Course Title: Fashion Distribution and Logistics

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Fashion Distribution and Logistics

Credit Points: 12


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles


Sem 1 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
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,
Sem 1 2018

Course Coordinator: Katrina Rose

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 9128

Course Coordinator Email:

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

In this course, you will acquire the skills and learn to source materials and resources for production of fashion products and textiles locally and internationally.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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

  • Apply and creatively adapt a body of theoretical and technical knowledge and skills in fashion design and technology to your practice or future study.
  • Communicate effectively to audiences about retail information for a successful merchandise management and planning
  • Work with others in a range of roles and context, demonstrate starting cultural, environmental and social awareness.

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

  • Identify the components that constitute a supply chain.
  • Analyse a supply chain within the Textile, Clothing and Footwear industries to determine the viability of the supply chain.
  • Calculate the costs for a fashion/textile business at various stages of the supply chain.
  • Identify contemporary management theories on effective supply chains. 

Overview of Learning Activities

You will be engaged in learning that involves a range of class activities such as practical activities, group and class discussion, projects, lectures as well as online and self-directed learning.

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 (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.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment policies and procedures.