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Master’s Degree in Fashion Design

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COURSE

9 months

CURSO

9 months

CREDITS:

60 ECTS

MODE:

Face-to-face in Madrid

LANGUAGES:

Spanish

DATE:

October 2023 - July 2024

AVAILABLE SPOTS:

30

SCHEDULE:

Mondays to Thursdays from 18:30 to 22:00. One Friday per month from 10:00 to 14:00.

WHY

Official and in-person master’s degree at the pioneering university in fashion-related degrees.

Innovative collaboration model between University and Industry. Guaranteed internships in leading companies in various sectors.

Showcase your projects at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week.

Workshops on garment making and pattern making with sewing machines, overlock machines, industrial irons, and machines using Japanese textile technology such as Shima Seiki or Lectra software to bring your designs to life.

UDIT Mode

Only university specialising in Design and Technology

Our University Campus located in the heart of Madrid is full of activities, masterclasses, catwalks, contests, fairs, events, etc. to maximise students’ creativity.

Pioneers. More than 20 years making history

Precursors in elevating design degrees to the university level, creating the first Official Degrees in Product Design, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Video Game Design and Development or Multimedia and Graphic Design.

International vocation

We have numerous agreements with some of the best universities in the world of design so that our students can incorporate international and multicultural experience into their time at university.

Methodology and excellence

The very typology of our degrees allows us to use a learning methodology based on real projects. We seek your excellence.

Business connection

More than 2,200 agreements signed with leading companies in the sector for the professional practice of our students; advice and exchange of experiences and research.

State-Of-The-Art facilities

More than 13,000 m2 of specialised facilities with the best resources and equipment used by large companies in the sector.

Curriculum

The Master’s Degree in Fashion Design* consists of 60 ECTS credits and lasts for one year.

*Degree verification in process

Study of the evolution and transformation of contemporary clothing, from the profound changes of the 20th century inherited from the industrial revolution to the present day. Evaluation of the most relevant fashion collections by prestigious fashion designers and their relationship with different socio-cultural and economic environments that have emerged during this period. Textile technology.

Analysis of materials applied to fashion design, with a focus on fabrics and their main characteristics (including new sustainable materials), as well as different assembly techniques and possible finishes that add value to fashion creations.

Study of fashion as a social phenomenon, evaluating its function and impact on society through different elements that govern it: the individual, different groups or tribes, and the research and spread of trends.

Analysis of different communication strategies used in the fashion industry, allowing the association of a discourse with a brand and its creative universe to achieve a valued and recognizable brand image.

Study of different sectors and segments of the current fashion market, analyzing different buying behaviors to ensure that the proposed designs meet real needs and existing demands in a highly competitive and globalized market.

Work with technological tools applied to fashion design for graphic representation, illustration, and technical drawing of garments or collection plans.

Learning the different stages and tools that allow the translation of a discourse or concept into the design of a garment, adapting the design in terms of inspiration, shape, color, fabric, texture, etc.

Application of acquired knowledge to create fashion designs with a more artistic and experimental focus, involving more artisanal or tailored production, runway garments, stage costumes, or ceremonial wear, using garment modeling for more complex developments.

Work with technological tools applied to fashion design for 3D virtual modeling of garments or collections, facilitating their communication and volumetric vision.

Study of different strategies in the fashion industry to streamline, accelerate, adapt, and make the design of a garment or collection profitable through professional planning that organizes conceptualization, production, costs, transportation, sales, etc.

Learning different processes and techniques to direct, create, develop, and communicate a collection coherently from its conception to its implementation in the market, considering various aspects such as collection planning, styling, merchandising, photography, etc.

Application of acquired knowledge to create fashion designs with a more commercial focus and industrial production, intending to meet market needs at any given time, based on real cases.

Develop personal skills by participating in projects within a multidisciplinary team at companies that have collaboration agreements with ESNE, thus enhancing professional communication skills.

Completion of an original and individual project that integrates and reflects the knowledge acquired in the Master’s program.

Connecting with Businesses

The relationship between University/Business is vital for the professional success of the students, which is why professional internships are a fundamental aspect of the curricula of all our degrees. UDIT is constantly working to foster partnerships with companies, developing an ecosystem of companies and institutions that collaborate in the professional development of our students.

We have signed more than 2.000 active internship agreements with leading companies in the sector such as:

STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES

Our university campus has the best technological and professional equipment, that is also used in large companies. You will have at your disposal 13,000 m2, spread over three buildings, with state-of-the-art facilities designed for your learning and practice.

  • "A physical archive with 300 innovative and sustainable materials accessible for your designs"

  • "An experimental laboratory for you to develop your most creative ideas"

  • "Twelve work tables to get the best results in your work"

  • "38 industrial sewing machines, 5 overlockers and industrial irons to make your ideas”

  • ”You will use industrial pattern-making software in your projects"

  • "Get virtual prototypes of fabrics and garments before they are made"

Feedback from students

Teaching Staff

We have a faculty of top-level teachers. Professionals with years of experience in both teaching and technology-related companies.

MANAGEMENT

Teaching Staff

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Master’s Degree in Fashion Design can work in leading companies in the industry in roles such as:

DESIGN

  • Industrial Fashion Design
  • Fast Fashion Designer
  • Prêt-à-Porter Designer
  • Swimwear and Lingerie Designer
  • Knitwear Designer
  • Children’s Fashion Designer
  • Smart or Textronic Fashion Designer
  • Sportswear Designer
  • Workwear Designer
  • Costume Designer

FASHION INDUSTRY

  • Product Manager-Buyer-Artistic Director

FASHION BUSINESS

  • Fashion Strategic Consultant

Go one step further

If you’re interested in this program, don’t hesitate to contact us. We will help you resolve your doubts and guide you through the process of choosing your future.

You can count on me to answer all your questions.

Sergio

Student Advisor at UDIT

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FAQs

Fashion and the textile sector represent 2.8% of Spain’s total GDP and 4.3% of employment. This demonstrates the broad presence of fashion in Spain, both in terms of wealth contribution and job opportunities.

Moreover, for over 20 years, leading Spanish textile companies have played a significant role in the global fashion industry and continue to grow. In addition to this, the sector is exploring new opportunities that will generate more jobs, such as the potential of new technologies applied to fashion, including smart fabrics, domestic 3D printing customization, accessory connectivity, etc. Furthermore, the unstoppable growth of e-commerce in fashion and online marketing makes this sector have great growth potential and significant job opportunities.

The Master’s degree lasts for 1 year, from October to July, totaling 60 ECTS credits.

This Master’s degree is primarily aimed at graduates of Higher Education in Artistic Studies, graduates in Design of any specialty, Fine Arts, Engineering, Architecture, or Technical Architecture who want to complement their professional profile with this specialization and have a special affinity for fashion and the challenges posed by clothing in today’s society.

The fashion industry is undergoing a profound transformation and is finally becoming aware of its environmental impact.

This is the moment when new designers capable of accepting the challenge and improving the industry are needed, incorporating new technologies and innovating not only with the development and use of sustainable materials but also transforming the system into a more environmentally friendly circular economy.

You will acquire a new perspective capable of seeing beyond purely aesthetic aspects, understanding the complex factors involved, and addressing unresolved needs.

The future is redesigned today.

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CONTACT us

If you have any questions or if you want to set up your access, please write or call us on +34 915 55 25 28.