The fashion industry is looking for a new breed of designer. Individuals who can combine fresh and inspiring designs, with an understanding of how to produce for commercial success.

The branded fashion designer’s role is to find the most creative, strategic, sustainable and cost-effective solution. Developing a commercial awareness of how to create, build and sustain a brand and align it with a target market is a critical skill.

Bachelor of Branded Fashion Design focuses on the design, production, and branding of garments. Throughout this Branded Fashion Design course you will learn how to create and brand a range of design solutions, and use the latest software to communicate your product design ideas.

Discover how to produce clothing designs according to project budgets and timelines, and find out how to manage the integrity and positioning of a brand. Investigate the theory behind design and marketing, evaluate communication and branded fashion strategies, explore the role of social media in marketing and scrutinize current, present and future fashion trends. You’ll enhance your forecasting, project-management and drawing skills, and discover the difference between fashion and clothing, and brand and designer labels.

KEY STUDY OUTCOMES:

  • Apply current theories across business disciplines
  • Encourage team and individual ethical decision making
  • Proficiently use business software to effectively analyze data
  • Apply advanced business principles to complex problems to determine solutions
  • Organise, conceptualize, and analyze complex business issues
  • Systematically evaluate business risk

Admissions criteria

GENERAL ADMISSIONS CRITERIA

Year 12 equivalent to ATAR 60

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ADMISSIONS CRITERIA

This course is open for the international student to apply. Please see entry requirements for more information.

Approved English tests include:

  • IELTS 6.0, with no subscore less than 5.5

CREATIVE ADMISSIONS CRITERIA

Demonstrated ability to undertake study at the required level:

  • Broadly relevant work experience (documented e.g. CV), demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • an informal or non-formal study completed or partially completed, demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • written submission to demonstrate a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • discipline specific portfolio (art and/or design) – applicable to Design only

Workload and assessment

NO. OF TIMETABLED HOURS PER WEEK:

Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising 3 hours of facilitated study and 7 hours self-directed study

TYPICAL ASSESSMENT INCLUDES:

Practical assignments, research projects, presentations, and reports.

Career opportunities

  • Branded fashion designer
  • Fashion Buyer
  • Merchandise Planner
  • Product Developer
  • Production Manager
  • Digital Print Designer
  • Trend Forecaster
  • Brand Manager
  • Start-up Fashion Designer with own brand
  • Design Room Coordinator
  • Textile Designer
Program taught in:
  • English

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