15 months
Study mode
Tuition fee (entire course)
Local students
USD 20,398
EUR 18,500
Foreign students
USD 20,398
EUR 18,500
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

The Master of Arts in Contemporary Fashion Design at IFA Paris is an innovative advanced course taught entirely in English at our newly located Paris school. It is designed to meet the needs of both global brands and small to medium sized companies for fashion designers with a broad range of competencies. Applicants to the course will already hold a Bachelor in Fashion Design and will be asked to submit a portfolio for interview to assure their eligibility. They will be expected to have formulated a sense of their design identity and future career plan. For example they might aspire to work as head designer of a contemporary mid to high market level fashion line or to be in charge of design studio teams in casualwear or chain stores. This course, with its thorough insights into the cyclical functioning of a commercial fashion company is also ideal for creative fashion entrepreneurs who wish to launch their own label. Many young designers have found that Paris is an ideal springboard to launch their careers and network with industry experts.


Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor education in Fashion Design. Candidates with education background in other design fields can also be considered for admission. For those who lack undergraduate education, at least 5 years of relevant working experience is a prerequisite for admission.

  • Preferably 2 years of working experience in fashion or textile design field.

  • Fluency in English. Non-native English speakers should provide an IELTS 6.5 score or above.