12 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 underst… Read more

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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Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, USA

In the Master of Science in Textile Design program, students are taught by active members of the textile design field: artists, design directors, authors, and researchers. Vis ... +

In the Master of Science in Textile Design program, students are taught by active members of the textile design field: artists, design directors, authors, and researchers. Visiting artists and guest lecturers expand the educational experience, bringing real-world applications to the classroom experience. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 5 semesters
English
Campus
 
Accademia Costume & Moda
Rome, Italy

The Master in Creative Knitwear Design offers a unique experience in the world which puts students in contact with the Italian district of Knitwear Design of Reggio Emilia. Th ... +

The Master in Creative Knitwear Design offers a unique experience in the world which puts students in contact with the Italian district of Knitwear Design of Reggio Emilia. The course is developed in collaboration with Modateca Deanna, an important center of documentation visited by designers coming from all over the world and which includes thousands of garments of prestigious and rare collections of the most famous Maisons and designers from Valentino to Jean-Paul Gautier, Chanel and many more. More than 40 partners collaborate in the Industry Projects, real projects that introduce students in the Fashion System and that ends with the presentation of their collection at Pitti Filati in Florence, an international event in which every year the excellence of Knitwear Design showcase their collections. Materials research, design, and technical development take place in the companies of the manufacturing district of Reggio Emilia with which the course is in partnership. Particular attention is also dedicated to the analysis of new trends, communication, and product placement. Napapijri, United Color of Benetton, Roberto Collina, Max Mara, and Ermanno Scervino are the companies that have worked with our students during the last edition of the Master. Clicca qui to see all the projects. Clicca qui to watch the exclusive Fashion Show at Pitti Filati. At the end of the study path, our Careers & Placement office will introduce the students to the best companies in the Fashion System with the aim of starting internships or real professional careers. -
Master
Full-time
English, Italian
Campus
 
University of Borås
Borås, Sweden

The Master’s Programme in Textile and Fashion Design aims to further develop and deepen your artistic, technical, theoretical and reflective skills and abilities as textile/fa ... +

The Master’s Programme in Textile and Fashion Design aims to further develop and deepen your artistic, technical, theoretical and reflective skills and abilities as textile/fashion designers. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Bath Spa University
Bath, United Kingdom

This course offers ambitious individuals the opportunity to become designers, designer-makers or textile artists, either within the professional industries or to set up small ... +

This course offers ambitious individuals the opportunity to become designers, designer-makers or textile artists, either within the professional industries or to set up small businesses working independently or in small teams. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Designskolen Kolding
Kolding, Denmark

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 genera ... +

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
Full-time
2 years
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Royal College of Art
London, United Kingdom

Textiles at the RCA is a multi-faceted discipline, and we work at the creative interface between materials, making and meaning. Our focus is on new knowledge that impacts many ... +

Textiles at the RCA is a multi-faceted discipline, and we work at the creative interface between materials, making and meaning. Our focus is on new knowledge that impacts many sectors, exploring new territories for tomorrow’s textiles specialist. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Norwich University of the Arts
Norwich, United Kingdom

Combining creativity, craft skills and technological innovation, our MA Textile Design Masters degree course will develop and refine your expert knowledge of textile design.

Combining creativity, craft skills and technological innovation, our MA Textile Design Masters degree course will develop and refine your expert knowledge of textile design. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University for the Creative Arts
Rochester, United Kingdom

Situated within the internationally recognised School of Fashion at UCA, our MA Printed Textiles for Fashion & Interiors offers a practice-based, design-led experience, wh ... +

Situated within the internationally recognised School of Fashion at UCA, our MA Printed Textiles for Fashion & Interiors offers a practice-based, design-led experience, which develops your creative vision and redefines your professional practice. From day one you’ll be part of our inspirational fashion community with its exciting creative postgraduate research culture. You’ll be encouraged to push boundaries and challenge yourself both intellectually and creatively – and we'll provide you with the stimulating and supportive environment in which to do it. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Madrid, Spain

The Master of Textiles and Surfaces Design trains students on the creative facets of their work, helping them express their ideas on the basis of a set of aesthetic criteria, ... +

The Master of Textiles and Surfaces Design trains students on the creative facets of their work, helping them express their ideas on the basis of a set of aesthetic criteria, as well as on the economy of resources, to pick the best ways to carry a project to term. -
Master
Full-time
9 months
Spanish
05 Oct 2020
15 Jun 2020
Campus
Online
 
Fashion Institute of Technology
New York, USA

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 i ... +

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
Full-time
Sep 2020
Campus
 
NABA
Milan, Italy

The Two-Year MA in Fashion & Textile Design is an intensive specialization course based on the development of practical projects. During the program, the students learn ho ... +

The Two-Year MA in Fashion & Textile Design is an intensive specialization course based on the development of practical projects. During the program, the students learn how to research and apply different tools and fashion languages with the purpose of creating a portfolio and to access a professional career. By activating knowledge and visual representation techniques, the MA mixes theoretical, artistic and technical elements and helps students develop their skills and identity, under the guidance of prominent professionals in the fields of fashion and creativity. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English, Italian
Oct 2020
22 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Accademia Costume & Moda
Rome, Italy

The Academic Master in Fabrics Innovation Design is addressed to graduates willing to enrich their curriculum with a study path focused on culture, creativity research innovat ... +

The Academic Master in Fabrics Innovation Design is addressed to graduates willing to enrich their curriculum with a study path focused on culture, creativity research innovation and fabrics development, one of the most challenging and fast-growing fields of the entire fashion industry. The creative exploration in textile requires a complex mix of knowledge and abilities accompanied by a deep cultural background, both in that specific field, in fashion and in art in general. The Master course centers the entire study path on the theme of innovation with particular attention to sustainability. -
Master
Full-time
English, Italian
Campus
 

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