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Fashion and Textile Design (Specialisation in Fashion Design)

24 months
25739 EUR/year
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Do you want to educate yourself in fashion and textile design? Are you looking for an education that encourages an experimental and exploratory approach? Then the Master’s Programme in Fashion and Textile Design (Specialisation in Fashion Design) from University of Borås might be the education for you. In the school’s laboratories, you get the opportunity to test many of your design ideas.


The laboratories at the Swedish School of Textiles, a part of the University of Borås, are well-equipped and staffed by highly skilled people with extensive experience in textile production. Here, the students work as independently as possible, and during the first semester of the programme optional introductory courses are given on how to handle the equipment.

Students apply to this Fashion and Textile Design (Specialisation in Fashion Design) from The Swedish School of Textiles/ University of Boras by submitting an individual project, and then they work on developing that same project during the entire programme. The education places great emphasis on artistic work, and teachers as well as supervisors and technicians encourage experimental, investigating work that pushes the boundaries of the textile field.

The first half of the last year is devoted to a degree project, and after that there are three choices for the rest of the school year: further develop the degree project, take a preparatory research course, or internship.

Career opportunities

After graduation, many of the students move on to being employed at large or small-scale fashion companies in Sweden or abroad, while others set up their own freelance business or continue studying for a PhD.The Master’s Programme in  Fashion and Textile Design (Specialisation in Fashion Design) from University of Borås has two specialisations: Textile design and Fashion design.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aesthetic Theory Design Methods
  • Design Project Research Project
  • Design Project Advanced Project
  • Design project - Application project
  • Artistic Development second cycle level
  • Aesthetic Theory Design Seminars

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application is done with an uploaded portfolio with work samples, application project and CV. 
  • The assessment of eligibility and selection is done on artistic grounds and is based on work samples in the portfolio, application project and interview. At the first stage, the portfolio is assessed with regard to the applicant's capacity for artistic interpretation, experimental work, technical skills and ability to reflect. At the next stage, a number of applicants will be interviewed. Then, a final assessment of eligibility is done and the applicants are ranked for admission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25739 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 51479 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • 542 000 SEK full tuition fee.
  • EU/EEA citizens and exchange students are not required to pay fees.

Living costs for Borås

6000 - 10000 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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