Fashion Design

Course Information

Course Duration: 3 Years

Course Title: Three Years International Programme in Fashion Design

Course Code: TIPFD

Qualification Honored

  • Higher National Diploma(HND) in Fashion & Textiles by EDEXCEL UK.
  • Three Years Programme in Fashion Design by FAD International
  • Option of Final Year in UK for Degree

 

Course Introduction

The three years programme in Fashion Design aims to honor a global context of learning in fashion and allows students to progress from a foundation to a professional level in various stages with a mix of guided and studio based self-learning approach. The objective of the course is to develop the creative, technical and professional expertise of a fashion individual to work within a global environment.

In Year One students undergo foundation in art & design to develop creative thinking and understand the design development process. Students are also introduced to global fashion studies and fundamental modules in Fashion. By the end of the year students are able to creatively translate their inspirations from 2D to a final 3D product with a sound technical ability. Students study varied modules and learn to adopt a global perspective on fashion.

In Year Two students develop both creative and technical skills in fashion and investigate the wider social, cultural and economic impact on fashion and work towards making a collection at the end of the year. Students study advance level modules with greater understanding and exposure to market trends and industry needs. In this year students apply their learning to both women's wear and menswear by end of the year. Several integrated projects allow students to develop their personal identity in fashion whilst learning the technical skills and experimenting their creative freedom.

In Year Three students work towards attaining a professional outlook towards their work. In the first term of this year, students undergo a professional industry internship within a chosen filed of specialization. In the the second term students are assisted to work on a self proposed project combining all the skills acquired during the first two years and the industry experience during the first term. The final year thus aims at developing a professional creative portfolio, interpersonal skills and a strong business acumen for students to be able to progress onto Post Graduate Degrees across the globe or work within the global fashion industry.

Option of Year Three in UK

FAD International aims at giving students a truly global experience of learning. Students can transfer to Year Three to complete a Degree at following Universities

  • BA (Hons.) International Fashion Business - Nottingham Trent University
  • BA (Hons.) International Fashion Practice - Manchester Metropolitan University

Apart from the above, students have an opportunity to apply to various European Universities. Faculties from universities visit FAD International to assist students to seek admissions for the same through the year.

 

Course Module Outline

Year One

  • Art & Design Foundation
  • Visual Research Skills
  • Global Fashion Awareness
  • Design Studies
  • Fashion Theory
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Pattern Drafting in Fashion
  • Textile & Fabric Studies
  • Fashion Styling
  • Global Fashion History

Year Two

  • Advanced Fashion Illustration
  • Advanced Fashion Theory
  • Garment Manufacturing Technology
  • Pattern Construction in Fashion
  • Fashion Promotion and Marketing
  • Fashion Collection Realization

Students learn application of the learning to both womens wear and menswear clothing in Year 2.

Year Three in India

  • Industry Internship
  • Fashion Business & Ethics
  • Fashion Project [Self Proposed Project]
  • Final Show Collection
  • Professional Practice
  • Portfolio Development

Students can choose to do a final project specializing either in womens wear or menswear in this year.

Course Assessment

The Course is assessed through assignments and projects on a continuous assessment basis through the year. The first two years evaluation is done by EDEXCEL UK and the final year is evaluated by FAD International. is closely monitored by universities. At the end of Year One, students receive a HNC from EDEXCEL, and at the end of Year Two students receive a Higher National Diploma.

FAD Europe Tour

The Europe tour gives students an exclusive opportunity to visit some of the world's finest fashion capitals such as Paris, London & Milan for fashion events and guest lectures at leading fashion universities. Students achieve both a professional and an unparalleled academic experience providing a platform to work on a global level on completion of the course.


Career Progression

Academic Progression

On successful completion of the first two years EDEXCEL Higher National Diploma, students have the opportunity to complete their third year from universities in UK by transferring credits achieved at FAD International. Students can apply to the following:

  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Coventry University
  • Istituto Europeo di Design Italy
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Bath Spa University
  • University for Creative Arts London
  • Northumbria University

and several other leading design universities subject to portfolios.

Masters Degree Progression

Upon successful completion of the Three Years Programme students can progress to Masters Degree in several Fashion related courses across the world. The students have a chance to specialize in the fields like:

  • Menswear
  • Women's wear
  • Fashion Styling
  • Fashion Business
  • Fashion Marketing & Communication
  • Fashion Promotion
  • Fashion Journalism
  • MBA Fashion Studies & other relevant degrees in Fashion

Career Progression

Students can work with retail chains, design houses, export houses, independent designers or start their own venture with roles such as :

  • Fashion Designers
  • Creative Directors for Fashion Houses
  • Fashion Illustrators
  • Garment Merchandisers
  • Fashion Stylists
  • Fashion Consultants
  • Fashion Boutique Owners

 

Entry Requirements

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  • 12th Pass Outs from any stream
    OR
  • Equivalent International Qualifications from IB, EDEXCEL, GCSE and other International boards.


Course Information

Course Duration: 3 Years

Course Title: Three Years International Programme in Fashion Design

Course Code: TIPFD

Qualification Honored

  • Higher National Diploma(HND) in Fashion & Textiles by EDEXCEL UK.
  • Three Years Programme in Fashion Design by FAD International
  • Option of Final Year in UK for Degree

 

Course Introduction

The three years programme in Fashion Design aims to honor a global context of learning in fashion and allows students to progress from a foundation to a professional level in various stages with a mix of guided and studio based self-learning approach. The objective of the course is to develop the creative, technical and professional expertise of a fashion individual to work within a global environment.

In Year One students undergo foundation in art & design to develop creative thinking and understand the design development process. Students are also introduced to global fashion studies and fundamental modules in Fashion. By the end of the year students are able to creatively translate their inspirations from 2D to a final 3D product with a sound technical ability. Students study varied modules and learn to adopt a global perspective on fashion.

In Year Two students develop both creative and technical skills in fashion and investigate the wider social, cultural and economic impact on fashion and work towards making a collection at the end of the year. Students study advance level modules with greater understanding and exposure to market trends and industry needs. In this year students apply their learning to both women's wear and menswear by end of the year. Several integrated projects allow students to develop their personal identity in fashion whilst learning the technical skills and experimenting their creative freedom.

In Year Three students work towards attaining a professional outlook towards their work. In the first term of this year, students undergo a professional industry internship within a chosen filed of specialization. In the the second term students are assisted to work on a self proposed project combining all the skills acquired during the first two years and the industry experience during the first term. The final year thus aims at developing a professional creative portfolio, interpersonal skills and a strong business acumen for students to be able to progress onto Post Graduate Degrees across the globe or work within the global fashion industry.

Option of Year Three in UK

FAD International aims at giving students a truly global experience of learning. Students can transfer to Year Three to complete a Degree at following Universities

  • BA (Hons.) International Fashion Business - Nottingham Trent University
  • BA (Hons.) International Fashion Practice - Manchester Metropolitan University

Apart from the above, students have an opportunity to apply to various European Universities. Faculties from universities visit FAD International to assist students to seek admissions for the same through the year.

 

Course Module Outline

Year One

  • Art & Design Foundation
  • Visual Research Skills
  • Global Fashion Awareness
  • Design Studies
  • Fashion Theory
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Pattern Drafting in Fashion
  • Textile & Fabric Studies
  • Fashion Styling
  • Global Fashion History

Year Two

  • Advanced Fashion Illustration
  • Advanced Fashion Theory
  • Garment Manufacturing Technology
  • Pattern Construction in Fashion
  • Fashion Promotion and Marketing
  • Fashion Collection Realization

Students learn application of the learning to both womens wear and menswear clothing in Year 2.

Year Three in India

  • Industry Internship
  • Fashion Business & Ethics
  • Fashion Project [Self Proposed Project]
  • Final Show Collection
  • Professional Practice
  • Portfolio Development

Students can choose to do a final project specializing either in womens wear or menswear in this year.

Course Assessment

The Course is assessed through assignments and projects on a continuous assessment basis through the year. The first two years evaluation is done by EDEXCEL UK and the final year is evaluated by FAD International. is closely monitored by universities. At the end of Year One, students receive a HNC from EDEXCEL, and at the end of Year Two students receive a Higher National Diploma.

FAD Europe Tour

The Europe tour gives students an exclusive opportunity to visit some of the world's finest fashion capitals such as Paris, London & Milan for fashion events and guest lectures at leading fashion universities. Students achieve both a professional and an unparalleled academic experience providing a platform to work on a global level on completion of the course.


Career Progression

Academic Progression

On successful completion of the first two years EDEXCEL Higher National Diploma, students have the opportunity to complete their third year from universities in UK by transferring credits achieved at FAD International. Students can apply to the following:

  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Coventry University
  • Istituto Europeo di Design Italy
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Bath Spa University
  • University for Creative Arts London
  • Northumbria University

and several other leading design universities subject to portfolios.

Masters Degree Progression

Upon successful completion of the Three Years Programme students can progress to Masters Degree in several Fashion related courses across the world. The students have a chance to specialize in the fields like:

  • Menswear
  • Women's wear
  • Fashion Styling
  • Fashion Business
  • Fashion Marketing & Communication
  • Fashion Promotion
  • Fashion Journalism
  • MBA Fashion Studies & other relevant degrees in Fashion

Career Progression

Students can work with retail chains, design houses, export houses, independent designers or start their own venture with roles such as :

  • Fashion Designers
  • Creative Directors for Fashion Houses
  • Fashion Illustrators
  • Garment Merchandisers
  • Fashion Stylists
  • Fashion Consultants
  • Fashion Boutique Owners

 

Entry Requirements

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  • 12th Pass Outs from any stream
    OR
  • Equivalent International Qualifications from IB, EDEXCEL, GCSE and other International boards.