BP121 - Bachelor of Textiles (Design)

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Plan: BP121 - Bachelor of Arts (Textile Design)
Campus: Brunswick Campus

Learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes Statement

The BA Textile design program is unique in providing professionally qualified textile designers for the fashion, interior, automotive and licensing design industries in Australia and overseas. The program will encourage your exploration of design and creativity, as well as developing your technical and sustainability knowledge of textiles. You will develop digital media skills for translating textile concepts into marketable products and you will be able to specialise in surface pattern (print) or constructed textiles (knit and weave) that will result in range of projects that will form a professionally presented folio of work. The program has many industry-related projects that help you develop communication, business and computer aided textile design (CATD) skills, which are necessary to meet global industry needs and for successful future employment.

As a textile designer, you will be part of a design and marketing team that creates original design, develops fabrics, identifies marketing opportunities and advises on product development strategies. The program encourages team project work and WIL placement that will prepare you for a working life.

The program will provide opportunities for you develop the following program learning outcomes:

1. Examine, analyse and evaluate theoretical and practical principles, emerging trends and issues pertinent to textile design and related industries

2. Investigate, synthesis, design and apply principles of textile design, technologies, materials and processes to create original textile based concepts and outcomes

3. Demonstrate technical and creative skills, critical thinking when identifying and solving problems in diverse contexts for textile, fashion and other design contexts

4. Communicate and present design concepts using a range of formats and strategies in a clear and coherent manner to diverse audiences

5. Examine, evaluate and apply technologies associated with textile design and manufacturing in both local and global contexts

6. Work with others in a range of roles and contexts, demonstrating cultural, environmental and social awareness

7. Examine and apply ethical and sustainability principles to textile design practice in both local and global contexts

8. Apply initiative and judgment in planning, problem solving and decision making in your practice or future study.


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