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 Textile Design) from the Swedish School of Textiles at the University of Borås 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 Master’s Programme in Textile and Fashion Design has two specialisations: Textile design and Fashion design.
Specialisation in Textil Design: After graduation, many of the students move on to being employed at large or small-scale textile companies in Sweden or abroad, while others set up their own freelance business or continue studying for a PhD.
The completed education (120 HE credits) leads to a Master of Fine Arts in Fashion and Textile Design with specialisation in Textile Design.
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- Aesthetic Theory Design Methods
- Aesthetic Theory Design Seminars
- Artistic Development second cycle level
- Design project - Application project
- Design Project Advanced Project
- Design Project Research Project
For further information about the study content, please see the syllabus for this programme. You will find the syllabus here (pdf):
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesFashion, Textiles and Luxury Goods Fashion Design View 4 other Masters in Fashion Design in Sweden
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Applicants apply for a specialization, i.e. either textile design or fashion design. 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.
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International26198 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 52396 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
- 531200 SEK full tuition fee.
- EU/EEA citizens and exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Living costs for Borås
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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