Bachelor of Design (Hons) Textile & Fashion

Program Description

The program provides:

  • A curriculum thoroughly designed and approved by HEC Pakistan
  • Knowledge and skills required to select a broad range of career opportunities in fashion (women's wear. men's wear and fashion textiles).
  • An understanding of the vital social, cultural, historical and business concepts relevant to contemporary fashion.
  • Skills required to perform research. build up initial design ideas. and develop designs through a finished 30 prototype.
  • Design skills through interactive and vigorous assignments.
  • Broad understanding of textile surface treatment techniques.
  • Awareness and practice of tools and techniques of CAD, pattern cutting, draping, sewing and illustration.
  • Corporate internships with leading fashion labels, brands and textile mills.
  • An atmosphere that encourages students to participate in prestigious national and international competitions for young designers.
  • Students with an opportunity and atmosphere, to develop individual portfolios, reflecting personal design philosophies.
  • Effective career development and dedicated job placement in the field of interest in the fashion industry.

Program Objectives

Fashion has always been an energetic and challenging discipline, where people learn to explore, discover. imagine and create. The skilled designers reflect, predict and modify fashion. which influences everyone’s life. This fact makes fashion design studies exciting, creative, and challenging. School of Fine Arts, Design, and Architecture (SFADA), at GIFT University, has emerged as one of the premier institutes in Pakistan, which is renowned for its excellence in fashion design studies, HEC approved curriculum and experienced faculty. The state-of-the-art infrastructure, active liaison with fashion brands, and its alumni emerging in the fashion industry are hallmarks of SFADA.

Career Prospects

After graduation students will have the following career choices:

  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Illustrator
  • Textile Print Designer
  • Fashion consultant/Bespoke Designer
  • Pattern Maker
  • Fashion Stylist
  • Fashion Design Instructor

The Program Structure

Structure Number of Courses Credit Hours
University Core 8 24
Foundation Courses 6 18
Textiles Courses 6 18
Fashion Courses 12 36
Pther Department 4 12
Social Integration Program   3
Internship   3
Thesis 5 15
Total 43 129

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

The University welcomes applications from students who have successfully completed up to Grade 12 schooling. The more specific criteria follow:

  • FSc (Pre-Engineering Pre-Medical).
  • Advanced Levels (A Levels).
  • Minimum 45% or equivalent marks in intermediate or equivalent qualification.
  • Any other equivalent grade 12 degree approved by the Ministry of Education.