UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

Academic Programs

Bachelor of Textile Design

Program Introduction

Textile industry is a leading industry that contributes to the economic growth of Pakistan. The program provides students with an in-depth understanding of creation and functional utilization of various textiles. The courses of the program offer detailed and in-depth knowledge of designing and developing textile sculptures, surface textile design, mixed media textiles and constructed textiles fulfilling the demands of home and fashion design industries. The students complete hands on work with various materials to make textiles such as knits, weaves, prints and color dyes. Students showcase their final thesis work through an exhibition creating environment to attract the attention of respective industries.

Rationale

The four-year degree program is designed to equip its participant with a distinct blend of knowledge in textile, fashion and design along with the necessary skills of management. The program is unique as it reflects the interrelationships of the various sectors of the fashion and design industry enabling access to the diversified knowledge of processes, techniques and technology in the modern world.

Specializations

Textile Design

The Textile Fashion and Design courses are designed to deliver the participant of the program with a new understanding of creativity, opening their imagination to explore their abilities and to secure a place in the industry with a bright future and immense opportunities. The programs provide a creative learning, teaching and research environment for students wishing todevelop a career path in textile sectors such as interior, automotive and fashion design, branding, textile design research, etc.

Outcome

The design oriented courses offered in our degree program help students to develop an understanding of design and its basic building modules. The textile design courses will help students to design, judge and evaluate textile design on modern lines, thus meeting one of the most basic and important aspects of the textile industry. The introduction of courses such as interior design and graphic design also help students to get equipped with the lineup of advanced and modern courses.

Road Map

 

First Semester

Code

Course Title

Theory

Lab

Total

 

Functional English

3

0

3

 

Fundamentals of Information Technology

2

1

3

 

Islamic Studies

3

0

3

 

Basic Drawing-I

0

2

2

 

History of Arts and Culture

3

0

3

 

Digital Communication-I

0

2

2

 

Total

11

5

16

 

Third Semester

Code

Course Title

Theory

Lab

Total

 

Technical Writing

3

0

3

 

Textile Drawing-I

0

2

2

 

Textile Fibers

2

0

2

 

Design Foundation

1

2

3

 

Weave Design I

1

2

3

 

Textile Design Theory

3

0

3

 

Total

10

6

16

 

Fifth Semester

Code

Course Title

Theory

Lab

Total

 

Pakistan Studies

3

0

3

 

Surface Design I

0

2

2

 

Textile Design Studio-II

1

2

3

 

Textile Basics II

2

0

2

 

Textile Calculations

3

0

3

 

Textile Printing Techniques

1

2

3

 

Total

10

6

16

 

Seventh Semester

Code

Course Title

Theory

Lab

Total

 

Experimental Textiles

1

2

3

 

Textile Design Studio IV (Research & Development)

1

5

6

 

Thesis Project I (Design Execution)

1

4

5

 

Critical Thinking

3

0

3

 

Total

6

11

17

  

Second Semester

Code

Course Title

Theory

Lab

Total

 

Communication and Presentation Skills

3

0

3

 

Design History and Theory

3

0

3

 

Geometry & Drafting

1

1

2

 

Digital Communication-II

0

2

2

 

Basic Drawing-II

0

2

2

 

Materials and Models

0

3

3

 

Color Theory

1

2

3

 

Total

8

10

18

 

Fourth Semester

Code

Course Title

Theory

Lab

Total

 

Textile Drawing-II

0

2

2

 

Weave Design II

1

2

3

 

Knit Design Studio

1

2

3

 

Textile Design Studio-I

1

2

3

 

Textile Basics I

2

0

2

 

Digital Textiles

0

2

2

 

Total

5

10

15

 

Sixth Semester

Code

Course Title

Theory

Lab

Total

 

Entrepreneurship

3

0

3

 

Textile Design Seminar

2

0

2

 

Surface Design II

0

2

2

 

Mix Media Textiles

0

2

2

 

Research Methodology for Textile Design

2

0

2

 

Textile Design Studio III

1

2

3

 

Textile Testing

1

1

2

 

Total

9

7

16

 

Eighth Semester

Code

Course Title

Theory

Lab

Total

 

Textile Design Studio V (Product Construction)

0

4

4

 

Portfolio Presentation

0

4

4

 

Thesis Project II

1

4

5

 

Total

1

12

13

 Program Total Credit Hours = 127

Framework for Bachelor of Textile Design (BTD)

 

Duration

4years

Number of semesters

8

Number of weeks per semester

15 - 17 (15 for teaching and 2 for examinations)

Duration of each class

1 lecture credit =1hour, 1 lab credit=3hours

Total number of credit hours

127

Number of credit hours per semester

13 – 18

Non-Textile Design Courses

25-30 %

Textile & Design Courses

70 – 75 %

 

Non-Textile Design Domain

Knowledge Area

Course Name

LEC

LAB

CR

Total Courses

Total Credits

Area wise%

Overall %

Humanities

Functional English

3

0

3

5

15

62.50

11.81

Communication and Presentation Skills

3

0

3

Technical Writing

3

0

3

Islamic Studies

3

0

3

Pakistan Studies

3

0

3

Social Sciences

Critical Thinking

3

0

3

1

3

12.50

2.36

Marketing

Entrepreneurship

3

0

3

1

3

12.50

2.36

Computing

Fundamentals of Information Technology

2

1

3

1

3

12.50

2.36

Sub Total

23

1

24

8

24

100

18.90

Textile Design Domain

Knowledge Area

Course Name

LEC

LAB

CR

Total Courses

Total Credits

Area wise%

Overall%

Textiles (Basic)

Textile Fibers

2

0

2

7

15

14.56

11.81

Textile Basics – I

2

0

2

Textile Basics – II

2

0

2

Basic Drawing – I

0

2

2

Basic Drawing – II

0

2

2

Textile Testing

1

1

2

Textile Printing Techniques

1

2

3

Design (Basic)

Design History and Theory

3

0

3

8

21

20.39

16.54

History of Arts and Culture

3

0

3

 Geometry and Drafting

1

1

2

Materials and Models

0

3

3

Color Theory

1

2

3

Textile Drawing – I

0

2

2

Textile Drawing – II

0

2

2

Textile Design Theory

3

0

3

Textile Computing

Digital Communication-I

0

2

2

3

6

5.83

4.72

Digital Communication-II

0

2

2

Digital Textile

0

2

2

Design  (Breadth)

Design Foundation

1

2

3

8

22

21.40

17.32

Weave Design -I

1

2

3

Weave Design -II

1

2

3

Knit Design Studio

1

2

3

Textile Design Studio-I

1

2

3

Surface Design I

0

2

2

Textile Design Seminar

2

0

2

Textile Calculations

3

0

3

Design (Depth)

Textile Design Studio-II

1

2

3

6

15

14.56

11.81

Textile Design Studio-III

1

2

3

Experimental Textiles

1

2

3

Surface Design II

0

2

2

Mix Media Textiles

0

2

2

 

Research Methodology for Textile Design

2

0

2

Senior Project

Thesis Project-I (Design Execution)

1

4

5

5

24

23.30

18.90

Thesis Project-II

1

4

5

Textile Design Studio-IV (Research & Development)

1

5

6

Textile Design Studio-V (Product Construction)

0

4

4

Portfolio Presentation

0

4

4

Total

37

67

103

37

103

100

81.10

Grand Total

60

67

127

45

127

 

100

SUMMARY

 

Domain

Knowledge Area

Total Courses

Total Credits

%

Overall

Non-Textile Design Domain

Humanities

6

18

 

25.98

Marketing

1

3

Natural Sciences

1

2

Computing

1

3

Fine Arts

3

7

Sub Total

12

33

Textile Design Domain

  Textiles (Basic)

5

11

74.02

Design (Basics)

6

16

  Textile Computing

3

6

  Design  (Breadth)

8

22

  Design (Depth)

6

15

  Senior Project

5

24

Sub Total

33

94

Total

45

127

100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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