personality, their creativity and their willingness to develop concrete projects in direct partnership with reputable fashion houses and companies. The international environment leads to a high level of creative emulation within the group. [+]

"Our method is to declare a state of emergency! We teach fashion designers the art of working within limitations, open the minds of tomorrow's managers to the complexities of design, and work closely with major actors of the sector to imagine innovative projects with our designers."

Hans de Foer, Director of the Program

IFM’s Fashion Design Postgraduate Program is one of the most reputable fashion courses in Europe today. Each year, it opens its doors to 30 international designers.

The program offers three majors: Garment, Accessory, Image.

The course lasts 16 months including a 6-month internship in a company. The classes are taught in English by top-level faculty, experienced designers, and professional experts.... [-]


MFA Program in Contemporary Jewellery and Body Ornament

ALCHIMIA Contemporary Jewellery School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Italy Florence

Alchimia’s MFA program develops over a two-year period with the aim to expand and deepen the students’ knowledge and skills in studio-based jewelry design. The program is intended to generate further critical understanding in and of the discipline, strengthen individual artistic approaches and positions, and investigate new possibilities for marketing and promotion. [+]

Alchimia’s MFA program develops over a two-year period with the aim to expand and deepen the students’ knowledge and skills in studio-based jewelry design. The program is intended to generate further critical understanding in and of the discipline, strengthen individual artistic approaches and positions, and investigate new possibilities for marketing and promotion.

The objective of the course is to render the students independent and qualitatively highly prepared in every aspect of their work, not only including research, creation, and production, but also networking, and exhibiting and self-presentation in relation to galleries and collectors. Therefore, in the second year of the program, students are not required to live in Florence, but can choose any city in Europe as their base. A personal tutor appointed by the school will follow their developments, while intensive workshops, seminars, and training periods are held in Florence.... [-]


Master in Jewelry Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rome
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 Italy Rome

4th edition - The goal of the Master in Jewelry Design is to train professionals to enter and succeed in the complex world of jewelry, a field that has been constantly changing over the past two decades and that requires a thorough understanding of all its aspects. The Jewel Designer must be able to operate in different areas of the jewelry, i.e. watches, fine jewelry, precious stones, fashion accessories and metal, with an open mind asset for both creative and operative aspects. The Master also offers a broad and strategic vision on trends and market developments, in order to interpret and give an original personality to collections, in line with future scenarios. Career opportunities - The Jewel Designer can work as a free-lance opening an independent studio or associate at small, medium and large companies in the sector or in public and private institutions. This professional is able to develop and manage a project - in accordance with different customer's requirements - and to support the steps of research and production. [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

4th edition - The goal of the Master in Jewelry Design is to train professionals to enter and succeed in the complex world of jewelry, a field that has been constantly changing over the past two decades and that requires a thorough understanding of all its aspects. The Jewel Designer must be able to operate in different areas of the jewelry, i.e. watches, fine jewelry, precious stones, fashion accessories and metal, with an open mind asset for both creative and operative aspects. The Master also offers a broad and strategic vision on trends and market developments, in order to interpret and give an original personality to collections, in line with future scenarios.... [-]


Master's in Fashion Jewelry

Accademia Costume & Moda
Campus Full time 1 year November 2019 Italy Rome

The Fashion Jewelry Designer works for the Luxury Industry, for the goldsmith world and for the Fashion System, creating and designing exclusive Accessories. The Designer converts the creative idea into production reality through a deep knowledge of all due procedures and the help of competences that stretch from tradition to innovation. [+]

In Partnership with Instituto Gemmologico Nazionale

Outline

The Fashion Jewelry Designer works for the Luxury Industry, for the goldsmith world and for the Fashion System, creating and designing exclusive Accessories. The Designer converts the creative idea into production reality through a deep knowledge of all due procedures and the help of competences that stretch from tradition to innovation.

The aim of the Degree is to educate and train professional jewel designers providing them with knowledge on style development and methodology in the various areas of Jewel Design. This course will focus on Haute Couture and Industrial Jewelry, Accessorise and Wristwatch Design through the following procedures: Innovative paths on planning and design ratios I Understanding of descriptive languages I Identification of targets I Entrepreneurship tutoring I The use of heterogeneous and alternative materials and techniques (the students by combining theoretical and practical preparation carried out in internal and external laboratories, will reinterpret traditional materials and techniques).... [-]


Master in the Fashion and Luxury Industry Business

EU Business School
Online Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 Spain Barcelona Switzerland Geneva Montreux Switzerland Online + 5 more

Fashion and luxury have played important roles in society for centuries. Focusing on business management skills and consumer attitudes to luxury products, with an emphasis on design and creativity, this program prepares you for the projection of a brand. With elements such as advertisement strategy, communication skills, and innovative thinking, you are given an in-depth insight into how to effectively manage and position a unique brand. [+]

Fashion and luxury have played important roles in society for centuries. Focusing on business management skills and consumer attitudes to luxury products, with an emphasis on design and creativity, this program prepares you for the projection of a brand. With elements such as advertisement strategy, communication, skills, and innovative thinking, you are given an in-depth insight into how to effectively manage and position a unique brand.

Duration: Three terms/one year (60 credits)

Locations: Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux, Online

Teaching Language: English

Starting dates: October/January/March

Admission: Year-round

Term Fee: 3,600€

Degree Awarded A state-recognized, university master’s degree accredited by Universidad Católica de Murcia (UCAM), Spain. An EU Business School Switzerland private and internationally accredited master's degree. ... [-]

Master in Fashion Business

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence
Campus Full time 10 months February 2019 Italy Florence

8th edition - The Master in Fashion Business is designed for professionals and graduates wishing to acquire high-level skills in new technologies applied to fashion communication. Cradle of fashion thanks to Pitti events, Florence is worldwide recognised as the center of Italian fashion industry and its production process as a whole, from the raw material to the displayed object of fashion. The course integrates advanced technologies, traditional techniques and crafts in favor of innovative products and communication services. Moreover, Sara Maino (Vogue Italia Senior Editor) is the scientific coordinator of the school. Career opportunities - At the end of the Master, the Fashion Business Manager can work for fashion events, public relations, fashion businesses, advertisement and press offices. Students can find a job as Brand Expert, Fashion Promoter, Fashion Marketing Expert, Creative in advertising and Consultant for new media. [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

8th edition - The Master in Fashion Business is designed for professionals and graduates wishing to acquire high-level skills in new technologies applied to fashion communication. Cradle of fashion thanks to Pitti events, Florence is worldwide recognised as the center of Italian fashion industry and its production process as a whole, from the raw material to the displayed object of fashion. The course integrates advanced technologies, traditional techniques and crafts in favor of innovative products and communication services. Moreover, Sara Maino (Vogue Italia Senior Editor) is the scientific coordinator of the school.

Career opportunities - At the end of the Master, the Fashion Business Manager can work for fashion events, public relations, fashion businesses, advertisement and press offices. Students can find a job as Brand Expert, Fashion Promoter, Fashion Marketing Expert, Creative in advertising and Consultant for new media.... [-]


Master in Fashion Styling & Visual Merchandising

Domus Academy
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 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 Design Menswear

RM Milan - International Fashion and Design School
Campus Full time 10 months February 2019 Italy Milan

Why? Fashion is education about beauty, the ability to express thoughts and emotions, the most direct expression of the contemporary world: colours, shapes, and materials in perfect harmony. It is the most lively of the art forms, thriving on people in real life. Like in a major theatre "pièce," getting the stage-set just right is crucial in the game of seduction, but a part of it cannot stand for the whole. To be able to keep on winning over an increasingly stimulated and probably confused consumer is to go back to fundamentals by employing in-depth technical training. [+]

Ten amazing months. Ten top-level teachers in the lecture theatre, one every month. Ten unique chances for learning by doing, elbow-to-elbow with the best. The Raffles Milano Masters: someone has come up with them at last. Why?

Fashion is education about beauty, the ability to express thoughts and emotions, the most direct expression of the contemporary world: colours, shapes and materials in perfect harmony. It is the most lively of the art forms, thriving on people in real life. Like in a major theatre "pièce", getting the stage-set just right is crucial in the game of seduction, but a part cannot stand for the whole. To be able to keep on winning over an increasingly stimulated and probably confused consumer is to go back to fundamentals by employing in-depth technical training.... [-]


Master in Fashion Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 Italy Milan

17th edition - The course works as a creative laboratory that guides participants to the progressive acquisition of a clear project development methodology applied to the Made in Italy know-how. Working in the the fashion system in Italy means working within a definite and unique environment that implies the combination of design, style, manufacturing and society changes, that made history. Participants improve their ability in exploring fashion trends, combining theoretical knowledge and awareness of Italian design with creativity and defining a strong and innovative fashion language in terms of ideas, shapes, textiles, colors and production processes. They enhance their creative talents by practising on 4 different thematic workshops dedicated to Womenswear, Menswear, Bespoke, and Contemporary. These projects provide students with high-level tailoring methods, research and project development tools, in order to meet the market needs of the future. [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

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

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

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


Textiles (MFA)

The New School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA New York

The Master of Fine Arts in Textiles, launching in fall 2018, enables you to explore these dynamics creatively and reflectively, dissolving the boundaries between technology and craft. In the process, you are prepared for the growing array of creative and professional opportunities related to textiles in fashion design, product design, interior design, textiles research, set design, fine arts, architecture, and hybrid fields. [+]

Parsons School of Design in New York City – recently named the Best School for Art and Design in the US and ranked 2nd in the world – has offered innovative approaches to design education since its founding in 1896. Today, Parsons is the only major American art and design school within a comprehensive university: The New School. At Parsons, you can master establish established creative practices and spark new ones while studying across all university disciplines.

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Textiles are literally and figuratively woven into human history and culture. Today communities of makers, designers, and scholars are exploring textiles — from locally crafted materials to 3D knitted matter to hand-embellished fabrics — and pioneering textile-based industries and theory. The Master of Fine Arts in Textiles, launching in fall 2018, enables you to explore these dynamics creatively and reflectively, dissolving the boundaries between technology and craft. In the process, you are prepared for the growing array of creative and professional opportunities related to textiles in fashion design, product design, interior design, textiles research, set design, fine arts, architecture, and hybrid fields.... [-]


MA Design specialising in Fashion Promotion

AAS College
Campus Full time 13 months September 2019 Greece Thessaloniki

MA Design - Fashion Promotion pathway course gives the innovative promoter chances to explore personal interests at postgraduate level, underpinned by extensive research, and combined with benefits of debate and peer review. The individual will subsequently be able to view their place within the multifaceted industry of the future. [+]

Teaching involves a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, presentations and industry liaison, and assessment is continuous. Theory underpinning practice is developed simultaneously throughout each semester and Negotiated Agreements Parts I and II allow students to acquire the ability to develop and refine proposals, which underpin their major projects and reflect on personal progress. Students are expected to contextualize their work within a current framework and develop evaluative skills in order to articulate their point of view. Research Methods and Application introduces students to a range of analytical research tools, forming the basis for all in-depth self-directed projects on the programme.The course aims to develop students’ intellectual and imaginative power through a programme of study that is formed from cohesion between theory and practice. It provides graduates with a stimulating environment in which ideas can be exchanged and supported through factual creative research, developed and contextualised. We challenge our students to take a critical position in relation to existing theories and encourage new connections within the field of fashion that challenge traditional design boundaries.... [-]


Master in Fashion Design

Scuola di Moda Vitali
Campus Part time 660 hours September 2019 Italy Ferrara

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

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. ... [-]