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.
The M.Des programme prepares students for a wide range of careers in the Textile & Knit Industry design studios, handloom and handicraft cooperative, NGO’s , home and apparel retail brands, mills, export houses, buying agencies, and online stores as design merchandisers, buyers, managers, Home/Fashion Stylist and trend forecasters and work as independent entrepreneurs.
Learning Model of M.Design Textile & Knitwear 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
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
Textile & Knitwear Design
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
Lifestyle Accessory Design
At the heart of Fashion Design are the numerous skills that we teach our students and since we may not have all expertise in house we get people from different places and areas of expertise to conduct workshops with our students. The topics that are covered in the workshops vary from pattern making and draping; animation illustration; Denim and washing; learning skills like Crochet; workshops with practicing designers who start with a brief and continue till product prototypes, Hair and Makeup workshop with the industry like Titan on designing new Time Wear. In house faculties conduct workshops on printing and dying; turban tying etc as part of the curriculum.