Fashion, Clothing and Textile Design – Design, Master of Arts (Art and Design)

Study Discipline: Arts & Humanities
Study Programme Details
City: Otaniemi
Country: Finland
Admission Sessions:
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Immerse yourself in the transformative realm of Fashion, Clothing, and Textile Design, where creativity converges with research-based insights into societal, cultural, and global shifts. This master’s program fosters hands-on exploration and conceptual thinking at a pinnacle of artistic and professional excellence.


Rooted in an understanding of societal, cultural, and global dynamics, the Fashion, Clothing, and Textile Design program elevate students to explore high-level artistic and professional realms. Delve into the complexities of the global industry, unraveling its impact on the environment, society, and business. Engage in multidisciplinary collaboration, leveraging cutting-edge technologies, novel materials, and innovative design solutions.

Fashion, Clothing, and Textile Design (FaCT) represent one of the three majors within the Master’s Programme in Design, alongside Contemporary Design (CoDe) and Collaborative and Industrial Design (CoID). This two-year program aligns closely with the Master’s Programme in Creative Sustainability (CS) and International Design Business Management (IDBM), culminating in a Master of Arts degree in Design.

Admission Requirements

  • The bachelor’s degree must be equivalent to 180 ECTS credits or three years of full-time study.
  • The degree must give eligibility to apply for master’s degree studies at university in the awarding country.
    IELTS Academic: overall score 6.5, and writing score 5.5.
  • TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test): 92, and 22 for Writing
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE A): 62, and 54 for Writing

Overall, the Master’s in Design – Fashion, Clothing and Textile Design comprises a total of 120 ECTS credits. Main compulsory studies are selected from the major’s study offering. Students will also participate in joint studies of the Department of Design (12 ECTS) and will produce a thesis project around a design subject (30 ECTS). In addition, students choose elective studies according to their Personal Study Plan.

15 000 euros per academic year.

Future Career Outcomes

Upon completing the program, graduates emerge as visionaries in the fashion and design realm. Equipped with a profound understanding of societal shifts and design innovation, they contribute to the evolving landscape of fashion, leaving a lasting impact on environmental and social considerations.

Visa Requirements:

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