The Course

MSc in Fashion Design and Management

Sculpt your future in Haute Couture and Brand Leadership

Master Degree | Bengaluru

These postgraduate programmes are designed for participants looking to enter the design world, and provide a complete education allowing participants to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue a career in the chosen field.



2 years (full-time)


Any degree from the
UGC Recognised university

Certificate Type

Master Degree

Degree Issuing Authority

Sunrise University

Programme Overview

The MSc. in Fashion Design and Management is a comprehensive and cutting-edge programme that integrates the worlds of creativity and commerce to groom aspiring fashion professionals for successful careers in the dynamic fashion industry. This innovative programme equips students with a holistic understanding of fashion design principles, coupled with essential business acumen.

Through a rigorous curriculum, students gain hands-on experience in trend forecasting, textile innovation, garment construction, and sustainable practices. They develop a keen eye for aesthetics and cultivate their design skills using industry-standard software and workshops conducted by seasoned fashion experts.

Furthermore, the programme emphasizes business management, covering marketing, branding, retail strategies, and supply chain management. Students learn to identify consumer trends, analyze market demands, and strategize business expansion plans.

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the design process and the essential tools required for creating products and services within the Business of Fashion domain.
  • Provide students with the necessary knowledge and proficiency to effectively utilize both established and cutting-edge technologies in the realm of Fashion and Management.
  • Foster a deep and specialized knowledge in various critical areas, such as Pattern Making, Garment Manufacturing, Textile Processing, Merchandising, and Entrepreneurship, to empower students in their fashion-related pursuits.
  • Equip students with valuable skills in research methods related to design and management, with a particular emphasis on applying these techniques during their final Thesis project.
  • Ethical and Sustainable Practices: Demonstrate an ability to integrate ethical considerations and environmentally responsible procedures into all aspects of the fashion industry.
  • Fashion Collection Design and Execution: Develop and implement innovative and cohesive Women’s, Men’s, and Children’s Fashion Collections, encompassing design, planning, and execution.
  • Design and Business Services: Offer comprehensive Design and Business services within the fashion industry, catering to diverse client needs and market demands.
  • Apparel Manufacturing and Industry Insights: Exhibit a deep understanding of the workings of Apparel Manufacturing Industries, Forecasting, and Design Agencies, enabling informed decision-making and proactive adaptation.
  • Fashion Business Launch and Management: Acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully launch and effectively manage a fashion business, encompassing strategic planning, financial management, marketing, and branding.

Semester 1

  • Pattern Making Technique
  • Textile Appreciation
  • Fashion Thinking & Design Process
  • Fashion Theory
  • Fashion Figure Drawing
  • Garment Manufacturing Technique

Semester 2

  • Fashion Forecasting
  • Research Methodology
  • Textile Processing
  • Pattern Making & Garment Construction
  • Textile Processing
  • Fashion Rendering

Semester 3

  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Visual Merchandising & Retail Styling
  • Sustainable Practices
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Fashion Draping

Semester 4

  • Marketing & Brand Management
  • Entrepreneurship & Professional Practices
  • E-Commerce
  • Portfolio Design
  • Design Collection (Project)
  • Fashion Styling
  • JD Design Awards


  • Case Studies:Real-world industry scenarios are explored to assess students’ ability to apply theoretical knowledge to practical situations.
  • Industrial Visits:Mandatory visits are organized to teach students about current industry trends and requirements.
  • Self-Study:Students independently explore and analyze subjects to support the principles taught in the course.
  • Classroom Lectures:Vital information is imparted to the entire cohort through structured lectures.
  • Seminars:Students engage in debates and arguments to encourage critical thinking and expression of ideas.
  • Studio /Workshop / Laboratory / Practical Sessions:Simulated industry environments help students develop creative and practical skills.
  • Demonstrative Assessments::Used for evaluating students’ proficiency in technical subjects.
  • Group Work:Encourages teamwork and assigns roles to students for collaborative learning.
  • Internal Assessments–Provide an evaluation of students’ learning progression throughout the course.
  • Projects–In-class and independent research projects are undertaken to demonstrate students’ depth of understanding.
  • Semester Examinations– based assessments designed to test students’ comprehension of subjects.
  • Presentations-Used to assess subject understanding, communication skills, professionalism, critical thinking, and the ability to argue interpretations and findings.
  • Portfolio Assessment:-Used in certain subjects to showcase learning from concept to execution.
  • Self and Peer Assessment – Empowers students to become autonomous learners and integrates assessments into the learning process.
  • Thesis Assessment– Involves independent research to test and prove the viability of an idea.
  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Product Manager
  • Retail Buyer
  • Fashion Merchandiser
  • Fashion Marketing Manager
  • Fashion Brand Manager
  • Fashion Consultant/Stylist
  • Fashion Trend Analyst
  • Fashion Supply Chain Manager
  • Fashion Educator
  • Fashion Sustainability Specialist


Q: What does MSc. in Fashion Design and Management cover?
A: This programme integrates fashion creativity with managerial acumen, focusing on design leadership and business strategy.

Q: What are the course timings?
A: The 2 years full-time course is from 9:30am to 4:30pm.

Q: What subjects will I study?
A: You will balance design innovation, supply chain management, marketing, and fashion economics.

Q: Does the institute provide placements?
A: Yes, the programme often facilitates internships and industry connections.

Q: How important are industry visits?
A: Industry visits provide practical insights into the fashion business landscape.

Q: Why choose this course?
A: If you aspire to lead in the fashion industry, this programme equips you with both creative and strategic skills.

Q: What are JD Design Awards?
A: JD Design Awards recognize student excellence and provide exposure within the fashion and design field.

Q: Is the MSc. in Fashion Design and Management course beneficial?
A: Certainly, it prepares you to navigate the complexities of fashion design and business management.

Q: What’s the infrastructure like?
A: The programme offers state-of-the-art facilities and resources to enrich your learning experience.

Q: Does JD School of Design offer scholarships and fee concessions?
A: Yes, JD School of Design offers a variety of scholarships and fee concessions to help students access education. For more information click here.