B.Voc Fashion Design 3 Year

Course Content

Bachelor of Vocational studies in Fashion, students not only get the relevant technical expertise to step into a professional world, but they also are educated in skills like drawing, draping, pattern making, sewing, haute couture along with training in production.The programme establishes strong technical skills required to work as an innovative practicing fashion designer. The programme covers design, drawing, fashion history and theory, textiles, sewing, patternmaking and marketing. Students also develop the required technical skills in custom and commercial quality garment construction as well as pattern making both manually and using computer-based design.

The programme offers learning that ensures students are mainstream industry and skills-ready, and employable. Design process, design principles and exercises are central to the programme. Students learn about applied design processes from idea generation to creation of mood boards and storyboards that address design briefs, contextual factors and trend forecasts. Fabric and textiles understanding and appreciation, manipulation and handling are part of this learning. Students gain an understanding of manufacturing, logistics and distribution, supported by an insight into the world of fashion design.

The degree culminates in the development of a professional portfolio which will be presented at an event to launch the student into the fashion industry.Studying fashion at ARCH is not only hands-on and practical, but industry-focused, giving students a sound understanding of the essential skills and knowledge that industry requires.

Be a Design Thinker


Year 1 Introduction to Fashion Design

Language (English) –I, Computer Applications, Fundamentals of Art & Design

Fashion Illustration and Design-I, Textile Studies and Surface Techniques,Patternmaking and Garment Construction-I

Language (English) – II, History of Art and Design, Photography,Textile Studies and Embroidery Techniques, Patternmaking and Garment Construction – II, Digital Illustration and Presentation, Fashion Project – I.

Year 2 Building on Foundational Skills

Cultural & Contextual Studies, Design Research, Documentation Techniques, Advanced Fashion Illustration, Patternmaking and Garment Construction – III

Traditional Indian Textiles, Fashion Project-II, Sustainable Practices, Human Design, Professional Communication & Presentation, Apparel, Production and Sourcing.

Year 3 Collaborative Project Work Year

Pattern Making & Garment Construction – Specialisation, Industry Internship, Marketing & Merchandising, Trends & Forecasting,Supply Chain and Quality Control, Fashion Styling,Digital Pattern Making, Fashion Project/Industry Project, Professional Practices, Entrepreneurship Development,Portfolio Development, Final Fashion Project.

No. of Seats 30
Eligibility 12th (any stream)
Duration 3 year




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Career Opportunities

Upon graduating from the degree, potential careers may include:

Fashion consultant, personal stylist, technical designer, fabric quality controlmanager, Fashion Buyer, Fashion Coordinator, Fashion Merchandiser

Quality Control Manager, Textiles and Print Designer, Production Supervisors, Quality Controllers,Pattern Makers in Garment / Apparel Industries, Fashion Product DevelopmentManager, Work in Fashion Labels, independent and collaborative Design Studios.

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Learning Outcome

  • To understand the different departments of the industry such as design and sampling, cutting and stitching, and finishing and packaging department
  • Establish industry connections through classroom projects, seminars and internship.
  • Understand the Indian fashion industry and contemporary fashion.
  • Ability to develop a range of garments using pattern making and construction techniques.
  • Ability to independently build and assert an own fashion-related identity or associate with export houses, design studios and retail and fashion houses.
  • Understand and apply principles of supply chain management and costing of apparel products in fashion industry.
  • Ability to adopt professional practices in fashion, apparel and design houses.
  • Understand and apply marketing strategy in the buyer-seller relationship.