Advanced IT Fashion Illustration and Information Systems

RMIT University Vietnam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Advanced IT Fashion Illustration and Information Systems

  • Host University

    RMIT University Vietnam

  • Location

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • Area of Study

    Fashion, Fashion Design

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

    You should have satisfactorily completed the prerequisite course, IT Fashion Illustration and Information Systems, before you commence this course.

    You should undertake Merchandising Planning at the same time as this course as it contains areas of knowledge and skills which are implemented together in practice. These are co requisite courses.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description

    Advanced information technology skills in illustration and information systems are required to deal with the increasingly complex demands of the contemporary global fashion market.

    In this course you will further develop the skills and knowledge acquired in the introductory course: IT Fashion Illustration and Information Systems. This course will focus on developing the skills and knowledge to use computers to design fashion garments and produce simple visual illustrations for product presentations and exhibition displays. You will also apply business software to perform tasks for merchandising planning and other business purposes. The knowledge and skills you gain from this course will enable you to develop mood boards, virtual merchandising and presentations. In addition, you will apply these specific fashion related skills to research, analyse and communicate trends and client needs for fashion products.


    Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

    In this course you will develop the following program capabilities:

    a) Apply analytical decision making techniques in a fashion and textiles environment.

    b) Identify, research, analyse and manage emerging global issues and trends in the fashion and textiles industry.

    c) Research, critically analyse and evaluate theoretical knowledge for fashion and textiles product development and marketing strategies to best match an organisations capabilities.


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

    a) Select and apply industry standard software to create technically accurate fashion illustrations and images used in presentations.

    b) Create technically accurate drawings in a timely manner using time saving techniques.

    c) Develop and generate colour swatches to meet design requirements.

    d) Design, develop and produce digitally manipulated bitmap images for mood board presentations to industry stakeholders in diverse contexts.

    e) Apply business software to perform tasks for merchandising planning and other business purposes.

    f) Apply specific fashion related skills to research, analyse and communicate trends and client needs for fashion products.


    Overview of Learning Activities

    You will participate in a combination of classroom activities, including workshops with practical use of computer software to create technical fashion illustrations, designs and images.


    Overview of Learning Resources

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

    Resources that will assist you with your learning will include notes, reference lists, library resources, computer laboratory and relevant software.


    Overview of Assessment

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

    Assessment may include tests, case studies and assignments. 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 director or Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more information.

    An assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.

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


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