Master of Arts in Fashion Design

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Master of Arts in Fashion Design is a postgraduate Fashion Designing course. Fashion design is the art of the application of design and aesthetics or natural beauty to clothing and accessories. Fashion design is influenced by cultural and social latitudes, and has varied over time and place. The course will enable you to apply advanced theory and practice to your chosen specialisations. As a student, you'll explore original conceptual design principles and methodologies in response to global fashion needs. This will enable students to create, develop and manage their portfolio and present a finished product, collection or prototypes which demonstrate research and technical design prowess.

How is M.A. Fashion Design Course Beneficial?

  • Course enables the students to go for various Fashion Designing Industry, Film Industry and teaching related jobs.
  • Candidates can go for higher degree programs in respective subjects such as M.Phil., etc.
  • They can become teacher in schools and lecturer in colleges after having passed UGC-NET exam.
  • They have also the option of starting their own business and can also start it in partnership with others.
  • The course develops students thinking skills in the following areas such as research skills for fashion; experimental practice; construction techniques and materials; product development; CAD for Fashion; capsule collections and fashion portfolio skills.


  • B.A or any other equivalent qualification with minimum 50% marks
  • Some of the very reputed universities and institutes conduct entrance examination to get admission to the degree course.

M.A. Fashion Design Syllabus

The following are study related subjects:

  • Apparel Manufacturing Technology (AMT)
  • Fashion Communication (FAC)
  • Advanced Pattern Making I (APM-I)
  • Construction of Women's wear (CWW)
  • Design Illustration I (DI-I)
  • Computer Designing I (CD-I)
  • Seminar (SEM)
  • Retail Marketing & Merchandising (RMM)
  • Knitwear Design Technology (KDT)
  • Advanced Pattern Making II (APM-II)
  • Construction of Men's wear (CMW)
  • Design Illustration II (DI-II)
  • Computer Designing II (CD-II)

M.A. Fashion Design Course Suitability

The course is suitable for those who are willing to go for teaching fields at higher level i.e. college and university level both in private and government institutions.
They should be able to understand concepts related to costume, jewellery, leather goods and many other similar products where fashion matters.
Candidates should also have know-how of laboratories, workshops, design and research centres, libraries, computers and information about the latest development in the industry.

 Job Types:

  • Apparel Production Manager
  • Cutting Assistant
  • Costume Designer
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Fashion Coordinator
  • Fashion Consultant
  • Fashion Show Organizers
  • Fabric Buyer
  • Fabric quality Control Manager
  • Graphic Designer
  • Outside Sales Representative
  • Personal Stylist
  • Production Pattern Maker
  • Show Room Sales Representative

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