Master of Arts (MA) in Textile

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MA in Design: Fashion and Textiles

Bath Spa University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Kingdom Bath + 1 more

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 Degrees in Textile. Aimed at ambitious graduates, this practice-based MA course is supported by marketing theory. Staff have broad national and international industry experience which underpins and informs the course. Develop your creative design practice and thinking, while building valuable marketing and business skills. Alumni enjoy diverse career destinations with many successfully working for themselves. 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. The programme of study allows you to freely develop creative design practice and thinking in conjunction with valuable marketing and business skills, building comprehensive understanding, vision and direction. Overview The course is developed through seminars, lectures, tutorials, visiting speakers, group critiques, market research and personal research. You will be introduced to research skills and methods, product development, design management and methods, with marketing and business skills. The emphasis of the course is learning how best to present ideas, and where and how to place them in the market. Students develop and propose a personal route of study and explore and research an area of textiles in knit, print, weave, or embroidery for fashion or interiors, textile art, or in fashion design. You are encouraged to trial a product in the market either through first hand experience, or through working with studios and agents for designers, shops and craft markets (for designer makers), or with galleries or public spaces (for textile artists). Course structure... [-]

Master of Arts in Fashion and Textile Design

NABA - Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Milano
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Milan

The Master of Arts in Fashion and Textile Design is an intensive project-based degree. During this two-year program, you will explore innovative fashion tools and manufacturing processes and the myriad creative possibilities they afford. You’ll develop the capacity to translate ideas into your own fashion language, and you’ll hone your ability to analyze and critique fashion design at a high level. [+]

5 SCHOLARSHIPS UP FOR GRABS SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION FASHION AND TEXTILE DESIGN. Deadline: 12 May The Master of Arts in Fashion and Textile Design is an intensive project-based degree. During this two-year program, you will explore innovative fashion tools and manufacturing processes and the myriad creative possibilities they afford. You’ll develop the capacity to translate ideas into your own fashion language, and you’ll hone your ability to analyze and critique fashion design at a high level. The program’s main courses rely heavily on project work. By the end of your studies, you will have a portfolio of projects focusing on fashion and textile design. Your work will also integrate elements of accessories and costume design, visual and written storytelling, photography, graphic design, and hat making. Experienced fashion professionals will mentor you in building a personalized skill set as part of crafting your identity as a fashion designer. Whereas in most schools industry professionals have the role of visiting professors, in this program they lead a full design mentorship experience, monitoring and guiding the development of each student’s individual style and approach to the craft. The course is recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR) as a Master of Arts degree (120 CFs). First year Computer Graphics, Material Culture, Project Methodology, Visual Design, History of Applied Arts, Textile Design I, Fashion Design I, Art Direction, Accessories. Second year Fashion Design II, Textile Design II, Textile and New Materials Technologies, Concept Planning, Decoration, Project Management, Fashion Setting. Study Abroad... [-]

Master in Fashion and Textiles

University of Derby
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Kingdom Derby + 1 more

You will study at our Markeaton Street site which has both traditional and industrial equipment, and advanced new technology in our fashion and textiles' studios and other specialised workshops. Students benefit from our excellent links with industry in the fashion and textiles sectors [+]

MA Degrees in Textile. You will study at our Markeaton Street site which has both traditional and industrial equipment, and advanced new technology in our fashion and textiles' studios and other specialised workshops. Students benefit from our excellent links with industry in the fashion and textiles sectors You will be surrounded by like-minded creative individuals in our Department of Art and Design. You will have the chance to gain appropriate industrial experience working on high level, multidisciplinary projects. Derbyshire has a strong heritage in the fashion and textiles industries, with world-renowned companies such as Paul Smith, John Smedley and Aristoc on our doorstep. This inspirational backdrop will underpin your studies on this postgraduate course, which is one of only a few programmes in England with the option of combined study across fashion and textiles. The course will build on your skills, and will develop your potential to position yourself within the professional spectrum of design for fashion, textiles or related product areas such as knitwear, performance sportswear, or smart textiles for apparel and other uses. You'll be studying in a vibrant learning environment where you'll have the opportunity to work alongside designers from a wide range of disciplines throughout the department. Not only will you acquire professional design skills, but you'll also develop your enterprise and creativity, and you will feel empowered with the ability to challenge industry with production-ready innovation. Employable Graduates – we’re ranked 15th highest amongst all UK universities and 12th for English institutions with 96% of... [-]

MA in Menswear

University of Westminster - Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
Campus Full time United Kingdom London

It is essential in this time of creative ambiguity that we develop and empower the individual. Therefore, this entrepreneurial menswear MA will recruit ambitiously envisioned designers to work on their creative expression through personal research, process development and informed professionalism. [+]

It is essential in this time of creative ambiguity that we develop and empower the individual. Therefore, this entrepreneurial menswear MA will recruit ambitiously envisioned designers to work on their creative expression through personal research, process development and informed professionalism. This Course is delivered by the most inspiring and informed menswear design professionals. The Team provide a learning environment that is supportive, challenging and defined by students’ application proposals in relation to either a projected or existing opportunity within menswear or the design related industries. Through self-directed and set projects students will generate original and contextualised ideas, technique and process that establishes them as influential and informed menswear design professional capable of working at the highest levels of the international menswear and design related industry. In order to define a sustainable career path and effect influence upon fashion, whose boundary is subject to social, economic, cultural & technological flux, it is important for our students to establish their aspirations within the global design context. Course Content The taught project-based curriculum will progressively develop students’ confidence in an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary context that encourages imaginative, practical and theoretical knowledge to the highest level of strategic and tactical competence. Year one: Formative: Self-directed and industry related work aimed at establishing a diagnostic, reflexive and critical approach that establishes each student’s potential. Year two: Summative: Self-directed with essential industry related work aimed at developing the highest level of creative thinking, specialised process and professionalism aligned to students’ individual aspirations. [-]

Master in Textile Management (Fashion Management)

University of Borås
Campus Full time August 2017 Sweden Borås

The Textile Management – Fashion Management programme focuses on the fashion sector market, where the design process is crucial and brand building, business communication and .... [+]

MA Degrees in Textile. Master programme in textile management with specialization fashion management The Textile Management – Fashion Management programme focuses on the fashion sector market, where the design process is crucial and brand building, business communication and marketing skills and understanding consumer behaviour are also highly significant for the outcome. It will qualify you for employment in managerial and developmental roles within the textile and fashion industry and trade. 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 different roles within the textile and fashion 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 are well placed to help 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. The programme provides knowledge of fashion marketing both in theory and in applications. It will enable analysing problems, managing brand ownership, or designing marketing campaigns in the fashion and apparel sector. The structure of the fashion and apparel sector is characterised by an increased polarisation between global players and specialized enterprises. By increasing competition the force of globalisation brings forward new ways of marketing, communication and distribution for both small, medium-sized and global enterprises.... [-]

Master in Textile Management (Value Chain Management) 2 years

University of Borås
Campus Full time August 2017 Sweden Borås

This program will prepare you for employment in management or qualified research functions in all areas at a textile related company, for example product development, manufacturing, trade and logistics. [+]

Master programme in textile management with specialization textile value chain management This programme in Textile Management focuses on the textile value chain, from the conceptual stage and the design process to the consumer, and where product development and innovation, logistics and demand management, business abilities and customer insight are extremely important for the outcome. It will qualify you for employment in managerial and developmental roles within the textile industry and trade. 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 different roles within the textile and fashion 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 help 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. Aim Upon graduation, you will have skills in and be prepared for employment in management or qualified research functions in all areas at a textile related company, for example product development, manufacturing, trade and logistics. You will be prepared for qualified tasks at the advanced level within the textile business world, in product development as well as in manufacturing, trade and logistics. You will have attained a comprehensive understanding of the textile value chain... [-]

One year Masters of Arts (MA) in Fashion Design: New Materials & Technologies

Paris College Of Art
Campus Full time September 2017 France Paris

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Fashion Design proposed by PCA, focused on new materials and technologies, is a one-year program aimed at equipping designers with the knowledge and skills required to make the most of emerging new technologies and materials. [+]

MA Degrees in Textile. The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Fashion Design proposed by PCA, focused on new materials and technologies, is a one-year program aimed at equipping designers with the knowledge and skills required to make the most of emerging new technologies and materials. New materials are being developed at a fast rate, enabling garments to do more than clothe: they can measure temperature, transmit information about the wearer’s physiological state, provide stimulation, release compounds into the skin, etc. These materials are often used for sportswear and underwear, but they can serve a purpose outside of technical wear. The goal of the program is to encourage and enable designers of ready-to-wear to incorporate them into their design, whether it be men’s, women’s or children’s wear. Students will also learn to work with new technologies, such as using 3D printing to produce a garment or creating connected garments. France hosts many companies specializing in innovative materials (Lytess is a pioneer in cosmetotextiles, which are textiles containing a substance or preparation intended to be released permanently on different parts of the epidermis) and connectivity (Cityzen Sciences was the first to launch a connected T-shirt), and we will draw on this local expertise for our Professional Practice Workshop Series. The program combines technical knowledge and principles of design research and theory. Studio classes and workshops conducted by professionals from relevant fields (materials experts, engineers, designers) emphasize the mastery of new materials and technologies and their incorporation into a wide range of designs... [-]

MA Fashion Design Technology (Womenswear)

University of the Arts London
Campus Full time 15  September 2017 United Kingdom London

Guided by experienced staff and resourced with state of the art equipment, this postgraduate fashion design course nurtures talent and develops directional womenswear designers whose cutting-edge fashion influences the future of the industry. [+]

Guided by experienced staff and resourced with state of the art equipment, this postgraduate fashion design course nurtures talent and develops directional womenswear designers whose cutting-edge fashion influences the future of the industry. Content and Structure MA Fashion Design Technology Womenswear seeks to recruit ambitious, creative designers who have a long-term fashion focus and wish to work for a key brand or set up their own label. Based primarily in London’s West End at John Prince’s Street and resourced by the specialist equipment at our other central sites, contemporary technology is at the core of this course. CAD CAM, state of the art knitting machines and facilities for digital print, rapid proto-typing and laser cutting allow students to produce womenswear collections that innovate in the field. By nurturing creativity and specialist research, the course enables individuals to produce high quality and innovative work through illustration, design, cutting and modern manufacturing. Students are supported to develop collaborations with industry specialists and international fabric suppliers, a process that not only builds important contacts for the future but one that enriches student experience and refines design sensibility. Using diverse production techniques - from couture craftsmanship to futuristic experimentation - students are able to explore their own perspectives to form the basis of their MA collection. Guided by experienced staff, this also has the potential to incorporate a further specialism such as embroidery, knitwear or digital concepts. Course Structure 15 months, 4 terms, level 7, 180 credits Course entry requirements Entry to this course... [-]

MA Fashion Design Technology (Menswear)

University of the Arts London
Campus Full time 15  September 2017 United Kingdom London

A dynamic menswear course with an international reputation for challenging the conventions of fashion design, nurturing and refining talent to produce some of the most forward thinking creatives in menswear design today. [+]

MA Degrees in Textile. A dynamic menswear course with an international reputation for challenging the conventions of fashion design, nurturing and refining talent to produce some of the most forward thinking creatives in menswear design today. Content and Structure MA FDT Menswear at London College of Fashion has built an international reputation for design that asks questions and presents unexpected solutions to the mainstays of fashion design and garment construction. It is a course where innovation and craft intersect at the crossroads of modernity to produce pioneering menswear designers. Students investigate their own practice to define design methodologies that encompass key concepts of fabric, cut and silhouette. Based on rigorous research and analytical thinking, the course encourages fresh perspectives in menswear design. Students come from a wide range of backgrounds bringing a breadth of experience to their peer group and discipline. Emerging from a diversity of practice and theory based undergraduate studies, including Womenswear, Fine Art, Architecture and Semiotics, they are able to explore the potential of their transferable skills and knowledge into menswear design methodologies. Alumni have gone on to set up successful design labels, work for international brands or continue their research to PhD level. This is the course where menswear talent is nurtured and refined to produce some of the most forward thinking creatives in menswear design today. Course Structure 15 months 4 terms, level 7 180 credits Course entry requirements Entry to this course is highly competitive: applicants are expected to achieve, or already have, the... [-]

MA Fashion

University of the Arts London
Campus Full time 45  October 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Fashion has an outstanding reputation sustained over more than three decades and is the only course that shows on the official London Fashion Week schedule. [+]

MA Fashion has an international profile second to none. It has extensive industry links, and graduates practice professionally at the forefront of international fashion. This postgraduate course is about leading not following. The course is offered in four pathways that are interrelated and structured around the core subject of fashion and are taught by our excellent team of technical staff and practising designers. With an ethos of guided experimentation, you will explore your individual style while being challenged to innovate to the highest standards. The course offers four pathways of study Womenswear | Menswear | Knitwear | Textiles for Fashion. Content and Structure MA Fashion has an international profile second to none. It has extensive industry links, and graduates practise professionally at the forefront of international fashion.

 MA Fashion is fast paced to replicate working practices in the industry. 

This postgraduate course is about leading not following. It is about possibilities, goals and ideals, wider imagination, versatility, rigour and motivation. The course is offered in four pathways that are interrelated and structured around the core subject of fashion and are taught by our excellent team of technical staff and practising designers. With an ethos of guided experimentation, you will explore your individual style while being challenged to innovate to the highest standards. With an emphasis on research, and fashion awareness the course aims to produce professional and original designers ready to pursue careers, which will shape the future of the fashion industry. MA Fashion believes that truly relevant, innovative design... [-]

MA Printed Textiles for Fashion & Interiors

University for the Creative Arts
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Kingdom Rochester + 1 more

MA Printed Textiles for Fashion & Interiors offers a practice based, design led experience, which develops your creative vision and redefines your professional practice. You’ll be encouraged to push boundaries and challenge yourself; we provide you with a stimulating and supportive environment in which to do this. [+]

MA Degrees in Textile. MA Printed Textiles for Fashion & Interiors MA Printed Textiles for Fashion & Interiors offers a practice based, design led experience, which develops your creative vision and redefines your professional practice. You’ll be encouraged to push boundaries and challenge yourself; we provide you with a stimulating and supportive environment in which to do this. You’ll have the freedom to explore and combine traditional, handcrafted design and production techniques with the latest innovations in digital technology, while researching constantly evolving materials and new technologies. You can create diverse design solutions that span a variety of outcomes. Print for fashion covers: printed textiles collections for fashion, printed samples, experimental print pieces, printed garment prototypes, print design concepts or range plans, and printed fashion related products or accessories. Print for interiors covers: printed furnishings, fashion led interior print concepts, one off printed textiles, installation or site specific works, printed product prototypes, floor and wall coverings as well as exterior print applications. Length of study: One year full-time or two years part-time Starts: September 2017 Campus: UCA Rochester Course overview: Situated within the internationally recognised School of Fashion at UCA Rochester, the MA Printed Textiles for Fashion & Interiors course offers you the opportunity for in-depth exploration and creative idea development in the specialist subject area of printed textiles for contemporary creative and fashion related industries. This unique course offers you an exciting opportunity to make your creative vision a reality, master your skills, and develop new research methods, exploring... [-]

Master in Fashion

Academy of Art University
Campus or Online Full time 2 - 3  September 2017 USA San Francisco

The MFA Fashion curriculum refines and focuses your individual artistic vision with advanced coursework in design, merchandising, textiles, and knitwear. Studio courses hone your knowledge of industry standards, combining design excellence with the mastery of the latest digital tools. [+]

The MFA Fashion curriculum refines and focuses your individual artistic vision with advanced coursework in design, merchandising, textiles, and knitwear. Studio courses hone your knowledge of industry standards, combining design excellence with the mastery of the latest digital tools. Graduate candidates are guided through a Directed Study which culminates in the production of a fashion collection and portfolio, or merchandising project. MFA Fashion Unit Requirements Major 27 units Directed Study 18 units Graduate Liberal Arts 12 units Electives* 6 units TOTAL 63 units *Per director approval MFA Fashion Degree Requirements Successful completion of Final Thesis Project Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA Minimum grade of C in all required 63 units MFA Fashion - Program Learning Outcomes Graduate students will meet the following student performance criteria: MFA Thesis Project Present an original thesis concept worthy of the MFA degree Demonstrate the feasibility of their thesis project Specialty Skills: Design Design Thesis: Create a body of work that will be built into a portfolio, representing an advanced level of achievement and targeted to a specific market segment. Conduct research to develop their creative concept and build a visual story. Demonstrate good understanding of their market Communicate their design ideas 2-dimensionally using traditional and/or digital media Create advanced flat technical specification drawings by hand and by computer. Design collections demonstrating a sophisticated understanding of fashion design and advanced technical skills. Specialty Skills: 3-Dimensional Design/Technical Design/CDFP Thesis: Create a body of work that will be built into a portfolio, representing an advanced level of achievement... [-]

Master in Costume Design

Academy of Art University
Campus or Online Full time 2 - 3  September 2017 USA San Francisco

The MFA Fashion curriculum refines and focuses your individual artistic vision with advanced coursework in design, merchandising, textiles, and knitwear. Studio courses hone your knowledge of industry standards, combining design excellence with the mastery of the latest digital tools. [+]

MA Degrees in Textile. The MFA Fashion curriculum refines and focuses your individual artistic vision with advanced coursework in design, merchandising, textiles, and knitwear. Studio courses hone your knowledge of industry standards, combining design excellence with the mastery of the latest digital tools. Graduate candidates are guided through a Directed Study which culminates in the production of a fashion collection and portfolio, or merchandising project. MFA Costume Design Unit Requirements Major 27 units Directed Study 18 units Graduate Liberal Arts 12 units Electives* 6 units TOTAL 63 units *Per director approval MFA Costume Design Degree Requirements Successful completion of Final Thesis Project Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA Minimum grade of C in all required 63 units MFA Costume Design - Program Learning Outcomes Graduate students will meet the following student performance criteria: Costume Design Thesis Create a body of work that will be built into a portfolio, representing an advanced level of achievement, targeted towards the film industry. Conduct research to develop creative concepts and build a visual story. Demonstrate a consistent level of design quality from pre-production through the shooting of the film. Conduct specific research based on a given script that shows a clear understanding of the costume needs for the story. Design costumes that support the needs of the story and characters. Communicate design ideas 2-dimensionally using traditional and/or digital media. Develop a 2D design concept into fully realized 3D costumes for a produced film. Apply advanced 3D design techniques to create clothing to a professional standard. Collaboration... [-]

MA Material Futures

University of the Arts London
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom London

Material Futures is a two-year Masters course dedicated to exploring how we will live in the future through trans-disciplinary practice and expert collaboration. [+]

The intersection of craft, science and technology. Material Futures is a two-year Masters course dedicated to exploring how we will live in the future through trans-disciplinary practice and expert collaboration. Our aim is to actively re-think the future Through collaboration, risk-taking and blurring the boundaries between craft, science and technology we aim to look beyond existing disciplines to anticipate our future needs, desires and challenges for the 21st century. We encourage a wholly multi-disciplinary approach to design Taking materiality as the starting point of the design process, literally the things we can touch, feel, interact with and observe, we integrate high and low technological materials and processes to respond to the environment around us. Our students explore and come from a diverse range of disciplines, mostly, but not limited to, the worlds of fashion, architecture, industrial, communication, textile, critical, digital and speculative design. Research is intrinsic to our design process. We advocate research-driven design We believe that it is only by observing and analysing how we live today that we can begin to consider and explore how we can live more sustainably tomorrow. Considering the current and future context of design decisions is key to our ethos, combining social, political, scientific and economic inquiry and insights to help inform future design scenarios and speculations. Reasons to apply You’ll be exposed to new materials, processes, technologies and design methodologies and use materiality as a platform to critically interrogate, explore and make sense of how we should occupy a more sustainable future.... [-]

MA Textile Design

University of the Arts London
Campus Full time October 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Textile Design at Chelsea College of Arts explores creative approaches to sustainable textiles and surface design. [+]

MA Degrees in Textile. MA Textile Design at Chelsea College of Arts explores creative approaches to sustainable textiles and surface design. Content: what students can expect A studio-based, practice-led course Numerous opportunities for developing and collaborating on pioneering work within the textile industry Study to be underpinned by a supportive theoretical framework, as well as instruction in professional contemporary practice Focus and debate about environmental issues as well as the designer’s role in acting responsibly to these To participate in and develop skills through individual and group tutorials, workshops, online resources and postgraduate talks designed to introduce students to a range of visiting artists, designers and other practitioners Structure Unit 1: Exploring and understanding research-led practice Unit 2: Contextualising research-led practice Unit 3: Realisation of research-led practice Studio practice involves evolving and developing a personal programme of studio work and related research. Theoretical Studies provides a framework for students to develop a critical research paper, enabling them to locate their ideas and practice in relation to contemporary debate on cultural and theoretical issues. Throughout the course students participate in individual and group tutorials, developing their skills through Personal Professional Development workshops and on-line resources while the postgraduate talks are organised that introduce them to a range of visiting artists and practitioners. Work experience and opportunities Textile Environment Design (TED) is a unique research unit based at Chelsea that investigates the role designers play in the field of sustainable design. It is a resource students, researchers and designers can benefit from... [-]