Domus Academy

Master in Fashion Design

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Domus Academy
In Milano (Italy)
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Typology Master
Location Milano (Italy)
Duration 1 Year
Start Different dates available
  • Master
  • Milano (Italy)
  • Duration:
    1 Year
  • Start:
    Different dates available

The Master in Fashion Design program is workshop-based (based on research issues defined by the faculty, in collaboration with external professionals and industrial partners), supported by seminars, lectures, tutorials, and fieldwork. Industry professionals, the program leader, and project leaders guide students via individual coaching and project mentorship.

The program consists of four main modules including DNA kicks, courses and workshops, followed by a fifth module providing a professional experience period and a final portfolio presentation.
The modular structure is customizable, allowing flexibility and variety to better serve each student’s needs and goals.

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Milano, Italy
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Milano, Italy
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Who is it intended for?

The program is addressed to candidates who have a first-level degree and/or professional experience in Fashion Design. The program is also open to candidates with a background in other disciplines, if they are motivated by a sound research interest towards the program’s topics and a strong portfolio.

· Requirements

Spaces in this program are limited. Participants will be selected based on their applications. When considering candidates for admission, the Admissions Manager looks at the applicant’s entire profile, including their academic records, work experience (if any), extracurricular activities, test scores, and recommendations.

· Qualification

When Students graduate from Domus Academy, they receive a degree that is recognized around the world and in Europe– an Academic Master’s Degree (60 ECTS credits) that is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR).

· What marks this course apart?

-Experience Milano, World Capital of Fashion and Design -Design your Master in a highly ranked Academy offering a globally recognized degree -Improve your knowledge and know-how thanks to real projects -Build your own Multicultural and Global Network -Boost your career with our unique Professional Experience


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Reviews on this course

Tekuna Gelashvili-Jinjolia
5.0 12/05/2017
What I would highlight: I took the Master in Fashion Design. I was totally satisfied with the programme and the teachers. The best school in Italy, I totally recommend it!
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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What you'll learn on the course

Fashion design
Fashion designer
Marketing Strategies
Luxury management
Fashion Stylist
Fashion Styling

Course programme

Course Programme

DNA kicks

The DNA kick explores the ways in which good ideas can be designed. Through lectures and intensive worktables theorists, designers, and intellectuals, it will help the students see the design practice in the widest possible terms without ever losing sight of the pragmatic nature of the craft.

  • Discovering new 3D tools for modeling garments
  • Investigating methods and tools for fashion research and design
  • Learning management and marketing strategies for fashion and luxury goods companies
  • Exploring the historical, contemporary, psychological, anthropological, and sociological aspects of the fashion phenomenon
  • Exploring the factors that determine the economic performance of a brand or company
  • Branding students own work and developing their professional identity

Students will learn from international and recognized professionals who work with leading brands and studiosaround the world such as:
The Program Leader of the Master in Fashion Design is Ilaria Pavone

Rita Airaghi (Fondazione Gianfranco Ferré), Antonella Antonelli (Marie Claire Italia), Michela Bonafoni (360 + OneQuarter), Gianluca Cantaro (L’Officiel Italia and L’OfficielHommes Italia), Ennio Capasa (Costume National), Alberto Cavalli (Fondazione Cologni), Class Eco Hub, Marco Colagrossi (Trussardi), Ildo Damiano, Michela Gattermayer (Gioia!), Barbara Giannelli, Riccardo Grassi (Riccardo Grassi Showroom), Francesco Guerra, GitteJonsdatter (MUUSE), Piero Davide Leardi, Sara Maino (Vogue Italia), Antonio Mancinelli (Marie Claire Italia), Pierfrancesco Gigliotti (Frankie Morello), Carlo Rivetti (Stone Island), Olimpia Sartorelli, Martino Scabbia Guerrini (VF International), Riccardo Vannetti (Lagente).


Several prestigious companies and design studios collaborate with the Master in Fashion Design, actively participating in courses, workshops, internships, and international competitions organized by the department. Students have the opportunity to work directly with companies in their workshop projects and internships. This direct collaboration facilitates mentorship and gives students access to a wide network of professional connections.

Trussardi, MUUSE, 7 For All Mankind, Alessandro Dell’Acqua, Antonio Berardi, Costume National, Eastpak, Fay, Fiorucci Love Therapy, Fondazione Gianfranco Ferré, Frankie Morello, Havaianas, Hogan, Maurizio Galante and Tal Lancman (Interware), Meltin’ Pot, Napapijri, Neil Barrett, Nike, SAOBC (South African Ostrich Business Chamber), Stefanel, Ter et Bantine, Versace, VeuveClicquot, ErmenegildoZegna.

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Cost & Fees

EU countries and Switzerland €16,990

non-EU students €28,600