Fashion and Textiles Industry Research

RMIT University Vietnam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Fashion and Textiles Industry Research

  • Host University

    RMIT University Vietnam

  • Location

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • Area of Study

    Apparel and Merchandising, Fashion, Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising, Merchandising

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

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

    Course Description

    This course will help you develop skills to reflect on current textiles clothing and footwear (TCF) trends and practices, both locally and globally. You will learn how to investigate and evaluate processes and products, acquire skills to analyse data, report and document information, and consult with relevant personnel in TCF.

    This course includes a work integrated learning experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/or community is integral to your experience.



    Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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

    Identify, Analyse and reflect on trends in fashion and textiles either locally or globally

    Apply initiative and judgement planning, problem solving and decision making in your study

    Demonstrate critical thinking and innovation when identifying and responding to problems in diverse context within the fashion and textile industry

    Work with others in a range of roles and context, demonstrating cultural, environmental and social awareness.


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

    Investigate and interpret trends in local and global fashion and textiles industry

    Identify innovative approaches to meet client needs

    Analyse and apply marketing theories for local and global fashion and textiles industry

    Work collaboratively with other professionals in a team-based environment to solve work related problems and make decisions.


    Overview of Learning Activities

    You will be provided with a range of learning experiences which include structured lectorials and workshops covering key concepts and theories related to the fashion & textiles industry.

    The work integrated learning component will allow you to have an industry experience, adding value to the organisation in which you will be placed and will allow you to solve authentic business problems or address real issues faced in an organisation.


    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 online resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.

    The University Library has extensive resources for Fashion and Textiles students. The Library has produced a number of subject guides that includes quality online and print resources for your studies Fashion and Textiles Library Guides

    The Library provides guides on academic referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian Michelle Matheson (Brunswick).


    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 of this course will require you to demonstrate your ability to work collaboratively on a project and write a report.  Ongoing feedback will be provided to enable you to monitor your own performance and will include detailed feedback on assessed 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.

    A Student 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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