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Bachelor of Fashion (Apparel Engineering and Design)

Course Code: 257HG
Course Version: 2
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline(s): Discipline of Creative and Cultural Practice
CRICOS Code: 079276G
ATAR ATAR TBC
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 5.5

Launch your love of fashion and work it on the world stage

Do you have a passion for fashion and design? Want to turn it into a life-long career? 

Our Bachelor of Fashion (Apparel Engineering and Design) will equip you for a stellar career in this rapidly evolving industry. 

Study our Bachelor of Fashion Apparel Engineering and Design and you will:

  • understand key areas within the textiles, clothing and footwear supply chain, including:
    • design innovation
    • pattern engineering
    • manufacturing and pre-production
    • professional industry practice
  • develop your manual and electronic skills through the use of computer aided design technology
  • know how to review, consolidate and extend your knowledge to create designs and garments for all environments
  • equip yourself with the business and communication skills to convey your creative ideas with confidence and develop them into commercial products. 

Study opportunities

We offer a combination of project and case-based learning. You will have the chance to rehearse and develop life-long learning and problem solving skills for professional life. 

Career opportunities

Our graduates are sought by companies across Australia and internationally, in: 

  • textiles
  • clothing
  • footwear
  • the screen industry. 

Important to know

You have to attend an interview for this course. You will present your portfolio of work and any other materials that show your talent for design, drawing and problem solving. A high level of presentation and communication skills is required.

Enquiries

Current and Commencing Students
Email UC.enquiry@canberra.edu.au
Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)

Admission Requirements

Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course.

Additional Admission Requirements

Applicants must attend an interview, at which they are required to: - Present a folio of work and any other materials that indicate an aptitude for design, drawing and problem solving; and - Demonstrate a high level of presentation and communication skills.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Credit Arrangements

Credit arrangements (if available) for this course can be found on the University's Credit Search website.

Course Requirements

Information for Current Students

There are previous versions of this course. As a current student you will complete the requirements for the course that were in place when you commenced. Click on the relevant link below to view the requirements of your version of the course.

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Fashion (Apparel Engineering and Design) B Fashion (ApparelE&Des)

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Course closed to new admission from semester 2, 2015.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
The course will provide students with a broad theoretical and practical knowledge of:
- the elements of art and principles of design and the ways in which these can be applied to the human form;
- the Textile, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) supply chain;
- the properties of fibres and fabrics and how these properties can be applied to design;
- construction techniques and development of the requisite documentation to take a design from concept to finished product;
- techniques for the communication and presentation of ideas
- commercial and marketing practices and ethical standards related to the TCF industry.
Analysis and enquiry

Professionalism and social responsibility
On completing the course students should be able to:
- review, consolidate, extend and apply the knowledge and skills they have learnt in order to create innovative fashion designs and garments;
- use Computer Aided Design (CAD) and manual techniques for the development, analysis and communication of patterning, manufacturing and designing processes;
- critically evaluate information in relation to particular problems or issues;
- undertake research using a range of sources including independent fieldwork;
- think and act both strategically and creatively, exhibiting flexibility in a professional context;
- recognise the role of perception, body language and culture in communication and dealing with others across a variety of cultures;
- convey their creative ideas to others and develop them into commercial products.
Analysis and enquiry

Communication

Problem Solving


Analysis and enquiry

Communication

Working independently and with others

Problem Solving

Professionalism and social responsibility
On completing the course students should be able to:
- investigate and analyse current trends in the screen industry and related technology;
- identify opportunities for on-going learning to maintain currency within the screen production industry;
- complete a critical analysis or exegesis of short films;
- collaborate successfully with fellow filmmakers and directors on the post production phase of a documentary, drama or experimental short film.
Analysis and enquiry


Communication

Working independently and with others
On completing the course students should be able to:
- critically evaluate information in relation to particular problems or issues;
- undertake research using a range of sources including independent fieldwork;
- think and act both strategically and creatively, exhibiting flexibility in a professional context;
- recognise the role of perception, body language and culture in communication and dealing with others across a variety of cultures;
- convey their creative ideas to others and develop them into commercial products.
Analysis and enquiry

Communication

Working independently and with others

Problem Solving

Professionalism and social responsibility

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

High performing students may be eligible for entry into the Bachelor of Arts and Design (Honours) course offered at the UC Canberra campus.

Offerings

  • 2016->UC Melbourne - City Campus-Internal
  • 2017->UC Bruce Campus-External
  • 2017->UC Melbourne - City Campus-Internal
  • 2017->Metropolitan South Institute Of Tafe Campus-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2013->UC Bruce Campus-External
    • 2013->UC Melbourne - City Campus-Internal
    • 2014->UC Bruce Campus-External
    • 2014->UC Melbourne - City Campus-Internal
    • 2014->Metropolitan South Institute Of Tafe Campus-Internal
    • 2015->UC Bruce Campus-External
    • 2015->UC Melbourne - City Campus-Internal
    • 2015->Metropolitan South Institute Of Tafe Campus-Internal
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