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 Pattern Maker

Scuola di Moda Vitali
Campus Part time 480 hours September 2018 Italy Ferrara

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

Masters in Textiles. 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 manifacturing 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. Grading Industrialisation of the pattern: distinction of elements, fabric, lining and adhesives Setting out of sewing figures.Grading of 4 patterns of skirt Grading of 2 patterns of trousers Grading of 3 patterns of a blouse with various sleeves and collars Grading of 3 patterns of dress Grading of 4 anatomically designed fancy tops... [-]

Master programme in textile management (fashion management)

University of Borås
Campus Full time 1 - 1 year August 2018 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 but also with .... [+]

Master in Fashion Management with specialisation in Fashion Marketing and Retailing 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 but also with issues of sustainability and C SR (Corporate Social Responsibility) as well as active consumers. The programme will give you insight into and competence in understanding these challenges and working with fashion marketing, brand management and consumer behavior as well as comprehension of planning and performing marketing activities. The programme provides knowledge about fashion marketing both in theory and in applications. The programme provides knowledge about fashion marketing both in theory and in applications. It will enable you to analyse problems, manage brand ownership, or to design marketing programmes in the fashion and apparel sector based on knowledge of consumer trends, attitudes and behaviour. Sustainability aspects run like a thread through the programme. The structure of the fashion and apparel sector is characterised by an increased polarization between global players and specialised enterprises. By increasing competition the force of globalisation brings forward new ways of marketing, communication and distribution for small, medium-sized and global enterprises. After completing the programme you will have the skills for and be well prepared to work in various responsible positions in fashion trade. Upon graduation, you will have the ability to: demonstrate and apply broad knowledge of textile and fashion processes, methods and applications in management perspective,... [-]

Master in Fashion and Textile Design

University of Borås
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 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. [+]

Masters in Textiles. Master Programme in Fashion and Textile Design with Spec. in Fashion Design or Textile Design 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. The programme offers in-depth practice-based studies in work developed by the students in a progressing system that starts with the application project and ends with degree work. Critical reflection is embedded in courses that relate historical art and design analysis and theory to a diverse range of practises; from projects that focus on your individual abilities to collaborative artistic projects in cooperation with organisations, institutes and companies. Thus, the programme enhances individual artistic and technical skills, ultimately aiming at training professional designers with high artistic proficiency that are excellent practitioners of design, or able to go into practice-based design research, or both. Depending on your BA degree in design, you choose area of specialisation: textile design or fashion design, with sub-divisionary applications. Specific challenges and discourses are intrinsically linked to each area of specialisation, but also open up for work where these intersect. The programme aims at nurturing your ability to identify, strategically handle, and propose solutions to a range of differing problems. Critical reflection is an important tool in this, developed through discussions and by presenting problems and solutions to both peers and to representatives of the design community. From having acquired familiarity of the design field at large, you are trained to evaluate, contextualize... [-]

Master’s programme in Textile Engineering

University of Borås
Campus Full time 2 - 2 years August 2018 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. [+]

Master’s programme in Textile Engineering The Master’s programme in Textile Engineering focuses on advanced technological textiles, where the design process has a crucial role, but where also materials engineering, nano-technology and crossdisciplinary insight into the textile value chain are extremely important for the outcome. It is intended to qualify you for employment in managerial and developmental roles within the textile industry and related activities. There is a vivid exchange with current research in the field, strong professional links and the capacity to stimulate students to develop their skills for qualified employment within the textile sector, which may include a scientific career or developing their own business. Your capacity for innovation will be encouraged and together with deep subject knowledge you become well placed to create and support new businesses in the industry. The programme will provide environmental, ecological, ethical and globalization-related awareness. Building a personal network is important and is supported in the School of Textiles environment through interaction with a range of people in design, technology and management professions. Upon graduation, you will have skills in and be 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. You will be prepared for qualified tasks at the advanced level within the textile technology field and will have attained a comprehensive understanding of the textile value chain with specialisation in development, innovation and leadership. Upon graduation, you will have the ability to: demonstrate and... [-]

Masters in Textile Materials Engineering - IN ENGLISH

ITECH Lyon
Campus Full time September 2018 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, sport equipment, automotive, aeronautical, furnishing and... clothing. He/she follows the development of the products, from management to the organisation of production. [+]

Masters in Textiles. 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, sport equipment, automotive, aeronautical, furnishing and... clothing. He/she follows the development of the products, from management to the organisation 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: Working with raw materials (cotton, silk, synthetic polymers...) Spinning and twisting technology Weaving and knitting machinery and confectioning Computer Added Designing: apparel, upholstery and technical textiles Finishing and analysing (colorimetry, printing, dyeing.. .) Admission for Students outside France 1st year admission: Graduate studies in chemistry (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent , 180 ECTS) A satisfying level in English: B2 CERF level + interview with ITECH How to apply? Visit... [-]

Masters in Textile Materials Engineering - IN FRENCH

ITECH Lyon
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 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, sport 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, sport equipment, automotive, aeronautical, furnishing and... clothing. He/she follows the development of the products, from management to the organisation 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? Visit and register at inscription.itech.fr (for EU students) Or Apply through Campus France site (CEF procedures)for non-EU students For countries which do not have CEF procedures with France, you must do an Application for Preliminary Admission (DAP) to the cultural service of the French embassy in your country of residence. Tuition fees Tuition fees for the French Section are 6 500€/year. Hands-on training ITECH is adamant in supplying students with a strong professional experience. On top of a multidisciplinary teaching, the institute adds a 10 month minimum of mandatory internships in companies for the regular status students. End of 1st year: International experience - minimum 6 weeks This international experience is prepared in advance in terms of an intercultural approach and the expectations regarding the content of the report are fully defined. This is an individual review of each student’s experience and acts as a basis for reflection during the intercultural lessons the following... [-]

Posgrado en Tecnología e Innovación Textil

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Campus Full time 4 months September 2018 Spain Madrid

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

Masters in Textiles. 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. Conocer nuevos materiales tecnológicos que permitan expandir las posibilidades creativas Descubrir procesos state-of-the-art, probados y en funcionamiento, que aportan un alto valor añadido en las distintas etapas del ciclo de vida del producto Ser capaz de materializar un proyecto de desarrollo de producto, desde la estrategia hasta la consecución final del objetivo Conocer cómo las dimensiones económicas, medioambientales y humanas aportan un valor diferenciador Adquirir know-how accionable que te posicione como experto en tecnología aplicada al mundo de la moda. Realizar un proyecto que te servirá como portfolio de nuevas habilidades y conocimientos [-]

MTech in Clothing Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years February 2018 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. Curriculum MODULE Research and Dissertation: Clothing Programme structure Nature of programme: One year research programme. Minimum duration: 12 months. Maximum duration: 24 months full-time, 36 months part-time [-]

Master in Textile and Surfaces Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Campus or Online Full time 9 months October 2018 Spain Madrid

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.... [-]


Master in Fibers

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Savannah Atlanta Hong Kong Sham Shui Po France Lacoste + 4 more

The SCAD fibers department is the largest of its kind in the U.S., with a comprehensive curriculum and large, inspiring facilities stocked with top-of-the-line tools and resources. As a student at SCAD, you will join the elite ranks of fibers students who regularly win major awards at professional competitions and scholarships. [+]

Interweaving creativity and success The SCAD fibers department is the largest of its kind in the U.S., with a comprehensive curriculum and large, inspiring facilities stocked with top-of-the-line tools and resources. As a student at SCAD, you will join the elite ranks of fibers students who regularly win major awards at professional competitions and scholarships. Follow in the footsteps of our successful fibers alumni, who have gone on to land incredible jobs for leading companies like Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters, Martha Stewart Living, Diane von Furstenberg, Lilly Pulitzer, Macy's and more. M.A. in fibers Available at: - Savannah FIBR 502 Materiality and Meaning in Fibers* SDES 502 The Human Factor, Design Thinking* SDES 503 Fundamentals of Graduate Research* ARTH 701 Contemporary Art FIBR 704 Surfaces and Structures FIBR 707 Fabric History as Source FIBR 716 Fiber and Fabric Exploration FIBR 724 Digital Surface Design Studio I: From Concept to Client Presentation† FIBR 728 Structural Materials and Processes† FIBR 745 Studio Issues in Fibers I: Research and Development FIBR 748 Professional Practices in Fibers FIBR 749 Fibers M.A. Final Project — 500- to 700-level elective Total course of study: 45 hours* M.F.A. in fibers Available at: - Savannah FIBR 502 Materiality and Meaning in Fibers* SDES 502 The Human Factor, Design Thinking* SDES 503 Fundamentals of Graduate Research* ARTH 701 Contemporary Art ARTH 702 Art Criticism FIBR 704 Surfaces and Structures FIBR 707 Fabric History as Source FIBR 716 Fiber and Fabric Exploration FIBR 738 Contemporary Theory in Fibers FIBR 745 Studio... [-]

Master Advanced Design And Pattern

Idep Barcelona
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 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. [+]

Masters in Textiles. 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. Therefore it is necessary to go beyond the general design collections to enter the technical design and construction of specific collections to worlds as diverse as night and party, corsetry, tailoring, casual design or the design of accessories, all areas where patronage and creativity go hand in hand. GOALS This Master offers students the skills necessary to understand and professionalized, both creatively as garment construction, in very particular disciplines but whose secrets are exportable to other, complementing the usual fashion training to reach a level of weapons expert in the design world. The aim is to provide a comprehensive view of the professional world market, design and pattern making for specialties such as couture, corset, tailoring or tailoring, urban fashion retail and a discipline as the design of accessories, which in addition to being essential for itself as a... [-]

Master in Surface and Textile Design

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Milan France Paris United Kingdom London China Shanghai + 6 more

The master is intended for those learners who already have a specific qualification, or who are practicing professionals in this sector. the course will begin by... [+]

Master in Surface & Textile Design

 

The master is intended for those learners who already have a specific qualification, or who are practicing professionals in this sector. the course will begin by offering an in-depth history of fabrics and the trend in the return to décor through new technologies  withthe development of a design collection that will be part of a learners portfolio of work.The course will deal with the historical and cultural roots of the birth of Décor. there will then be an analysis of the successive technical developments in surface and in the general field of design. the learner  will engage in a research phase in the study of its application to materials and fabrics. the subject of contemporary technologies will also be explored for its influence in the transformation and subsequent development in furnishings, wallpaper design, decoration of ceramics and porcelain tableware.The learner will acquire the basic principles of analysis, after which they will elaborate, with a creative approach, their own personal style that will evolve from research and studio work supported by the faculty.  thanks to experimentation in fabrics, design and colors, the learner will pass from the conception of a creative idea to being able to respond to the needs of the market.  the project envisions the development of proposals for materials that can be used in either interior or exterior design.... [-]


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 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).... [-]