Masters Programs

MS Advance Clothing & Fashion

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • The students will be able to understand the research, innovation, and creativity in the context of the dynamic requirements of Provide knowledge with new levels of sewn product industry
  • The students will be able to apply problem-solving techniques to develop sustainable solutions to contemporary issues related to the sewn products industry.

Program Learning Objectives (PLOs)

 

PLOs No

PLO Title

PLO Description

1

Knowledge

The ability to understand the clothing design and manufacturing processes

2

Analysis

The ability to evaluate the clothing quality, performance, and comfort

3

Project Management

The ability to plan, conduct and document a research proposal/project

independently

4

Design

&Development

The ability to design and develop an innovative clothing product/process

5

Sustainability

The ability to design and execute a sustainable framework to improve a

process/product

Semester-I 

Sr. No

Code

Course Title

Credits Hours

1

GM-5041

Advance in sewn Product Industry

3-0-3

2

GM-5042

Clothing Comfort

3-0-3

3

GM-5043

Quality Management in Clothing

3-0-3

4

GM-5044

Research Methodology

3-0-3

Total

12

Semester-II 

Specialization of Clothing                                                                                                  Specialization of Fashion

Code

Course Title

Credits Hours

Code

Course Title

Credits Hours

GM-5045

Performance Clothing

3-0-3

FD-5091

Clothing Project Design &

Practice

3-0-3

GM-5046

Product and Development:

Innovative & best Practices

3-0-3

FD-5092

Fashion Trend &

Information Analysis

3-0-3

GM-5047

Lean Six Sigma

3-0-3

FD-5093

Fashion Material Creative

Design

3-0-3

GM-5048

Project Management in

Clothing

3-0-3

FD-5094

Fashion Brand Management

3-0-3

Total

12

Total

12

Semester-III

GM-6041

Research Thesis-I

0-3-3

FD-6091

Research Thesis-I

0-3-3

Total

03

Total

03

Semester-IV

GM-6042

Research Thesis-II

0-3-3

FD-6091

Research Thesis-II

0-3-3

Total

03

Total

03

Grand Total

30

Grand Total

30

Course Secifications

GM-5041: Advances in Sewn Product Industry

The aim of this course is to enhance the skill of the students in the field of advanced textiles. The course will be focussed on the recent developments related to the sewn products. The course will cover the new innovations in cloth-tech, home-tech, mobil-tech, med-tech, pro-tech and sports-tech. The students will learn how to convert conventional and technical fabrics into high-end technical products using sewn product technology. Recommended Recommended Books:

Advances in technical nonwovens. G. Kellie, 2016

Global technical textiles market 2015-2019. TechNavio Insights, 2015 Hand book of technical textiles.A. R. Horrocks, 2010

GM-5042: Clothing Comfort

The objective of this course is to introduce the students with the science of clothing comfort. The course will start with the introduction to comfort, clothing comfort, and types of comfort. The course will further elaborate the visual comfort, tactile comfort, physiological comfort and thermal comfort. In addition, the students will get acquainted with the effect of body shape, body measurements and fabric properties on different types of comfort. The course also includes the comfort of non-wearing products i.e. office chair, car seat etc.

Recommended Books:

Textiles and human thermo physiological comfort in the indoor environment. R. Angelova, 2016 Improving comfort in clothing. G. Song, 2011

Science in clothing comfort. A. Das, 2010

GM-5043: Quality Management in Clothing

The objective of this course is to make the students understand the philosophy of different quality management systems. This course includes an introduction to quality, quality systems, and quality management by surveying the various philosophies, principles, techniques, and procedures used by various organizations and/or managers to assure customer satisfaction of product and/or service. Some other topics are the relationship between quality and competitiveness, costs of poor quality, AQL and quality culture. This course will also introduce different quality tools and techniques like brainstorming, Pareto analysis, cause and effect diagram, Kaizen, value stream mapping, decision- making, process control and process capability.

Recommended Books:

Effective implementation of quality management systems. B. Purushothama, 2010 Acceptance sampling in quality control. E.G. Schilling, 2009

Quality management in the clothing and textile industries, A. J. Chuter, 2002

GM-5044: Research Methodology

The overall aim of this course is to enable the students to identify a research area, identify a research problem, formulate a research question, conduct a literature survey, formulate research hypothesis, design research experiments, graphically present data, analyze and interpret the experimental data, and draw valid conclusions. Additionally, the students will be able to write a research proposal, critically analyze research papers, and write a short literature review with proper citations and referencing. The students will practice relevant statistical tools and techniques using a statistical software package. The students will also become familiar with plagiarism and other ethical issues in research, patents, copyrights and trademarks, thesis and research paper writing styles.

Recommended Books:

Research methodology. R. Panneerselvam, 2014 Research methodologies in the south. A. Halai, 2011

Research methodology: a step-by-step guide for beginners. R. Kumar, 2009

GM-5044: Performance Clothing

This course will be focused on designing and develop functional clothing. First of all, the course will cover different functional aspects of clothing which includes protection against clod, bacteria, fire, biological hazards etc. The course will, then educate the students with techniques to develop products having certain functionalities using different raw materials. Smart textile and electronic textile products will also be covered in this course.

Recommended Books:

Designing with smart textiles. S. Kettley. 2016 Electronics in textiles and clothing. A. Kumar, 2016 E Textiles. T. Dias, 2015

GM-5046: Product development: Innovative & best Practices

This course will be about the process of new product development. This course covers the market opportunities, business concept to new product development, NPD trends, NPD processes, dynamics of product development, product development performance, and assessment tools for NPD. The students will learn innovative techniques for product development. Further best practices in different industries will also be shared with the students.

Recommended Books:

Innovation management and new product development. P. Trott, 2010 Beyond design: the synergy of apparel product development. S. J. Keiser, 2005 Apparel product development. M. J. Johnson, 2000

GM-5047: Lean Six Sigma

The objective of this course is to introduce the concept of learning manufacturing, Six Sigma, and integration of both i.e. lean Six Sigma. The course aims at strengthening students' conceptual as well as practical knowledge that will also help them in handling the different problems faced in the clothing industry efficiently. They will be able to implement different tools and techniques of above-mentioned systems to control and improve their existing system along with quality enhancement and proper utilization of the available resources. The students will gain in-depth knowledge of lean manufacturing methodologies, and Six Sigma with both qualitative and quantitative analysis.

Recommended Books:

How to implement lean manufacturing, Lonnie Wilson, 2010

Integration of Lean SixSigma and high-performance organizations, Tom Devane 2004

GM-5048: Project Management in Apparel Industry

The aim of this course is to educate the students about the globally recognized standards and guides of project management that could be helpful in efficient management of the individual project in the clothing industry. The students will be educated about the key concepts of project management including developed norms, methods, processes and practices. The course will develop project management skills in the student by focusing on different areas like scope management, time management, cost management, risk management, human resource management, and quality management.

Recommended Books:

A guide to the project management body of Knowledge (PMBOK), 5th Edition, 2013 Project management, R. Gupta, 2014.

FD-5091: Clothing Project Design & Practice

The main purpose of this course is to introduce the advanced techniques of fashion draping as draping is the most important part of Fashion Design. Students will learn about the contemporary techniques and styles of draping used by different brands & designers around the world. This course will help students to improve their skill of achieving the pattern of a body-fitted garment in different easy and innovative ways.

Recommended Books:

Draping: The Complete course by Karolyn Kiisel EBook Photo Draping by Valerie Corr

FD-5092: Fashion Trend & Information Analysis

In this course, the student will learn about fashion forecasting that how the fashion industry predicts the fashion of upcoming seasons. Students will be educated about how to do analysis on current fashion trends and utilize it in new fashion collections. This course has become one of the most important parts of a fashion designer’s life. It will enhance the aesthetics of a student by doing analysis and by writing statements on the latest fashion and predicts about upcoming fashion in the form of fashion articles.

Recommended Books:

All Fashion Magazines

Fashion Trends: Analysis and Forecasting by Ann Marie, Eundeok Kin and Hyejeong Kim Fashion Trend Forecasting by Gwyneth Holland and Rae Jone

FD-5093: Fashion Material Creative Design

This course is about different materials that are being used by designers around the world to create unique designs. The main objective of this course is to teach the students about fabrication, surface design and to demonstrate to them how they can make a garment by using different kinds of materials especially for ramp walks. This course will develop their aesthetic sense in a broader way and will also increase their knowledge to improve the functionality of garments.

Recommended Books: Akiko Fukai’s book list Valerie Steele’s book List Clarie Wilcox’s book list

GM: Research Thesis

This module will enable participants to bring together the knowledge and skills acquired in the earlier modules. In the first part of the modules, the students will select a problem area, conduct a literature review, find research gaps and formulate the strategy to solve the search problem. The students will choose the raw materials, methodologies and prepare an experimental design to investigate the selected problem.

Recommended Books:

How to write a thesis, R. Murray, 2006

How to write research papers. S. Sorenson, 2002

GM-6042: Research Thesis-II

In the second part of this module, the students will conduct the designed experiments and collect data. The next step will be the data analysis and extracting meaningful conclusions from the obtained data. The research thesis will demonstrate the student’s capabilities to perform independently under the guidance of his/her teacher(s) to solve practical problems utilizing the theoretical knowledge and analytical skills attained. The overall purpose of the module is to develop in the participants an understanding of the steps involved in planning and conducting a research project and in communicating the findings both orally and in writing. The topic for the research thesis will be assigned to the students after the approval from Departmental Research Committee.

Recommended Books:

How to write a thesis, R. Murray, 2006

How to write research papers. S. Sorenson, 2002

BS Clothing/BS Textile Design/Fashion Design/Visual Arts/Home Economics/Apparel Technology/Arts and Design/Economics/Graphic Design/Merchandising/Interior Design/BS Textile Engineering (Garments) from HEC recognized institution with a minimum CGPA 2.00/4.00 or 3.00/5.00 in semester system or 60% marks in annual/ term system.

The applicant must pass NTU-GAT (General) test conducted by National Textile University, as per HEC guidelines and adopted by the Advanced Studies and Research Board of NTU, Faisalabad with a minimum of 50% cumulative score.

The applicant must not be already registered as a student in any other academic program in Pakistan or abroad.

Applicants who have already valid NTS-GAT (General & Subject), GRE, ETC test score may also apply

Admission Criteria

Admission merit list will be prepared according to the following criteria.

 MS ADVANCE CLOTHING & FASHION
BS or Equivalent  60% weightage
 GAT (General)  30% weightage
 Interview  10% weightage

NOTE: Result waiting applicants may apply for admission, however their merit will be finalized only on submission of final BS/M.Sc or equivalent official transcript or degree

SEMESTER-WISE PAYMENT IN PAK RUPEES

Fee Head1st 2nd3rd4th
Tuition Fee 30,000 30,000 21,000 21,000
Admission Fee 20000 - - -
Degree Fee - - - 5000
Certificate Verification Fee 2000 - - -
Processing Fee - 5000 - -
University Security 5000 - - -
Red Crescent  Donation 100 - - -
University Card Fee 300 - - -
Library Fee 3000 3000 3000 3000
Examination Fee 3000 3000 3000 3000
Medical Fee 2000 2000 2000 2000
Student Activity Fund 2000 2000 2000 2000
Endowment Fund 1000 1000 1000 1000
TOTAL 68400 46000 32000 37000