Course Title: Fashion Product Specifications

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Fashion Product Specifications

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

MANU2489

Brunswick Campus

Undergraduate

350H Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2020,
Sem 2 2020,
Sem 1 2021,
Sem 2 2021

MANU2490

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

350H Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Viet2 2020,
Viet3 2020,
Viet1 2021,
Viet2 2021,
Viet3 2021

Course Coordinator: 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

None. 


Course Description

This course provides you with an overview of the product knowledge required for fashion apparel. You will learn about basic yarns, fibres and fabrics, including garment construction and assembly techniques as well as an appreciation of style elements and an introduction to product specifications. You will also examine the concept of product life cycle assessment to understand the social and environmental impact of fashion industry outputs.


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.

PLO3: Demonstrate creativity, critical thinking and innovation to identify and solve problems in diverse contexts within the field of fashion enterprise.


Course Learning Outcomes 

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

CLO 1: Identify the different fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the fashion industry and their application to the end product.

CLO 2: Determine the suitability and trend-appropriateness of fabrics, garment construction, styles, colours and silhouettes for seasonal collections within consumer segments.

CLO 3: Evaluate different fashion trends and styles in response to a product brief within different consumer segments.

CLO 4: Critically analyse how the fashion product life cycle assessment can minimise the footprint of fashion products on the environments and communities in which they are made and sold.

CLO 5: Develop  a production-ready  tech pack which communicate, interpret and clarify a product design in response to a fashion brief.


Overview of Learning Activities

Your learning will be facilitated via a range of in-class and online 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.

A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.

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 learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes.   You will be assessed by a variety of tasks which may include written, visual, digital and presentation projects involving individual and/or group work.  Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

Assessment tasks are directly aligned with each Course Learning Outcome.

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.