About Master of Design


With the moving times, the concepts and materials used in the design have also evolved with the new and modern concepts reshaping both the scope of the economy and trends in fashion. As a way of shaping within the students the much-needed knowledge and understanding, the Faculty of Design offers a 2-year master's program in design. This program deals with the understanding of the design, production and marketing keeping in consideration the global market. The course provides technical training and a wide variety of options to choose from in the specific specializations in the fields of footwear design, fashion merchandising, toy design, entrepreneurship development, fashion PR and digital marketing, fashion retail management, and jewellery design. The curriculum has been strategically designed in such a way which provides the students with an in-depth exposure to the theoretical aspects of design as well as a practical understanding of the design industry. To ensure this practical learning experience, the students are trained under the instruction of highly skilled and trained faculties who go on to train and groom the students within the various aspects of the field, keeping in mind the contemporary aspects of the industry. The students also go on to follow extensive research in this field to ensure their continued relevance. Thus, pursuing this program will provide students with the ability to navigate the fashion industry from both a creative design and an innovative business perspective.

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Master of DesignProgram Outcomes


Why Study Master of Design

The rising demand in luxury and essential footwear has ushered in a new age of modern shoe concepts which will provide students with the most in-depth understanding into the modern and contemporary shoe design industry. Students who get to study this program will gain a step ahead in their careers as they will be able to provide effective and practical solutions which will meet the needs of the industry.
Store Manager

Store Manager

An ability to demonstrate management skills to control and enhance the fashion industry.

Distributor

An ability to communicate, design, and innovate work for clients and consumers who are interested in a series of designs and concepts.

Distributor
Merchandise Planner/ Educator

Merchandise Planner/ Educator

An ability to comprehend the manner in which environmental and cultural factors impact fashion.

Designer

An ability to design various concepts which will meet the needs of a specific market, age group, gender, etc to meet the expectations of quality and cost.

Designer
Showroom Manager

Showroom Manager

An ability to demonstrate growth in personal and professional responsibility.

Duration: 2 years (Semester System)


affiliation

Affiliation

Constituent College of Parul University

eligibility

Eligibility Criteria

Candidate shall have passed Graduation from a recognized university.

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Mode of Admission

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Master of Design feesFees


Master of Design

₹ 1,10,000/- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

Master of Design CurriculumCurriculum

Anatomy and solid modelling of Foot

Product testing & Quality control

Footwear Material & Process technology

Footwear Lasting and Finishing Technology

Footwear development I- techniques, research & applications (Lab)

Footwear Development: : Research, Design & Application

Advanced CAD

Footwear Business Management

Footwear Design & Technical illustration

Technologies in the footwear Industry (Cutting and closing )

Research Methodology

Marketing and Brand Management

Consumer interface and Designers

 

 

Photography & portfolio development

Industrial Training / Research Project

Footwear Industry & International Business

Statistics and Seminar

Safety and Footwear of physically challenged

Electives_3_FWD (Compulsory Course-I)

Dissertation

MOOCs

 

Master of Design Curriculum Laboratories


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Design Studio

As a way of developing the practical skills of the students, the Faculty of Design has a designated studio that develops the practical skills and understanding of the students which exposes their

Activities


Parul University’s Institute of Design Showcases Spectacular Fashion through Stellar Collections and Spotlighting Emerging Talents at the Vadodara Fashion Week 2.0 
29 Dec 2023
Parul University’s Institute of Design Showcases Spectacular Fashion thr

Vadodara once again became a hub for fashion extravaganza as Vadodara

Nawazuddin Siddiqui and the cast of Jogira Sara Ra Ra visited PU for an interaction with the students and inspiring future performing artists and filmmakers.
11 May 2023
Nawazuddin Siddiqui and the cast of Jogira Sara Ra Ra visited PU for an

The city-based PU has always aimed to provide a holistic education to

PU’s institute of Design shines the limelight on fashion in the city through the finest design collections during Vadodara Fashion Week
29 Apr 2023
PU’s institute of Design shines the limelight on fashion in the city thr

As a part of the on-going Vadodara Film & Design Festival, Vadoda

Fashion Design students from the Faculty of Design win 7 awards at the National Design Excellence Awards 2022.
04 Oct 2022
Fashion Design students from the Faculty of Design win 7 awards at the N

PU students never cease to amaze and lift the name of the university

Dr. Amit Ganatra takes the oath of office as the new Provost of PU
27 Aug 2022
Dr. Amit Ganatra takes the oath of office as the new Provost of PU

Continuing its journey of leadership excellence, PU recently welcomed

Dia Mirza inaugurates PU’s new world-class center for Design, Fine Arts and Performing Arts
21 Jun 2022
Dia Mirza inaugurates PU’s new world-class center for Design, Fine Arts

A place where imagination meets innovation is the most befitting titl

A team of 4 design students give immense pride to the university by bagging accolades at the International Fashion Show week in Nepal
17 Jun 2022
A team of 4 design students give immense pride to the university by bagg

From setting trends in ethnic wear to western collections PU’s

PUTalks goes international on the celebration of Africa Day with Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi.
10 Jun 2022
PUTalks goes international on the celebration of Africa Day with Miss Un

A vibrant university at the heart of Vadodara, PU has been ranked as

Rajpal Yadav, Rubina Dilaik and Palaash Muchhal were spotted interacting with young students at PU
05 Jun 2022
Rajpal Yadav, Rubina Dilaik and Palaash Muchhal were spotted interacting

Vadodara city’s PU is known for going that extra mile to provid