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Bachelor in
Fashion Design

  • Overview
  • Structure
  • Study Plan
  • Learning Outcomes


There are many people around the world dreaming of a glamorous career in the fashion industry. So why not start here? CFD trains all students to be the best they can be and get prepared for a career as a fashion designer. From how to sketch out your designs, to pattern cutting and making up the final design into a garment. During the 4-year course, CFD teaches all the skills you need to launch a great career in fashion. CFD helps you to build the skills and experience that you need so that you are ready for the fashion world as soon as you graduate.

The Bachelor in Fashion Design offers courses ranging from the history of fashion, software applications for fashion, drawing and fashion illustration, draping, pattern making and garment construction, portfolio design, fashion photography to fashion show production.


The 126 credit curriculum is designed to equip students with a broad-based exposure to all aspects of Fashion Design while focusing on specific Concentration areas for rewarding careers in fashion businesses and industries. The diverse range of courses offered in the program introduces students to a wide range of expertise and knowledge in General Education, Fashion Design functional areas and Fashion Design electives. Students take 33 credits in General Education courses for Personal & Professional Development.

Competence in Fashion Design is achieved through the study of 54 credits of core courses, and competence in a specific design area is achieved through the study of 21 credits in Concentration courses. The 15 credits of elective courses and 3 credits for an internship are designed to broaden students’ knowledge and perspective of Fashion Design beyond their field of Concentration.

Accessories Design
Fashion Visual Communication

Study Plan

Study Plan

Course Code Course Title Credits
  1st Semester 15
ESCS 1101 Essential Skills for College Success 3
ACWR 1102 Academic Writing 3
MATH 1103 Mathematics 3
SOAP 1104 Software Applications for Fashion 3
DWFI 1105 Drawing and Fashion Illustration I 3
2nd Semester 15
PRSK 1201 Presentation Skills 3
PBSP 1202 Public Speaking 3
INMG 1203 ​Introduction to Management 3
SSFA 1204 Fashion Social Studies 3
ACFI 1205 Foundations of Accounting and Finance 3
  3rd Semester 15
PMGC 2101 Pattern Making and Garment Construction I 3
INAC 2102 International Art Culture 3
MRKT 2103 Introduction to Marketing 3
HIFA 2104 History of Fashion 3
ENVS  2105 Environmental Science 3
  4th Semester 18
IWAR 2201 Art of Islamic World 3
DISK 2202 Digital Skills 3
INRM 2203 Introduction to Research Methods 3
FUFD 2204 Fundamentals of Fashion Design 3
Elective 1 Elective 1 3
Elective 2 Elective 2 3
  5th Semester 15
CMSK 3101 Communication skills 3
GCTS 3102 Global Consumption Trends 3
FACL 3103 Fashion Culture 3
DISK 3104 Digital Presentation Skills 3
COBH 3105 Consumer Behavior 3
  6th Semester 18
CRTF 3201 Critical Thinking for Fashion 3
Concentration 1 Concentration 1 FD/AD/FS/FVC 3
Concentration 2 Concentration 2 FD/AD/FS/FVC 3
Elective 3 Elective 3    FD/AD/FS/FVC 3
Elective 4 Elective 4    FD/AD/FS/FVC 3
Elective 5 Elective 5    FD/AD/FS/FVC 3
  7th Semester 15
INFM 4101 Informatics 3
ENTS 4102 Fashion Entrepreneurship & Innovation 3
PTFD 4103 Portfolio Design 3
INTR 4104 Internship 6
Concentration 3 Concentration 3: FD/AD/FS/FVC 3
  8th Semester 15
SSEM4201 Senior Seminar 3
Concentration4 FD/AD/FS/FVC 3
Concentration5 FD/AD/FS/FVC 3
Concentration6 FD/AD/FS/FVC 3
Concentration7 FD/AD/FS/FVC 3

Course Outline

Learning Outcomes

Develop and support self-driven ideas in context to fashion concepts and visuals
Appraise and utilize cultural reference in research driven approach to creative context
Apply a range of tools and practices to translate their ideas to a real scenario.
Demonstrate ability in construction techniques (both traditional and technology driven), to support the project process.
Critically distinguish between use of traditional and digital tools in investigation processes.
List out methodology and critical skills used to set and solve designing problems
Design and develop a project to balance creativity, feasibility and industry needs
Asses s individual statements into a broader international fashion context.
Demonstrate innovative skills to drive a project within an international fashion context
Present fashion designing professional skills through consistent and feasible projects


The Bachelor’s Degree Program in Fashion Design aims to give students a connection to all facets of the fashion industry from product design and development to ultimately focusing on marketing and management.


The mission of the Fashion Design program is to prepare students for careers in the professional arena or to continue post-graduate studies. Providing students with a learning environment that accelerates creativity, modern business techniques, research, and global perception does this.