The Master in Sustainable Fashion Design program is an intensive program designed to explore the world of fashion design while keeping sustainability at the core of our creative process.
This course is designed to equip aspiring fashion designers with the knowledge, skills and ethical mindset required to excel in the rapidly evolving field of sustainable fashion. Students will learn how to create beautiful, innovative fashion while minimizing the industry’s environmental and social impacts.
The primary goal of this course is to produce fashion designers who can lead the way in sustainable fashion innovation. By the end of the program, students will have the expertise to design and produce clothing that respects people, the planet and fashion aesthetics.
This program is organized into a series of carefully designed modules that provide a comprehensive understanding of sustainable fashion design. These modules include a combination of lectures, practical exercises, group projects, ensuring a well-rounded educational experience for students.
Lessons are organized with teachers from the industry as well as guest lectures and workshops with outstanding professionals from the fashion system who will be invited to talk, inspire and empower our students.
This unique and hands-on learning experience includes a midterm and a mandatory final project that amount to a total of 700 contact hours and the overall obtainment of 80 credits.
This course is completed with the possibility of an internship at a fashion brand or established fashion institutions.
The curriculum of the course includes a range of subjects that will help students develop their skills and knowledge in the field. Some of the key topics covered include:
- Foundations of Sustainable Fashion: Sustainable design processes and techniques, contemporary fashion and trends with a sustainable perspective, material selection and sourcing for sustainability
- Sustainable Fashion Innovation: Eco-friendly textile development, sustainable fashion marketing
- Sustainable Production: Ethical manufacturing, circular fashion systems
In order to be eligible for this course, you will need to be selected after the admission process.
Basic requirements are:
- Curriculum Vitae (CV) with motivation letter
- English language proficiency
- Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) or professional work experience in a related field
- Previous knowledge of fashion design
Based on individual character and acquired skills, you can become the next:
Sustainable Fashion Designer
A Sustainable Fashion Designer is a visionary in eco-conscious style. They blend creativity with environmental responsibility, designing apparel that’s both aesthetically pleasing and ethically produced. These designers lead the way in using sustainable materials, championing ethical manufacturing processes, and setting new trends that prioritize the planet.
Sustainability Design Consultant for Fashion Brands
As Sustainability Design Consultants, they are the architects of eco-friendly transformation in the fashion industry. Their role involves advising fashion brands on sustainable practices, encompassing everything from material selection to production processes. They analyze and recommend strategies to minimize environmental impact, ensuring that fashion brands align with sustainable standards while maintaining their stylistic essence.