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A course in Fashion is for those who fancy beautiful and smart clothes and for those who enjoy using their imagination and talent to create these dresses, hats, footwear and all sorts of other different unique costumes. A course in Fashion will explore how fashion is connected with other concepts, such as style, fashion design and collections, as well as fashion industry and journalism.

The idea of fashion is an ancient one that can be traced thousands of years back in time. The highly respected profession of a fashion designer or a stylist requires vast knowledge in different areas. For instance, a fashion designer, a fashion journalist, or anybody else connected to fashion should be well educated in art, cultural heritage, history, aesthetic theories on one hand, and on the other – be creative and capable of coming up with individual and challenging ideas and concepts. A Course in Fashion can provide a comprehensive understanding and foundation in all of these aspects.

 

If your ambitions are to produce an original fashion collection or to become part of the fashion industry, read through the descriptions of the Course in Fashion programs below. You can find Course in Fashion programs offered by universities around the whole world. Make the step towards your future career in fashion right away!

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Three Year Course In Fashion Design

Raffles Milano | Istituto Moda e Design
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Italy Milan

Learning to do this is the underlying principle of the three-year courses at Raffles Milano, a training path that structures the mind, provides a solid technical baggage and makes you want to broaden your horizons of life. The fashion system is a vast, articulated, even unpredictable territory where the classic sense meets the most thrilling experimentation. There are no recipes to emerge. There is predisposition to work, a desire to know and measure with the outside world and its thousands of cultures: high, pop, ethno ... There is an acute eye - to be trained - able to capture the smallest detail. An eye familiar with traditional tailoring methods but is not afraid to offer irriverent elegance. [+]

Best Courses in Fashion 2018. Learning to do this is the underlying principle of the three-year courses at Raffles Milano, a training path that structures the mind, provides a solid technical baggage and makes you want to broaden your horizons of life. Because? The fashion system is a vast, articulated, even unpredictable territory where the classic sense meets the most thrilling experimentation. There are no recipes to emerge. There is predisposition to work, a desire to know and measure with the outside world and its thousands of cultures: high, pop, ethno ... There is an acute eye - to be trained - able to capture the smallest detail. An eye familiar with traditional tailoring methods but is not afraid to offer irriverent elegance. Professional Opportunities The world of style and professions is evolving, traditional categories are becoming porous. In addition to the careers inside the fashion houses, alongside the great designers (designer assistant, pattern maker, production assistant, fashion stylist and fashion illustrator) or in their own, internationally they are creating a series of crossing type functions and opportunities , Linked to creativity, production, distribution and promotion. Even in these contexts, relying on high-profile preparation is almost always the winning card. Who is The course is aimed at candidates with a high school diploma and students from Italian or international universities. The ideal candidate is driven by a sincere passion for design, style and costume, and wishes to embark on a career in the fashion world by leveraging on their own... [-]

Fashion Design - Academic year - Fall intake

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Full time 30 weeks September 2018 Italy Milan

The Fashion Design - Academic Year program enables students to experiment and master the basic tools of design. [+]

The Fashion Design - Academic Year program enables students to experiment and master the basic tools of design. Theoretical lessons are enhanced by creative workshops, visits to firms, trade fairs and industrial events and seminars with industry professionals as well as portfolio building and project work. The program highlights “Made in Italy” innovation, tradition and systems. Schedule: Lessons run from Monday to Friday, full-time. Target: This course is intended for motivated students interested in learning the fundamentals of fashion design and are interested in pursuing further study or a career in the multi-faceted fashion industry. There are no pre-requisites for these semester courses. Methodology and structure: The Program is made up by the Fall and Spring semester as follows: The Fall Semester in Fashion Design – Research and Creativity begins with the introduction to issues related to the use of color and the basics of visual representations. This includes a review of basic male / female anatomical design, fashion drawing and the introduction of computer-based design applications. The subjects of art and fashion history are covered as well to allow students to draw parallels and contrasts between art, fashion, popular culture and trends. The Spring Semester in Fashion Design – Collection Building focuses on the acquisition and development of design, knitting and tailoring techniques as well as an in-depth study of textiles in order to complete a “creative” collection project in menswear, womenswear and knitwear. The program is divided between practical courses covering technique and form such as drawing, knitwear,... [-]

Preparatory Course in Fashion English Language

Accademia del Lusso
Campus Full time 3 months July 2018 Italy Milan

Course objectives: to prepare students in the English language, introduce them to Made in Italy, and provide them with knowledge of some important elements of the fashion and luxury system. [+]

Best Courses in Fashion 2018. Preparatory courses are available to those who have already enrolled onto a Master’s, 1-Year Intensive, or 3-Year Course at Accademia del Lusso. They take place during the months before each academic year starts, usually between July and October. Preparatory Courses are directed at students who would like to improve their language skills before beginning their subsequent Fashion or Design course at Accademia del Lusso. They also serve to help students take the first step towards a successful integration into their new social and professional environment in Milan. Course objectives To prepare students in the English language, introduce them to Made in Italy, and provide them with knowledge of some important elements of the fashion and luxury system. Some of the subjects taught in this programme English Language: grammar & comprehension of texts Technical jargon related to the Fashion Sector Made in Italy & Italian Luxury Industry International Markets Structure Duration: 3 months Attendance Mode: Full-time (compulsory) Language: English Limited class size Entry requirements Must be already enrolled on a Master’s, 1-Year Intensive, or 3-Year Course at Accademia del Lusso. [-]

Milan - Fashion Design & Merchandising

IES Abroad
Campus Full time Part time October 2018 Italy Milan

Diversify your fashion studies with an elective course from our Italy Today Program. Courses include History, Political Science, Literature, Music, and much more. [+]

Why Milan?

Fashion is in the air in Milan. As one of the “big four” fashion capitals (along with London, New York, and Paris), Milan is home to many high-end fashion houses such as Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Miu Miu, and many others; and nearly all of the “big names” are represented. Prepare to be inspired by the Milanese standards of elegance and obsession with style—from the runway to the street.

Our Fashion Design & Merchandising Program offers a holistic fashion experience. Encounter the sources of global trends in business, design, tailoring, fabrics and materials, modeling, and marketing. Learn about the business of fashion from local experts and professors from the best universities in Milan. Join the Milanese design and tailoring scene through practicum courses at professional fashion institutes offering hands-on lessons in clothing and accessory creation.... [-]


Fashion Cool Hunting - Short Course

IFA Paris
Campus Full time July 2018 France Paris

This program is catered to anyone interested in acquiring knowledge on trend forecasting an important part of the Fashion Industry. [+]

Launch your favorite brand in Paris! This hands-on course about the business and design aspects of fashion strongly emphasizes interactivity with frequent field trips around Paris (fabric shops, retail stores, forecasting companies, museums, and more). Students will launch a foreign brand in Paris. They will identify and research the competition, choose a store location, plan marketing strategies, direct visual merchandising, choose a blogger and a brand ambassador, organize the launch event and plan media coverage and advertising. After they have worked on all business aspects of their brand, students will update a current fashion trend for the upcoming season and design a capsule collection of 10 items for the store opening. The fashion presentation will include a mood board, fabric, and silhouettes. This course is taught by Agustina Cattaneo. Agus is a freelance fashion consultant and an expert at identifying trends. With a powerful double degree as an accountant and a fashion designer and more than six years of experience in New York, she currently works independently consulting for brands and companies and developing content for social networks as an influencer and coolhunter. She also gives lectures, seminars, courses and workshops all over the world. She was born in Buenos Aires in 1981. She received her degree in Accounting from UCA (Argentinian Catholic University) and worked as an auditor at Deloitte & Touche. After a radical change of direction in her compass, she developed and drove a brand with her own name. She then studied Fashion Design at Parsons The... [-]


One Week Fashion Journalism Course

Conde Nast College
Campus Full time 1 week September 2018 United Kingdom London

The Condé Nast Fashion Journalism course is an intensive one-week programme to introduce students to a range of practical skills and essential information on the subject. [+]

During the course, students will research and develop ideas for articles before going on to create a website that will act as a showcase for their personal body of work. Students will hear from Condé Nast staff and other fashion media experts on a range of related subjects such as understanding the masthead, the editor’s role, conducting interviews and readership profiling. As well as examining the work of inspiring writers and editors and exploring the language of fashion, they will also find out how magazines operate, how to generate revenue from media content, and the key differences between print and digital formats. The course gives an insight into what goes on behind the scenes of a Condé Nast magazine and the skills required to build a successful career in fashion journalism. Entry Requirements Applicants on these courses must be 18 years or older to enroll, and non native-English speakers are required to be proficient in written and spoken English. For more information, please see English Language Requirements in How to Apply. Places on the one week courses are allocated on a first come, first served basis, provided individuals meet the age and language requirements. Course dates: 25 - 29 September 2017 There are 30 places available on this course, allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please note that your place on the course is not reserved until we have received the full tuition fee, which must be paid in full and upfront. Tuition fee: 2016: £840 including VAT [-]

Oneyear Course In Shoes & Bags - Design And Business

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Sao Paulo
Campus Full time 184 hours March 2018 Brazil São Paulo

Creative Course in Shoes & Bags - Design and Business offered by the Istituto Europeo di Design - IED São Paulo, in partnership with IED Milan and IED Firenze is an advanced program for training shoes and handbags designers, as well as entrepreneurs or executives who want to work in this area. [+]

Best Courses in Fashion 2018. BECAUSE? The growing presence of "Made in Brazil" products in the international fashion scene has provoked the interest of professionals in improving their skills for the creation and production of high quality accessories with an eye for opportunities. FOR WHOM? Specially conceived for professionals in the fashion, footwear and handbags sector who seek to dominate the design practice focused on the main demands, whether for production in scale or handmade, for the large retail or for the luxury segment. HOW IS IT? The course prepares to work in the shoe and pouch market - from design and design, through the development of parts, brand, strategic and market vision, use of marketing tools, to marketing at the final end of retail. ONE YEAR EXECUTIVE AND CREATIVE COURSE IN SHOES & BAGS - DESIGN AND BUSINESS WITH INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE IN ITALY ABOUT THE COURSE The Executive and Creative Course in Shoes & Bags - Design and Business offered by the Istituto Europeo di Design - IED São Paulo, in partnership with IED Firenze, is a program for training shoe and bag designers, as well as entrepreneurs or executives who Want to work in this area. The course is developed over 14 meetings and includes a 14-day international module in Milan and Firenze. The professors, with vast professional experience, propose through the set of disciplines, the methodology with emphasis on research, reflection and practice. The activities bring the participant closer to the reality of the market, through a... [-]

Fashion Communication and Marketing - Academic Year - Spring Intake

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence
Campus Full time 30 weeks February 2018 Italy Florence

The Fashion Communication and Marketing – Spring Intake focuses on two of the main factors that determine whether brands that compete in the fashion system will be successful or not. It aims at training professionals to create and manage integrated promotion strategies, to monitor advertising campaigns, maintain relations with the media and other professional figures working in the field, and organise events and runway shows. [+]

The Fashion Communication and Marketing – Spring Intake focuses on two of the main factors that determine whether brands that compete in the fashion system will be successful or not. It aims at training professionals to create and manage integrated promotion strategies, to monitor advertising campaigns, maintain relations with the media and other professional figures working in the field, and organise events and runway shows. The course is held in partnership with LUISAVIAROMA, one of the best Italian e-commerce websites for luxury fashion world wide. Florence is the focal point of the Italian renaissance and home to an incredible cultural, artistic and architectural patrimony. These proud traditions are still part of the economic and creative fabric and are a fundamental component of the curriculum. This is why Florence offers, more than other art cities, a unique inspirational patrimony of artistic and cultural heritage that serves as the backdrop to the Academic Year program. Special Projects - Within the last editions of the Academic Year programs collaborations have included companies such as: LUISAVIAROMA, Fendi, Guess Europe, Emilio Pucci, Emilio Cavallini, Gold, Targetti, Elisabetta Franchi, Calvin Klein underwear, Versace, The Mall, I Gigli and many others. Schedule - Lessons run from Monday to Friday, full-time. Target - The Fashion Communication and Marketing- Academic Year program is aimed at young professionals that wish to improve their competitiveness or change their professional direction; students who wish to gain the basis of Communication and Marketing in the fashion field both for a continuing education or... [-]

Fashion & Luxury Goods Management

European School of Economics
Campus Part time 6 months Open Enrollment Italy Milan Florence Spain Madrid United Kingdom London Rome + 6 more

The aim of ESE Professional Programme in Fashion & Luxury Goods Management is to provide a focused and vocationally oriented education in specific aspects of Fashion & Luxury related disciplines, namely fashion research, marketing, trend forecasting, luxury goods management, brand management and retail management. [+]

Best Courses in Fashion 2018. The fashion industry is a complex, growing and strongly competitive business sector. Becoming a leader in this fast evolving trade requires individuals to possess an extensive array of managerial skills, a high degree of strategic planning capabilities, interpersonal communications abilities and a creative approach to problem solving. The aim of ESE Professional Programme in Fashion & Luxury Goods Management is to provide a focused and vocationally oriented education in specific aspects of Fashion & Luxury related disciplines, namely fashion research, marketing, trend forecasting, luxury goods management, brand management and retail management. Working closely with key figures within the fashion and luxury goods industry, the programme will equip the students with an invaluable education and skills base. It will ensure that the candidates develop a competitive fashion business curriculum, allowing them to become the leading fashion innovators of tomorrow. Intake Dates: January, April, September Modules Offered*: Fashion Research, Marketing and Trend Forecasting Retail Management Brand Management E-Business & E-Commerce* *On the Milan campus only, the programme includes 5 modules (•Luxury Brands Management • Fashion Research, Marketing and Trend Forecasting • Buying and Merchandising • Retail Management • Consumer Behaviour) Total Course Hours: 165 hours Mode of Delivery: Each module entails one 3-hour session per week for a total of 15 weekly hours (Monday – Friday). Language of Instruction: English Assessment Mid Term Assessment (30%) Final Assessment (70%) (Students must have 80% attendance rate to qualify for final exam and certificate) Level of Instruction: Undergraduate Entry Requirements:... [-]

Course in New Sustainable Fashion

Milano Fashion Institute
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2018 Italy Milan

The short course “New Sustainable Fashion”, supported by Vogue Talents is aiming at preparing graduate and graduating students, young managers, professionals and young entrepreneurs to deal with the complexity of responsibility in the fashion industry by providing concrete tools and sharing inspiring business practices. [+]

New Sustainable Fashion Crafting innovative business models through sustainability Sustainability is reshaping the rules of the game of the fashion industry. Starting the long and complex journey of integrating ethics and aesthetics into the value chain, working on responsible innovation is nowadays not just desirable but necessary. Nowadays the companies need to make a “sustainable” business model also “contemporary”, answering the needs of the Millennials and the future generations. A careful use of technology could catalyze this shift. The short course “New Sustainable Fashion”, supported by Vogue Talents is aiming at preparing graduate and graduating students, young managers, professionals and young entrepreneurs to deal with the complexity of responsibility in the fashion industry by providing concrete tools and sharing inspiring business practices. Key facts Director of the course: prof. Francesca Romana Rinaldi Start of registration: 19 December, 2016 End of registration: 5 June, 2017 Lectures’ start: 7 July, 2017 Lecture’s end: 27 July, 2017 Duration:3 weeks, 15 days, from Monday till Friday, for a total of 80 lecture hours Frequency: 80% of overall classes is the minimum required to get the certificate Location: Milan, Campus Bovisa Politecnico Value of the course: 2.400€ A reduction of the economic value equal to the 20% for Students and Alumni MFI is provided, while seats last. The Course is completely in English. During the whole course an Italian - English bilingual Teaching Assistant is available for both Italian and foreign students. Course Description The short course “New Sustainable Fashion” aims at sharing with the... [-]

Innovative Pattern Cutting for Graduates and Professionals

University of the Arts London
Campus Full time 10 weeks July 2018 United Kingdom London

A highly regarded postgraduate level course for designers, graduates and practising pattern cutters. [+]

Best Courses in Fashion 2018. A highly regarded intensive pattern cutting course for fashion graduates and practising pattern cutters Content and Structure In response to a significant industry need, this course provides an innovative and relevant training programme for potential and practising pattern cutters and designers who need to expand their experience. It is designed to enhance creativity and provide a supportive postgraduate learning environment for personal and professional development. Emphasis is placed on exploratory and versatile approaches to this craft through practical work carried out both as a group and independently. You will build your knowledge by being encouraged to unlock the potential of your existing pattern cutting skills. You will discover the creativity of your own discipline by developing new practical, analytical and interpretative skills. The course normally features two or three 'master classes' given by highly regarded specialists who have reputations for working in particularly creative ways. Attendance is 5 days per week. Structure Innovative Pattern Cutting framework comprises a full time mode of study with a single exit point. The course has been structured to attract recent graduates and practising professionals and offers a ten-week full time mode of study. It runs during the summer months and is led by Patrick Lee Yow a respected Associate Lecturer on the BA Fashion at Central Saint Martins College and supported by experienced designers and pattern cutters from industry. The course will develop your knowledge of the interdependence that exists between the designer and pattern cutter in translating innovative... [-]

Course in Luxury Materials

LMW Luxury Materials Workshop
Campus Full time 5 days January 2018 Italy Florence

The course that aims at acquiring knowledge and at researching the materials lasts one week and focuses on the explanation of the various production techniques for the luxury items sector. The specialization offered is very important as it aims at creating a designer with basic skills on materials and production techniques to allow him/her to make the right choises in the collection creation phase. [+]

EXCLUSIVE, INTENSIVE, SPECIALIST COURSE COURSE TO LEARN ABOUT MATERIALS AND HOW TO USE THEM FOR THE CREATION OF LUXURY ITEMS MADE IN ITALY IN THE FOOTWEAR AND LEATHER GOODS SECTORS A STUDY HOLIDAY IN A CITY OF ART, FLORENCE OBJECTIVE & FOCUS The course that aims at acquiring knowledge and at researching the materials lasts one week and focuses on the explanation of the various production techniques for the luxury items sector. The specialization offered is very important as it aims at creating a designer with basic skills on materials and production techniques to allow him/her to make the right choises in the collection creation phase. INTRODUCTION A full immersion course the first part of which focuses on the main production techniques and on the industrialization methods of the luxury sector. The second part of the course will take place outside the classroom by visiting a number of companies each leader in its sector, where the student can experience first hand the production reality and the process that brings his future idea to life. The course si aimed at young designers who already have a working experience in the fashion world but also to young students who want to further their knowledge. The course is intensive and caters for a limited numbers of students so as facilitate and maximize learning both in class and during the visit. COURSE IN BRIEF LOCATION Via Don Lorenzo Perosi 4a - 50018 Scandicci (Florence) LANGUAGE Italian \ English CLASS TIME From Monday to Friday... [-]

Top Grade Training Cycle In Pattern Making And Fashion

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Spain Madrid

Domina construction processes of the garment through sponsorship, modeling, preparation and realization of finishes. [+]

Best Courses in Fashion 2018. Domina construction processes of the garment through sponsorship, modeling, preparation and realization of finishes. With the CFGS Pattern Making and Fashion you will discover the secrets to becoming a professional fashion design. In just two years you will master the techniques of haute couture, you will develop modeling mannequin and will work on the volume of garments. In addition, you will be able to manage the creative process of a collection from a realization of the drawings to the selection of materials. Why study Advanced Level Training Course in Pattern Making and Fashion at IED Madrid? The educational program Higher Level Training Course in Pattern Making and Fashion It offers a complete training for the student to be able to meet the challenges of the fashion industry at the present time. For two years, the student specializes in pattern making processes, modeling, clothing and textile production. Thus, it dominates the techniques precise fashion design through a theoretical and practical program. The program includes the exercise of activities in multipurpose classrooms patronaje, laboratory research and experimentation center and sweatshop. Complementarily, the center offers studio photography, drawing classroom, classroom layout and digital classroom sewing busts to enrich the training of students. He completed studies two years, including supervised practice in companies and design studios, an official degree of 120 ECTS credits, valid and recognized is obtained throughout the European Higher Education Area, which allows access to other training programs, Ministry scholarships and grants. Formative Own Project Cycle... [-]

Oneyear Course In Fashion Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rio de Janeiro
Campus Part time 1 year March 2018 Brazil Rio de Janeiro

The One Year Fashion includes international experience in IED Barcelona (optional) and reinforces the importance of employability through the presentation of final projects and building a portfolio. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS IN PORTUGUESE Taught Through a complete picture, rapid and intensive courses combined with several workshops, the course contributes to the construction of a theoretical and practical knowledge of experience in the market of fashion. 3rd Panel of Fashion Design Start Date: March Lessons: Monday and Wednesday - 19h30 to 22h30 + alternate Saturdays - 10h to 17h Hours: 360 hours Portuguese language Description and Objectives: The course One Year Fashion It aims to offer a quick and practical training experience in the market of fashion. With a strong focus on projects, the course aims to present and deepen the knowledge necessary for product development and fashion collections - from design to production - promoting them in the market, through fashion images, using communication tools and marketing and adapting them to current business formats. The course is formatted through rapid and intensive courses combined with several workshops aimed at contributing to the construction of a theoretical and practical knowledge of the operation in the fashion market through a complete overview. The result of the disciplines is put into practice in three major projects over a year course: a collection, a fashion communication plan and a fashion business management plan. O One Year Fashion It includes international experience in IED Barcelona (optional) and reinforces the importance of employability through the presentation of final projects and building a portfolio. The course also provides space for the creation and execution of projects, the Farm IED Fashion Lab - a complete Fashion... [-]

Fashion Design Course

In Florence Academy
Campus Part time 2 - 12 weeks Open Enrollment Italy Florence

The Fashion Design Course aims to provide an introduction to Italian Fashion Design and the development of a collection, with a particular reference to the Italian fashion-plate, its practical creation and the study of accessories. [+]

The Fashion Design Course aims to provide an introduction to Italian Fashion Design and the development of a collection, with a particular reference to the Italian fashion-plate, its practical creation and the study of accessories. The Fashion Design course aims to introduce students to fashion through multiple pathways, helping them not only to enhance their practical skills for Fashion Design and illustration, but also to acquire a more specific and multifaceted sensitivity toward anything that involves fashion, such as, new trends, technical clothing aspects/styles, influences of history on clothes and the theoretical approaches to develop and create fashion collections.

Fashion course features: Lessons (per week): 5 practical lessons in 2 aftnernoons 1 lesson= 50 minutes Entry levels: 3-9 Duration: From 2 to 12 weeks Also available in English Also available for beginners Course price (per week): 100 Eur Enrolment Fee: No enrolment fee will be charged if a student is enrolled in a course of Italian. If the student enrolls in this course without taking a language course there will be a € 15 non refundable enrolment fee. This € 15 fee must be paid only once should the student enroll in more than one additional course (i.e. enrolls in Cucina Italiana, Storia dell’arte, etc.). Courses Starting Dates & Prices ... [-]