A PhD in Fashion Design is a research-based degree program that focuses on advanced study in the field of fashion design. The program is designed for individuals who wish to pursue a career in academia or research, and typically takes 3-4 years to complete.
The curriculum for a PhD in Fashion Design typically includes coursework in design theory, research methods, and fashion history, as well as a strong emphasis on independent research. Students will have the opportunity to develop their own research projects, typically under the guidance of a faculty advisor.
The program culminates in a dissertation, which is an original and substantial piece of research that makes a significant contribution to the field of fashion design.
The program may also include workshops, seminars, and studio work in fashion design. It is a highly interdisciplinary program that includes subjects such as textile science, marketing, business management, and history