Fashion Design & Technology (FDT)

Fashion Design & Technology (FDT)


Md. Saiful Islam


About this course

Fashion Design program is prepared to meet the necessity of the students who want to enter the challenging &exciting world of Fashion. The course contents emphasize research, creative thinking, strong technical skills and recent fashion trends all over the fashion world. The aim of the Fashion design department is to give the best education & technical support to the students to lunch their career in the international fashion arena.

Learning Outcomes
Students will:

Adapt their artistic abilities to support their future design careers.

Assess, propose, and apply various techniques related to drafting, draping, and constructing of garments.

Develop a systematic, critical approach to problem solving at all levels of the design process.

Relate the design process to the appropriate manufacturing process.

Demonstrate professionalism by managing time to meet deadlines with quality work and effectively collaborating in teams.

Research and relate fashion design to a broader socio economic, historical, and environmental context.

Articulate design ideas verbally, visually, and digitally.

Program objectives

To promote an understanding of Fashion and Textile Design in relation to the needs of fashion, contractual furnishings, home textiles, and the business to business textile products.

To provide hands-on experience using a set of complex technologies found in industry today to build prototypical solutions to solve current needs.

To provide experience in responding to market opportunities with creative and innovative products that integrate a set of academic disciplines such as textile materials, design fundamentals, business fundamentals, sourcing, data mining of market information, and new developments in material science and engineering.

To create an educational environment that approximates the actual conditions in industry by building studios and workshops containing state-of-the-art systems, resources, technologies, and a community of creativity and innovation.

To develop strong multi-functional teamwork and communication skills using visual and verbal presentation assignments and interfaces with practitioners in the design community and the industry.

Potential Employment Market

Successful graduates will get a position for Fashion Designer, Fashion Merchandiser, Product developer, Fashion Consultant, Fashion critics, Costume designer, Boutique Owner, Design Teacher , Visual Merchandiser, Fashion Illustrator, Fit Technologist and more in home and abroad.


Course Curriculum

Program Structure: Total credits = 160 (Theory 84 & Practical 76). Duration: Four years (Eight semester of six months each)

First Year (1st Semester)
  •  Reading: Internship ( Final project) – Practical
  • Reading: Textile Science: Fiber-Yarn – Fabric
  • Reading: Elements of design – Practical
  • Reading: Internship ( Final project) – Practical
  • Reading: Internship ( Final project) – Practical
  • Reading: Internship ( Final project) – Practical
  • Reading: History of Fashion
First Year (2nd Semester)
  •  Reading: Sewing Technology
  • Reading: Sewing Technology – Practical
  • Reading: Dyeing, Printing & Finishing for Apparel
  • Reading: Dyeing, Printing & Finishing for Apparel – Practical
  • Reading: Basic Applications of Computer- Practical
  • Reading: Basic Science: Physics
  • Reading: Introduction to Economics
  • Reading: English Foundation Course: Part-2
  • Reading: Clothing Materials & Techniques
  • Reading: Clothing Materials & Techniques – Practical
  • Reading: Basic draping – 1 – Practical
Second Year (3rd Semester)
  •  Reading: Cutting Room Technology
  • Reading: Cutting Room Technology – Practical
  • Reading: Sewing & Construction Techniques – Practical
  • Reading: Variation of bottoms – Practical
  • Reading: Introduction to Fashion Design- Practical
  • Reading: English Composition
  • Reading: Basic Math
  • Reading: Fashion illustration -1 : – Practical
  • Reading: Color concept- Practical
  • Reading: Apparel Industry Visit- Practical
Second Year (4th Semester)
  •  Reading: Basic garments construction
  • Reading: Basic garments construction – Practical
  • Reading: Creative Design Analysis & Collection – Practical
  • Reading: Bodice & Variation – Practical
  • Reading: Apparel Production process & details
  • Reading: Introduction to statistics
  • Reading: Business communication
  • Reading: Fashion Illustration-2: – Practical
Third Year (5th Semester)
  • Reading: Apparel Quality Control Management
  • Reading: Tools & Techniques of Merchandisers
  • Reading: Knitwear pattern drafting – Practical
  • Reading: Testing of textile
  • Reading: Testing of textile – Practical
  • Reading: International Trade & Transaction
  • Reading: Human Resource Management
  • Reading: Advanced pattern: Menswear – Practical
  • Reading: Computing for Designer: E-Fashion – Practical
Third Year (6th Semester)
  •  Reading: Surface Ornamentation & Decoration – Practical
  • Reading: Digital Fashion Illustration Techniques -Practical
  • Reading: Apparel Merchandising Management
  • Reading: Fully Fashioned Knitwear
  • Reading: Industrial Garments washing
  • Reading: Pattern grading – Practical
  • Reading: Fashion Marketing
  • Reading: Advanced pattern : Children’s wear – Practical
  • Reading: Draping & evening Gowns – Practical
Fourth Year (7th Semester)
  •  Reading: Sourcing & negotiation techniques
  • Reading: Product development & re-engineering – Practical
  • Reading: Garments CAD – Practical
  • Reading: Fashion Retailing & Visual Merchandising – Practical
  • Reading: ISO & Compliance
  • Reading: Consumer behavior
  • Reading: Advanced pattern : Lingerie – Practical
  • Reading: Aesthetics and Art
Fourth Year (8th Semester)
  •  Reading: Fashion Forecasting & Trend Analysis – Practical
  • Reading: Design portfolio – Practical
  • Reading: Sustainable Design & Fashion- Practical
At a glance


4 Years


HSC passed with min. GPA-2.5


330500 BDT