Fashion Design Course

Building on your sensibilities, skills, and knowledge, pave your own way to becoming the world’s leading owner and designer of your original brand.

Research activities to create a score of work of art in a span of two years.

There are two pillars of education in the Fashion Design Course:acquisition of a wide range of knowledge and skills to start a business as an owner and designer and research to create your brand. The features of this course lie in the creation of design value that is internationally competitive,as well as the ability to master the sensibility and policy to further relate the design value to businesses.

The course mottos are: (1) to carry out creative works based on superb skills, (2) to never create something recognizable only by its tag and propose design no one else can, (3) establish one-of-a kind originality, (4) always pursue ideas, and (5) never give up on creative work. Bearing these mottos in mind, BFGU students will work hard together to become the world’s leading fashion designers.

Curriculum composition

The Fashion Design Course offers a wide variety of subjects ranging from practical subjects designed to help students acquire knowledge and skills about fashion to management-related subjects linking design with business. Along with the lectures, students work on a research project with an aim to build their own brands in two years and learn how to give concrete shapes to their own concepts. In the first semesters of the first year and second year, they present their concepts. They will create 13 to 18 items in the first year and 15 to 20 items in the second year.


Understand the essence of clothes and explore design ideas
  • Nurturing Creativity I
  • Nurturing Creativity II
  • Advanced CAD Fashion Design
  • Apparel CAD Skills
  • Apparel 3DCAD I
  • Apparel 3DCAD II
  • Apparel & Textiles (Practical)
  • Apparel Ergonomics I
  • Apparel Ergonomics II
  • Computerized Knitting
  • Creative Pattern Making
  • Global Business Management
  • Global Product Strategy
  • Figure-based Management
  • Computerized Knitting
  • Materials Theory
  • Production Systems I
  • Production Systems II
  • Knitting Patterns & Design


Turn ideas into design
  • Basic Research & Collection
  • Final Research & Collection
  • Presentation (Practical) I
  • Presentation (Practical) II
  • Fashion Design & Society I
  • Fashion Design & Society II
  • Art & Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Design Development
  • Digital Fashion Illustration
  • Introduction to Japanese Art
  • Aesthetics
  • Fashion & Culture
  • Fashion Trends


Connect your designs to feasible business ideas
  • Fashion Business Methods (Practical)
  • Apparel Production Management
  • Internship Program in Design
  • Global Business Management
  • Global Product Strategy
  • Figure-based Management
  • Intellectual Property Management
  • Product Planning for Designers Brands
  • Spoken English for Fashion
  • Introduction to Fashion Business
  • Figure-based Management
  • Business Law
  • Launching a Fashion Brand (Practical)
  • Product Design

Completed Research & Creation

Completed Research & Creation : Fashion Design Course
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