University of Technology Sydney

83823 Fashion and Textiles Professional Practice

6cp; 1hpw (lecture), 2hpw (tutorial)
Requisite(s): 83821 Studio: Men's Collection
Recommended studies:

This subject is recommended as the final subject in the 3rd Year Fashion and Textiles Design degree, to be taken alongside 83886 Womenswear. It is recommended that all subjects, including at least three electives, are completed before undertaking this subject.

Professional Practice for Fashion and Textile Designers



This subject develops students' understanding of professional practice in the fashion and textile design industries. The focus for the subject is on contemporary industry practice within both local and global markets. Students develop their understanding of different roles within fashion and textile business structures, and projects are developed to simulate understanding of industry practices. The role of the designer within the fashion system is explored, together with practices of making and innovation through industry engagement. Students are engaged with industry practices and explore a reflective approach to fashion as a cultural system. The subject includes contemporary issues for the industry including furthering the development of techniques for making and innovative approaches for future fashion systems.

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Autumn session, City campus
Summer session, City campus

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