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Master in Fashion Design - IED Milan

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  • Study Type

    Full time available

  • Subject Areas

    Creative Arts & Design

  • Start Date


  • Course Duration

    1 year

  • Course Type


  • Course Fees

    18.900 €

  • Last Updated

    26 July 2019


The Master in Fashion Design works as a creative laboratory that guides participants to the progressive acquisition of a clear project development methodology applied to the Made in Italy know-how. Working in the the fashion system in Italy means working within a definite and unique environment that implies the combination of design, style, manufacturing and society changes, that made history.

Participants improve their ability in exploring fashion trends, combining theoretical knowledge and awareness of Italian design with creativity and defining a strong and innovative fashion language in terms of ideas, shapes, textiles, colors and production processes.

They enhance their creative talents by practising on 4 different thematic workshops dedicated to Womenswear, Menswear, Bespoke, and Contemporary. These projects provide students with high-level tailoring methods, research and project development tools, in order to meet the market needs of the future.


The Master in Fashion Design welcomes students with an Honours Degree in Fashion Design and designers operating in the sector who feel the need to improve and/or update according to contemporary approaches of research and design. To gain access to the course it is essential to know well the techniques of Fashion Design: modeling and tailoring, technical drawing, Photoshop e Illustrator.


The Master in Fashion Design course is structured in complementary modules that go through the acquisition of a solid method for project development and its actual application in 4 thematic workshop.

At first, students deal with subjects design to align and implement their basic skills. They prepare themselves for the collections' development through a research phase. Then subjects related to the distinctive disciplinary fields support students in the definition of their professional identity: they work on 4 specific production areas, practising with textiles and processes in dedicated laboratories. Each project work is curated by a professional who is specialised in that category. 

Throughout the study path, students will also develop managerial skills: predisposition to teamwork, communication skills and collaboration with the various sectors and manufacturers of fabrics and clothing.

The Final Project represents the opportunity for students to fully express their creativity by showing a collection they produced to a commission consisting of industry professionals.


Today, the career path of a Fashion Designer can develop in many different contexts. As specialists in the creative process of different kinds of apparel, they can collaborate with wholesalers, manufacturers or individual clients, or they can promote their own brands and designs.

Visit the Master in Fashion Design - IED Milan page on the Istituto Europeo di Design website for more details!