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LEVEL : PROGRAMME  

DURATION : 1 YEAR

START DATE : SEPTEMBER 2024

DUAL COUNTRY : OPTION OF SEMESTER IN UK, ITALY, FRANCE OR DUBAI

FULL FEE SCHOLARSHIP FOR AN OPTIONAL  1 MONTH LEARNING EXPERIENCE IN DUBAI
 
CERTIFICATION : ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN FASHION DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE BY SQA (UK QUALIFICATION)

 

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COURSE OVERVIEW

The One Year Programme in Fashion Design focusses on both design and technical areas within fashion. The course is ideal for those looking at a career change, those pursuing alternate educational qualifications or students wising to continue further education in fashion design.

 

The intensive professional course looks at fashion in totality where higher emphasis is laid on developing the creative thought process and understanding the design methodology before experimenting with technical aspects of garment construction. The course allows students to realize their individuality through self-research and projects apart from guided lectures and industry visits. Taught through a project driven approach, the course at all levels helps students to connect their learning to real life industry situations. The course also unifies learning on global fashion taught by tutors with international exposure and opportunities to garner unparalled expsoure through the FAD Europe tour & the semester abroad opportunities.

 

Opportunities like the FAD Europe tour and year abroad programs broaden students' perspectives. The FAD Europe tour immerses students in Europe's fashion capitals, offering exposure to iconic landmarks, design studios, and industry events. Year abroad programs enable exploration of global fashion markets, fostering cross-cultural understanding and expanding professional networks. These experiences enhance technical skills and develop a nuanced understanding of the global fashion ecosystem, preparing students for success in an interconnected industry.

COURSE MODULES

In the year students undergo foundation in art & design to develop creative thinking and grasp 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. This inaugural segment of the course has been mindfully set up to enable students to bestow their creativity aiming at professing their signature skills.

Core Learning Modules - 120 Credits / 600 Hours

Fashion Illustration: An Introduction (Mandatory Unit)
Creative Garment Design Development: An Introduction (Mandatory Unit)
Textile Fibres, Yarns and Fabrics (Optional Unit) 
Fashion Technology: Pattern Drafting and Development (Mandatory Unit)
Sewing and Finishing Techniques for Garment Development (Mandatory Unit)
Sewing and Finishing for Garment Development: Advanced Techniques (Mandatory Unit)
Pattern Development for the Fashion Industry (Mandatory Unit)
Fashion Design using Computer Technology
Concept Garment Design: An Introduction (Optional Unit)
Designing and Producing a Fashion Garment: An Introduction (Optional Unit)
Fashion Design and Manufacture: Graded Unit 1 (Mandatory Unit) 

GradShow Collection
Portfolio Production

OPTION OF SEMESTER OVERSEAS

Students have an opportunity to pursue a semester abroad at some of the leading fashion universities. Students can choose to study in Italy, UK or France for 3 to 6 months and receive a dual certification for the semester spent at the international institution. Students are assisted on the formalities

including the visas by our team. Students can decide on the term transfer midway through the course as well.

Contact the Creative Universities Application Centre at FAD International Academy for details and any assistance on UG / PG Applications to over 40 universities.

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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

12th ​Passouts / A Level / IB Diploma or equivalent. ​Students having passed 10th, O Levels or equivalent with a Foundation in Art & Design will be considered based on a portfolio review.

QUALIFICATION HONORED

One Year International Programme in Fashion Design by FAD International.

Advanced Certificate in Fashion Design and Manufacture by SQA (UK Qualification).

CAREER PROGRESSION

Students can work as Fashion Designers, Creative Directors, Fashion Illustrators, Garment Merchandisers, Fashion Consultants, Fashion Boutique Owners, Fashion Entrepreneurs & other creative professions.

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