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LEVEL : UNDERGRADUATE  


DURATION : 3 YEARS 


START DATE : SEPTEMBER 2024


SPECIALIZATIONS : FASHION COMMUNICATION, FASHION BUSINESS, STYLING & FASHION RETAIL

 

DUAL COUNTRY : FINAL YEAR BACHELORS DEGREE OR SEMESTER OPTION IN UK, ITALY OR DUBAI


FULL FEE SCHOLARSHIP FOR AN OPTIONAL  1 MONTH LEARNING EXPERIENCE IN DUBAI


CERTIFICATION : ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN FASHION BUSINESS BY SQA (UK QUALIFICATION), DIPLOMA IN FASHION COMMUNICATION & PROMOTION BY NCVRT (GOVT. OF INDIA APPROVED BODY*),

BACHELORS DEGREE FROM PARTNER UNIVERSITIES IN THE UK / ITALY /DUBAI (3RD YEAR OPTIONAL, EQUIVALENT TO 4 YEARS B.DES),

UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATION BY FAD INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY

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START IN INDIA.
FINISH IN UK, ITALY OR DUBAI.

With the Dual-Country study option, you can now start your first two years in India and progress to finish your final year of a degree in the UK, Italy or Dubai. An affordable and safe option for students exploring to study abroad reducing the cost of education by over 60%.

FAD Students receive a range of offers from overseas universities for their Final Year Top-up Degree in UK, Italy & Dubai.

COURSE INFORMATION

COURSE OVERVIEW

The three years programme in Fashion Communication & Business is for those wanting to pursue an education and explore careers within the extensive field of the industry including Fashion Communication, Fashion Retail, Fashion Marketing, Luxury Brand Management and Fashion Events & Public Relations, or those that want to be entrepreneurs in the field. Year one focuses on building a foundation in fashion while year two equips students with the skills to pursue internships within the sectors supported by the school. 


After two years of learning and having clarity of their career direction, students in year three are able to choose their specialization. They are presented with multiple options, such as obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree (equivalent to the 4-year B.Des degree awarded in India) from participating top universities in the UK / Italy or a semester of specialization in Luxury Brand Management and Fashion Entrepreneurship from FAD Dubai, or continuing their studies in India followed by internships and job placements with top luxury and fashion brands.

Through out the course, you will get the opportunity to experience various subjects, pathways and career options within the fashion industry and be well equipped with knowledge on its various areas, while interning in various companies with strong footholds in the industry, learning practical skills to enhance your knowledge.
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The course also unifies learning on global fashion taught by tutors with international exposure and opportunities to garner unparalleled exposure through the FAD Europe tour & the year abroad opportunities. 

YEAR 1

In Year One, students garner fundamental learning on a range of modules within fashion, develop their knowledge on global fashion, and understand the various roles within the industry. Students also have the opportunity to work on live projects in the second semester.

120 Credits /

600 Hours of Teaching + 600 Hours of Project Work & Research

Business Management: An Introduction  
Public Relations: Principles and Practice 
Digital Imaging  
Advertising: Developing a Campaign  
Copywriting  
Fashion Merchandising  
Business Communication
Textile Technology  
Fashion Forecasting: Research and Development  
Fashion Range Planning  
Principles of Retail Buying

YEAR 2

In Year Two students develop key knowledge and skills of fashion business in more diverse settings, different market levels and global business, while enhancing their  business skills and competencies appropriate to the fashion industry and develop a depth of understanding from a managerial perspective. They develop entrepreneurial approaches to engaging customers and maximising retail profits, are provided knowledge of textiles, garment production and processes to enhance business communication with suppliers. They develop analytical research and presentation skills for forecasting, carry out complex project work involving research, analysis, planning and budgeting in a fashion business context and provide the opportunity to acquire and enhance a range of specialised skills and knowledge in a chosen area related to career aspirations through choices made from the framework. Students also will get internship opportunities during the year.

 

120 Credits /

600 Hours of Teaching + 600 Hours of Project Work & Research

Marketing Brand Management  
Fashion Public Relations and Journalism  
Marketing Communications: Using Digital Media
Preparing to Start a Business  
Retail Corporate Image   
Managing an Event  
Creating a Culture of Customer Care
Production Processes in the Clothing Industry
Global Manufacturing and Sourcing Decisions  
Store Design

YEAR 3 IN UK / ITALY / DUBAI

FAD International aims at giving students a truly global experience of learning. Students have the option of pursuing year three in the UK, Italy or Dubai, and obtaining a Bachelors Degree which is equivalent to the 4-year B.Des Fashion Communication and B.Des Fashion Management degree awarded in India. Students can specialise with the final year across Fashion Communication, Fashion Buying & Merchandising, Fashion Business Management, Luxury Brand Management, Fashion Practice, Fashion Marketing and Fashion Retail. 

Students progress to finish the final year top-up degree at a range of universities in UK & Italy including Coventry University London Cammpus, Nottingham Trent University, Manchester Mmetropolitan University, London Metropolitan University, Bath Spa University, Goldsmiths, Accademia Del Lusso & others. The application, admissions & visa process is executed internally by FAD & during year 1 & 2, a range of universities engage wiith students to support on the final year top-up transfer to UK.

FAD EUROPE TOUR

The Europe tour gives students an exquisite opportunity to visit some of the world’s gilt-edged fashion capitals, namely- 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.

LIVE PROJECTS, INTERNSHIPS & PLACEMENTS

Year 1 = Live Industry Projects

Year 2 = Industry Internships

Year 3 = Industry Placements

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

12th ​Passouts / A Level / IB Diploma or equivalent. ​Students having passed 10th, O Levels or equivalent will be considered.

QUALIFICATION HONORED

Undergraduate Programme in Fashion Communication & Business by FAD International Academy.

Advanced Diploma in Fashion Business by SQA (UK Qualification).

Diploma in Fashion Communication & Promotion by NCVRT (Government of India recognized body*).

 

YEAR 3 TOP-UP DEGREE FROM UK / ITALY / DUBAI

In addition to the above mentioned qualifications the students who choose to specialize in UK, Italy or Dubai will also be awarded a Bachelors Degree in Fashion Management or Bachelors Degree in Fashion Business by participating top universities in UK, Italy & Dubai.

*FAD qualifications have multiple accrediting bodies varying by course. Not all qualifications are certified by NCVRT (Government of India recognized body).

 

CAREER PROGRESSION

Students can work with retail chains, design houses, export houses, independent designers, media houses or start their own venture with roles such as Fashion Marketer, Fashion Buyer, Fashion Communicator, PR Consultant, Brand Manager, Retail Merchandiser, Stylist,Event Planner & Manager, Fashion & Lifestyle Journalist, Art Director, Fashion Consultant & more.

SPECIALISATIONS