Design for the Fashion System

School of Design
Campuses: Milano Bovisa
Teaching language: English
Programme duration: 2 years

Mission and goals

Compared to the Bachelor of Science, the Master of Science in Design for the Fashion System moves the attention from “product” design to “system” design that is the peculiarity of the Italian design.  The main elements that characterize and distinguish the “Politecnico” education in fashion come from the culture of the made in italy,  its connection with the fashion companies and its aim to combine tradition with innovation, crafts with technologies, heritage with progress, dreams with discipline.In particular, the course mission and goals focus on three aspects: development of integrated design skills (product- communication-service) orientated to the “fashion system”; development of knowledge of the fashion system and the relations between the various players, development of specific multidisciplinary knowledge concerning economic, humanistic, sociological and artistic disciplines.

Professional opportunities

Graduates in Design for the Fashion System are flexible and suitable for carrying out design activities in fashion companies, working on integrated product-service system design. They also find good employment opportunities in professional activities working on product research, trends and development  for fashion companies. They can also work on design activity in the field of communication, event organisation and shop-fitting of fashion sales outlets. The main reference fashion professions are Fashion Coordinator, Brand manager, Product Manager and Visual Merchandiser.