Fashion Design Semester Course

Semester Course - 6 months

  • School: Fashion

  • School: Fashion
  • Start date: 01 October 2020
  • Language : English

    Fashion Design Semester Course

    The intensive six-months Fashion Design Course prepares students to take their first steps in fashion design in an introduction to the techniques, processes and methodologies of fashion design. This course provides access to IED Madrid’s master’s degree programmes.


    Fundamentals of the process: General and cross-cutting introduction to the creative process. Students will work from the fundamentals of creating a design-associated concept, including a project methodology. On the basis of creative thinking associated with culture and art.

    Labs: Introduction to specific workshops focused on constructing and creating a garment. Manual and technical workshops where students will learn basic skills to create and give shape to a design. Pattern-making, modelling and tailoring 

    Tools - Manual: Focused on learning the manual resources of a Fashion Designer: techniques for expression and communication, such as drawing, colour, illustration and collage or composition and image, which will give expression to an idea or concept. Introducing, both theoretically and practically, the science of the perception of colour. Knowing and mastering basic volumetric concepts, processes and techniques.   Acquiring skills for drawing and creating an outline that differentiates and identifies.

    Tools - Digital: introduction to the basic digital tools from a design point of view. Use of technological applications applied to 3D pattern-making, volume and the creation of garments. In addition to creating prints and composing images in order to create a personal universe focused on design concepts. InDesign, Illustrator, Clo3D,Photoshop.

    Why study at IED Madrid?

    This intensive one-year course in Fashion Design offers the main theoretical principles and technical concepts related to fashion design and the fashion industry with an introduction to the materials and types of fabric applied to design processes.

    The students on this programme quickly explore drawing techniques and basic concepts in garment construction to then go on to more technical aspects, such as learning about fabrics, garment structure and an introduction to manufacturing and production.

    They learn to analyse design processes in order to find their own creativity as designers, which will give them the opportunity to develop innovative proposals.

    They will learn to find constant inspiration for developing new concepts while they learn about fashion business models today, creating their own visual language and expressing their own style through professional presentations and the creation of a final project that they can add to their portfolio.

    This Fashion Design course is aimed at those people who are looking to fashion as an individual form of expression and who want to tell a story through design. This is a qualification from the IED Madrid fashion school that helps students to be prepared and to have confidence in themselves to face future training and/or employment challenges.

    Professional Opportunities

    • Garment manufacturing and production
    • Clothes design and development
    • Textile design and production
    • Fashion marketing
    • Styling

    Course file

    Fashion Design Semester Course

    • Type of course : Semester Course
    • Language : English
    • School: Fashion
    • Start date: 01 October 2020
    • Duration: 6 months
    • Timetable : Afternoon
    • Attendance: In-person
    • Qualification: Private
    • Enrollment rate: 2500 €
    • Course Fee: 11400 €
    • Course Fee (non UE residents): 11900 €

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