Course Title: Product Ranging

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Product Ranging

Credit Points: 12


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GRAP2434

Brunswick Campus

Undergraduate

350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2011,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017

Course Coordinator: Michelle Shepherd

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 99259410

Course Coordinator Email: michelle.shepherd@rmit.edu.au


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

In this course you will learn the elements and principles of design and trend forecasting and the impact on process fashion design construction.  You will analyse the needs of consumers in a given market, interpret mood, colour, fabric and trims to develop your design concepts and recommendations for fashion product.

You will be given opportunities to work collaboratively in groups to create product designs with an awareness of cost requirements.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:

  • A broad theoretical and technological knowledge with some depth in fashion materials and marketing leading to merchandising fashion products both locally and globally
  • Identify, analyse and reflect on trends in fashion and textiles either locally or globally
  • Apply initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in your study
  • Develop fashion and textiles products and present to peers or potential client.


Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Investigate and evaluate past fashion influences and apply to contemporary fashion concepts
  • Recommend and apply key concepts of design and illustrate for current fashion production
  • Explore and create a visual representation of contemporary fashion trends
  • Collaborate and present design concepts to the fashion and textile industry.


Overview of Learning Activities

 

You will be engaged in learning that involves a range of activities including lectures, tutorials, group and class discussion, individual and group activities and presentations.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.
A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer including books, journal articles and online resources.

You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.
The University Library has extensive resources for Fashion and Textiles students. The Library has produced a number of subject guides that includes quality online and print resources for your studies Fashion and Textiles Library Guides.

The Library provides guides on academic referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian Michelle Matheson michelle.matheson@rmit.edu.au (Brunswick).
 


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes.  Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

A Student Charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment policies and procedures.