Course Title: Fashion Design Project 3

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Fashion Design Project 3

Credit Points: 12

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


315H Architecture & Design


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 1 2010

Course Coordinator:

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 2748

Course Coordinator

Course Coordinator Location: 8.10.16

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

GRAP 2365 Fashion Design Project 2
GRAP 2364 Fashion Design Studio 2

Course Description

Fashion Design Project 3 is a fundamental design based course in the third semester of the program and is a core course that links to other key areas of study.

This course aims to extend the student’s understanding of design concepts both theoretical and practical, relative to the fashion system. The course encourages the student to generate innovative design ideas with an experimental focus.

This course provides applied knowledge of design analysis that compliments the knowledge and skills acquired in Design Studio courses throughout the program.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

At the conclusion of this course you will:

  • have built on your skills in the explorative process with emphasis on design development techniques and principles of design
  • have developed evaluateive design and research skills relative to the fashion industry
  • have the ability to generate and explore innovative design ideas specific to fashion

Overview of Learning Activities

This course is taught in a studio workshop format of three hours per week.
The student will be expected to undertake extensive self-directed research and analysis on all projects. Reference, research and experimental work as part of the student centered commitment are fundamental to this course.

Overview of Learning Resources

Visual References and Texts: To be advised in studio by Lecturers.

Overview of Assessment

There will be two major project areas within this course, which in total equal 100% of the semester marks.
Project 1 for 45% and
Project 2 for 55%

Detailed assessment guidelines will be included on each project brief.

Project guidelines will be handed out at the commencement of each project, which contain project requirements.
Project work will be assessed according to the following criteria:

  • research
  • content
  • exploration
  • analysis
  • evaluation