Course Title: Fabric to Fashion Innovation Studio

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Fabric to Fashion Innovation Studio

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350H Fashion & Textiles


Sem 1 2020

Course Coordinator: Kate Kennedy

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 9257

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: 511.03.04, Brunswick campus

Course Coordinator Availability: Via appointment

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

In this course you will work collaboratively in a studio environment to plan projects and produce fashion concepts within a sustainable fashion and textile business environment. Working in conjunction with industry stakeholders you will acquire entrepreneurial skills in apparel design and development across the fashion and textile supply chain. You will communicate project propositions and final outcomes to industry stakeholders.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Program Learning Outcomes 

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

PLO 1: Identify entrepreneurial opportunities and recognise constraints for fashion and textile business development.

PLO 2: Apply business skills and knowledge to effectively develop a fashion venture.

PLO 4: Communicate propositions and outcomes to fashion industry stakeholders, recognising cultural inclusion.

PLO 5: Work collaboratively to plan projects and produce fashion concepts within a sustainable business environment for the fashion and textiles industry.

Course Learning Outcomes

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

CLO 1: Collaborate in a studio environment to produce fashion concepts within a sustainable fashion and textile business environment.

CLO 2: Investigate through practical applications entrepreneurial approaches to fashion and textile product innovation.

CLO 3: Communicate propositions and ideas for fashion apparel concept development for a global, culturally diverse fashion and textile industry.

CLO 4: Work professionally to produce sustainable fashion and textiles concepts.

Overview of Learning Activities

This course is delivered in a face to face studio environment, where you will be engaged in workshops, interactive class activities, group discussions and class presentations.

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.

Overview of Assessment

You 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: Experiment _ Hackathon _ group report back (20%)

CLOs:  1, 4

Assessment 2: Exploration and Experience _ Personal Challenge Project_ making (50%)

CLOs: 2

Assessment 3: Enterprise _ Bringing it together _ Group Enterprise Communique (30%)

CLO: 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.