Bachelor of Arts

Fashion Design

Course Details

Location: Milan

Duration: 3 academic years

Start: October 2024

Credits: 360 UK credits – 180 ECTS

Class size: max 15 students

Language: English

Award Title: BA (Hons) Fashion Design

Educational Partner: Teesside University

The Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Fashion Design is designed for those who want to express their creativity, conceive and create a fashion collection of clothing and accessories that reflects and enhances their artistic and aesthetic sensibility.

Bring new trends to life in response to consumer demand by realizing, from initial design, a finished product. Meet professors with strong academic and professional experience gained in the most important fashion houses, capable of imparting knowledge and methodologies of research, analysis, and design in line with current trends and corporate standards to maximize your creative and design potential.

Main topics


  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Trend Analysis
  • Fashion Drawing and Illustration

and Communication

  • Portfolio Production
  • Visual Communication
  • Contemporary Fashion


  • Fashion Collection
  • Fashion Show and Events
  • Creative Laboratory

and Techniques

  • Textile Innovation
  • Patternmaking
  • Tailoring

Discover the Fashion Designer profession

The Fashion Designer is a versatile professional with the fundamental skills to design and create a fashion collection, including clothing or accessories. They play a leading role in their team, taking responsibility for coordinating and supervising every phase of the process, from the initial design phase to the realization of the finished product. Thanks to their innate creativity and aesthetic sensitivity, the Fashion Designer is not only able to predict trends but also to create new ones, in order to respond to the changing needs of an ever-evolving market.

Course features

The course offers a unique learning experience designed to transform your passion for fashion into a successful career. Through the combination of creativity, design skills, and cutting-edge technologies, you will be guided and prepared to create your collection and portfolio to tackle global challenges and create innovative solutions in the dynamic world of fashion. Immerse yourself in a learning environment that goes beyond design, exploring every phase of the value chain in the fashion industry. You will be involved in practical projects, workshops, internships, industry events, and fashion shows that will enrich your professionalism.

Target audience

The course is designed for all fashion enthusiasts and creative individuals eager to transform their passion into a successful career. Aimed at aspiring designers, students from any higher education background, fashion enthusiasts with creative inclinations, the course aims to provide practical skills and in-depth knowledge.

Educational aim

The course aims to train passionate students and future professionals, promoting creativity and awareness in fashion design. Through a comprehensive understanding of the value chain, students will acquire knowledge ranging from design to distribution. Students will develop advanced technical skills, combining traditional and innovative approaches, encouraging research and originality. The course also integrates contemporary dynamics of fashion, connecting design to cultural fields such as visual arts and entertainment. Practical experiences in line with current industry standards, combined with real projects with companies in the sector, will facilitate entry into the professional world.

Admission requirements

Italian students
  • High school diploma or other foreign qualification confirming 12 years of schooling.
  • Students whose native language is not English must demonstrate language proficiency equivalent to an IELTS score of at least 5.5; students lacking language skills will be supported before the start of the course.
International students
  • High school diploma or other foreign qualification confirming 12 years of schooling.
  • Official translation of the diploma and transcripts (if not already in Italian or English).
  • Passing the national university entrance exam, if required in the candidate’s home country.
  • Students whose native language is not English must demonstrate language proficiency equivalent to an IELTS score of at least 5.5; students lacking language skills will be supported before the start of the course.
  • Residence permit/application for a residence permit, to be submitted to the orientation office within 8 working days of arrival in Italy.

For additional and detailed information regarding entry requirements based on your country of origin, we invite you to visit the Teesside University website.

Career prospects

The Bachelor degree in Fashion Design can open doors to various career opportunities, including:

Fashion designer

You will have the opportunity to express your creativity through the design and creation of fashionable clothing, footwear, and accessories. Collaborate with dynamic teams to develop unique garments that reflect current market trends, contributing to the success of the brand’s product line.

Fashion Brand Founder

You will have the opportunity to establish your own brand, design your personal collections, and develop your commercial identity in the fashion industry.

Creative Director

You will be the primary architect of the creative vision and artistic identity of the company. Lead the creative process, collaborating with designers, photographers, and marketers to ensure consistency and innovation in projects.

Product Designer

You will have the opportunity to shape the future of a brand’s products, combining form, function, and aesthetics. Work closely with multidisciplinary teams, including engineers and marketing managers, to create products that stand out for their quality and innovative design.

Design Director

Oversee the entire design process within the company. Manage teams of designers, implement creative strategies, and supervise the overall visual aesthetics of the brand to maintain a high standard of design in all company products.

Cool Hunter

Analyze emerging trends in society, focusing on lifestyles, fashion, and popular culture. Provide valuable insights to business decisions, helping anticipate future market directions and stay competitive in the industry.


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