Diploma in Fashion Merchandising

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Diploma in Fashion Merchandising

Fashion merchandising is an integral part of the fashion designing industry. It refers to the study of fashion trends to help retail stores and fashion product manufacturers decide their merchandising strategy. The fashion merchandising field demands candidates with an intuition for fashion trends as well as in-depth knowledge of business management. With such an increase in demand for skilled merchandising professionals, there is an increasing demand for fashion merchandising courses. Fashion merchandising is a dynamic and exciting field with a substantial scope, which makes it one of the most preferred courses among youngsters.

Madras Institute of Fashion Technology offers a Diploma in Fashion Merchandising course which combines the practical components of design and product development. The course aims to equip students with knowledge, skills, and insight to understand fashion as a business management discipline. The program also offers challenging and new learning opportunities, which inspire students to develop as creative and independent thinkers. This program is most suited for creative students, who are up for a challenge, and willing to work in a fast-paced environment. If you have a passion for fashion and a penchant for business, fashion merchandising is your most ideal career option.

Diploma in Fashion Merchandising Curriculum

Our curriculum is designed to provide absolute knowledge of the fashion retail sector for students who want to begin a career in fashion merchandising and those who want to advance their current position as a fashion merchandiser. The curriculum includes textile and clothing science, costing, and fashion merchandising, with a focus on professional and contemporary buying skills and sales techniques. Our syllabus also offers exposure to the retail supply chain, industry visits, and fashion shows, to give practical knowledge to the students on the roles and responsibilities of fashion merchandisers.

PaperSubjectNo of Hours per Week / Total Marks
1Fashion And Costume Designing5 / 100
2Textile & Clothing Science5 / 100
3Fashion Merchandising & Costing5 / 100
4Computer Fundamentals & Business English5 / 100
5Portfolio & Garment construction (Practical)4 / 100

Diploma in Fashion Merchandising Course Details

This fashion course explores the various aspects of retail merchandising and merchandising techniques. It also provides in-depth knowledge about sales, marketing, and fashion trends. During the course duration of 1 year, students will learn to develop their own merchandising strategies and gain the necessary skills to develop a career in the industry as merchandising experts.

The course structure is designed to blend the theory of fashion and business practices to create a skill set that prepares students for a successful career. Furthermore, the course also covers computer fundamentals and business English to prepare students with job-ready skills.

Course Duration

MFT’s Diploma in Fashion Merchandising is a one-year course spread over 2 semesters.

Course Eligibility

The basic eligibility criteria to pursue our Diploma in Fashion Merchandising course is a pass in H.Sc in any discipline conducted by the Government of TamilNadu or a pass in 3-Year Diploma.

Lateral Entry

A pass in H.Sc + 3yrs Diploma in Textiles will be eligible for lateral entry.

On successful completion of this course, you can pursue a wide range of career options, including Fashion Buyer, Merchandising Manager, Fashion Stylist, Fashion Editor, Fashion Advertising Director, and more. Start your journey towards a high-powered career with the help of our Diploma in Fashion Merchandising course.

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