B.Design (B.Des.) Fashion Design is offered as part of School of Fashion Design

B.Design (B.Des.) Fashion Design is offered as part of School of Fashion Design

School of Fashion Design
The Fashion Design programmes at UID enables budding design aspirants to explore and discover their individualistic aesthetic philosophy. The courses help the students to build on their technical skills; critical thinking and design application. The students are able to create, evaluate, analyse and apply their skills to all areas of chosen research, be it sustainable fashion, craft clusters, denim, lingerie and intimate wear, couture and corsetry, among many others.

Why Study Fashion Design at UID?

  • Students engage in numerous design processes, analysis of design in various fields, working with various materials and engaging in creating garments in all categories of pret, couture and avant garde.
  • The students are able to plan, manage, source, select and use materials and fabrics according to the current trends and use data and technology to keep up with the newest advancements in the field.
  • There are also numerous masterclass/workshops held on campus by eminent designers, using cutting edge technology and technical knowhow to be abreast with the current industry trends.
  • Our internships and placements are done with top designers and corporations of the garment manufacturing industry. Access to our extensive infrastructure, multidisciplinary workshops in the campus and international collaborations with various international universities with respect to summer schools, summer internships and projects keep the students up to date with fashion forecasts and the world trends.
  • The course is periodically planned such as to ensure a balance of theoretical inputs and skill based learning. It also incorporates an intensive co-existence & practice of technical and empathetic creative-exploratory approach to understand the role of ‘fashion’ while offering a hands-on, industry-engaged curriculum to enhance the learning process.

Course Structure

  • Design & Cultural Studies - 1
  • Communication Skills - 1
  • Drawing
  • Basic Design - 1
  • Material Exploration
  • People and Environment
  • Communication Skills - 2
  • Design & Cultural Studies - 2
  • Drawing and Illustration
  • Advance Design Studies
  • Fashion Material Exploration
  • Presentation Techniques
  • Drawing Fashion
  • Theory of Fashion
  • Advance Integrated Design Software
  • Fashion Atelier
  • Fibre & Yarn
  • Industry of Fashion
  • Elementary Studio - Fashion Basics
  • Drawing & Culture
  • Fashion Ethnicity
  • Graphic Design and Fashion
  • Ethnic Atelier
  • Surface Adornments
  • Indigenous Fashion Industry
  • Studio Bespoke : Sustainable Couture
  • Drawing & Imaging
  • Fashion and Culture
  • Packaging, Branding & Publication
  • Studio High Street
  • Denim Innovation Lab
  • Denim Phenomena
  • Collaborative Studio : Jeans Culture
  • New Age Illustration
  • Fashion Evolution
  • New Media for Fashion
  • Integrated Structured Lab
  • Advanced Materiality
  • Future of Fashion
  • Integrative Studio : Form and Fashion
  • Sustainability in Fashion
  • Industry-Internship
  • Fashion Issues & Research Context
  • Graduation Project

Areas of Mastery

– Ethnic wear
– Women’s wear
– Men’s wear
– Indian crafts
– Intimate Wear & Lingerie Design
– Creative Pattern Making
– Denim
– Surface Adornments

Career Prospects

The course not only prepares the students for a dynamic and fast paced industry but also allows them to establish start-ups and labels in the ready to wear industry.  The students have a wide range of job prospects from becoming a technical expert in the corporate industry like pattern experts, drapers, merchandisers to specialised varied sub fields like illustrators, stylists, fashion editors, trend forecasters to just name a few.