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Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design



The course is offered in two different ways:

• ITALIAN BACHELOR OF ART DEGREE RECOGNIZED BY MIUR (Italian Ministry of Education)

• INTERNATIONAL BACHELOR'S DEGREE PROGRAM 

 

The Accademia Italiana in Florence offers a three-year Bachelor's Degree course in Fashion Design, dedicated to a discipline in which the school has over thirty years' experience. The Accademia is undoubtedly an educational leader in the sector, with thousands of graduates who now have prominent roles in the international fashion world. The program is led by instructors who are all highly experienced professionals, and also features the presence of illustrious industry leaders who have been guests of the school over the years, such as: Carla Fendi, Vivienne Westwood, John Richmond, Ottavio e Rosita Missoni, Anna Molinari, Franca Sozzani, Elio Fiorucci, Ermanno Scervino, Evelyn Haim Swarowski and many others.
During the course of study great attention is paid not only to the artistic and creative aspects of design, but also to the technical, with continuous reviews of students' work throughout the design process.

There are two options for pursuing this degree. Students can select the program that best matches their needs.

• THREE YEAR BACHELOR'S DEGREE PROGRAM IN FASHION DESIGN LEADING TO A DEGREE RECOGNIZED BY THE ITALIAN MINISTRY OF EDUCATION (MIUR - MINISTERO DELL'ISTRUZIONE, UNIVERSITA' E RICERCA):

This course of study, approved by the Italian Ministry of Education (Ministero dell'Istruzione, Università e Ricerca, D.L. n. 76 del 04/02/2013), is part of the Ministry's Department of Design and Applied Arts in the School of Artistic Design for Industry and includes various types educational activities related to diverse disciplines that contribute to the student's professional training.

• THREE YEAR INTERNATIONAL BACHELOR'S DEGREE PROGRAM IN FASHION DESIGN:

This three-year program is divided into six academic semesters. Students who have previously completed coursework in this field of study may request admission into a more advanced semester.
Students who complete the program will be awarded an international degree . The program unites the Accademia Italiana's 30 years of experience in Italian fashion, art and design with training of an international orientation. The program will provide students not only with valuable knowledge and skills but also a global perspective and approach toward the international market that will serve them well in their future professions.


Students who complete any of the three Fashion Design Bachelor's degree programs are welcome to enroll in the Fashion as Art Master's program.

During the three years, students display their creations in the school's fashion show, a unique opportunity for the young designers to gain international exposure.

Click here to view students' work.

For further information request the complete catalog.

List of (indicative) main subjects of the course
History of Costume
Collection
Pattern Making
Prototypes
Tailoring Techniques
Clothing Samples
Color Techniques
Textile Technology
Computer Aided Design
Marketing and Trends
Clothing Laboratory
Life Drawing
Accessories
Theory and History of Styles

Activities
Participation in fairs, exhibitions, fashion shows
Participation in contests (individually or in groups)
Workshops and seminars
Guided tours and visits
Practical work experience in industries (subject to requests and availability)
Meetings with experts
Guided tours of museums and exhibits
Cultural and learning trips

Course Start Dates:
- Italian Bachelor's degree program recognized by MIUR: September 12
- International Bachelor's degree program: September 12/ January 18

 

 



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