M.A. Fashion Design or 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.

M.A. Fashion Design Eligibility

  • B.A. or any other equivalent qualification with minimum 50% marks
  • Some of the reputed universities and colleges conduct entrance examination for admission.

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.

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
  • M.A. Fashion Design Syllabus

    Syllabus of Fashion Design as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

    Sr. No

    Subjects of Study


    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)

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