Course Title: Digital Communication for Fashion

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Digital Communication for Fashion

Credit Points: 12


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350H Fashion & Textiles


Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 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 2 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 2 2019

Course Coordinator: Kate Kennedy

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 9257

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: Brunswick campus

Course Coordinator Availability: by appointment

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

This course will enable you to research, analyse and evaluate computer-aided design in the key areas of communication, management and design relevant to fashion entrepreneurship.

You will investigate and analyse fashion industry relevant computer aided design and multimedia software and apply them to achieve professional business reports and creative presentations. Through research, analysis and determination you will gather information that demonstrates knowledge of copyright in a Global entrepreneurial Fashion and Textile business environment.

You will research and develop portfolios within web based online communication platforms that demonstrates a mastery of digital processes in new technologies relevant to fashion entrepreneurship.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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

CLO1: Research and evaluate current and emergent developments in computer aided design applications relevant to fashion entrepreneurship.

CLO2: Demonstrate the capability to generate CAD digital projects relevant to a variety of contemporary fashion entrepreneurship visual communication modes in an ethically responsible way.

CLO3: Create, justify and communicate propositions that demonstrate mastery in a variety of CAD interactive digital media applicable to fashion entrepreneurship.


Overview of Learning Activities

This course consists of lectorial blended learning, hybrid mini lecture/tutorial mode Lectorials underpin a student-centred learning philosophy.

As part of the course program you will be engaged in workshops, interactive class activities, group discussions and class presentations.
Your scholarship will focus on specific fashion industry research topics derived from fashion industry, community organisations and or global fashion research opportunities.

Reviewing current literature will enable completion of set tasks. Resources and online materials will be included to facilitate learning.

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

RMIT Library provides extensive resources for fashion and textiles students. 

Search the library and consult the Fashion and Textiles Subject Guides for more information. 

The library also provides guides on academic referencing and assistance is available via phone, chat and email.

For advice and assistance with learning and information on a range of resources available to support your academic success contact Study and Learning Centre.


Overview of Assessment

ou will be assessed on how well you meet the course learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes. 

Assessment tasks are directly aligned with each Course Learning Outcome. They are as follows:

Assessment 1: Digital Speak (15%) (CLOs:1,2,3)

Assessment 2: Creative Viewing (35%) (CLOs:1,2,3)

Assessment 3: Practice and Publish (50%) (CLOs:1,2,3)

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 Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.

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