B.A. Fashion Design

Course Overview

A Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Fashion Design program is a comprehensive undergraduate course that melds artistic creativity with technical expertise, equipping students with the essential skills and knowledge to thrive in the competitive realm of fashion. Through a curriculum encompassing design principles, fashion history, pattern making, textile science, and trend analysis, students develop the ability to craft unique garments and accessories. With a strong emphasis on portfolio development and industry internships, graduates are prepared for diverse careers as fashion designers, stylists, and entrepreneurs, capable of meeting the evolving demands of the fashion industry while expressing their individual artistic vision.

Course Commencement

Date : August 2024

Course Highlights
  1. Fashion Design is one of the most fascinating, inspiring and glamorous career options in the modern world.
  2. The Fashion Industry is financially rewarding and offers high pay packages for worthy artistic minds.
  3. The scope of fashion design is such that it is cut out for success.
  4. Fashion sector is in constant evolution and people desire to show their strong identities through what they wear.
Eligibility

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 recognized as equivalent thereto by the University.

Career Path

We focus and train students to pick up traits such as:

  1. Fashion Designer
  2. Trend Forecaster
  3. Fashion Buyer
  4. Fashion stylist and Merchandiser
  5. Product Developers
Curriculum Structure

Courses across the years inside B.A. Fashion Design are as below:

Semester 1
  1. THEORY OF DESIGN
  2. DESIGN SOFTWARE I
  3. BASICS OF FASHION ILLUSTRATION
  4. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 1: DESIGN AND SOCIETY
  5. LANGUAGE COURSES
  6. ENGLISH COMMUNICATION 1
  7. MIND MANAGEMENT AND HUMAN VALUES 1
Semester 2
  1. FABRIC STUDY
  2. FASHION ILLUSTRATION I
  3. APPAREL CONSTRUCTION I
  4. LANGUAGE COURSES
  5. PCL I
  6. MIND MANAGEMENT AND HUMAN VALUES

Semester 3
  1. FABRIC SURFACE ORNAMENTATION
  2. ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
  3. INTRODUCTION TO FASHION COMMUNICATION
  4. FASHION COMMUNICATION: HISTORY AND THEORY
  5. HISTORY AND FASHION BODY CULTURE
  6. APPAREL CONSTRUCTION II
Semester 4
  1. TEXTILE SCIENCE
  2. INDIAN CONSTITUTION
  3. FASHION IMAGING (DIGITAL)
  4. VISUAL RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES AND INVESTIGATION
  5. KEY CONCEPTS IN STYLING
  6. PCL III

Semester 5
  1. APPAREL PRODUCTION
  2. DESIGN SOFTWARE II
  3. PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT
  4. VISUAL MERCHANDISING FOR FASHION
  5. FASHION BRANDING AND MARKETING STRATEGIES
  6. FASHION TREND FORECASTING
  7. INDIAN TRADITIONAL TEXTILES
Semester 6
  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 2 : INTERNSHIP
  2. FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY
  3. PERSONAL PROJECT: FASHION COMMUNICATION
  4. ART DIRECTION IN FASHION
  5. PCL III
  6. PROJECT : SUSTAINABLE FASHION

Semester 7
  1. ADVANCE RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 1
  2. COLLABORATIVE PROJECT
  3. Foreign Language 1
Semester 8
  1. ADVANCE RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2
  2. Foreign Language 2

Note:
Courses on offer are subject to change between semesters or academic years depending on relevant recommendations from experts in industry, academia and other important stakeholders

Exploring Opportunities Following B.A

After completing a fashion design course, a multitude of exciting opportunities await. Graduates can pursue careers as-

  1. fashion designers
  2. fashion stylists
  3. fashion merchandising
  4. trend analysis
  5. fashion journalism
  6. costume design for film and theater

Moreover, graduates can explore entrepreneurial endeavors by launching their own fashion startups or engaging in fashion marketing and PR roles. With a blend of creativity and technical skills, fashion design graduates are well-equipped for a dynamic and rewarding future in the ever-evolving world of fashion.


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