EU students: €800 to €3,300 per year; Non-EU students: €3,300 per year
Mission and goals
Compared to the Bachelor of Science, the Master of Science in Design for the Fashion System moves the attention from “product” design to “system” design that is the peculiarity of the Italian design. The main elements that characterize and distinguish the “Politecnico” education in fashion come from the culture of the made in italy, its connection with the fashion companies and its aim to combine tradition with innovation, crafts with technologies, heritage with progress, dreams with discipline.In particular, the course mission and goals focus on three aspects: development of integrated design skills (product- communication-service) orientated to the “fashion system”; development of knowledge of the fashion system and the relations between the various players, development of specific multidisciplinary knowledge concerning economic, humanistic, sociological and artistic disciplines.
Graduates in Design for the Fashion System are flexible and suitable for carrying out design activities in fashion companies, working on integrated product-service system design. They also find good employment opportunities in professional activities working on product research, trends and development for fashion companies. They can also work on design activity in the field of communication, event organisation and shop-fitting of fashion sales outlets. The main reference fashion professions are Fashion Coordinator, Brand manager, Product Manager and Visual Merchandiser.
See http://www.polinternational.polimi.it/uploads/media/Design_for_the_Fashion_System_01.pdf This Master of Science programme’s aim is to train highly qualified designers able to manage the competitiveness of the Fashion System on an international scale, both in its product development systems and within the strategic processes of fashion companies. Fashion at Politecnico di Milano is strongly committed to research and innovation, binding together high craft and high tech, the artisanal vision with the technological one, manual processes with the most advanced digital modeling softwares, in order to give the student the capability to work in any reality of the fashion system. Intense laboratory courses are the core part of the crafting investigation. Master students are required to fulfill an internship period within qualified companies. Career opportunities include: designer activities, professional activities working on product research, trends and development for fashion companies. Working oportunities in the field of communication, event organisation and shop-fitting of fashion sales outlets. Main reference professions: Fashion Coordinator, Brand manager, Product Manager, Visual Merchandiser. The programme is taught in English. website: http://www.moda.polimi.it/en/
- 1st year TRACK 1: Fashion Design Laboratory (Sportswear Design, Fashion Design, Management and Organisation of Fashion Firms), Workshop (Underwear, Sportswear Design), Retail Design Laboratory (Strategies and Methods for Retail Design, Methods and Tecniques of Representation of Retail Spaces). TRACK 2: Fashion Design Studio (Sportswear Design, Sportswear Design Materials, Sportswear Design Theory, Management and Organisation of Fashion Firms). MANDATORY FOR ALL TRACKS: Communication and Society, Evolution and Innovation in Languages, Innovation of Materials, Technologies and Processes
- 2nd year TRACK : Final synthesis design studio divided in: Fashion-System design, Fashion Product Design and Man’s wear Advanced Technology Accessories. MANDATORY FOR ALL TRACKS: Art Seminars , Aestethic, Other courses to be chosen among a list of elective lectures, Final Thesis Preparation