Postgrado en Diseño de Accesorios de Moda y Marroquinería | © Estudiante: Inés Mojo



Start date

January 2023




On Campus


6 Months



This course teaches professionals how to encompass and control the entire design process, which includes producing and manufacturing a range of fashion accessories focussing on handbags and small leather goods.

The Postgraduate in Fashion Accessories Design and Leather Goods provides specific insight as to the techniques, materials and trends involved, as well as leveraging the experience of sector professionals and offering them patterning, design, design software, material and business tools.

With accessories, the key lies in understanding and overseeing the entire process, knowing who the technicians are and the workshops where these ideas are brought to life. 

Information to decide


This course is intended for professionals from various areas of fashion and design who wish to research innovative accessories. The objective of the programme is to provide the basic tools for developing accessory collections, while taking into account their subsequent manufacturing and having first-hand experience of major companies in the sector that work both in and outside Catalonia.

It combines theoretical subjects with practical workshops and includes a final project to design and make a complete collection of accessories, with its associated production and marketing viability study. 

The course is intended for graduates with a degree in and professionals of:

  • fashion design, who wish to specialise in the world of accessories.
  • product design, who wish to specialise in the world of accessories.
  • other disciplines, who have creative curiosity and an interest in the in-depth study of fashion accessories, with a prior basic knowledge of pattern-making and sewing.

Participants who can prove that they have a university degree can enter the programme. Applicants who do not have the required university degree can enter on their professional merits. In this case, it is at the discretion of IED Barcelona to decide what type of certificate they will be awarded.

Professional Opportunities

Depending on the student’s individual interests, vocation and prior training, the course can lead to a variety of professional opportunities:

  • Accessories designer in a company or for a brand
  • Independent accessories designer, creating their own brand
  • Designer of fabrics for the accessories world
  • Marketing or communication manager in an accessories company or department
  • Creative director of an accessories company
  • Coordinator or administrator in an accessories company
  • Accessories trends analyst
  • Accessories stylist
  • Researcher into textiles and materials for accessories


Irene Sierra

Course Coordinator