Masters Programs in Textile Design

Compare 6 Masters Programs in Textile Design

If you have completed an undergraduate degree but are looking for more thorough understanding of a field of study, you may move onto a master’s degree. Two years of full-time study can grant you a fuller, more in-depth grasp on the topic, while the degree itself can increase your opportunities in that field.

What is a Master in Textile Design? A degree in this field can increase your understanding of textiles and the products and designs that stem from them. You might find that you gain valuable insight into production and styles, as well as marketing, sales, and use of fashion and other textile products. Focuses on techniques and developmental decisions could enable you to progress in the world of production, while a deep understanding of color and aesthetics can open doors into creative concepts and more.

The benefits of a Master in Textile Design might extend beyond your career. You could gain insights that would aid you in your quest for your personal style, as well as skills such as critical thinking and decision-making.

The cost of a master’s degree in any program can vary according to country and school. Contact the schools of your choice to learn more about their cost structure and what is covered.

A career in any facet of the discipline could await you when you have a Master in Textile Design. You might opt to become an interior designer or fashion designer. You may choose to make your way up the corporate ladder at a company that offers those services, as the director of design or sales. You also have the option of branching out into related fields; for example, the impact of textiles on the environment might be measured by an environmental consultant. A writer for a fashion magazine might also find this degree to be valuable tool.

A Master in Textile Design might be obtained anywhere in the world, either by attending classes in person at a nearby university or by taking classes online. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master in Textile Engineering, Clothing and Textile Engineering

Technical University of Liberec
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Czech Republic Liberec

Graduates will learn to independently manage innovation projects applying textile technologies including quality evaluation, spinning, weaving, knitting, nonwoven textiles, clothing or tissue engineering in health care and other applications, and gain both theoretical knowledge and hand-on experience in production. [+]

Programme Description

Graduates will learn to independently manage innovation projects applying textile technologies including quality evaluation, spinning, weaving, knitting, nonwoven textiles, clothing or tissue engineering in health care and other applications, and gain both theoretical knowledge and hand-on experience in production. The aim is to provide them with comprehensive knowledge of the whole area of textile and clothing technologies, mainly based on understanding of basic principles and processes, and on development of corresponding intellectual skills. They will master both the technological part and the part related to textile structure and properties. Upon graduation, they will have developed the ability to work independently and be technically creative. They can be employed immediately in clothing and textile production, in managerial, research, or educational spheres. They can adapt to working at other branches, especially technical. They are capable of further independent qualification growth. They can approach problems in a complex way, i.e. from the viewpoint of other than only technical sciences (economy, ecology, and environment).... [-]


Master's in Creative Knitwear Design

Accademia Costume e Moda
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Rome

The course will be taught both in Italian and English and classes will be held at Accademia Costume & Moda as well as at MISS DEANNA’s historic headquarters in the town of SAN MARTINO IN RIO (Reggio Emilia). The tailor made course comprises of on-site lessons with the main tutors, while the visiting and special projects tutors will be on hand to help to support students with their personal projects and to guide their progress towards personal and professional growth. [+]

In Collaboration with CKM

Outline Be creative within an industry framework. Research, tradition and innovation are the key points of this educational course. Each student will have the opportunity to learn about and work with the latest industrial tools, experiencing first-hand the challenges of a professional knitwear designer. Course Structure

The course will be taught both in Italian and English and classes will be held at Accademia Costume & Moda as well as at MISS DEANNA’s historic headquarters in the town of SAN MARTINO IN RIO (Reggio Emilia).

The tailor made course comprises of on-site lessons with the main tutors, while the visiting and special projects tutors will be on hand to help to support students with their personal projects and to guide their progress towards personal and professional growth. The course places great emphasis on collaborations with prestigious partner companies, these are a crucial element of the course. Therefore, students will be required to take part in external visits to these facilities in order to become familiar with and learn about the most technologically advanced knitwear manufacturing processes.... [-]


Master in Textile Design

Designskolen Kolding
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Denmark Kolding

In Textile Design we educate design collaborators who are well-grounded to work in teams that reach beyond the discipline’s own boundaries, for example with industry in general, architects, the fashion industry and others who work with visual narratives. [+]

Master in Textile DesignIn Textile Design we educate design collaborators who are well-grounded to work in teams that reach beyond the discipline’s own boundaries, for example with industry in general, architects, the fashion industry and others who work with visual narratives.For the same reasons, the students develop the ability to inquire into and reflect on contemporary life and society in all its complexity. Without an understanding of the paradoxes of our time, it is impossible to develop and facilitate projects that are relevant. We ensure this approach by choosing students who have a natural aptitude to engage these issues and who display an obvious interest and curiosity in their surroundings. We strengthen this by ensuring that the students are part of a department that employs a broad range of guest teachers who master their métier.A sense of ethics, as regards textile projects and their narratives, are as much a part of the discipline as are considerations of sustainability and resources when designing for industrial production.... [-]


Master in Design (Fashion and Textiles)

Pearl Academy
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 India Noida New Delhi + 1 more

This MA provides generic design & lifestyle related inputs that are arranged to generate and encourage specific design applications based on a student’s chosen area. [+]

This MA provides generic design & lifestyle related inputs that are arranged to generate and encourage specific design applications based on a student’s chosen area. The objectives of the MA are:

To educate individuals from suitably qualified backgrounds to function as higher managers and specialists for the dynamic fashion industry in India and abroad. To hone creativity, initiative, innovation and judgement along with intellectual and conceptual acumen compatible with the fashion industry. To inculcate graduates with capacity for critical professional engagement and investigative attitude in the fashion business context. To develop and enhance a graduate’s lifelong learning skills and personal development so as to be able to work with self-direction, professionalism and originality which is essential to contribute to business and society at large through the domain of fashion. ... [-]

Master in Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice

Fashion Institute of Technology
Campus Full time September 2018 USA New York

The Master of Arts program in Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice combines the rigorous study of fashion and textile history with hands-on training in the analysis [+]

Master in Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice

The Master of Arts program in Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice combines the rigorous study of fashion and textile history with hands-on training in the analysis, conservation, storage, and exhibition of textile and costume materials, and in collections management and exhibition planning and design.

The hallmark of this interdisciplinary program is its blend of theory and practice. You’ll study the historical and cultural significance of fashion interpretation, and be trained to approach costume and textile history from various traditional and innovative perspectives. You’ll also learn practical skills, from how to identify fibers and treat various kinds of objects, to the proper way to roll a textile and dress a mannequin.... [-]


Master in Textile Design

Norwich University of the Arts
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Norwich

Textile Design is a future-focused and diverse discipline grounded in traditional crafts. This course concentrates on the fusion of creativity, craft skills and technological innovation, with students [+]

MA Textile Design

Textile Design is a future-focused and diverse discipline grounded in traditional crafts. This course concentrates on the fusion of creativity, craft skills and technological innovation, with students being encouraged to stretch the boundaries of the discipline through their creative engagement with materials, processes and concepts.

The course encourages entrepreneurship and innovation, enabling students to consider their practice and the discipline of textiles in a wide context of production and consumption from bespoke artefact to commercial enterprise. Students are expected to work at the forefront of the discipline, embracing digital and technological advancements while developing a strong understanding of materials and processes and an awareness of the market potential for their work. Debate and reflection on the environmental, ethical and social impact of textile design and production forms an ongoing theme of the course.... [-]