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Fashion and Textile Design (Specialisation in Textile Design), M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Borås, Sweden
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 Programme in Fashion and Textile Design (Specialisation in Textile Design) from the University of Boras might be the education for you. In the school’s laboratories, you get the opportunity to test many of your design ideas.
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Overview

The laboratories at the Swedish School of Textiles 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 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.

Career

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 Textile and Fashion Design has two specialisations: Textile design and Fashion design.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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General Requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24396 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 48780 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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  • 522 000 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

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