Course Title: Fashion and Textiles Industry Research

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Fashion and Textiles Industry Research

Credit Points: 12


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GRAP2443

Brunswick Campus

Undergraduate

350H Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2016,
Sem 2 2017

GRAP2443

Brunswick Campus

Undergraduate

350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

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

GRAP2556

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

350H Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2015,
Viet2 2016,
Viet2 2017

GRAP2556

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2017

Course Coordinator: Tallal Khan

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 992 59118

Course Coordinator Email: tallal.khan@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 511.02.04A


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.


Course Description

This course will help you develop skills to reflect on current textiles clothing and footwear (TCF) trends and practices, both locally and globally. You will learn how to investigate and evaluate processes and products, acquire skills to analyse data, report and document information, and consult with relevant personnel in TCF.

This course includes a work integrated learning experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/or community is integral to your experience.


 


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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

  • Identify, Analyse and reflect on trends in fashion and textiles either locally or globally
  • Apply initiative and judgement planning, problem solving and decision making in your study
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and innovation when identifying and responding to problems in diverse context within the fashion and textile industry
  • Work with others in a range of roles and context, demonstrating cultural, environmental and social awareness.
     


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

  • Investigate and interpret trends in local and global fashion and textiles industry
  • Identify innovative approaches to meet client needs
  • Analyse and apply marketing theories for local and global fashion and textiles industry
  • Work collaboratively with other professionals in a team-based environment to solve work related problems and make decisions.
     


Overview of Learning Activities

You will be provided with a range of learning experiences which include structured lectorials and workshops covering key concepts and theories related to the fashion & textiles industry.

The work integrated learning component will allow you to have an industry experience, adding value to the organisation in which you will be placed and will allow you to solve authentic business problems or address real issues faced in an organisation.


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 capabilities.

Assessment of this course will require you to demonstrate your ability to work collaboratively on a project and write a report.  Ongoing feedback will be provided to enable you to monitor your own performance and will include detailed feedback on assessed 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 director or Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more information.

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

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principals, regulations, policies and procedures.