Course - Overview

Preparing future thought leaders and managers to solve complex and challenging problems in the fashion ecosystem with rigorous learning and application of fashion, are integral to this course. Focusing on a comprehensive knowledge of domestic and international fashion trends and industry practices, along with contemporary learning practices Pearl Academy gives the students a solid foundation in this field. By the time of course conclusion, professional competencies and creative skills of students are more sharpened for the ever-evolving challenges of the fashion ecosystem. An understanding of government policies, fashion impact, academic research, sustainable learning, focus on crafts and culture and competitive events are a part of this course.

MAFT course is designed to provide in-depth research skills in higher education. The course is internationally benchmarked and mapped with international master learning level. The course provides a PG Diploma in Pearl with opportunity to study further for MA Degree at International institutes. Anyone with 3-4 years of industry experience or 2-3 years of relevant design background can apply for this course. This course has no age-restriction.

Features: The course module features LAB. Material exploration, Professional Practice, Project Management, Design decision & Impact, Design Languages and Design studies.

The first phase is aimed at strengthening the foundation and competencies of students, by combining Core and Specialized subjects. Besides providing industry engagement opportunities, students learn to handle projects more holistically in a real-setting. The course provides students flexibility to pursue their chosen interest in professional space.

Career Prospects:

Graduate from this course can work with:

  • Fashion/ Textile Designers,
  • Design Based Retail Companies like Good earth, Wishing Chair, The shop
  • Fashion Export House
  • Home furnishing export House,
  • Textile Mills
  • Research Based roles in trend forecasting or textile companies
  • Craft Clusters and NGOs
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Independent Researchers
  • Lecturers in Academia or even pursue higher education like PhD.


Design Studies/Design Context

Design Language & Culture/Design Identity

Design Decision & Impact/Design Future

Project Management

Research & Innovation

Material Exploration

Creative Practice

Design Economics

Social Enterprise

Capstone Project

Career Path

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  • Fashion Stylists

  • Concept Thinkers

  • Fashion Designers

  • Managers

  • Entrepreneurs

  • Lecturers