Master’s in Italy
Quick notes on studying Masters in Italy:
Language of Instruction/Teaching for Master’s in Italy:
You will find that most Masters programs in Italy are taught in English and hence you should not face any difficulty.
Duration of Master’s in Italy:
Masters in Italy can be finished in 1 year.
Most Masters programs in Italy will begin in September. Some Masters programs in Italy also begin in January or March/April.
Cost of Master’s in Italy:
Course fee for Master’s in Italy ranges between 19000 to 30,000 Euro.
Work Experience Requirement for Master’s in Italy:
Most Masters programs in Italy will NOT need work experience.
English Language Requirement for Master’s in Italy:
Either IELTS test or TOEFL test is compulsory. The test could be done within one month from the date you decide to take the test ie. preparing for the test, registering for the test, to appearing for it. If you need to register for the test or need help or coaching, you could contact us at +91 9820864001. If however you have studied in English medium all throughout the English test can be waived. Contact us for more getting your IELTS waived.
Italian Language Certificate / Test for Master’s in Italy:
Studying Italian language is NOT necessary to apply for a Masters in Italy because most Masters programs are taught in English. We however recommend our students to learn Italian, so that your interaction with others enhances, you could network better, and while finding jobs after Masters, it is easier for you to prepare for and crack the interview.
Time to Apply for Master’s in Italy:
Best time to apply for Masters in Italy is Nov to Jan for a September start. Different Universities have different deadlines.
Work DURING your Master’s in Italy:
Students can work up to 20 hours per week during course and full time during holidays (say 40 hours approx. per week)
Work AFTER your Master’s in Italy:
Many Masters programmes with either come with internship or management projects for 3 months to 6 months where students can gain superior work experience in the industry. Post that, once you have a job offer from a company, you could apply for a work permit in Italy.
Italy is the home to major top fashion brands of the world Valentino, Versace, Prada, Armani, Costume National, Marni, Iceberg, Missoni, Trussardi, Moschino, Dirk Bikkembergs, Etro, Zegna, Dolce & Gabbana.
If you are in to the business of fashion or design, you are bound to have read or learned about these Italian designers;
Giorgio Armani, Mario Bellini, Andrea Branzi, Roberto Cavalli, Antonio Citterio, Luigi Colani, Claudio Bellini, Vito Di Bari, Dolce and Gabbana, Antonio Di Chiano, Salvatore Ferragamo, Fendi, Gucci, Angelo Mangiarotti, Stefano Marzano, Alberto Meda, Bruno Munari, Missoni, Marcello Nizzoli, Roberto Pezzetta, Marco Piva, Mario Prada, Emilio Pucci, Michele Puzzolante, Ettore Sottsass, Elena Vera Stella, Fabio Taglioni, Massimo Tamburini, Matteo Thun, Gianpietro Tonetti, Clino Trini Castelli, Massimo Vignelli, Gianni Versace, Marco Zanuso, Ermenegildo Zegna. The list is long.
While Italy offers Masters programs in nearly all fields, we will straight get down to business – most Indian students prefer to study Masters in the following areas in Italy:
- Fashion Design
- Styling and Visual Merchandising
- Buying and Merchandising
- Brand Management
- Business Administration
- Marketing & Communication
- Merchandising & Buying
- Trend Forecasting
- International Fashion Business
- Product Management
- Design Womenswear
- Design Menswear
- Styling & Portfolio
- Design Collection
- Photography & Film
- Promotion, Communication & Media
- Fashion & Luxury Brand Management
- Contemporary Fashion Buying
- Fashion Product & Production Management
- Retail Management
- Fashion & Law
- Fashion Entrepreneurship
- Visual Cultures And Styling Fashion
- Fashion & Luxury Business Administration
- Fashion Elite
- Interaction Design
- Interior & Living Design
- Product Design
- Visual Brand Design
- Interior Design
- Urban Vision & Architectural Design
- Spatial Design
- Luxury Goods
- Luxury Brand Management
- Shoe and Bag Collection Design
- Luxury Business
- Luxury Retail Management
- Collection Design
- Luxury Brand Management & Promotion
- Luxury Accessories Design and Management
- Business Design
- Design Management
- Home Collection
- Italian Furniture and Product Design
- Brand Management and Communication
There are of course some other programs in Fine Jewelry Design, Surface and Textile Design, Visual Communication, Arts Management and some more.
List of Italian Institutions and their Masters programs in Fashion, Design, Business, Architecture, Luxury Brand and such others:
Polimoda International Institute of Fashion Design & Marketing, popular known as Polimoda, is an Italian centre of excellence, recognized worldwide for its high quality, fashion-oriented, didactic offer ranging from Design & Marketing to Management and Communication, in line with industry and fashion company needs. It relies on a team of professors with a solid background and experience in the fashion industry, a team always in-line with the fast changing fashion business.
It was listed in the in Business of Fashion (BoF) GLOBAL Fashion School Rankings as one of the 10 best fashion schools in the world. It has one of the best Fashion libraries in Europe with over 22000 books & monographs and 400 fashion magazines. Also, it has a tie-up with Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City for some study abroad programs.
Location: Florence (Villa Favard – in the heart of Florence; the new Design Lab is in Scandicci).
Masters Courses at Polimoda, Italy
|Design & Technology||Duration||Start Date||Course Fees (EUR)|
|Master in Collection Design||9 Months||Jan||26000|
|Master in Shoe & Bag Collection Design||10 Months||Feb||26000|
|Business & Communication||Duration||Start Date||Course Fees (EUR)|
|Fashion Brand Management||9 Months||Apr, Oct||19000|
|Fashion Business Administration||9 Months||Jun||19000|
|Fashion Marketing & Communication||9 Months||Jan||21000|
|Fashion Merchandising & Buying||9 Months||Jan, Oct||21000|
|Fashion Styling||9 Months||Apr||25000|
|Fashion Trend Forecasting||9 Months||Apr||19000|
|International Fashion Business||9 Months + 3 Months Internship||Oct||21000|
|Luxury Business||9 Months||Apr||25000|
|Luxury Retail Management||9 Months||Jan||21000|
Note – Fees are listed as on Mar 2016
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At Domus Academy, you’ll work side-by-side with pre-eminent international designers and thought leaders. In their 2012, 2013, and 2014 Masterclass guides, Frame Publishers named Domus Academy among the world’s top 30 graduate schools for design, architecture, and fashion. Every year since 2012, Domus magazine has listed Domus Academy as one of the top 100 European schools of architecture and design. In 2006, 2008, and 2009, BusinessWeek named Domus Academy among the top design schools in the world.
The faculty at Domus boasts some of the most intriguing leaders of international fashion and design: the designer and architect Patricia Urquiola, Gaia Trussardi (creative director of Trussardi), Massimo Banzi (Arduino), Ennio Capasa (Costume National), industrial designer Ross Lovegrove, Jan Christoph Zoels (Experientia), Sara Maino (Vogue), Antonio Mancinelli (Marie Claire), and Martino Scabbia Guerrini (VF Corporation).
A key feature of all Domus Academy master’s programs is your internship at a design studio or company, where you can get an insider’s view of the industry and make valuable connections.
Masters Courses at Domus Academy, Italy
|DESIGN courses at Domus||Duration||Start Date||Course Fees (EUR)|
|Master in Interaction Design at Domus||1 Year||Sep||25490|
|Master in Interior & Living Design at Domus||1 Year||Sep||25490|
|Master in Product Design at Domus||1 Year||Sep||25490|
|Master in Visual Brand Design at Domus||1 Year||Sep||25490|
|FASHION courses at Domus||Duration||Start Date||Course Fees (EUR)|
|Master in Fashion Design at Domus||1 Year||Sep||25490|
|Master in Fashion Management at Domus||1 Year||Sep||25490|
|Master in Fashion Styling & Visual Merchandising at Domus||1 Year||Sep||25490|
|Master in Luxury Brand Management at Domus||1 Year||Sep||25490|
|BUSINESS courses at Domus||Duration||Start Date||Course Fees (EUR)|
|Master in Business Design at Domus||1 Year||Sep||25490|
|ARCHITECTURE related courses at Domus||Duration||Start Date||Course Fees (EUR)|
|Master in Urban Vision & Architectural Design at Domus||1 Year||Sep||25490|
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Istituto Marangoni is Europe’s leading fashion and design school, helping students to realise their dreams of a career in the creative industries. With schools in London, Paris, Milan, Florence, Shanghai and unrivalled links with leading fashion houses worldwide, Istituto Marangoni has a global reputation. Istituto Marangoni Istituto Marangoni was founded in Milan in 1935 as the Artistic Institute of Garments Marangoni.
Location: Milan, Florence. Other locations: Paris, Shanghai, London
Masters Courses at Instituto Marangoni
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NABA Milan, Italy
NABA – Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Milano
Founded in 1980, NABA is an internationally renowned innovative arts and design academy based in the heart of Milan’s design scene. NABA is the largest private educational academy in Italy. Set in the beautiful Navigli area of Milan, the modern NABA campus is 17,000 mq and consists of 12 buildings. All facilities, equipment and individual subject studios are constantly updated to keep students’ work as fresh and cutting edge as possible. With 2.000 students coming from 60 different countries NABA has a real international feel that adds value and enriches the student experience. Location: Milan.
Masters Courses at NABA Milano
|Masters courses at NABA Italy||Duration||Start Date||Course Fees (EUR)|
|Master of Arts in Visual Arts and Performing Studies – Specialisation in Painting and Curatorial Studies at NABA||2 Years||Oct||13250 per year|
|Master in Communication Design NABA||2 Years||Oct||13250 per year|
|Master in Fashion and Textile Design at NABA||2 Years||Oct||13250 per year|
|Master of Arts in Interior Design at NABA||2 Years||Oct||13250 per year|
|Master of Arts in Product Design at NABA||2 Years||Oct||13250 per year|
|Masters in Photography and Visual Design at NABA||1 Year||Oct||16250 (full fee)|
|Master in Creative Advertising at NABA||1 Year||Oct||16250 (full fee)|
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IED Italy – Milan, Rome, Florence, Venice
Masters Courses at IED Italy – Milan, Rome, Florence, Venice
|Masters Courses at IED Italy||Duration||Start Date|
|Visual Communication at IED Milan||12 Months||Feb|
|DESIGN – 1ST LEVEL MASTER DEGREE at IED Milan||12 Months||Feb|
|FASHION DESIGN at IED Milan||12 Months||Feb|
|FASHION COMMUNICATION AND STYLING at IED Milan||12 Months||Feb|
|FASHION MARKETING at IED Milan||12 Months||Feb|
|INTERIOR DESIGN at IED Milan||12 Months||Feb|
|BRAND MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATION at IED Milan||12 Months||Feb|
|FASHION DESIGN MANAGEMENT – 1ST LEVEL MASTER DEGREE at IED Milan||12 Months||Feb|
|Visual Communication at IED Florence||12 Months||Feb|
|ARTS MANAGEMENT at IED Florence||12 Months||Feb|
|FASHION BUSINESS at IED Florence||12 Months||Mar|
|LUXURY MARKETING MANAGEMENT at IED Rome||12 Months||Feb|
|ARTS MANAGEMENT at IED Rome||12 Months||Feb|
|JEWELRY DESIGN at IED Rome||12 Months||Feb|
|INTERIOR DESIGN FOR LUXURY LIVING at IED Rome||12 Months||Apr|
|INTERNATIONAL MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT at IED Rome||12 Months||Feb|
|BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FOR ARTS AND CULTURAL EVENTS at IED Venice||12 Months||Feb|
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SDA Bocconi Italy
Duration: 1 Year Intensive Program
Cost: 31000 EUR
Start Date: January
ILW can help you apply to all popular Institution in Italy. Our services are FREE of cost for most Institutions. Our services include:
- Shortlisting the right programmes and schools in Italy
- Helping with documentation – providing the sample formats and application forms
- Editing of Statement of Purpose (SOP) and essays (including scholarship essays)
- Applying to Universities in Italy
- Following up with Universities for Admission Letters
- Guiding with the visa process
- Help with financial matters: fee payment transfer, education loans, etc.
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