About M.Design Fashion Merchandising

As a way of providing a 360 degree understanding to the fashion industry, the Faculty of Design offers a 2 year post graduate program in the field of fashion merchandising. The program is strategically coined in line with the global trends in fiels of fashion which allows students to not only engage in the design process but also get to participate in the distribution of various forms of clothings and designs. The program is both practical and research based, which allows students to gain an understanding of the market trends and the commercial indusrty within the fashion industry. As a way of providing the students with a practical hands on experience, the Faculty is equipped with state of the art studios and workshops which allow students to expose themselves to the technical aspects of the field. To face the market competition, the students are taught to have a good balance between fashion and business throughout this fashion merchandising course. In order to have a more hands on learning experience, the students also get an exposure to industrial experts who provide mentorship, access to an incredible wealth of knowledge and valuable networking connections. Thus, pursuing this program will provide students with the ability to navigate the fashion industry from both a creative design, and a innovative business perspective.


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M.Design Fashion MerchandisingProgram Outcomes

Why Study M.Design Fashion Merchandising

The global fashion industry is ever growing and ever evolving, thus increasing the demand for well informed personal who are able to navigate the fashion industry from a business perspective. People having a knack for fashion but also an interest in apparel development, consumer behavior, communication, sourcing, etc will find this program as the right fit for them.
Store Manager

Store Manager

An ability to demonstrate management skills to control and enhance the fashion industry.

Merchandise Coordinator

An ability to communicate, design and innovative work to clients and consumers.

Merchandise Coordinator
Merchandise Planner/ Educator

Merchandise Planner/ Educator

An ability to comprehend the manner in which environmental and cultural factors impact fashion.

Commercial Stylist

An ability to target specific market, age group, gender, etc to meet the expectations of quality and cost.

Commercial Stylist
Showroom Manager

Showroom Manager

An ability to demonstrate growth in personal and professional responsibility.

Duration: 2 years (Semester System)



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Eligibility Criteria

For an admission into M. Design, the candidate shall have completed graduation from recognized a university.


Mode of Admission

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M.Design Fashion Merchandising feesFees


M.Design Fashion Merchandising


* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

M.Design Fashion Merchandising CurriculumCurriculum

Introduction To Fashion

Global Fashion Business

Trend Forecast Study & Styling Concepts

Fashion Merchandising And Buying

Introduction To Design Development & Production Processes

Fashion Production & Sustainability

Digital Fashion

Fashion Supply Chain & Logistics Management

Introduction To Textiles & Raw Materials For Fashion

Visual Merchandising

Introduction To Research Methodology

Fashion Marketing

Fashion Ergonomics

Design Thinking

Fashion cool hunting

International Language

Fashion Styling

Business Communication


M.Design Fashion Merchandising Curriculum Laboratories


Design Studio

As a way of developing the practical skills of the students, the Faculty of Design has a designated studio that develops the practical skills and understanding of the students which exposes their

M.Design Fashion Merchandising CurriculumActivities

Architecture, Fine Arts & Design Expo 2019

As a concluding mark to their academic journey, the budding architects, designers and fine arts students of Parul University, made an outstanding display of their artistic, and innovative creativity during the recently held academic exhibition. With their cutting-edge thought process and their understanding of five years of education, the students of the faculties of architecture, fine arts and design showcased their final year projects. This was a pure result of hard work, commitment and dedication on the part of the student and their faculties. The students explored a diversified blend of projects, with themes covering the various aspects of political, environmental, psychological, cultural and the social elements.

Workshop on Applique work by Ruma Devi

Ruma Devi, a popular traditional handicraft artisan from Rajasthan visited the Faculty of Design - Parul University and conducted a workshop, wherein she instructed the students regarding the essential elements of applique handloom. Design students at PU also got the opportunity of exhibiting Ruma Devi's quintessential designs, along with their own clothing designs during a fashion show organized in honor of her visit.

Master Class on Fashion Designing by Anna Singh

Two-time National Award winning costume designer Anna Singh had a conversation with Fashion Design students at Parul Institute of Design.She conducted a master class on fashion design and shared her experience of designing costumes for over 1001 movies and the commonwealth games. She instructed the students regarding the various aspects of fashion design which match the contemporary demands of the industry.

International Art and Sculpture Festival

A series of Workshops are conducted for the students with an intention to develop various skill sets required to evolve as a Designer and to understand the principles of working with different materials such as clay, siforex, wood, bamboo, etc. and media such as pencil, colours, paints, charcoal, etc. The students are also given an exposure of various brainstorming sessions conducted by various External experts from the industry and profession, by virtue of which they would eventually evolve as good and sensible designers.

Fashion Stylization Workshop

Shri. Bhavin Patel, Assistant Professor in Parul Institute of Design conducted a one day workshop on "Fashion Stylization" on December 30, 2017 at International Institute of Fashion Design, Vadodara. The students of the 3rd year in IIFA, Vadodara participated in the workshop and learnt about Fashion Illustration Method adopted in Draping and Rendering. The participants and the institute expressed their gratitude to Shri. Bhavin Patel for sharing his invaluable knowledge in the field of design through this workshop.