The master at a glance
|Recognized Title||Academic Master’s Degree|
Fashion Design entails the ability to decipher the contemporary and translate it into meaningful and visionary codes. Fashion Designers must pursue their own identity and act courageously. At the same time, they are tasked to understand the requirements of the industry and speak the language of the various players of the fashion system, to guide complex creative projects, from material experimentation to visual communication of the product.
The Master in Fashion Design program combines fashion studies, design thinking and intensive studio-practice. Students will be guided to question, refine and strengthen their individual creative vision as well as to address the challenge of designing for existing fashion brands. Students will be engaged in the exploration of other disciplines to produce outcomes that combine conceptualization, textile manipulation, garment prototyping, branding, photo and video storytelling, and business intelligence. Students will understand the complexity of the fashion system on all levels, grow a mature awareness of the various professions across its value chain, and envision the future of the Industry.
The program is addressed to candidates who have a first-level degree and/or professional experience in Fashion Design. The program is also open to candidates with a background in other disciplines, if they are motivated by a sound research interest towards the program’s topics and a strong portfolio.
The aim of the Master in Fashion Design is to grow mature professionals who can find employment opportunities as: Fashion Designers, Accessories Designers, Textile Designers, Trend Researchers, Product Developers and Merchandisers.