BP123 - Bachelor of Applied Science (Textile Technology)

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Plan: BP123OS - Bachelor of Applied Science (Textile Technology)
Campus: Brandix Coll of Clothing Techn

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Bachelor of Applied Science (Textile Technology)
Award abbreviation: BAppSc(TextTech)
Total credit points: 288
Career: UGRD
Duration: 3 years full-time - 6 years part-time
Location: Offshore LKABC campus
Owning school: Fashion & Textiles (350H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/fashiontextiles
Partnered offering / Corporate client: Brandix College of Clothing Technology
ASCED code: 030105
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

The Textile Technology programs at RMIT will ensure you are work-ready as a textile technologist for a range of industries including fashion apparel (sportswear and performance), design, medical, industrial textiles, automotive, furnishing, enviromental, and interior industries in Australia and overseas.

The program combines technical knowledge and computer aided design (CAD) skills with exploration in design and creativity for the production of marketable products in textiles. The science of textiles is integrated to provide a fertile ground for new discoveries and innovations, drawing together individual expertise and diverse ideas from varying fields.

The program focuses on the theory and practical application in the areas of product development, product design, product engineering, global marketing and management in diverse areas of textiles.  You will build your expertise and knowledge of yarn, knitted, woven and non-woven fabrics and related processes, colour theory, dyeing and printing, product development, design and evaluation. 

Product development studies incorporate the latest computer aided design systems, which enable you to create, develop, trial and evaluate new product design in a simulated commercial environment.


 

 

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Articulation and pathways

Graduates of the Brandix College of Clothing Technology two year Diploma of Clothing Technology and Management are eligible for two years exemption into the Bachelor of Applied Science (Textile Technology) degree program.

Upon your successful completion of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Textile Technology) degree you will be eligible to apply for entry into the Master of Fashion & Textiles (coursework) and/or the Master of Technology (Textiles) by research from the RMIT University School of Fashion and Textiles.

 

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Entrance requirements

Current Year 12 Prerequisite Units 3 & 4: English (any).

Selection Mode for Current Year 12 Applicants: ENTER and a two-stage process with a middle-band of approximately 20%. Middle-band: Consideration may be given to the SEAS application.

Non-Year 12 (Mature Age) Applicants: Are encouraged to apply and should either be currently employed in industry or have evidence of experience and/or ability to meet the demands of the program.

Selection Mode for Non-Year 12 Applicants: VTAC Pi form.

International Students

English Language

One of the following:

  • IELTS - 6.5+ (no band less than 6.0)
  • TOEFL - Paper Based = 580+ (TWE 4.5+)
  • TOEFL - Computer Based = 237+ (TWE 4.5+)
  • REW - English for Academic Purposes Advanced 1 & 2

Academic

Successful completion of Year 12/Foundations Studies program or equivalent.

 

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External accreditation and industry links

The Bachelor of Applied Science (Textile Technology) degree program is professionally accredited by the Textile Institute: www.texi.org

The Textile Institute is a worldwide organisation that covers all sectors and all disciplines in textiles, clothing and footwear. Within the global textiles, clothing and footwear industries the aim of the Institute is to facilitate learning, to recognise achievement , to reward excellence and to disseminate information.

As an accredited program, graduates of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Textile Technology) degree are eligible to apply for membership with the Textile Institute.

The program is informed and well connected with industry through mentoring and work integrated learning projects.

 

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

As a student enrolled in an RMIT University program you may access many of the extensive collections of electronic resources and services provided from the RMIT University Library in Melbourne. Resources include e-books, electronic journals and newspapers and product data. Library subject guides and web based tutorials will support your learning. Electronic resources and the online Ask a Librarian reference service are accessible on and off campus 24 hours per day. For more information on Library resources and services from Melbourne go to http://www.rmit.edu.au/library

 

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