MA IN LUXURY FASHION DESIGN


Postgraduate

POSTGRADUATE MA IN LUXURY FASHION DESIGN

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COURSE OVERVIEW


London College of Contemporary Arts is proud to present a brand new Master’s programme, giving students first-hand experience of Italian style and craftsmanship combined with British creativity and flair. Through our partnership with Uninettuno and the Capucci Foundation, you can now study fashion in Florence and London – two of Europe’s most vibrant fashion hubs. You’ll gain practical experience to help you progress in your career by creating a collection for a catwalk show and taking an internship at one of Italy’s largest fashion brands.

KEY COURSE INFORMATION
Campus:

London and Florence

Awarding Body:

Uninettuno

Duration:

18 Months

Delivery:

Full-time

Intakes:

February and October

Fees:

EU/UK £15,000

(*Fee includes accommodation but not travel)

An exam will be completed by the student at the end of each online module on the UNINETTUNO's e-learning platform. The written exam will be scheduled online with a third part Proctor, according with the timetable of the programme. There will be an exam fee of 20 US Dollars in charge of the student.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Students at MA level will be expected to be self-led in their study schedule. Promoting themselves and networking within the industry. Creating a portfolio of contacts, which they will be able to take with them into employment. Networking on a professional level is key.

Students will act as professionals, collaborating with factories, print companies, fabric suppliers, stylists, photographers and other industry professionals. Students will leave the MA industry focused, and industry ready.

WHY TAKE THIS COURSE?

At LCCA, taking our MA in Luxury Fashion Design, will not only prepare you for immediate employability, but you will also gain from experiencing tuition in Florence at the renowned fashion house Capucci.

Our MA programme will focus not only on design and garment construction techniques, but also on business aspects of creating, budgeting, costing and selling a fashion collection. Our main aim is to offer excellence in tutoring skills, taught by tutors with a wealth of contacts. Focusing on student employability, ensuring that students are industry ready, with a variety of essential skills.

 

The MA in Luxury Fashion will consist of 5 Units

Unit 1: Cappucci Atelier

Working with the Cappucci Atelier in Florence  students will learn fundamental cutting techniques, used throughout Cappucci history. In the first 4 weeks, students will attend workshops, learning cutting skills, and experimenting with these to create a technical file. In the final 4 weeks, students will create one outfit, using the skills gained previously.

Unit 2: Experimentation and Reflection

On returning to the London campus, students will research their proposed creative ideas for their luxury fashion collection. Students will present their technical files, primary research and finalised garment from their experience at Cappucci.

Unit Two will be research led, with students focusing on areas within fashion, they feel they have a connection with. They will receive lectures on fundamental areas on creating a collection, from research, design development, construction and fabric selection.

An important part of unit one will concentrate on the business side of fashion, and the costs involved in creating a collection. This will prepare students with the skills needed to go straight into employment.

Students will then present their proposals to a panel of tutors and industry professionals.

 

Unit 3: Realisation:

Unit Three will focus on reflecting on the experimentations from Unit Two.  They will reflect and act upon feedback given from tutors and industry professionals. Unit Three will be very student led, with them directing their own structures, creating and adhering to critical paths and schedules.

Students will begin cutting, sampling and printing. Finalising one final outfit towards their final collection.

Unit 4: Reflection, Realisation, finalisation:

This unit will focus on completing two more outifts towards the final collection.

Unit 5: Industry experience:

Once final collections are complete, student on the MA will then enter into a 2 month internship with successful fashion houses, such as Inghirami, Coveri, Basile, Capucci, Vanotti,  Armani,  Versace,  Blumarine,  Empresa, Essensuals and others. 

At the end of the unit students will submit their thesis, and business plan.

COURSE STRUCTURE


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