Sutapa Chowdhury
Head, Dept. of Textile Fashion & Design
email: head.tfd@butex.edu.bd

Department of Textile Fashion and Design

From the establishment in 2010, Textile Fashion & Design department of BUTEX is dedicated for building flexible, resourceful and creative fashion practitioners with well-developed transferable and interpersonal skills for local and international clothing & fashion business. The department offers a comprehensive design education at undergraduate level for dedicated and ambitious individuals looking for a specialist career within the creative arena of the fashion and textile industry. It encourages the development of individual design identity through the translation of personal research into design ideas underpinned with strong technical skills and 3D realization. As textile and garments (RMG) sector is playing the key role for earning foreign currency of Bangladesh, so the graduates of this department are expecting to keep a greater contribution for the development of this by innovating and diversifying textile, clothing and fashion business.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The course offered from this department equips oneself with the necessary knowledge, skills and attributes to succeed in a wide range of careers related to fashion and textile. The course blends individual creativity, technical knowledge of textiles and commercial realism, and one will be able to apply his/her skills & knowledge of the professional design process for innovating something special. The course is designed to reflect contemporary practice in the fashion industry. Individual creativity, both in fashion design and fashion styling, balanced with realism, are key factors underlying the ethos of this course. Students are encouraged to explore their individual talents through the application of the professional design process, from concept to final product.

Vision

Vision of Textile Fashion and Design department of Bangladesh University of Textiles is to be the premier institution of academic excellence for fashion, textiles and design education, research and partnership. The department is committed to Excellence, Innovation, and Customer Satisfaction and Development through self and shared efforts.

Mission

The mission of Textile Fashion and Design department of Bangladesh University of Textiles is to inspire, educate and create true professionals in the broad spectrum of Textile and Fashion design field by promoting academic excellence through well-crafted curriculum and distinctive learner-centered environment. This department aims to nurture the inherent talents and creativity of the students by developing an intellectual stimulating community and fostering a culture of skill-based and practical learning environment through a holistic approach that enables students to maximize employment opportunities and to face global challenges by providing them with career oriented courses.

DEGREE OFFERED

B. Sc. in Textile Engineering (Fashion & Design)

  • Number of Seats: 40
  • Number of Semester: 08 (6 months each)
  • Total Credit: 165

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Objectives

  • To provide professional education covering the whole spectrum of activities in fashion and textiles, and develop “all-round” graduates with vision and a global outlook, a sense of social responsibility, critical and creative thinking ability.
  • Innovative teaching methodologies and practices to further enhance learning and teaching to implement outcome based learning and teaching, to provide a state of the art environment that stimulates students’ learning interests.
  • To impact professional education covering the whole spectrum of activities in the realm of Fashion and Textiles, Design and Management, to develop Design Professionals with a dynamic global outlook, a sense of social responsibility, critical and creative thinking.
  • To conduct research to create and disseminate knowledge to all spheres-academic, commerce, industry, community, society and the world at large.
  • To become a state of excellence in fashion and textile education and research, regionally and internationally.