MFA in Textile Design


Fashion and Textile Design graduate program involve both the theoretical study of design philosophy and the technical aspects of sewing and crafting while incorporating classes in marketing, visual communications, product development, digital imaging and costume design. Graduates with a master’s (MA) or PhD can become fashion designers, fashion editors, interior designers.

Career Options

With growing market potential for textile products there is a wide range of career options in this field. Textile design comprises both surface design and structural design. Textile designing involves the following basic activities:

  • Creating sets of design samples
  • Coordinating with clients to plan and develop designs
  • Experimenting with color, fabric and texture
  • Conceptualizing new innovative designs
  • Attending trade shows regularly
  • Keeping up with emerging fashion trends

Major Subjects

  • Introduction to Web Page Design Introduction to Visual Arts
  • English
  • Islamic Studies
  • Drawing Painting
  • Design Drafting and Rendering
  • Introduction to Islamic Arts and Designs
  • Pakistan Studies
  • Introduction to Printmaking
  • Computer Graphics Ceramics and 3D Studies
  • Arts & Crafts of Indus Valley Civilization Ceramic and Glazed Pottery Printmaking
  • Digital Arts
  • History of Western Art
  • Contemporary Art of Pakistan and India
  • History of Western Art
  • Traditional Materials and Techniques of Art
  • Media Study Skills Computer Graphics Visual Communication Design
  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Theory of Modern Design
  • Introduction to AutoCAD
  • Copy-writing
  • Introduction to Animation
  • Digital Imaging

Admission Requirements

Requirements for MFA in Textile Design:

  • Candidate should have 14 years of education.
  • Candidates should have graduate degree from recognized college or university.
  • A background in a social science will be a plus point but not essential feature.
  • Candidates who are more than 26 years old shall not be entitled for admissions unless relaxation is granted by the Vice Chancellor for special reasons on the recommendations of the Chairman.
  • Foreign students must route their applications through the Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan.
  • Admission will be made on merit, subject to the regional quota.

(These rules are applied for government universities of Pakistan)

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