Masters Programs in Textiles

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It is common for people to obtain a master’s degree so they can advance their career. There are several benefits to this type of program. People develop professional and personal skills while gaining specific knowledge in a subject. This enables them to set themselves apart from others in the workforce.

What is a Master in Textile? This advanced degree focuses on the development and use of textiles in the world of fashion design. Today’s designs rely heavily on this material to create clothing and grow their brands. Since every textile is a little different, it is extremely valuable to have knowledge in this subject. There are multiple courses available throughout the world for interested students. Many programs combine the study of textiles with fashion. These classes are usually taught on campus to promote better learning. While in school, students usually learn about the history of design, fabric development, designing with different fabrics, and more.

There are multiple benefits to obtaining a master’s degree. This degree often sets students apart in the fashion industry. In many cases, they have more opportunities for work. Also, many people graduate with a better understanding of clothing and the production aspect of the fashion industry.

The cost of obtaining a master’s degree depends on the school. Since there are universities around the globe, it is hard to determine one specific fee. Instead, it is a good idea to research the cost of tuition with the admission’s office.

Students who graduate with a Master in Textile are usually qualified to work in a variety of roles in the fashion world. Many people work on the production side of the industry. They work with designers and manufacturers to help produce and/or design clothing. Some people work for major companies, and others work as contractors. Others go on to design their own line of clothing.

It is best to look online if you want to apply to this type of program. 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 advanced design and pattern

Idep Barcelona
Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 Spain Barcelona

For the professional designer to know what to create for each type of consumers, or marks, get to know the specific specialties and techniques of pattern appropriate for each type of garment, is not pure creative intuition but the result of uniting the creativity and training technical versatility and a thorough knowledge of the environment. [+]

For the professional designer to know what to create for each type of consumers, or marks, get to know the specific specialties and techniques of pattern appropriate for each type of garment, is not pure creative intuition but the result of uniting the creativity and training technical versatility and a thorough knowledge of the environment.

The deep knowledge of different disciplines and markets within the broad fashion industry, coupled with a high level of sponsorship that allows enhance the design proposals technically developed their pieces to keep any trace of the creative development of collections, is the basis for professional and absolutely essential for proper training in fashion.... [-]


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

Fashion Institute of Technology
Campus Full time September 2019 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.... [-]


Posgrado en Tecnología e Innovación Textil

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Campus Full time 4 months March 2019 Spain Madrid

La investigación y la tecnología como valores diferenciales en la moda. [+]

IDIOMA DEL CURSO: ESPAÑOL

El exponencial crecimiento del mundo de la moda obliga a diseñadores y marcas a enfrentarse a nuevos retos como materiales innovadores, nuevos procesos y formas de distribución, etc. aportando valor diferencial y cubriendo las necesidades de los futuros de los usuarios.

La tecnología nos ofrece novedosos atributos que pueden añadir gran valor al producto y marcar la diferencia: materiales que cambian de color en función de la temperatura, prendas con wearables incorporados o elaboradas con tejidos tecnológicos que repelen las manchas...

Este Curso de Postgrado en Tecnología e Innovación Textil te proporciona un amplio conocimiento en la aplicación de nuevas tecnologías en materiales, procesos de fabricación y gestión.... [-]


Master in Textile and Surfaces Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Online Campus Full time 9 months October 2019 Spain Madrid + 1 more

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. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH

The Master of Textiles and Surfaces Design offers specific training in the pattern design of prints applicable to a range of fields: textiles and products (wallpaper, ceramic, homeware etc.) and trains professionals to develop designs for specific surfaces, enabling them to make decisions regarding techniques and production processes on the basis of their possibilities and purposes, learning about the industrial, semi-industrial and manual processes used in each of them, with their specific lexicon and technical peculiarities.

Los alumnos del Máster de Diseño Textil y de Superficies del IED Madrid presentan sus proyectos en el Company Day from IED Madrid on Vimeo.... [-]


MTech in Clothing Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years February 2019 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.... [-]


Masters in Textile Materials Engineering - IN ENGLISH

ITECH Lyon
Campus Full time September 2019 France Lyon

ITECH textile manufacturing engineers cover the many upstream industries involved in the making of textile materials, as well as the different application sectors: medical, building and civil engineering, sports equipment, automotive, aeronautical, furnishing and clothing. He/she follows the development of the products, from management to the organisation of production. [+]

ITECH textile manufacturing engineers cover the many upstream industries involved in the making of textile materials, as well as the different application sectors: medical, building and civil engineering, sports equipment, automotive, aeronautical, furnishing and clothing.

He/she follows the development of the products, from management to the organization of production. Courses over the 3 years take place on 2 different sites of ITECH: on the main campus in Lyon, and in Roanne (1h15 from Lyon) where the Textile Department is located.

New Textile Engineering in English

Following the success of the Formulation Chemistry major in 2014, the European Section is opening up its teaching of English courses to the Plastic and Textile departments for the 2016/2017 school year. Students will be able to follow a core curriculum of 3 semesters at ITECH Lyon focusing on Polymer Science and Physical-Chemistry in order to prepare them for 2 semesters of specialization in Textile Engineering at ITECH Roanne (1h15). The Textile Engineering course allows pupils to gain valuable knowledge in theoretical and practical work in regards to all aspects of the textile industry:... [-]


Masters in Textile Materials Engineering - IN FRENCH

ITECH Lyon
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 France Lyon

ITECH textile manufacturing engineers cover the many upstream industries involved in the making of textile materials, as well as the different application sectors: medical, building and civil engineering, sports equipment, automotive, aeronautical, furnishing and... clothing. [+]

ITECH textile manufacturing engineers cover the many upstream industries involved in the making of textile materials, as well as the different application sectors: medical, building and civil engineering, sports equipment, automotive, aeronautical, furnishing and... clothing.

He/she follows the development of the products, from management to the organization of production.

Admission for Students outside France

1st-year admission: Graduate studies in chemistry (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, 180 ECTS) A satisfying level in French: B2 CERF + interview with ITECH

2nd-year admission: 1 year of postgraduate studies completed (M1 or equivalent, 240 ECTS)

How to apply? ... [-]

Master in Textile Engineering, Nonwoven and Nanomaterials

Technical University of Liberec
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Czech Republic Liberec

Graduates from this program have good knowledge of general natural science disciplines and especially good foundations of basic analytical and testing methods. This knowledge enables them to sample new nonwoven and nanomaterials for a wide range of applications. [+]

Master in Textile Engineering, Nonwoven, and Nanomaterials

Graduates from this program have good knowledge of general natural science disciplines and especially good foundations of basic analytical and testing methods. This knowledge enables them to sample new nonwoven and nanomaterials for a wide range of applications. The considerable freedom regarding the choice of lectures ensures big flexibility of the graduate and his/her capability to be employed not only in various areas of textile, automotive and building industries, but also in other activities where nonwoven and nanomaterials are used.

Since the TUL programs are recognized by the European Federation of National Engineering Associations FEANI, alumni are eligible for the EUR ING title.... [-]


Master in Textile Engineering, Clothing and Textile Engineering

Technical University of Liberec
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 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 healthcare and other applications, and gain both theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience in production. [+]

Master in Textile Engineering, Clothing, and Textile Engineering

Graduates will learn to independently manage innovation projects applying textile technologies including quality evaluation, spinning, weaving, knitting, nonwoven textiles, clothing or tissue engineering in healthcare and other applications, and gain both theoretical knowledge and hands-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 an understanding of basic principles and processes, and on the development of corresponding intellectual skills. They will master both the technical 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 Pattern Maker

Scuola di Moda Vitali
Campus Part time 480 hours September 2019 Italy Ferrara

Subjects: Basis and fancy pattern making. Grading. Cut and manufacturing techniques, Lectra CAD Suite [+]

Duration: 160 lessons 480 hours

Start-up: September

Attendance: From Tuesday to Friday from 9.00 to 12.00, Tuesday from 14.30 to 17.30

Enrollment: Until June. Limited number.

Subjects: Basis and fancy pattern making. Grading. Cut and manufacturing techniques, Lectra CAD Suite.

Professional outlets: Companies producing clothes, fashion workshops, self-employment.

Program

Pattern making

Basic skirt - 12 fancy skirts from sketches and fashion illustrations. Basic trousers - 6 pairs of fancy trousers from sketches and fashion illustrations. Shirt and blouse with tailored sleeves and fancy collars. 6 patterns blouses (raglan, Kimono sleeves, etc.). Semi-loose-fitting dress with breast dart. 8 fancy dresses from sketches -and fashion illustrations. Anatomically designed top with breast dart and tailored sleeves. 24 fancy transformations. Anatomically designed top with raglan sleeves, drop sleeves, kimono -sleeves with gusset, etc. Basic Man's jacket with casual revers and two-piece sleeves. Woman's jacket with breast dart. 6 fancy jackets from sketches and -fashion illustrations. Basic heavy jacket with raglan sleeves. Coat for men. 6 fancy coats and heavy jackets from sketches and fashion illustrations. Pattern layout from sketches and pictures of evening and wedding dresses. ... [-]

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.

About

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.... [-]


Master Programme in Fashion and Textile Design

University of Borås
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Borås

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. [+]

Do you want to educate yourself in fashion and textile design? Are you looking for an education that encourages an experimental and exploratory approach? Then the Master’s programme in Fashion and Textile Design might be the education for you. In the schools laboratories, you get the opportunity to test many of your design ideas. 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/

The Masters Programme in Textile and Fashion Design has two specialisations: Textile design and Fashion design.

FacilitiesThe Swedish School of Textiles is part of the University of Borås and all programs within textile are located here. The laboratories at the Swedish School of Textiles are well equipped and staffed by highly skilled people with extensive experience in textile production. The students are working independently and in groups to train and prepare for a life in a profession as a designer. During the first semester of the program, introductory courses on how to handle the equipment will be given.... [-]


Master Programme in Textile Engineering

University of Borås
Campus Full time 2 - 2 years August 2019 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. [+]

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.... [-]