The Masters in Sportswear combines specific theoretical knowledge of the sportswear and activewear sector with sound practical input, allowing students to apply what they learn in designing and producing specific sportswear items. The learning process includes a practical stage involving workshops, visits to businesses in the sector, work groups and masterclasses delivered by professionals, along with projects and work reviews.
To provide specific sector knowledge so that professionals who have qualified in fashion design, fashion and textile production or product design can further their studies in the field of sportswear.
To develop content linked to designing, developing and producing sports clothing.
To produce a sportswear/activewear collection.
To build solid foundations so as to approach the world of sports fashion with the right know- how, analytical skills, the ability to pick out technical fabrics, specialised pattern-making for sportswear, and good production means.
To identify and understand each fabric’s technical properties.
To learn about marketing and communication, market analysis and how to identify users and their needs.
Designers with an undergraduate degree and experience in fashion or product design wishing to specialise in the field of sportswear and activewear.
Graduates and working professionals with experience in fields linked to producing clothing, pattern-making, textile techniques and engineering, production managers, and other related professionals with an artistic and creative eye who are interested in specialising in the sportswear industry.
These postgraduate students will bring added value to a company working in the textile, fashion and especially sportswear design sector. They will be qualified to work as sportswear and activewear designers either in a fashion label’s design department or textile production company, or alternatively as freelance designers with their own projects.
Here are some of the areas where they could work:
Sportswear and activewear fashion brands and labels.
Textile production companies in the sector.
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.