The Fashion Design course is a complete 3-year training course followed by an internship.
The Fashion Design Course is the perfect course for all high school graduates who want to pursue a career in fashion. No specific requirements are needed to attend the course but a strong motivation to undertake a specialist training course and a passion for everything related to fashion is essential. What are the strengths that characterize it?
MIUR recognition – BACHELOR’S DEGREE
The Triennial Course allows to obtain the First Level Academic Diploma, qualification equivalent to the Short Degree and aligned with international university standards, with the release of 180 formative credits.
During the three years of the course, students discover all aspects of working as Fashion Designers: from researching trends to the development of real fashion collections, gaining knowledge, skills and techniques necessary to bring out one’s creativity and style.
Students acquire a multidisciplinary vision, methodological and design skills essential to respond to the requests of companies in the ever-changing fashion sector.
Personalization of the study plan
Over the 3 years the student will be able to professionally design a collection of clothing, complete with shoes, bags and leather goods. A complete process, from the idea to the final presentation of the creative project. Every student can customize the course of study by choosing from 3 areas of enhancement, based on aptitudes and objectives:
- Fashion Graphic Design – Clothing design
- Fashion Technology – Apparel Pattern Making
- Accessories Design – Design of footwear and accessories
Main subjects, specific projects, lab activities, internship and final thesis are customized according to the individual path.
Innovative teaching methodology
The teaching methodology set up by Istituto Modartech is a perfect combination of theoretical, strategic and design knowledge, combined with a laboratory approach in which you practice on the field and learn techniques and tools used in the professional context.
Project Based Learning
Our learning method is based on real projects, carried on in collaboration with companies, allowing students to make concrete training experiences, useful both to consolidate specific skills, and to create a personal portfolio. A professional portfolio, enriched with hands on projects, is an indispensable tool to present themselves as professionals upon completion of the course.
From the beginning our students get familiar with the latest generation technologies and softwares used daily by companies, such as the professional CAD suite, rendering and augmented reality tools, graphics tablets, 3d printers, plotter, iMac and graphic software, industrial machinery for tailoring, footwear, leather goods.
Students have at their disposal fabrics, hides and shoes archives, photographic set, as well as didactic consultant tools for researching trends, professional magazines, sector texts, multimedia material.
Workshops, seminars, visits
Conferences, seminars and workshops held by fashion experts, to read the present and anticipate the future, share ideas, insights, projects, portfolios and collections.
A constantly updated training, with testimonials from professionals working in Fashion: entrepreneurs, stylists, cool hunters, fashion designers, talent scouts, creative directors.
Students have also the opportunity to visit the most important trade fairs in the sector, exhibitions and museums; field trips to fashion companies are an integral part of the course.
Limited number classes
Classes are open to a limited number of students, to encourage maximum interaction with the teachers, open discussions and personalized experiences, enhancing the passion, attitudes and characteristics of each student.
The teaching staff is made up of experts from the fashion, design and creativity sectors with many years of experience, avantgarde thinkers and enthusiasts.
A pool of professionals certified by Istituto Modartech to provide up-to-date education meeting the demands of the market. Teachers as mentors keen to share their knowledge, techniques and methods.
Our teachers come from very transversal sectors: from Made in Italy craftsmanship to luxury, from footwear to marketing, from leather goods to fashion distribution to technology and robotics. As well as from the pure world of creativity.
Visibility of the student
Istituto Modartech promotes its students with multiple initiatives: events and shows organized in house or in collaboration with national and international partners, career days and many other occasions to give visibility to the creative talent of the students.
Students’ projects and collections take part in sector fairs and exihibitions, as well as in national and international competitions.
That’s why Istituto Modartech collaborates with foreign universities, for joint projects, exchange programs and international awards. Istituto Modartech also partecipates in the Erasmus + Program.
Companies Network and Internship
At the end of the course students can live an internship experience in Italy or abroad to improve their skills.
A full immersion in the heart of the creative processes, in close contact with professionals and designers of important fashion brands.
The internship gives the opportunity to immediately enter into the fashion system, assist operators in a business context, following the planning and realization times of the collections, becoming accustomed to the crucial phases of the work in a professional reality. Some of the companies where you can do the internship: Armani, Twinset, Max Mara, Peuterey, Valentino, Antonio Marras, Gattinoni, Jill Sander, to name a few.
The 3-year bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design offers a complete training path, to live a contemporary and avant-garde teaching experience, acquiring strategic and professional skills, increasingly requested by fashion companies.