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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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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
Istituto Marangoni - Miami

Being able to choose between ten international locations: Milano, Firenze, Paris, London, Mumbai, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Miami, provides participants with an opportunity ... [+]

About Week 1

Being able to choose between ten international locations: Milano*, Firenze, Paris, London, Mumbai, Shanghai*, Shenzhen, and Miami, provides participants with an opportunity to experience, in a short time period, the worlds of fashion, art, and design. All courses are project-led and teaching is individually task oriented with group activities supported by lectures, workshops and subject-specific presentations by leading professionals in the field. If participants have little or no previous experience but would like to become familiar with some of the key disciplines in the industry, or a specific area, there are choices from a variety of levels and course duration to suit all preferences. The aim is to give as much opportunity as possible to aspiring fashion, art or design professionals to experience these magical worlds, with each course allowing participants to grasp the key principles and notions of their chosen subject. Short courses are also the perfect ‘taster’ or introductory course, which may lead to more in-depth study or a career path, while ‘Executive’ short courses offer participants the chance to discover a more advanced level of training and expertise.... [-]

USA Miami
September 2019
3 weeks
Campus
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
Milano Fashion Institute

The short course “New Sustainable Fashion”, supported by Vogue Talents is aiming at preparing graduate and graduating students, young managers, professionals and young en ... [+]

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.... [-]

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

Think, breathe and design in a sustainable and eco-friendly way - the future of fashion! ... [+]

The students involved in this program will discover a unique way of recycling previously un-wearable items or old clothing, creating a more sustainable way of shopping, creating and thinking. This program was initially created to plant a seed, now that Upcycled Fashion is trending this class now offers the opportunity to step into the world of Sustainable Fashion. Since Sustainable Fashion is the future of retail, our future depends on us to be smarter with our textile waste. With over 21 billion kilos of clothing landing in our landfills every year (the US alone), not only is this class fun but a necessity, worldwide. IFA Paris and Born Again Vintage will open the international doors of Sustainable Fashion via this Upcycling and Clothing Reconstruction Class.... [-]

France Paris
July 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Accademia del Lusso

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

Italy Milan
July 2019
Full-time
3 months
Campus
Accademia Riaci

Gemstones & Silver Accessories, Barista and Gelato etc, … In just 2 or 4 weeks, you can experience and learn Italian culture of your choice. The Internship training w ... [+]

Live and study in one of the most adored cities in the world – Florence. While you get the most out of Italian culture and life style, you earn transferrable credits.

Gemstones & Silver Accessories, Barista and Gelato etc, …

In just 2 or 4 weeks, you can experience and learn Italian culture of your choice. The Internship training will certainly strengthen your career prospects.

This fun, practical course is taught in the universal language of English.

Course Overview Gemstones & Silver Accessories

Explore your own artistic taste through internship experience in Florence, the center of Renaissance art

Accessories with gemstones (includes some treated gemstones) boldly accentuated with its natural hue (silver used for chain and parts) and – How about design and create your own and only one in the world jewelry with your birthstone or your favorite stones? ... [-]

Italy Florence
October 2019
Part-time
2 - 4 weeks
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
Oakfields College

At the end of each year as a fashion student, you will showcase your garments in a fashion show held in the presence of industry professionals and peers. You will design ... [+]

Overview

At the end of each year as a fashion student, you will showcase your garments in a fashion show held in the presence of industry professionals and peers. You will design and make various garments including skirts, dresses, shirts, pants, evening wear and a wedding dress.

Do you see yourself in this challenging, glamorous and exciting industry? From designers to fashion buyers, merchandisers and retail managers, the fashion world demands creative, committed and highly-skilled people.

The Oakfields College fashion design programme is an extremely practical course that will provide you with the knowledge and skills to pursue an active career in this industry.

This programme will enable you to enter the highly competitive fashion industry with the theoretical and practical skills needed to open up a wide array of career paths and job opportunities. Throughout the programme, the emphasis is placed on conceptualisation and innovation.... [-]

South Africa Lynnwood Ridge Edenvale Cape Town
February 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus