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Apparel Design

Cornell University

24 months
Duration
20800 USD/year
20800 USD/year
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About

At Cornell University, the common focus of the field is the study of fibrous materials and their use as apparel, as engineering structures (such as composite materials), in biomedical applications, and in home furnishings. The Field of Fiber Science and Apparel Design is applied and multidisciplinary, with faculty members drawn from the Colleges of Human Ecology and Engineering.

Overview

We offer a master degree in Apparel Design at Cornell University. Students are expected to develop strength in their base discipline as well as gain appropriate breadth to support the area of specialization. Active research programs exist in high-performance fibers and fiber-reinforced composites; Green composites; detergency and surface chemistry; perfume treated fabrics; textile materials in biomedical and geotechnical applications; polymers for electronics; liquid-crystal polymers; textile-dye chemistry; crystal morphology of fibers; electrospin of fibers; cellulose; apparel and fashion design, design ethnography; sizing and fit of apparel; functional apparel; cultural and historic studies of clothing and textiles; mass customization and technology; and technology management in the apparel industry.

Learning Outcomes

Master concepts in Apparel Design such as:

  • Anthropology of the Fashioned Body
  • Understanding Functional Aspects of Clothing and Design
  • Human Factors: Anthropometrics and Apparel
  • Fashion Theory
  • Fashion, Media and Technology
  • Fashion and Beauty
  • Functional Aspects of Clothing and Design

Programme Structure

  • Outstanding facilities for research and study are available in the College of Human Ecology and the College of Engineering.
  • Textile and polymer science laboratories are equipped with modern instrumentation for chemical, physical, and mechanical analysis and with a controlled temperature and humidity room. 
  • Apparel design studios are equipped with industrial sewing equipment. Video image-capture and photography equipment is available in a visual analysis lab. 
  • The functional apparel lab houses a variety of human-factors testing equipment, including a full-body scanner.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • all Graduate School Requirements, including the TOEFL Exam or IELTS Academic Exam for non-native English applicants
  • two recommendations and recommendation forms
  • GRE general test
  • GRE writing assessment
  • pre-application for M.A., M.S. applicants; request form from field via e-mail
  • portfolio for Apparel Design applicants

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20800 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20800 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Ithaca

1128 - 2460 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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