M.Design Fashion Design

The Masters programme in Fashion Design creates a unique environment for its students to experience the multi-faceted world of fashion. This degree imparts knowledge of design, illustration, fabrics, surfaces, costume history, pattern making, draping and garment construction, in preparation for a career as a fashion designer/ merchandiser. Exposure to the garment industry and the craft clusters through visits and internship nurtures the student for an exciting and dynamic life in today’s fast paced fashion industry.

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?

  • The course specifically focuses on techniques and technologies in fashion designing. The graduates develop critical, innovative, technical and managerial skills with respect to design sensibilities, values and socio –cultural systems.
  • Students are engaged at each level in understanding and honing knowledge & skills in problem discovery and resolution, critical and imaginative thinking, verbal and visual communication and appropriate technologies.
  • Pedagogy introduces the students to craft, sustainability and fashion tech as an important part of new innovations in fashion and design.
  • The pedagogy engages students in an in-depth industry experience, which includes industry internship followed by a Graduation project. The emphasis is to learn from hands-on experience of professional practices in an industry environment.


Course Structure

  • Design Basics
  • Fundamentals of Fashion Design
  • History of Fashion
  • Contextual Fashion Studies - 1
  • Fashion Studio - 1
  • Materials in Fashion - 1
  • Digital Tools and Presentation - 1
  • Contextual Fashion Studies - 2
  • Digital Tools and Presentation - 2
  • Fashion Studio - 2
  • Fashion Trends Research
  • Materials in Fashion - 2
  • Design Project - 1
  • Portfolio
  • Industry Internship
  • Digital Tools and Presentation - 3
  • Craft and Culture
  • Materials in Fashion - 3
  • Fashion Studio - 3
  • Design Business Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Design Project - 2
  • Knitwear / Surface Design / Kidswear
  • Graduation Project

Career Prospects

The programme prepares students for a wide range of careers in the Fashion Industry like mills, export houses, buying agencies, design studios, handloom and handicraft cooperatives, NGO’s, home and apparel retail brands and online stores as design merchandisers, buyers, managers, Home/Fashion Stylist and trend forecasters and work as independent entrepreneurs.

Learning Model of M.Design Fashion Design

The learning model at UID is incubated to create and adapt to an appropriate environment of learning that facilitates our students with new experiences. We make sure our learning model engages the learner into new dimensions of work. This model provides an environment for interactive student engagement and enhances the system thinking ability.

At UID, we believe that the experiential knowledge gained while developing and implementing this unique learning model is transferable to other disciplines as well.

SCHOOL OF FASHION DESIGN

Fashion Styling & Communication

Dr. Sanyogita Chadha

Associate Director

Ph.D. (Textile Science & Apparel Design), SNDT University, Mumbai Design and Merchandising, London School of Fashion Studies M.Sc. and B.Sc. (Clothing and Textiles), MS University, Baroda

Marius Janusauskas

Assistant Director - Fashion Design Dept

Ph.D.(pursuing) in Gender and Diversity M.A. Fashion (Honours) B.A. Fashion (Honours)

Sandhya Srinivasan

Associate Professor

Graduate Diploma in Fashion Design, NIFT, New Delhi

Manish Patel

Associate Professor

M.Des. (Fashion Design), Domus Academy , Milano, Italy B.Des. (Fashion Design), NIFT, Gandhinagar

Rebecca D’Souza

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (Pursuing), Fashion Business Management LIGS University, Hawaii Advanced Diploma (Fashion Design & Technology), Middlesex University, London

Ranjan Kumar

Assistant Professor

B. Des. (Fashion Design), NIFT, Gandhinagar

Anahita Suri

Assistant Professor

Bachelor in Fashion Design (Otago, New Zealand) (Collaborative Learning & Laureate Faculty in the 21st Century, Laureate International University)

Pritam Saha

Assistant Professor

B.Des. (Integrated Textile and Apparel Design), NID, Ahmedabad

Kriti Srivastava

Assistant Professor

Master in Fashion Management (NIFT, Bangalore), Bachelors in Fashion Technology (NIFT, Chennai), PG Diploma in Consumer Law & Practice (NLSIU, Bangalore)

Badal Kumar

Assistant Professor

B.Des. (Fashion Design), NIIFT, Punjab

Deepak Kumar

Assistant Professor

B.Des. (Fashion Design), NIFT, Gandhinagar

Meenakshi

Assistant Professor

Master of Design (NIFT Mumbai); B.Tech. - Fashion & Apparel (MDU Rohtak); Diploma in Fashion Design (GPW Faridabad)

Priyalakshmi Kanotra

Adjunct Faculty

Master of Design (NIFT); Bachelor of Knitwear Design (NIFT)

Textile & Knitwear Design

Dr. Kumar Venkatraman

Professor

Ph.D. Technology; M.Tech., Textile Technology; B.Tech, Textile Technology; Diploma, Textile Technology

Dr. Vibha Kalaiya

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (Clothing & Textiles), M S University, Baroda; Master F.C. Sc. (Clothing & Textiles), M S University, Baroda; Bachelor F.C.Sc. (Clothing & Textiles), M S University, Baroda; Designer Teachers Development Program at NID, Ahmedabad

Pritam Singh

Assistant Professor

Master of Design in Apparel Design (NID) , Bachelor of Design (NIFT, New Delhi)

Alfa Ghoghari

Assistant Professor

Diploma in Fashion Design – INIFD, Ahmedabad

Lifestyle Accessory Design

Ajay Chaudhary

Head of Department

M.Des. (Textile Design), NID

Sudeep Rawat

Associate Professor

Masters in Leather Garment Design & Technology, NIFT, Delhi B.Com, University of Pune

Manu Joshi

Associate Professor

B.A., Lifestyle and Accessory, NIFT Delhi Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (P.G.C.H.E.), Nottingham Trent University (U.K.)

Shweta Rai

Assistant Professor

Bechelor of Design in Jewellery Design (Pearl Academy)

Sunil Kaliha

Assistant Professor

PG in Mass Communications Bachelor of Arts, Delhi University UG Diploma (Jewellery Engineering), Indian Institute of Gem and Jewellery

Aritra Roy

Assistant Professor

M.Des. – Ceramic and Glass, NID B.F.A. – Ceramic and Glass, Shanti Niketan, Viswa Bharati University

Kumud

Lecturer

Bachelor of Design in Fashion and Lifestyle (NIFT)

Panthi

Assistant Professor

Bachelor of Design in Lifestyle Accessory Design (UID Gandhinagar)

Industry experts invited for master class/workshops/seminars
• Julien Roberts, pattern maker
• Shingo Sato, pattern maker
• Pramila Choudhary, sustainable installations
• Janice Mee, lingerie pattern maker
• Kallol Datta, fashion designer
• Lina Tipnis, fashion Designer
• Sunil Sethi, head of FDCI
• Mathilde Charrier, French fashion culture
• Digvijay Singh, fashion designer
• Rohit Dhingra, Fashion photography
• Hemant Jha, Fasttrack
• Krishna Chanda A Nair, Animator

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