Alta Moda, Fashion Design

Accademia Costume & Moda

M.A. On Campus
12 months
2500 EUR/year
2000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Academic Master in Alta Moda, Fashion Design at the Accademia Costume & Moda coordinated by Michela Leto, is aimed to graduates who want to complete or deepen their knowledge and cultural and professional training in this unique and exclusive sector of the fashion industry. from research to experimentation in decorative arts, to innovation in design, to the realization of a final project.


Alta Moda Italiana was born in Rome, where the contamination between Couturiers and high craftsmanship, historical architecture, ancient and contemporary art melt in a unique place where it is possible to “redefine beauty“, live in inspiration and thus nourish the creative and experimental thinking of students.

The Master’s degree in Alta Moda, Fashion Design from the Accademia Costume & Moda is internationally recognised by the Italian Ministry of Education, 60 credits (CFA / ECTS).

Professional Opportunities

  • The Master is divided according to the process of creating a collection of Haute Couture and prêt-à-couture, to provide the cognitive tools and research to support the couture project. 
  • Fundamentally to this is materials research and technical fabrics development, the study of new trends and analysis of the needs of the target market, design, technical development, the balance of toils / prototypes and experiments, all aimed at the creation and communication of a collection of a high level, that expresses the stylistic codes of a brand.
  • At the end of the Master, students will be ready to pursue a career within the fashion system, able to play a variety of roles professionally and creatively: designers, product managers, fabric researchers, designers / artisans and / or entrepreneurs themselves.

Programme Structure

  • The course duration is one academic year (twelve months, curricular internship included) and attendance is mandatory. 
  • Moreover to be accepted at the final assessments students must have at least 80% provenattendance.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines






On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Master has a limited number of places available in order to maintain the quality level of each student’s experience. Due to demand, candidates who would like to apply need to be admitted. The process includes an interview and Portfolio presentation.
  • At the conclusion of the Master’s Degree the graduates will receive a Academic Master Diploma (60 credits ECTS), internationally recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2500 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.


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Alta Moda, Fashion Design
Accademia Costume & Moda