PIFD is the only University offering Leather Accessories and Footwear (Design and Manufacturing) program in the country. Pakistan is one of the leading leather producing countries and it is no doubt that our leather accessories and footwear manufacturing industry has immense scope of local sale, export and importance in our economy. With properly trained and qualified professionals, not only will the quality of products be enhanced, but workmanship will be improved too. Leather Accessories and Footwear is an intensive skill based program emphasizing the crucial relationship between designs and manufacturing needs of the modern footwear and leather industry. The course is based on two core areas “Design & Development” and “Production Techniques with Operational Management”. Teaching methodology includes formal lectures, group seminars, tutorials, presentations, practical workshops and studio based activates. Program includes market/ trend research, visits to various tanneries and shoes manufacturing facilities as well as different exhibitions. Internship is a compulsory requirement of student’s training and professional learning at PIFD which take place at different footwear and accessories industries/ brands. The program offers the expertise in Leather Accessories and Footwear Design and Manufacturing technology, required by industries worldwide and includes training, supported by the Pakistani Leather and Footwear Industry. Students are provided an opportunity to attend two weeks training program at ARS Sutoria, Milan, Italy/ Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, U.S.A/ London College of Fashion, U.K. during summer break.