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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 enable budding design aspirants to explore and discover their individualistic aesthetic philosophy by creating innovative, ethical and responsible design professionals for a fast-evolving fashion industry. All courses are designed to develop cutting edge product, process and technical understanding narrated by a multidisciplinary and original fashion image and language.  The students have the resources and contextual space to develop a macro perspective of all aspects of fashion including textiles, styling and merchandising whilst augmenting micro expertise through choice based modules in chosen areas such as sustainable fashion, craft based design, denim, lingerie and intimate wear, couture, athleisure, knitwear among many others.

Why Study Fashion Design at UID?

  • Fashion Students at UID have a distinctive eco-system of learning in a culturally progressive city with a diverse heritage and industry and a multi-disciplinary university having labs equipped with tools and techniques ranging from traditional craft based practice to the latest digital technologies
  • The ethos of all course is driven with a research-oriented, iterative, inquisitive and eclectic approach with overarching critical contextualisation of culture, society, sustainability, ethics, trends, crafts, technology, market and business.
  • Students engage in numerous design processes, analysis of design in various fields, working with various materials and engaging in creating garments for women’s wear, men’s wear or kidswear in all categories of pret, couture and avant garde
  • The pedagogy of design course allows the students to develop a intra-disciplinary and contextual foundation in fashion with strengthening core fashion skillsets with inclusion and prominence on fashion styling, advanced textile expertise, media- make-up, photography, global business practices and social media marketing
  • There is a strong impetus on collaboration and engagement through numerous masterclass, workshops and projects with eminent Indian and International designers and professionals, industry leaders, academic institutions and organizations such as IFFTI, Cumulus, WDO, ADI, WGSN to develop new practice, paradigms and though leaders.
  • The 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.

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

  • Women’s wear
  • Men’s wear
  • Kid’s wear
  • Ethnic wear
    • Lingerie and Intimate wear
    • High Street
  • Athleisure
    • Denim/Knitwear
    • Haute Couture
  • Fashion Styling

Career Prospects

The programme prepares graduates who can work as a Fashion Designer, Design Manager, Fashion Merchandiser, Fashion Stylist, Fashion Consultant, Fashion Critic, Fashion Buyer, Fashion Writer, Creative Director, Content Creator, Personal/Celebrity stylist, Fashion Graphics developer, Textile designer,  Fashion Forecaster or Entrepreneur across a wide spectrum of export houses, buying agencies, design studios, designer labels, NGO’s and apparel retail brands.

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