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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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IFDA Italian Fashion & Design Academy

The three-year course in Fashion Design and Patternmaking aims to train young professionals able to design and implement their own ideas and collections and to collaborat ... [+]

Best Courses in Fashion 2019.

The designer is the heart of the fashion system, but it is no longer only the creative who draws a drawing and colors it: the pure and simple talent is no longer enough nowadays because the designer not only creates clothes but also lifestyles.

In addition to the design technique, the designer must have assimilated the culture of the past to be able to have the sensitivity for the future, he must know the pattern making, merchandising, production, research techniques and cool hunting, computer graphics, marketing, and product communication. The designer, in fact, is not simply the one who creates the collections: there are many outlets and professional figures, ranging from women's, men's and children's collections, to collaboration at the style studios, from research to product, from the field of publishing and the specialized press.... [-]

Italy Milan
October 2019
Part-time
3 years
Campus
RM Istituto Moda e Design Milano

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

Italy Milan
October 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
European School of Economics

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

Italy Milan Florence Spain Madrid United Kingdom London Rome  + 4 More
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
3 months
Campus
Istituto Marangoni - Miami

Sources of inspiration, experimentation and cutting-edge concepts where fashion design meets contemporary art. The diversity of style and the culture behind the cities is ... [+]

About Week 1 - London

London is a source of inspiration, experimentation and cutting-edge concepts where fashion design meets contemporary art. The diversity of style and the culture behind it is underlined by the unique approach to the fashion industry within the city. In London participants will be introduced to a design project, drawing on the inspiration that top designers and inspiring about this city. Based on fashion design development participants learn how to put together a mini collection of ideas, developing mood boards and trend analysis that will underpin their design concept. London thrives on all that is fresh and new, and participants are encouraged to and original approaches to design, question the rules and push the boundaries of style and taste.... [-]

USA Miami
September 2019
4 weeks
Campus
Milano Fashion Institute

Thanks to the participation of professors and professionals of the field, the "Fashion 4.0" course faces up to the themes dedicated to new digital technologies applied to ... [+]

Digital Manufacturing for Fashion

Innovation for the fashion system, one of the key sectors of the Italian economy, doesn’t depend only on product innovations, but the role that new digital technologies have applied to design and production processes is increasingly crucial. Industry 4.0, or smart manufacturing, is called the fourth industrial revolution because it can substantially redefine the way in which designers and companies work and respond to the changing needs of the market and consumers.

Thanks to the participation of professors and professionals of the field, the "Fashion 4.0" course faces up to the themes dedicated to new digital technologies applied to the fashion industry processes aimed at supporting all phases of the creative and production process, from design to 3D printing.... [-]

Italy Milan
June 2019
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
IFA Paris

Our research shows that you may be one of 60% of young professionals in fashion, who are unsure of their preferred role in the industry. For you, we have designed the Fas ... [+]

Duration: 7-month program in English Campuses: Paris Next Intake: January 2020 ECTS Credits: 60 Application Fee: €150 Tuition Fee: €6,000 Limited to: 25 students per class

Our research shows that you may be one of 60% of young professionals in fashion, who are unsure of their preferred role in the industry. For you, we have designed the Fashion Design & Marketing Foundation Program, as the ideal first step for young professionals seeking careers in fashion design, business, marketing and merchandising.

Our Fashion Design & Marketing Foundation program offers a 360-degree view of the world of fashion. It is designed for intending fashion professionals, who are unsure about their areas of interest. It is the ideal primer for those looking to get a first taste of the fashion industry, before a deeper academic or professional experience. This foundation program is intense, diverse and condensed, combining in-class training with workshops, field trips, and real-life case studies.... [-]

France Paris
January 2020
Full-time
7 months
Campus
Accademia Riaci

The Jewelry department focuses on either the production techniques or design skills that are necessary to succeed as a designer/goldsmith. ... [+]

One Year/ Semester Course

The Jewelry department focus on either the production techniques or design skills that are necessary to succeed as a designer/goldsmith.

Through our programs and customized instructions - according to each participant’s level and goal - we encourage students to explore and develop their own expressive style, elaborating self-directed projects and research. Projects encompass conventional formats, such as brooches, rings and earrings, as well as experimental designs, both wearable and non-wearable. Students will also be introduced to business practice, necessary to start up their new professional career.

In the Jewelry Making course, students will discover and learn how to translate their inner creativity and conceptual style into three-dimensional forms to create unique objects. They will master a variety of techniques, including: sawing, filing, soldering, casting, forging and stone setting. Moreover, we offer you the unique chance to learn the traditional art of “Incisione” (Florentine-style engraving). The study will not be limited to traditional materials, but can also incorporate items such as beads, plastics, glass and found objects.... [-]

Italy Florence
January 2020
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
Accademia del Lusso

The Intensive Course in Fashion Product Design at Accademia del Lusso Milan prepares students to become professionals who are able to manage the entire production chain o ... [+]

The Intensive Course in Fashion Product Design at Accademia del Lusso Milan prepares students to become professionals who are able to manage the entire production chain of a fashion product, from the original sketch design to the final creation of a garment.

The course aims to give students an in-depth knowledge of the advanced creative skills and practical techniques necessary to work in the fields of design (artistic representation, textile technology, colouring techniques, fabric technology, and the graphic development of sketches), pattern making (paper pattern making techniques directed mainly at womenswear) and tailoring (garment assembly using industrial machinery).

Career prospects ... [-]
Italy Milan
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan

Through the Fall Semester in Jewelry Design students acquire the basic skills in order to comprehend the profession of designing and creating jewelry objects. The educati ... [+]

Through the Fall Semester in Jewelry Design students acquire the basic skills in order to comprehend the profession of designing and creating jewelry objects. The educational path is sketched out so to help students to understand and acquire a working knowledge of jewelry artistry, from cultural notions related to the history of jewelry and the jewelry manufacturing techniques, up to the methodology and the designing of jewels.

Description

Schedule: Lessons run from Monday to Friday morning and/or afternoon.

Level and prerequisites: This course is intended for motivated students interested in learning the fundamentals of jewelry design and wish to pursue further study or a career in the field.... [-]

Italy Milan
October 2019
Full-time
18 weeks
Campus
In Florence Academy

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 fashio ... [+]

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 ... [-]
Italy Florence
Open Enrollment
Part-time
2 - 12 weeks
Campus
FDModa - LCI Barcelona

Many have heard of coolhunting but few know what it is. It is a discipline that combines marketing and sociology, which is responsible for discovering these consumer need ... [+]

Many have heard of coolhunting but few know what it is. It is a discipline that combines marketing and sociology, which is responsible for discovering these consumer needs and anticipates that might appear in the near future. Although coolhunting has its origins in the fashion industry, is now an absolutely essential technique that all majors are worth. The success of the methodology coolhunting has crossed the borders of the fashion industry and today is applied in almost all business sectors: automotive, consumer goods, technology, services, etc.. Any company wants to know what the consumer will need the following year and to offer it before the competition.

In this graduate program will analyze performance trends, fashions, and hypes, and how different consumer segments behave. Learn to draw up professional trends, and understand and apply the various tools of qualitative market research that gives us the coolhunting.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
September 2019
Full-time
2 semesters
Campus
IES Abroad

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.... [-]

Italy Milan
January 2020
Full-time
3 months
Campus
LaSalle College Vancouver

If you are passionate about fashion and full of creative & avant-guard ideas for your very own clothing collection, the Fashion Design Program will take your talent t ... [+]

Course: Fashion Design

If you are passionate about fashion and full of creative & avant-guard ideas for your very own clothing collection, the Fashion Design Program will take your talent to the next level and provide you with the skills to succeed in such a riveting industry. Express your artistic talent through pattern & garment designs. Study the use of raw materials and analyze fashion trends.

Graduates have a sound grasp of the history of fashion design and recognize how fashion impacts culture and society. This program reinforces job market realities by assisting the students in illustrating a design with such computer applications as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Macromedia Flash, developing a business plan and marketing their creations. ... [-]

Canada Vancouver
September 2019
Full-time
1500 hours
Campus
International Open Academy

Set up your own interior design business by learning the skills you need to create amazing interior solutions and concepts. ... [+]

Set up your own interior design business by learning the skills you need to create amazing interior solutions and concepts

Design exquisite home interiors without leaving yours! Interior design is a stimulating and rewarding profession. It challenges your creativity, ingenuity, practicality, and inspiration. It’s also great fun! Interior designers were once used only by the very wealthy. Now, interior design, particularly in the area of home styling, is widely sought after. People have busy lives and are prepared to incorporate the cost of a designer into home projects so that they achieve an outstanding finish that’s professional & individual and get the job done quickly and efficiently.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
60 days
Online
IUAD Accademia della Moda

Industrial pattern making requires a high level of flexibility in order to adapt the designers’ indications to industrial rules. ... [+]

Overview

Industrial pattern making requires a high level of flexibility in order to adapt the designers’ indications to industrial rules.

This profession was born after the industrialization of the clothing and apparel industry, as the process required standardization of sizes. Industrial pattern makers translate sketches and prototype sheets into a multi-size pattern.

You can choose one of the following areas: Womenswear, Menswear, Casual, Children, Beachwear and Sportswear, Corsetry and Lingerie.

Your Academic Journey

Things you will learn

You will learn how to develop standard and irregular sizes, how to transform the sketch created by the designer into an accurate pattern and follow its development phases.... [-]

Italy Milan
October 2019
16 months
Campus