Department of Fashion Design

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Department Overview

Department Overview

Fashion Design program’s of Tagore University of Creative Arts  reputation is based on quality, relevance, and innovation. The cornerstone of the department’s curriculum is providing the students the opportunity to learn by working with successful industry professionals.


The program differentiates itself by providing a structured curriculum with a singular emphasis on developing capable, innovative, and professional fashion designers, with a comprehensive knowledge of both moderate and designer markets.

Unlike other programs, where students compete for faculty attention and resources, our students receive an abundance of guidance from faculty in a resource-rich environment that encourages collaboration to accelerate their development. 


The department has cultivated a strong relationship with the fashion industry and prides itself with being on the cutting edge of innovation. Embracing technology as quickly as it becomes available through partnerships with leaders in the fashion industry has become a regular practice. This is largely possible because the department considers itself a think-tank for industry innovation. Our students are known for producing the highest caliber of work.

Admission Requirements

For Admission into undergraduate programs in Bachelor Program in Fashion Design, the students should meet minimum GPA 2.00 in both S.S.C and H.S.C level; or minimum 5 subjects in O-level and 2 subjects in A-level among them minimum Grade of B in at least 4 subjects and minimum Grade of C in at least other 3 subjects from any group.

Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction of Fashion Design is Bangla and English.

Academic Schedule

The duration of the Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design program is four (4) years. Each academic year is composed of two (2) semesters i.e. six (6) months per semester. At the end of each semester, students must appear in the examination, and promotion to the next semester will depend on the result.

Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design
Year and Semester Wise Credit Distribution
Total Credit Hours in Four Years: 146

1st Semester

Serial No.

Course title

Course code

Credit

1

Bangla Language & Literature

GE 1101

3

2

Pattern Drafting I

FD 1102

3

3

Sewing Techniques I

FD 1103

2

4

Bangladesh Cultural Heritage & Fashion

FD 1104

2

5

Elements of Design

FD 1105

3

6

Introduction to textile

FD 1106

1

7

Fashion History & Cultures I

FD 1107

2

8

Sociology

FD 1108

2

9

RMG Related Industries in BD

FD 1109

2

 

20

2nd Semester

Serial No.

Course title

Course code

Credit

1

English Language & Literature

GE 1201

3

2

Pattern Drafting II

FD 1202

3

3

Sewing Techniques II

FD 1203

2

4

E- Fashion I

FD 1204

3

5

Fashion Art & Design I

FD 1205

3

6

Science of fiber, yarn, fabric

FD 1206

3

7

Fashion History & Cultures II

FD 1207

2

8

Sketching for fashion designers (Principle of Art)

FD 1208

2

 

21

3rd Semester

Serial No.

Course title

Course code

Credit

1

Bangladesh Studies

GE 2101

3

2

Pattern Grading

FD 2102

2

3

Draping I

FD 2103

2

4

E- Fashion II

FD 2104

3

5

Fashion Art & Design II

FD 2105

3

6

Special Fabrics, finishing & textile testing

FD 2106

2

7

Ethnic Fashion Resources & Applications (Visual Merchandising)

FD 2107

2

8

Basic garments construction

FD 2108

3

 

20

4th Semester

Serial No.

Course title

Course Code

Credit

1

Life and philosophy of Tagore

GE 2201

3

2

Pattern Drafting III

FD 2202

3

3

Draping II

FD 2203

2

4

Computer aided Pattern Design I

FD 2204

3

5

Fashion Art & Design III

FD 2205

3

6

Dying & Printing

FD 2206

2

7

Principle of Fashion Marketing

FD 2207

2

8

Clothing Materials & Techniques

FD 2208

2

 

20

5th Semester

Serial No.

Course title

Course Code

Credit

1

Knitwear Design I

FD 3101

2

2

Children’s Wear Design

FD 3102

3

3

Draping III

FD 3103

3

4

Computer aided Pattern Design II

FD 3104

3

5

Sustainable Fashion Design & Collection

FD 3105

3

6

Apparel Merchandising

FD 3106

3

7

Surface Design Process

FD 3107

2

8

Industrial Garment Washing & Care Labelling

FD 3108

2

 

21

6th Semester

Serial No.

Course title

Course Code

Credit

1

Active Sportswear Design

FD 3201

2

2

Lingerie

FD 3202

2

3

Consumption & Costing of Apparel

FD 3203

3

4

Computer art for accessories Design

FD 3204

2

5

Creative Arts

FD 3205

3

6

Apparel Quality Control management

FD 3206

3

7

Surface Ornamentation Design

FD 3207

3

8

Fashion Forecasting

FD 3208

2

 

20

7th Semester

Serial No.

Course title

Course Code

Credit

1

Bridal & Special Occasion Design

FD 4101

3

2

Advanced Pattern menswear

FD 4102

3

3

Portfolio & Final Dress I

FD 4103

3

4

Business Communicative English

FD 4104

2

5

Corporate social responsibility & compliance

FD 4106

2

6

Human resource Management

FD 4106

2

 

15

8th Semester

Serial No.

Course title

Course Code

Credit

1

Portfolio & Final Dress II

FD 4103

3

2

Product Development & Re-engineering

FD 4201

3

3

Internship

FD 4202

3

 

9

1ST To 8TH Semester total 57 Subjects & 146 Credits

Semester Registration Fee [8×3,000]

24,000/-

Examination Fee [8×1,250]

10,000/-

Library & Co-curricular Activities [8×500]

4,000/-

Course Fee [146×2,650]

386,900/-

Total

424,900/-

Grades will be calculated as per the university grading structure and individual students will be evaluated based on the following criteria with respective weights.

Title of Distribution

Marks

Class Attendance

05%

Class Sessional

10%

Mid Term

20%

Final

40%

Total

75%

  Remarks: A total 75% of marks will be converted into 100% for GPA calculation.

Mahmuda Begum

Associate Professor
Head of the Department, Department of Fashion Design
Tagore University of Creative Arts

Nazmun Nahar

Assistant Professor
Department of Fashion Design
Tagore University of Creative Arts

Bibi Russell

Honorary Faculty
Department of Fashion Design
Tagore University of Creative Arts

Nasima Akter Sumi

Lecturer
Department of Fashion Design
Tagore University of Creative Arts

Ovijit Paul

Lecturer
Department of Fashion Design
Tagore University of Creative Arts

Nigar Sultana Rodela

Lecturer
Department of Fashion Design
Tagore University of Creative Arts

Mostaria Amin Mitu

Lecturer
Department of Fashion Design
Tagore University of Creative Arts

Dr AHM Mustafizur Rahman

Resource Person
Department of Fashion Design
Tagore University of Creative Arts

Dr. S M Saiful Islam

Associate Professor
Faculty (Part time), Department of Fashion Design
Tagore University of Creative Arts

Sabina Akter

Lecturer (Part-time)
Department of Fashion Design
Tagore University of Creative Arts

Md. Zobayer Alam

Resource Person
Department of Fashion Design
Tagore University of Creative Arts

Lt Col Md Anwarul Islam Khan AEC (Retd)

Resource Person
Bangladesh Studies
Tagore University of Creative Arts

Rashna Sharmin

Lecturer
Bangla Language & Literature
Tagore University of Creative Arts

Alpona Rani Saha

Lecturer
Bangla Language & Literature
Tagore University of Creative Arts

Farzana Rahman

Lecturer
English Language & Literature
Tagore University of Creative Arts