Course Title: Fashion Range Development

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Fashion Range Development

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GRAP2799

Brunswick Campus

Undergraduate

350H Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2021,
Sem 2 2021,
Sem 1 2022,
Sem 2 2022,
Sem 1 2023,
Sem 2 2023,
Sem 1 2024

GRAP2800

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

350H Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Viet3 2020,
Viet1 2021,
Viet3 2021,
Viet2 2022,
Viet3 2022,
Viet1 2023,
Viet3 2023,
Viet1 2024

Course Coordinator: Dr. Carolina Quintero Rodriguez

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 9223

Course Coordinator Email: carolina.quinterorodriguez@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: B511 F01 R001

Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Required Prior Study

You should have satisfactorily completed MANU2489/MANU2490/MANU2555 Fashion Product Specifications before you commence this course.

Alternatively, you may be able to demonstrate the required skills and knowledge before you start this course.

Contact your course coordinator if you think you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning.

For your information go to RMIT Course Requisites webpage


Course Description

This course provides you with an overview of the history of fashion trends, the fashion pyramid and the fashion season, calendar and cycle. You will learn how culture, street-style, the role of celebrity and the new fashion-influencers impact contemporary fashion markets. You will learn how to analyse and apply trend forecasting tools to create mood-boards, trend reports and range development.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Program Learning Outcomes 

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

PLO1: Critically review, analyse and evaluate theory and industry knowledge relevant for fashion enterprise in the global fashion business environment.

PLO2: Apply a range of creative and commercial skills to successfully practice in a range of roles in the field of fashion enterprise.

PLO4: Communicate using a range of formats and strategies to diverse audiences within and external to the fashion enterprise field.

PLO5: Work with others in a range of roles and contexts, demonstrating cultural, environmental and social awareness, and ethical and reflective practice.

PLO6: Take initiative and apply judgment in planning, problem solving and decision making in your practice or future study.


Course Learning Outcomes

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

CLO 1: Analyse, evaluate and predict trends in a fashion business environment.

CLO 2: Identify consumer profiles to determine key directions, and trends to develop mood boards.

CLO 3: Demonstrate an ability to critically review and collate visual evidence of current fashion trends for the development of new ranges.

CLO 4: Apply fashion forecasting and product ranging concepts to develop a practical range development plan.

CLO 5: Effectively work in teams in a professional way to respond to an industry brief


Overview of Learning Activities

Your learning will be facilitated via a range of in-class activities that will require both individual and collaborative engagement. Class activities promote your ability to enquire, investigate, analyse and solve fashion business problems. 


Overview of Learning Resources

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

There are services available to support your learning through the University Library. The Library provides guides on academic referencing and subject specialist help as well as a range of study support services. For further information, please visit the Library page on the RMIT University website and the myRMIT student portal. 


Overview of Assessment

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

Assessment Tasks: 

Assignment Task 1: Market Research Report & Presentation (20%)
CLOs 1, 2, & 5 

Assignment Task 2: Survey Results, Initial Design Idea & Presentation (50%)
CLOs 1, 3 & 5 

Assignment Task 3: Final Collection Pitch - Group - (30%),
CLOs 3, 4 & 5 

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.