Hypothesis of Fashion
This module is intended to form the basis of students’ knowledge and understanding of contemporary and historical art, culture, design and visual communication. Students will develop knowledge and understanding of key movements within a historical context, providing a framework for their understanding of art, culture and design. Students will also develop research and skills in identifying, selecting and recording appropriate references for study.
Business of Fashion
This module will equip students with the knowledge and understanding of basic business principles and techniques, how these apply to fashion products and services and why market solutions for stylistic fashion trends are required both in a national and global context in today’s complex and diverse world. Students will research and develop an innovative strategic business plan with relevant fashion solutions for a specified market, using methods explored within this module.
The aim of this module is for students to gain an understanding of the key principles of design and to produce effective design solutions, while addressing the underlying questions of purpose, intended audience and their needs and cost. Students should begin to gain an understanding in their developmental work and in the production of finished work. Students will evaluate the different qualities and properties associated with different media and use appropriate techniques and materials.
This module aims to develop the breadth and depth of a student’s visual communication knowledge, skills and understanding. Students will study the use of visual imagery effectively to communicate ideas, messages and meaning and apply this research to their own ideas, investigation and exploration of the visual communication techniques. Students will also develop an understanding of the importance of using the appropriate methods to achieve creative intentions.
The Diploma programme is based on 100% coursework.
Profile of lecturers and their respective teaching modules
The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 100 (lecture)
The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 40 (tutorial)
Click here to download profiles of lecturers.