Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design

Three-year undergraduate Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design
Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design

Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design

3 academic years
Florence  Rome 
Rome course starting date
October 2024
Florence course starting date
October 2024

Three-year undergraduate Bachelor of Arts

Accademia Italiana offers a three-year Bachelor's Degree course in Fashion Design, dedicated to a discipline in which the school has over thirty years' experience. Fundamental for the future fashion designer are the evolution of the creative abilities to enable the expression of a personal style as well as technical knowledge including that which relates to the ever greater possibilities offered by the latest computer software.

The program offered by Accademia Italiana includes both aspects and the student, while developing his own personal style, acquires that knowledge which is indispensable for the undertaking of this exciting profession. The Accademia is undoubtedly an educational leader in the sector, with thousands of graduates who now have prominent roles in the international fashion world.

Students will learn to develop fashion collections, from the initial sketches to the creation of their designs. 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.

    • Trends analysis
    • Analysis of the market and of the client
    • Analysis of different types of research for designing clothing
    • Graphic and visual communication of the collection’s theme
    • Knowledge of materials and their use within the collection
    • Technical design and knowledge of the garment
    • Illustration and the ability to communicate a look
    • Coordination and identity of the collection
    • Photography of the collection’s garments
    • Pattern-making
    • Knowledge and application of hand-sewn details and finishings
    • Creation of prototypes
    • Exploration of the complexities of structured tailoring
    • Creation of garments in their final materials
    • Creation of designs for the final event (fashion show, performance, exhibition, etc.)
    • Requirements for admission and documents to submit for enrollment
    • 12 years of previous schooling background are necessary to apply to official degrees in Italy. If you do not meet this requirement, you can attend our Foundation Year pre-requisite program or enroll into the non-degree versione program (private diploma from Accademia Italiana)




    International Students (Extra-EU citizens)

    • Enrollment fee: 2.000 Euro
    • Tuition and fees: 9.600 Euro

    International Students (EU citizens)

    • Enrollment fee: 1.500 Euro
    • Tuition and fees: 9.600 Euro

    Partial scholarships and promotions may be available. Contact our Admission Office for more details.
    Yearly regional tax (DSU) for students enrolled in a state-accredited Bachelor's degree: € 140.
    Payment plans in installments available upon request (extra charge applies).


    First Year

    • Contemporary Art History I
    • Project Design Methodology (Fashion Illustration)
    • Textile Technology
    • Computer Graphics
    • Pattern Making
    • Fashion Design I (Collection, Costume History, Prototypes)
    • Iconography and Anatomy Drawing (Life Drawing)
    • Silk-Screen Printing
    • Law, Legislations and Economics of Show Business
    • Elements of Information Technology


    Second Year

    • Contemporary Art History II
    • History of Fashion
    • Fashion Design II (Collection, Clothing Samples, Marketing and New Trends)
    • Latest Trends in Visual Arts
    • Photography
    • Photography Layout and Visualization Techniques (Colour Techniques, Computer Aided Design)
    • Costume Design
    • English as a foreign language
    • Elective subject


    Third Year

    • Theory and Methods of Mass Media
    • Fashion Design III 
    • Accessories Design
    • Cultural Marketing
    • Textile Design
    • Fashion Setting
    • Fashion Publishing
    • Elective subject
    • Extra activities: traineeships, workshops, events and competitions
    • Final project (thesis)
    • Attendance is on-campus and mandatory
    • 600 lesson hours approx. per academic year

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