Master of Arts Program in Textiles

Top 7 MAs in Textiles 2018

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A Master of Arts or MA is a graduate degree typically earned after a program of study of the fine arts, humanities, social sciences or other, similar concentrations. These programs tend to last one to two years.

Costume design assistant, dressmaker, fashion designer and fashion photographer are all careers that may rely on the skills taught through the pursuit of an education in textile. Participants may learn several useful skills associated with weaving, fabrics, dyeing and more in order to become successful in the fashion world.

Master of Arts (MA) in Textiles

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Master of Arts in Fashion and Textile Design

NABA - Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Milano
Campus Full time October 2018 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. [+]

MASTER OF ARTS IN FASHION AND TEXTILE DESIGN

Our ‘Learning by Doing’ approach combines traditional visual disciplines with new digital technologies and synthesizes individual study with group project work. We establish numerous collaborations and projects with Italian and international companies and institutions to give students hands-on work opportunities to develop their critical thinking, conceptual problem solving, and practical artistic and design skills.

WHY NABA To study in Milan, recognized as the world’s capital of fashion, arts, and design. To collaborate with over 1,000 companies, working on real-world projects and complementing your studies with unique internship opportunities. To obtain a multidisciplinary and multi-cultural learning experience, with a focus on direct experimentation. To learn from an outstanding faculty of inspiring industry professionals and mentors. To attend cutting-edge programs held both in Italian and English, that will give you an internationally recognized degree. To study in an award-winning academy, selected by leading publications such as Frame Publishers, Domus Magazine, and Business of Fashion, as one of the world's top schools for art and design. ... [-]

Master Programme in Fashion Marketing and Management

University of Borås
Campus Full time August 2018 Sweden Borås

The Textile Management – Fashion Management program focuses on the fashion sector market, where the design process is crucial and brand building, business communication and marketing skills and understanding consumer behavior 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. [+]

Master program in textile management with specialization fashion management

The Textile Management – Fashion Management program focuses on the fashion sector market, where the design process is crucial and brand building, business communication and marketing skills and understanding consumer behavior 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 the deep subject knowledge you are well placed to help new businesses in the industry. The program 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 program provides knowledge of fashion marketing both in theory and in applications. It will enable analyzing problems, managing brand ownership, or designing marketing campaigns in the fashion and apparel sector. The structure of the fashion and apparel sector is characterized by an increased polarisation between global players and specialized enterprises. By increasing competition, the force of globalization brings forward new ways of marketing, communication, and distribution for both small, medium-sized and global enterprises. After completing the... [-]

Master Programme in Textile Value Chain Management (2 years)

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

Master of Arts in Fashion, Clothing and Textile Design

Aalto University
Campus Full time August 2018 Finland Espoo Helsinki Pori Mikkeli + 3 more

The programme deepens and extends the students’ skills in fashion, clothing, textile and collection design on a high artistic and professional level, strategic thinking as well as creating, coordinating and leading fashion and design concept processes. [+]

Holistic thinking, creativity and innovation at the core of Fashion, Clothing and Textile Studies. Are you interested to explore more? Visit the Fashion, Clothing and Textile Programme website http://fact.aalto.fi/ for course highlights, exciting visuals of our students' works and more information about the study opportunities and faculty members.

Goal of education (Learning outcomes) Content outcomes

The programme deepens and extends the students’ skills in fashion, clothing and textile design on a high artistic and professional level. Students develop their creative vision and management skills for fashion, clothing, textile and collection design. The design process includes the whole path from concept and initial design to marketing and sales. Creativity and new forward-thinking ideas are emphasized on every step of the process. At the core of the programme are the understanding of the fashion system and its impact on society and business. Basic and applied understanding of sustainability issues in fashion and textile area is provided. Students are challenged to explore the possibilities of new technologies, new materials and innovative design solutions in both physical and digital media.... [-]


MA Textiles

Royal College of Art
Campus Full time October 2018 United Kingdom London

Textiles offer uniquely fluid, flexible and infinitely adaptable ways of questioning, examining and solving the some of the societal challenges that face us. This powerful agency is more valuable and vital than ever before as these challenges become increasingly complex. [+]

About the Programme

Textiles offer uniquely fluid, flexible and infinitely adaptable ways of questioning, examining and solving the some of the societal challenges that face us. This powerful agency is more valuable and vital than ever before as these challenges become increasingly complex.

Textiles at the RCA is a multi-faceted discipline and our staff and students work at the creative interface between materials, making and meaning. Our focus is innovation that impacts and spans across many sectors exploring new territories for the twenty-first century Textiles specialist.

New materials, new ways of making and new ways of experiencing our man-made world require us to constantly reconsider and question our activities, generating a culture of creative restlessness throughout the activities of the programme, which include 4* research, a growing PGR community and a dynamic masters course.... [-]


TEXTILE AND CLOTHING, LUXURY AND FASHION DESIGN

ESIMODE
Campus Full time September 2018 France Toulouse

At the end of the course, young designers will have acquired the skills required to work in both French and overseas fashion companies and, where this is their ultimate aim, to create their own fashion label. [+]

TEXTILE AND CLOTHING, LUXURY AND FASHION DESIGN – (Master's level)

Duration of the course: 4 years Level and conditions of entry: Excellent command of French language

At the end of the course, young designers will have acquired the skills required to work in both French and overseas fashion companies and, where this is their ultimate aim, to create their own fashion label.

COURSE CONTENT: Creative approach, drawing, Design culture, fashion design, textile creation, product installation, technical English, professional communication, law and environment, fashion marketing. [-]

Master in Fashion and Textiles

University of Derby
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2018 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 [+]

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.... [-]