Your sustainable fashion study program

In design and management, sustainability means considering ecological, social, and economic aspects along the value chain. Do you want to take an active role in developing sustainability in fashion and management strategies in the creative industries? The study program Sustainability in Fashion and Creative Industries (M.A.) offers the unique opportunity to become a driving force towards more sustainability within your industries.


Career prospects with your sustainable fashion Master’s program

Career opportunities with a degree in Sustainability in Fashion and Creative Industries (M.A.) are just as varied as the Master’s program itself. As a graduate, interesting opportunities in marketing, management or creative direction within the creative industries are waiting for you.

After graduating from AMD’s English-speaking Master’s program, you will have the analytical, social, and creative skills needed to implement sustainable design concepts and novel business models. You can work for established brands, NGOs or start your very own business.  

Possible career options are:  

  • Innovation manager 
  • Change agent 
  • CSR or sustainability manager 
  • Product designer or product manager 
  • Marketing or PR manager 
  • Creative director or chief design officer 
  • Business consultant or project manager


Details about your sustainable fashion Master’s program

Whether you work in design, management, or as an entrepreneur, if you want to learn how to operate in an economically effective, yet responsible way, this study program is the right choice for you.

Challenging seminars on business ethics, ecosystem research, material innovation, business psychology, and digital marketing are an integral part of the curriculum. Sustainability in Fashion and Creative Industries (M.A.) is an interdisciplinary and practice-oriented Master’s program, and focuses on three main areas: 

  • sustainable design strategies 
  • sustainable production 
  • sustainable business 

Within those areas, you will have the chance to tailor the study program to your interests, as you have the opportunity to choose different compulsory elective modules – all with a focus on sustainability. 

During your final semester, you will work mostly on your Master’s thesis.

During your first semester, you can choose one of three elective courses:  

  • Merchandising 
  • Fashion Product 
  • Fashion Brand 

Each module consists of a theoretical as well as practical part. No matter which course you choose, you will be working on a practical project – often tied to one of AMD’s many noteworthy cooperation partners. Furthermore, you will gain important theoretical knowledge about your chosen course, such as digital marketing or product development. During your second semester, you will be able to deepen your understanding of your elective module and continue working on your project.

Sustainability in Fashion and Creative Industries (M.A.) is a practice-orientated Master’s program. You will work on projects throughout your studies as well as learn handy tips and tricks from our lecturers – most of whom are well-versed industry professionals.

Course schedule

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Your way to AMD

We explain what you need to start your Sustainable Fashion Master’s program at AMD and how the application process works.

In order to study Sustainability in Fashion and Creative Industries (M.A.) at AMD, you will need to fulfil a number of requirements: 

  • Holding a bachelor’s degree (min. 180 CP) in a relevant field 
  • English language skills at Level B2 

You will also have to submit a CV and a letter of motivation. Depending on your Bachelor’s degree, you might need to take bridging courses. If you have any further questions, do not hesitate to contact our Study Advice Service.

You can apply any time via our online application form.

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