2 Years M.Sc. Programme in Fashion Design affiliated to Annamalai University 

UGC Recognized Degree Certification, Accredited with ‘A’ Grade by NAAC

ABOUT

It is a 2-year practice based and industry focused programme which prepare students for the challenges in design and fashion industry. This pioneering programme will challenge the students to explore fashion in context through the intersection of theory and practice, positioning them to shape a future in fashion that is innovative and interdisciplinary. It will also offer unique opportunities to transform concepts into tangible products, services and experiences.

The main formative objective of 2 Years M.Sc. Programme in Fashion Design is to acquire an in-depth knowledge of the fashion sector in all of its aspects, through an integrated approach between creative, cultural, productive marketing and communication aspects. 

 

PROGRAMME DETAILS

First Year

Garment Construction Techniques – 1

The subject aims to inculcate technical and creative skills required for handicraft tailoring, couture-inspired fashion and contemporary design for the modern wardrobe. Tradition and Technology both play an equal part in the course.  

Technical Fashion Illustrations

This subject combines technical expertise with conceptual thinking, students learn through a variety of media, considering both the creative core and the progressive peripheries of fashion. 

Creative Surfaces & Textiles 

The students will be introduced to the various textile surface embellishment techniques used in industries to enhance the look of the garments/ fabric. 

World Costumes & Textiles

In this subject the students will be encouraged to look back into the past in order to shape the future, by researching historical genre of draping, accessorizing and beautification of the body.

Draping Art

The importance of fabric knowledge will be developed using independent research and the evaluation of fabric properties to enable students to select appropriate materials in relation to their quality, performance, characteristics and design intentions. This subject also intends to develop an application of technical skills using creative drape practices. 

Second Year

Garment Construction Techniques – 2

The students will undergo an in-depth research of material and technical experiments for clothing. Student will learn principle of physical needs, not as performing gender but as performing the body.

 Surface Ornamentation Techniques 

This subject will expose the students to the research, visual, creative and practical skills required in contemporary professional practice by understanding the unique fusion of traditional skills in embroidering, dyeing, printing, weaving and non-woven textiles, and also innovative materials-based textile design in fashion and its forecasting. 

Media & Communication for Fashion

In this subject emergent new media design methods will be examined in a broad context of evolving cultural, technological, sociological and scientific developments. Students will have an opportunity to develop collective and personal communication skills to convey complex ideas and apply methods for crafting the message, presentation techniques  and personal web communication. The course will address marketing and public relations for design firms as an extension of the designer’s voice.

Textile Care & Handling

The subject aims to develop an understanding of how to handle and care for various fabrics.

Project Dissertation

This Project will provide a wide array on World Craft or Indian Craft which is an integral part of Fashion since years. This Project assists in understanding various crafts, students are required to develop products using their design skills.

 

TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Academic Year will start from June 2017: Orientation + 1 Month Workshop Program


1st Academic Year: Foundation Subjects | Case Studies | Workshops & Seminars | Fashion Shows & Exhibitions | Industry & Site Visits | Projects & Presentations 


2nd Academic Year: 2-3 months of Internship Program (fully industry aligned) | Core Subjects | Case Studies | Fashion Shows & Exhibitions | Industry & Site Visits | Project Dissertation 

CAREER PATHS


F
ashion Designer
 Costume Designer for Fashion Magazines, Films & TV Freelance Designers for Fashion Brands Fashion Stylist | Fashion Entrepreneurs Fashion Retail Executive Fashion House Manager |  Fashion PR Executive Production Manager | Quality Analysis Manager | Visual Merchandiser |  Fashion Marketing | Fashion Buyer | Fashion House Coordinator Fashion Illustrator | Pattern Maker | Fashion Journalism & Media | Fashion Educationist | Fashion Blogger | Fashion Forecaster | Fashion Photographer  

Final Placements will start from December 2018 to April 2019 end

OPPORTUNITIES @ INIFD

Participate in Lakme Fashion Week | Real Time Exposure to Femina Miss India | Internationally Acclaimed Teaching Pedagogy | Industry & Site Visits | Professional Networking | Workshops, Seminars & Guest Lectures by Industry Experts | Fashion Shows & Annual Design Exhibition | 100% Internship & Placement Assistance | Wifi Campus | Special Weekdays & Weekend Batches for Students, Working Professionals & Homemakers | Lifetime Alumni Membership

ELIGIBILITY

10+2+3  & above from UGC Reconized University / Equivalent / Final year students are also eligible to apply