M.A. On Campus

Fashion, Clothing and Textile Design

24 months
15000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Fashion, Clothing and Textile Design at  Aalto University  prepares the students to proactively and creatively tackle future global socio-technical challenges and innovate new sustainable and culturally inclusive design solutions for the global field of textiles and fashion.


Fashion, Clothing and Textile Design (FaCT) is one of the three majors of the Master’s Programme in Design, others being Contemporary Design (CoDe) and Collaborative and Industrial Design (CoID). In addition, the Master’s Programme in Design collaborates closely with the Master’s Programmes in Creative Sustainability (CS) and International Design Business Management (IDBM). All are two-year programmes, whereby students graduate with a Master of Arts degree in Design.

Career opportunities

The  Fashion, Clothing and Textile Design at  Aalto University  prepares graduates to drive their professional careers towards their personal areas of interest and specialization within the field. Graduates have the skills and knowledge needed to sustain a professional career in fashion and textile design industries as well as related media and education in a global setting. Graduates work as fashion and textile designers and creative directors, many graduates establish their own business. The Master’s studies also prepare students for a career in academic and corporate research.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Design Culture Now
  • Design research

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Creation

  • Sustainable Fashion and Textile Design

  • Knowledge Making in Fashion and Textiles

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.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Artistic and/or design practice (1): Portfolio
  • Motivation letter

  • Transcript(s) of records, degree certificate(s)

  • CV

  • Interview

  • The applicants will be first evaluated based on Aalto’s general eligibility requirements. Applicants meeting the general eligibility criteria for master's studies will be evaluated and ranked according to the evaluation criteria that has been decided in advance for each study option.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Helsinki

975 - 1584 EUR /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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