Postgraduate in Children's Fashion Design
The Postgraduate in Children’s Fashion Design meets the need of training creative professionals interested in get linked to the manufacturing sector of children’s fashion, a field that is demanding a higher specialisation of producers as well as experienced designers.
Every facet of fashion will be revisited, along with the different characteristics of each stage of the evolution of children’s clothing: from fabric quality, to the attributes of new trends for little boys and girls. Different ways of managing children’s fashion companies will be presented by examples, studying different business plans emerged from research into different markets. Also, the different industrial processes used by textile companies for kids will also be introduced (dyeing, printing and production).
– Have knowledge of children’s clothing in every stage or age.
– Provide the essential tools to develop children’s fashion collections considering the subsequent production process.
– Know full well the principal companies working in the field inside and outside the area of Catalunya.
– Participate in children’s fashion projects collaborating with companies in the sector.
The postgraduate course mixes theoretical and practical areas. The study plan includes the development of a final project in which a children’s clothing piece shall be completed, as well as a production and commercial feasibility plan.
Graduates and professionals in fashion wanting to be specialised in the field of children’s clothing. Also, graduates and professionals in marketing, visual communication, advertising and economic and business science with creative concerns and interested in getting into children’s fashion with a basic background knowledge on pattern design and elaboration, as well as professionals with creative affinities moved by an interest in knowing children’s fashion in depth.
Depending on the interest, vocation and previous educational of each student, the course can offer several job opportunities. In the field of children’s fashion: designer for companies or brands, or freelance designer with own brand, fabric designer, marketing or communication responsible, pattern designer, creative director, coordinator or manager, trends analyst, fabrics researcher, etc.
The course coordinator is Anna Pujol i Ferran, graduate in Fine Arts by the Universitat de Barcelona, industrial engineer with a major on textile-spinning and fabrics by the Escola Universitària Tècnica Industrial de Barcelona. Doctorate in Architecture by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. She works in projects of graphic and textile design for companies of children’s fashion swimwear and lingerie. Freelance consultant in educational projects fostering programs on engineering, architecture and design.
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The educational planning for all IED Master courses is aligned with the criteria established by the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). The IED Master program has adopted a credit structure that follows the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). The IED Master is a private degree.
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