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Master's Degree Programme in Fashion and Clothing

Autumn 2016

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Advanced Professional Studies in Fashion and Clothing
Strategic Brand Management 5
Managing Product and Quality Control in Fashion and Clothing Industry 10
Managing Purchasing Processes in Fashion and Clothing Industry 5
Research Based Development Work
Methods in Research Based Development Work 5
Elective Studies
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Master's Thesis
Master's Thesis and Maturity Test 30
ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 5542.512.52022.57.55

Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year. Planned syllabus may change during studies.

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.


The new Master’s Degree in fashion clothing reinforces the competence of the student as a professional in specialist and managerial positions in international environments.

The studies add to the analytical and methodical competences in product management and strategic purchasing. The students can instruct, administer and develop demanding processes and projects in product and quality management.

Advanced professional studies (20 ECTS) will add to the students’ analytical and methodological competences as well as competences in product management and quality control. The methods in research-based development work (5 ECTS) deepen the students’ research-based competences related to executing and instructing the collaborative development processes and projects.

The students will compile an individual study plan. Based on the individual study plan, the students will select elective post graduate studies either from Metropolia or other universities studies worth of 5 ECTS credit points.

The extent of the final thesis is 30 ECTS credit points. It is a collaborative work life development task, which is conducted at student’s workplace or some other co-operating organization. The development of the thesis is reported in final thesis seminars during the studies. The maturity test is executed in the form of an article and published in an appropriate manner for the chosen topic.