Bachelor of Arts

Fashion Design


The minimum qualification required to apply is a pass in the 10+2 examination in Science or Commerce from PUC / ISC / CBSE or an equivalent board. A course recognised as equivalent to that by the University.


The JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) Kochi’s Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design is a comprehensive programme blending theoretical knowledge with hands-on experience to prepare students for the dynamic fashion industry. With a focus on design, textile study, fashion illustration, and trend forecasting, students develop skills to contribute meaningfully to the evolving narrative of fashion. The uniquely structured programme at this top college in Kochi dedicates the first year to establishing a robust core understanding of design principles, materials, and tools. This strategic progression ensures a holistic understanding of the multifaceted world of fashion, incorporating cutting-edge methodologies and technology advancements. Graduates emerge as proficient professionals with creativity, industry-relevant skills, and a commitment to eco-conscious practices.

Key features at this renowned college in Kochi include a strong foundation, hands-on experiences through internships, multifaceted learning, exposure to computer-aided design practices, and industry responsiveness. The programme offers abundant opportunities for growth, development, and global evolution, empowering students to become influential thought leaders in the ever-evolving fashion world.


3 years Degree programme

4 years Honours / Honours with Research programme


Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Fashion Design

No. of Credits

120 minimum and as specified

160 minimum and as specified


As per University norms

For Honours, minimum GPA eligibility will apply


Course Commencement : August 2024

Study Campus

JAIN (Deemed-to-be University), Kochi
Knowledge Park, Nirmal Infopark
Kakkanad, Kochi - 682 042
Telephone : 0484 435 5555
Email : [email protected]

Curriculum Structure
  • Theory Of Design
  • Design Software I
  • Basics Of Fashion Illustration
  • Industry Overview 1: Design And Society
  • Language Courses
  • English Communication 1
  • Mind Management And Human Values 1
  • Fabric Study
  • Fashion Illustration I
  • Apparel Construction I
  • Language Courses
  • Pcl I
  • Mind Management And Human Values
  • Fabric Surface Ornamentation
  • Environmental Studies
  • Introduction To Fashion Communication
  • Fashion Communication: History And Theory
  • History And Fashion Body Culture
  • Apparel Construction Ii
  • Textile Science
  • Indian Constitution
  • Fashion Imaging (Digital)
  • Visual Research Methodologies And Investigation
  • Key Concepts In Styling
  • Pcl Iii
  • Apparel Production
  • Design Software Ii
  • Portfolio Development
  • Visual Merchandising For Fashion
  • Fashion Branding And Marketing Strategies
  • Fashion Trend Forecasting
  • Indian Traditional Textiles
  • Industry Overview 2: Internship
  • Fashion Photography
  • Personal Project: Fashion Communication
  • Art Direction In Fashion
  • Pcl Iii
  • Project: Sustainable Fashion
  • Advanced Research Methodology 1
  • Collaborative Project
  • Foreign Language 1
  • Advanced Research Methodology 2
  • Foreign Language 2
Course Highlights

Career Pathway

The career opportunities after completing a BA (Bachelor of Arts) in Fashion Design can vary, and individuals may choose to specialise in different areas of the fashion industry based on their interests and skills. Here are some potential career paths for each:

  • Fashion Designer
  • Technical Designer
  • Costume Designer
  • Surface Textile Designer
  • Fashion Stylist
  • Fashion Illustrator
  • Fashion Merchandiser / Buyer
  • Retail Buyer