Advanced Diploma in Fashion Technology, ADFT

Fashion Technology

In the three-year programme extensive practical experience is gained through live projects that integrate theory and practice and develop intuitive understanding of fashion direction and commerce. The students gain the ability to develop commercial solutions via creative, yet sustainable concepts.

This course offers students a unique opportunity to explore the relationship between creativity and contemporary technology – concept, context and realization. Students work within a highly specialized curriculum, with opportunities to collaborate and learn from others within each of the pathways.

Course Aims

The course aims to provide experience, skills and understanding to fulfil creative and intellectual potential of the student, balance imaginative visual ideas with commercial and professional considerations,understand the nature of and the relationship between different roles within the fashion Industry. It also provides an understanding of the historical, social and economic contexts which influence fashion design.

The philosophy is to provide a learning environment in which innovation, invention and originality can be developed within a range of different but closely related fashion paths.

A high percentage of the graduates gain employment in the Industry or progress to postgraduate studies.

Special Features

  • Strong Industry link
  • Live project
  • Focus on creative experimentation
  • International curriculum
  • Wide range of specialist and academic support
  • Option to complete the final year (semester V & VI) in UK

Career Opportunities

Graduates work across a very wide spectrum of careers in fashion as Designers, Consultants or as Journalists, Stylists, Photographers, Illustrators, Editors, Merchandisers, Production managers, Buyers, Technologist, Forecasters, Graders, Quality Controllers, Retailers, while few start their own garment business.

Year 1

Semester – 1Semester – 2
Fashion art and Illustration
Materials, Techniques and Processes
Textile Studies
Fashion Marketing
Computer application in Fashion
Visual Studies and Communication
Design Studies
Pattern Making
Production Techniques
Pattern Construction and Development
Garment Construction
Fashion Visualization
Research Techniques and Design Studies
Fashion Art and Illustration
Computer application in Fashion
Textile Studies
Fashion Merchandising
Art Appreciation

Year 2

Semester – 3Semester – 4
Drawing Techniques & Approaches
Visual Communication
Design Application and Exploration in Fashion
Production Techniques
Design Exploration in Fashion
Design Application in Fashion
Production Techniques
Pattern Drafting and Construction
Garment Manufacturing
Textile Studies
Computer application in Fashion
Historical & Contextual Understanding
Professional Practice & Development ( Internship)
Critical Studies
CAD/CAM for Fashion
Techniques & Processes in Fashion
Research & Development for Fashion Design
Pattern Construction and Grading
Garment Manufacturing
Drawing Techniques & Approaches

Year 3

Semester – 5Semester – 6
Outer Wear
Printing Techniques
Knitwear / Leatherwear
Fashion Photography
Fashion Choreography
Fashion Photography
Fashion Show



3 Years Full Time


  • 10+2/HSC in any discipline
  • Portfolio preferred


Pursue one-year top-up programme in UK after completion of 2 years in India, which leads to a Bachelors’ Degree For details refer to Bachelors’ Degree Course

International Opportunities:

  • Complete the last semester at Wigan & Leigh College, UK
  • Top-up the qualification at universities in the UK, USA, Canada & Australia.


  • Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Bangalore
  • Kolkata
  • Hyderabad
  • Pune
  • Indore
  • Lucknow
  • Ahmedabad
  • Srinagar
  • Bhubaneshwar
  • Ranchi
  • Goa
  • Jaipur
  • Chennai


All units combine workshops, tutorials and projects and are assessed depending on the nature of the project. At the end of the semester, the units will also be assessed by time-bound assessment.

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