M.Voc Fashion Design & Entrepreneurship

Course Content

The Master of Vocation in Fashion Design & Entrepreneurship curriculum is an amalgamation of a research driven and hands on approach. The curriculum encompasses various skill based and industry-based learning experiences ranging from internship, skill development workshops, industrial projects, visits to industries along with participation at various design exhibition and events.

This programme focuses more on practical aspects of learning and proper implementation of acquired set of skills, and entrepreneurial skills are inculcated within students from the outset. Learners are supervised by college and government if they initiate their own enterprise or business.

The curriculum includes design research methods which provides students with an opportunity to acquire skills in design research, data collection and data analysis and use statistical program for social scientists (SPSS). As a future entrepreneur, the learner is taught to provide a controlling link between various components of a venture e.g. government, finance, customers etc. Experiential learning and job shadowing situations support prepare students for risk tolerance and to learn from mistakes.

Be a Design Thinker


Year 1

Fashion Design & Entrepreneurship

First year includes ARCH curriculum which supports students in gaining fundamental knowledge and skills in design.

Design Research Methodology, Advanced Entrepreneurship, Product Design Methodology, Apparel Production and Management, Project Management, Trends Research, Analysis and Forecasting, Fashion Retail Management, Design Project and Documentation

Year 2

Advanced Fashion Design & Entrepreneurship

Second year includes ARCH curriculum which advances students’ knowledge and skills in design.

Technology Innovation in Design, Accelerator programme and Fashion Allied Workshops, Industry Internship, Incubation, Product Design Development, Dissertation and Portfolio.

No. of Seats 30
Eligibility Graduation (any stream)
Duration 2 year

Master Of Vocational Degree (M.VOC) in Design & Entrepreneurship (Fashion Design) from RISU

ARCH Certification


  • Rajasthan ILD Skills University

Career Opportunities

  • As Entrepreneurs: with financial support from finance corporations / banks.
  • Academician - Teaching in Fashion Technology / Garment Technology Institutions.
  • Fashion Buyer, Quality Control Manager, Design Consultant, Stylist, Trend and Forecast Analyst.
  • Principal Design Strategist with NGOs (engaging in design intervention and sustenance of traditional skills).
  • Work in Fashion labels, independent and collaborative Design Studios
  • As fashion consultant, personal stylist, technical designer, fabric quality control manager, brand representative and fashion accessory designer
  • Fashion Product Development Manager.

Book Counselling

Learning Outcome

  • Demonstrate an ability to identify and establish a strategic planning process for a fashion business
  • To be able to articulate understanding of global fashion industry.
  • Ability to interpret and communicate design ideas and technical specifications.
  • Apply marketing and promotion skills for brand development
  • Value quality and processes necessary for design and commercial impact.
  • Develop entrepreneurial acumen along with business communication skills.
  • Establish effective relationship with the fashion industry through extensive internships.
  • Conduct research through relevant methodology and derive solutions and conclusions.
  • Prepare a robust business plan and work with transforming technologies and utilise opportunities to enter into creative and fashion industry
  • Ability to incubate and design a business plan to gain funding.

Business Incubation

Business Incubation: The course culminates with inputs on entrepreneurship and developing a Business Plan for individual enterprise. Selected business plans will be provided an opportunity of incubation with ARCH Business Incubation, where the project will be guided by faculty and mentored by industry experts.