C5336 - Diploma of Fashion Styling

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Plan: C5336 - Diploma of Fashion Styling
Campus: Brunswick Campus


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: Diploma of Fashion Styling
Qualification national code: 10064NAT
Nominal hours: 1260
Career: TAFE
Duration: 1 year full-time
Location: Brunswick
Owning school: Fashion & Textiles (350T)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/fashiontextiles
CRICOS code: 093614M

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Purpose of the Program

In the Diploma of Fashion Styling you will explore fashion styling and its relation to fashion design, fashion photography, personal styling and fashion editorial industries. You will develop the skills and knowledge to become a fashion stylist. The program is designed to train you to become multi-skilled in a wide range of fashion and fashion styling related areas that will enable you to work in a variety of different types of jobs in the fashion and styling industry in Australia and overseas.

During the program you will also be encouraged to participate in industry styling events and fashion styling opportunities. You will engage with industry experts in fashion styling, design, retailers and fashion magazine editors within class or through excursion activities such as at trade and fashion shows,

You will participate in practical workshops in the development of fashion editorial and fashion catalogues, create blog sites and other social media sites, work on fashion styling shoots for film or TV, work in the photographic studio creating fashion images for fashion brands and undertake a number of fashion events including a fashion parade within a fashion industry context.

The Diploma of Fashion Styling is both an entry level qualification in fashion styling and related skills as well as a qualification providing the skills for employment in a wide range of jobs in the fashion and fashion styling industry.

Graduates who successfully complete the Diploma of Fashion Styling could work in fields including: fashion and branding, film and television, social media, publishing and advertising. Examples include working as a personal stylist or image consultant, editorial, catalogue or commercial fashion stylist, wardrobe stylist for film or TV, fashion show and event stylist, fashion and style blogger, social media fashion stylist, fashion retail stylist, creative specialist or a fashion brand stylist.

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Articulation and pathways

Credit arrangements between RMIT University programs enable you upon graduating from an RMIT University, or other tertiary qualification to apply for advanced standing in a higher level qualification. The following pathways are available:

AD014 Associate Degree in Fashion Design and Technology

AD013 Associate Degree in Fashion and Textile Merchandising

BH103 Bachelor of Fashion (Design) (Honours)

You may be eligible for credit into other RMIT University programs for successfully completing this program upon application to other RMIT University programs.

Learn more about pathways or if you are eligible for credit transfer and recognition of prior learning.

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Entrance requirements

There are no minimum academic requirements.

Selection tasks
You must attend a folio presentation. Please include with your application a statement explaining your reasons for wanting to study the program and include details of any relevant work or other experience.


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External accreditation and industry links

In Australia there are no professional bodies that recognise or accredit programs in the fashion styling industry.

At RMIT this program is supported by a Program Advisory Committee that consists of high profile representatives from the fashion design  and fashion styling  industry, and advises on training, delivery and assessment. Part of the Committee's brief is to ensure that the School's link with industry standards and practice remain current.



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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 a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. You can access books, journals and other course related materials, such as DVDs, past exams, newspapers and e-books. Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.

Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the Internet, myRMIT or Library e-resources. If you have a laptop you can access the RMIT wireless network in the Library.

Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask a Librarian service.

The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it. All RMIT students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as, e-books, e-journals and newspapers.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/library

Learning services available to you as a student at RMIT
RMIT provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

Services are available face to face and online assisting with:
1. transition to tertiary study and learning
2. study skills, academic skills including literacy, numeracy and basic sciences if relevant
3. enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning
4. career development and employment
5. living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
6. opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
7. opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance

We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

You can find more information at www1.rmit.edu.au/students

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