UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

Academic Programs

Bachelor of Fashion and Design (BFD) 

Rationale

The four-year degree program is designed to equip its participant with a distinct blend of knowledge in textile, fashion and design along with the necessary skills of management. The program is unique as it reflects the interrelationships of the various sectors of the fashion and design industry enabling access to the diversified knowledge of processes, techniques and technology in the modern world.

Specializations

Textile Design

The Textile Fashion and Design courses are designed to deliver the participant of the program with a new understanding of creativity, opening their imagination to explore their abilities and to secure a place in the industry with a bright future and immense opportunities. The programs provide a creative learning, teaching and research environment for students wishing todevelop a career path in textile sectors such as interior, automotive and fashion design, branding, textile design research, etc.

Outcome

The design oriented courses offered in our degree program help students to develop an understanding of design and its basic building modules. The textile design courses will help students to design, judge and evaluate textile design on modern lines, thus meeting one of the most basic and important aspects of the textile industry. The introduction of courses such as interior design and graphic design also help students to get equipped with the lineup of advanced and modern courses.

Fashion Design

The fashion design program is designed to acquire knowledge of the various materials and fabrics, and learn about the many possibilities of pattern design, garment construction, draping, sewing and tailoring. The program helps students to learn to design, create and market a design collection, and understand the dynamics of the job market and fashion trends.

Outcome

On completion of the program, the participants will be able to transform design ideas into garments. This course will help students to learn the elements, principles and techniques of pattern drafting, draping, sewing and tailoring. It will help to translate fashion concepts into sketches and illustrations using freehand drawing techniques, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. The course will help to learn the history of fashion design and how the economy, society and culture influence fashion trends.
Career Paths
Fashion design graduates may begin working as fashion design assistants. Designers can start their own firms. They can become pattern drafters, costume designers (for theatre, print, television and film), fashion coordinators, buyers, researchers, production sewers or fashion writers.

Leather Accessories and Footwear

Leather accessories and footwear design is an intensive skill-based program emphasizing the crucial relationship between designs and manufacturing needs of the modern leather industry. This program is based on technical development appropriate to the satisfactory completion of the prototypes. Students develop accessories and shoes as a collection of their own.

Outcomes

By the end of this program, participants will be able to develop design research drawing and illustration skills. This includes a series of leather accessories and shoe design exercises, focusing on a comprehensive range of style. They will learn technical modern shoemaking skills and make a range of prototypes of their own. Students will be able to develop a collection for leather accessories and footwear with genuine and synthetic leather.

Career Paths

The program leads to a successful career in leather accessories and footwear manufacturing. Upon completion of the program, the student can join the industry as a designer, buyer, brand manager, product manager, product developer, manager for merchandising marketing, planner, and even as an entrepreneur in retailing or cottage level industry.

Interior Design

The four-year degree program combines theoretical, conceptual and practical experiences that reinforce the relationship between knowledge and application within the interior design profession. Major concentration courses cultivate students’ skills and talents to provide graduates with the foundation to become versatile and responsible interior designers in constantly evolving fieldto meet the needs of all who utilize space whether to live, work, play or learn. Interior design degree students develop portfolios to showcase their work to potential employers.

Outcomes

The interior design degree program is designed to equip the participants with contextual knowledge and make design decisions relative to ecological socio-economic and cultural contexts. Participants will be able to display design and problem solving skills. They will be able to implement the design process using critical and creative thinking to solve problems appropriate to client’s needs. Participants will gain knowledge of the field of interior design while considering the impact of building construction and systems.

Career Paths

Interior designers may take up teaching positions in government or private sector institutes that offer courses in interior designing. They also do very well on self employment basis. They may seek employment in private or public sector firms, work with top notch architects and architectural firms, or in design studios and as exhibition organizers.

Product Design

Through an immersion in materials, fabrication processes, aesthetics, functional considerations, and proactive social engagement, students cultivate the essential intellectual habits and technical skills to explore and responsibly integrate the expanding roles of a professional product designer. To work in product design, you need to understand the relationship between art, science and technology.

Career Paths

As a product designer, you will spend your time planning, designing, and modeling products, producing prototypes and conducting rigorous testing. There are generic types of product design and conception, product and prototype development, design consultancies, experimental design, CAD design, architecture (design elements), component design, consumer goods design, merchandising, product safety design, children's products, packaging and furniture.

Admission Criteria

Minimum 50% marks / 2nd division in FA / FSc / A Level or equivalent degree

Test and Interview: All applicants are evaluated on the basis of merit as determined by their previous academic record and performance in the admission test and interview.

Note:

  • If FSc / A Level is done with Biology then Pre-Math will be compulsory for the student/s
  • If NTS is passed by any student, he/she will be exempted from UMT test.

Duration: 4 years
Semesters: 8
Credit Hours: 131

Road Map

First Semester

Code

Course Title

Theory

Lab

Total

 

Functional English

3

0

3

 

Fundamentals of Information Technology

2

1

3

 

Islamic Studies

3

0

3

 

Basic Drawing-I

0

2

2

 

History of Art and Culture

3

0

3

 

Digital Communication-I

0

2

2

 

Total

11

5

16

 Third Semester

Code

Course Title

Theory

Lab

Total

 

Fashion Illustration

1

1

2

 

Textile Fibers

2

0

2

 

Digital Fashion-I

0

1

1

 

Basics of Hand Sewing

0

1

1

 

Pattern-I

1

1

2

 

Draping-I

1

2

3

 

Sewing-I

0

1

1

 

Fashion Design Studio-I

1

1

2

 

Couture Finishes

0

1

1

 

Total

6

9

15

 

Fifth Semester

Code

Course Title

Theory

Lab

Total

 

Pakistan Studies

3

0

3

 

Textile  Design-I

0

2

2

 

Fashion Design Studio-III

0

2

2

 

Pattern-III

1

1

2

 

Draping-III

1

2

3

 

Sewing-III

0

2

2

 

Digital Fashion-III

0

1

1

 

Surface Design

1

1

2

 

Total

6

11

17

 

Seventh Semester

Code

Course Title

Theory

Lab

Total

 

Pattern-V

1

2

3

 

Fashion Design Studio-V

1

2

3

 

Sewing-V

1

2

3

 

Draping-V

1

2

3

 

Textile Design – II

0

2

2

 

Critical Thinking

3

0

3

 

Total

7

10

17

 Second Semester

Code

Course Title

Theory

Lab

Total

 

Communication& Presentation Skills

3

0

3

 

Design History and Theory

3

0

3

 

Geometry and Drafting

1

1

2

 

Digital Communication-II

0

2

2

 

Basic Drawing-II

0

2

2

 

Materials and Models

0

3

3

 

Colour Theory

1

2

3

 

Total

8

10

18

 

Fourth Semester

Code

Course Title

Theory

Lab

Total

 

History of Costumes

2

0

2

 

Textile Basics

2

0

2

 

Fashion Design studio-II

1

1

2

 

Pattern-II

1

1

2

 

Draping-II

1

2

3

 

Sewing-II

0

1

1

 

Fashion Details

1

0

1

 

Digital Fashion-II

0

1

1

 

Technical Writing

3

0

3

 

Total

11

6

17

 

Sixth Semester

Code

Course Title

Theory

Lab

Total

 

Introduction to Marketing & Merchandising

3

0

3

 

Fashion Design Studio IV

0

2

2

 

Pattern-IV

1

1

2

 

Draping-IV

1

2

3

 

Sewing-IV

0

2

2

 

Digital Fashion-IV

0

1

1

 

Textile Testing

1

1

2

 

Textile Design – I

0

2

2

 

Total

6

11

17

 

Eighth Semester

Code

Course Title

Theory

Lab

Total

 

Dissertation Writing

2

0

2

 

Pattern-VI (Collection)

0

2

2

 

Fashion Design Studio-VI (Collection)

0

2

2

 

Sewing-VI (collection)

0

2

2

 

Draping-VI (collection)

0

2

2

 

Textile Design-III (Collection)

0

2

2

 

Total

2

10

12

 Program Total Credit Hours   =   129

FRAMEWORK BACHELOR OFFASHION DESIGN

 

Duration

4years

Number of semesters

8

Number of weeks per semester

15 - 17 (15 for teaching and 2 for examinations)

Duration of each class

1 lecture credit =1hour, 1 lab credit=3hours

Total number of credit hours

129

Number of credit hours per semester

13 – 18

Fashion Courses

80 – 85%

Non-Fashion Courses

15 – 20%

 

Non-Fashion Domain

Knowledge Area

Course Name

LEC

LAB

CR

Total Courses

Total Credits

Area wise%

Overall %

Humanities

Functional English

3

0

3

5

15

62.50

11.63

Communication and Presentations Skills

3

0

3

Technical Writing

3

0

3

Islamic Studies

3

0

3

Pakistan Studies

3

0

3

Social Sciences

Critical Thinking

3

0

3

1

3

12.50

2.33

Information Technology

Fundamentals of Information Technology

2

1

3

1

3

12.50

2.33

Management Sciences

Introduction to Marketing and Merchandising

3

0

3

1

3

12.50

2.33

Sub Total

23

1

24

8

24

100

18.60

 

                                                                           Fashion Domain

Knowledge Area

Course Name

LEC

LAB

CR

Total Courses

Total Credits

Area wise%

Overall%

Fashion  Foundation

History of Art & Culture

3

0

3

9

20

19.05

15.50

Basic-Drawing-I

0

2

2

Basic-Drawing-II

0

2

2

Digital Communication-I

0

2

2

Digital Communication-II

0

2

2

Design History & Theory

3

0

3

Colour Theory

1

2

3

Material & Models

0

3

3

Geometry& Drafting

1

1

2

Major-based Core (Breadth)

Basics of Hand Sewing

0

1

1

12

21

20.00

16.28

History of Costumes

2

0

2

Fashion Illustration

1

1

2

Textile Fibers

2

0

2

Textile Basics

2

0

2

Textile Design – I

0

2

2

Couture Finishes

0

1

1

Fashion Details

1

0

1

Surface Design

1

1

2

Textile Testing

1

1

2

Textile Design-I

0

2

2

Textile Design-II

0

2

2

Major-based Core (Depth)

Draping-I

1

2

3

24

52

49.52

40.31

Draping-II

1

2

3

Draping-III

1

2

3

Draping-IV

1

2

3

Draping-V

1

2

3

Pattern-I

1

1

2

Pattern-II

1

1

2

Pattern-III

1

1

2

Pattern-IV

1

1

2

Pattern-V

1

2

3

Sewing-I

0

1

1

Sewing-II

0

1

1

Sewing-III

0

2

2

Sewing-IV

0

2

2

Sewing-V

1

2

3

Fashion Design Studio-I

1

1

2

Fashion Design Studio-II

1

1

2

Fashion Design Studio-III

0

2

2

Fashion Design Studio-IV

1

2

3

Fashion Design Studio-V

0

2

2

Digital Fashion-I

0

1

1

Digital Fashion-II

0

1

1

Digital Fashion-III

0

1

1

Digital Fashion-IV

0

1

1

 

 

Knowledge Area

Course Name

LEC

LAB

CR

Total Courses

Total Credits

Area wise%

Overall%

Final Thesis

Dissertation Writing

2

0

2

6

13

12.38

10.08

Pattern-VI (Collection)

0

2

2

Fashion Design Studio-VI (Collection)

0

2

2

Sewing-VI (Collection)

0

2

2

Draping-VI (Collection)

0

2

2

Textile Design-II (Collection)

0

2

2

Total

34

71

105

51

105

100

81.40

Grand Total

57

72

129

59

129

 

100

 

SUMMARY

 

Domain

Knowledge Area

Total Courses

Total Credits

%

Overall

 

 

Non-Fashion

Humanities

5

15

18.60

Social Sciences

1

3

Information Technology

1

3

Management Sciences

1

3

Sub Total

8

24

 

 

 

Fashion

 Fashion Foundation

9

19

81.40

Major-based Core (Breadth)

12

21

Major-based Core (Depth)

24

52

Final Thesis

6

13

Sub Total

51

105

Total

59

129

100

 

 

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