B. Des Fashion Design & Management

Liberal Arts
IILM University - Gurugram
  • Duration: 4 Year
  • Eligibility: 10+2 in any Discipline

The Bachelor of Design Degree helps students to acquire a thorough background in all aspects of the design industry. The program aims at providing a specialized understanding of the nuances of the creative industry with a fresh approach. Our vision for students is to graduate as fully trained design professionals & managers with expertise in both fashion & interiors.

The fashion industry is a creative, enterprising, multifaceted industry that is vital to our economic and personal well-being. The B. Design Degree in Fashion Design & Management aims to prepare students to explore various facets of the fashion industry and have a better understanding of how they can be the instrument of change. With a more meaningful and purposeful vision, students will be able to successfully contribute to this fast paced and ever changing industry.

The curriculum focuses not just on fashion design but also on fashion management, which is in growing demand in this fast-changing field. The course will nurture the design potential of students, train in technicalities and craft of fashion design, while applying design thinking to real life briefs. It will also encourage and develop leadership skills amongst students leading them to the path of entrepreneurship and management.

It will help students develop competencies in styling, merchandising, marketing and management of fashion goods from high street to luxury categories, there by preparing them for a wide range of career opportunities. Our brand of fashion education nurtures creativity while providing a rigorous grounding in the practical and technical skills needed for career success, exposing students to real demands and practices of the fashion world.


  • Articulate fashion and design ideas verbally, visually, and digitally to support future careers.
  • Acquire problem-solving approach to design innovation and develop global competencies.
  • Nurture creativity and encourage professionalism and entrepreneurship in the field of fashion and design.

Our Curriculum

Core Papers

  • Design Fundamentals
  • Visualisation & Drawing Techniques
  • Material Exploration & Craft Studies
  • History of Art & Design
  • Design Process & Research
  • Fabric Studies & Textiles
  • Fashion Illustration & CAD
  • Fashion History & Theory
  • Pattern Development
  • Garment Construction & Draping
  • Fashion Styling
  • Design Marketing & Management
  • Buying, Merchandising & Product Fundamentals
  • Fashion Project

Fixed Electives

  • Entrepreneurship & Professional practice
  • Technology & Sustainability
  • Retail & E-commerce
  • Visual Communication
  • Luxury & Design
  • Fashion Journalism

Free Electives

  • Students will choose courses from other disciplines – Management, Journalism, Psychology
  • Ability Enhancement/Skill Enhancement Courses

Why study Design at IILM?

At IILM, we believe that creativity and collaboration is the way forward. Our brand of education helps students learn how human centered design can collaborate with technology to create a new future: one that has a positive impact on the environment and society.

Campus Location
The university is located in the heart of Gurugram on Golf Course Road, and in the vicinity of renowned brands & studios ranging from fashion and interiors to various corporate houses.

Our Curriculum
The curriculum has been designed keeping the needs of the industry in mind. On completion of the course, students will have ample career opportunities to choose from.

Experiential Learning
Design students frequent visit places such as the crafts museum, art galleries, lifestyle and design spaces, retail exhibitions, manufacturing units and explore various local markets. Students experience learning through real life projects in the form of industry internships.

At IILM, the faculty network is focused on providing constant mentoring for students to achieve their short and long term goals. The professors are experienced professionals from the world of academia and the industry. They work with students to enhance skills while developing new ways to make both online and offline learning productive.

Internships & Placements

IILM’s Placement Office supports students in pursuing internships across diverse professional settings within the design industry. Students could choose to work with designers or design houses, as merchandisers at export or buying houses, as design consultants with high street to luxury brands, as stylists and content creators with ecommerce portals or magazines to name a few. Some of the internship opportunities in the past include:

– Asian heritage foundation
– Orient Craft
– Ritu Kumar
– Superdry
– Mayel Crafts, Sikkim
– Rethinking web
– Createnet.in
– Abari by Adhikary, Kathmandu
– Uttarakhand Hathkargha, Uttrakhand
– Asagat, Dehradun
– Nilam by Jamila Iyer
– World Bank Conclave
– Ichkin
– Lentil & All

Career Prospects

Fashion Designer | Fashion Entrepreneur | Fashion Buyer | Merchandiser | Fashion Stylist | Fashion Content Creator | Fashion Journalist | Fashion Luxury Consultant


My experience at IILM University has been far from boring and uneventful. From hosting events to going on field trips, students get the maximum exposure to both, academic and extracurricular activities. Studying design at IILM has exposed me to several other fields that has helped in broadening my horizons and interests.

Yashasvi Bajaj
B. Design

The design faculty at IILM is always available to help. Apart from delivering classroom teachings, they also help you become the best version of yourself.

Gracy Thareja
B. Design

As a design aspirant, I always wanted to be in an environment where I can learn in an effective manner. At IILM, I got an exposure to actually go out of my comfort zone and learn something new everyday

Disha Gaur
B. Design