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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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Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick

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 indust ... [+]

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. ... [-]

Full-time
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rome

17th edition - The Master course in Comunicazione e Marketing per la Moda trains professionals who, in a company or an agency, are able to manage communication and market ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ITALIAN LANGUAGE.

17th edition - The Master course in Comunicazione e Marketing per la Moda trains professionals who, in a company or an agency, are able to manage communication and marketing activities, facing the challenges of continuous market changes, since they have acquired a deep knowledge of the tools and a high creative and organizational versatility.

"The Master in Comunicazione e Marketing per la Moda is designed as a training course aimed at the culture of "knowing how to do" vs. "letting know". Particular emphasis is given to the most current trends: from digital to made-to-measure, from fast fashion to sustainability, from Made in Italy to the evolution of large international fashion groups”.... [-]

Italy Rome
March 2020
Italian
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of 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 d ... [+]

This education is the only one in its kind in Scandinavia, and one of few in Europe. During the education, you develop your knowledge, skills, and assessment skills in textile technology. 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/

Here, the starting point is textile fibres: What do they consist of, what significance do they have, and what could be done with them. This education links together and specialises in different elements that develop both theoretical and practical knowledge. One of these recurring elements throughout the education is the sustainable development perspective.... [-]

Sweden Borås
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Full-time
2 - 2 years
Campus
LIM College

Already have industry experience but want to take your career further? The Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in The Business of Fashion will give you the ability to bu ... [+]

Already have industry experience but want to take your career further? The Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in The Business of Fashion will give you the ability to build your own degree by tailoring your course of study to meet your needs and goals. Students with an undergraduate major in a fashion-related field plus two years of post-graduate fashion industry experience OR students with a minimum of five years post-graduate fashion industry experience are eligible to apply for this program.

Some of the Courses You Can Take Advanced Fashion Merchandising Fashion Branding and Promotion Global Marketing in the Fashion Industry Luxury Brand Management in the Fashion Industry Princip... [-]
USA New York
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
EU Business School

Fashion and luxury have played important roles in society for centuries. Focusing on business management skills and consumer attitudes to luxury products, with an emphasi ... [+]

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. ... [-]
Spain Barcelona Switzerland Geneva Montreux Switzerland Online  + 2 More
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Online
Online & Campus Combined
Institut Francais de la Mode

With an emphasis on real-life experimentation and project-based learning, the MA in Fashion Design offers you ways to express a strong personal creative signature, broade ... [+]

"We believe fashion is a form of applied art that mixes creativity, craftsmanship and culture, in an industry that is all about passion and innovation. The Master of Arts in Fashion Design pushes the boundaries of creative talent, enabling designers to be both stylistically innovative and technically exceptional."

The MA in Fashion Design is a 2-year program in English open to students holding a 3-year Bachelor's degree, and which offers six pathways of specialization:

Major in Garment (Womenswear / Menswear) Major in Knitwear Major in Creative Pattern Making Major in Leather Goods Major in Footwear Major in Image

Taught by the best faculty and practitioners in their field, they allow you to hone your technical skills and develop a full personal collection that is altogether meaningful, crafty and innovative.... [-]

France Paris
September 2019
Full-time
25 months
Campus
Accademia Costume & Moda

Alta Moda Italiana was born in Rome, where the contamination between Couturiers and high craftsmanship, historical architecture, ancient and contemporary art melt in a un ... [+]

Outline

The Master’s in Alta Moda, Fashion Design coordinated by Michela Leto, is aimed to graduates who want to complete or deepen their knowledge and cultural and professional training in this unique and exclusive sector of the fashion industry. from research to experimentation in decorative arts, to innovation in design, to the realization of a final project.

Alta Moda Italiana was born in Rome, where the contamination between Couturiers and high craftsmanship, historical architecture, ancient and contemporary art melt in a unique place where it is possible to “redefine beauty“, live in inspiration and thus nourish the creative and experimental thinking of students.... [-]

Italy Rome
November 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
USI Università della Svizzera italiana

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 itali ... [+]

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).... [-]

Switzerland Lugano
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Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
IFDA Italian Fashion & Design Academy

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 n ... [+]

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) ... [-]
Italy Milan
September 2019
Full-time
10 months
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design 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 commu ... [+]

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 recognized as the center of the 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 ... [-]
Italy Florence
February 2020
Full-time
10 months
Campus
The New School

The Master of Fine Arts in Textiles, launching in fall 2018, enables you to explore these dynamics creatively and reflectively, dissolving the boundaries between technolo ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA New York
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design 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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

Italy Milan
January 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

Challenge traditional ways of thinking as you create works that leave a lasting impression. ... [+]

Overview

The MFA in metals and jewelry design is a professional degree for practicing artists, craftspeople, or designers who desire to leave a lasting impression on their fields through devotion to their work and the high standards of discipline and artistic ideals. This jewelry design degree challenges conventional thinking. In this major, you’ll improve your knowledge and experience working with different theories and materials while you are challenged to think unconventionally in order to redefine industry standards.

The MFA in metals and jewelry design is generally a two-year, full-time program that involves the presentation of a thesis, which includes written documentation and a formal exhibition of a body of work.... [-]

USA Rochester
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona

The Masters in Fashion Knitwear Design has been conceived to boost creativity, experimentation, and innovation in developing knitwear collections. The course combines man ... [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH

The Masters in Fashion Knitwear Design has been conceived to boost creativity, experimentation, and innovation in developing knitwear collections.

The course combines manual techniques with industrial knitting technology to provide professionals with a global vision of knitwear design production.

A variety of techniques are applied during the masters, which includes learning about materials, handwork, patterns, volumes, structures, spinning, knitting machines, patterning, technical information sheets and more, all the way through to 3D simulation with final prototypes.

At the end of the masters, students are asked to produce their own collection applying the techniques they have learned and to put together a professional portfolio.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
September 2019
Spanish
Full-time
6 months
Campus
ESDi - Design School

The figure of both the image consultant and the stylist is becoming more and more necessary as a strategic instrument to achieve optimal image management. The personal an ... [+]

The figure of both the image consultant and the stylist is becoming more and more necessary as a strategic instrument to achieve optimal image management. The image, both personal and institutional, represents a fundamental tool in innovation, development and business positioning. It becomes an essential and decisive resource in the achievement of our personal / professional objectives.

The success of a brand is connected to the image, and it is the consultants and stylists who are in charge of defining the personality of this brand with current and different visual proposals. Fashion is subject to constant changes. Knowing the trends and anticipating them is the key to making a product or image attractive to an increasingly demanding and informed consumer.... [-]

Spain Sabadell Barcelona
September 2019
Part-time
1 year
Campus