Bachelor of Fashion (Enterprise)

Program code

BP327

Duration

3 years

Intakes

February

October

 

Application Deadlines

28 January

07 October

Locations

RMIT Saigon South

Overview

If you want to become a creative leader in contemporary fashion enterprise, this program equips you with the essential skills to identify and solve problems relating to fashion in diverse global contexts through creativity, critical thinking, and innovation. 

You will examine fashion enterprise by focusing on sustainability related to the industry sectors through design, product management, retail and communications. You will also be encouraged to develop the skills, design approaches and business strategies relevant to environmental thresholds and human wellbeing. 

In addition, you will gain an understanding of the systems approach to the fashion industry that challenges the existing methods with sustainable and ethical alternatives. This program aims to improve fashion practices through theory, industry knowledge and regenerative economic models. 

In the program, you will have opportunities to expand your knowledge as well as the capability to specialise and progress your career through networking opportunities such as industry workshops and projects. These often translate into exciting internship and employment possibilities, as well as taking an entrepreneurial path to set up your own fashion enterprise.

Program structure

Semester 4

Semester 5

Semester 6

Semester 7

Semester 8

Semester 9

*‘General elective’ refers to elective courses offered across the university. 

**'Program elective’ refers to elective courses offered in this particular program. 

Choose from the following program electives:

Note: Not all courses may be available each semester. Some courses may be available online. Students are required to follow the configured program structure.

Learning, teaching & assessment

  • Teaching and learning in this degree is very practical, providing you with constant hands-on experience. Your experience is structured so that you can learn essential skills and progress to an internship in a real business within Vietnam's expanding fashion industry.
  • Your engagement with industry will also include field trips, guest lectures and Work Integrated Learning (WIL) projects. In a recent example of industry engagement, students worked with international companies Inditex, H&M, Woolmark and Li & Fung to develop a new product and to conduct comprehensive merchandising planning.
  • You'll be assessed in a variety of ways to ensure that you can curate your skills across the range of areas. Expect a combination of assignments, presentation and project work. Assessment may be both individual, or conducted in groups.

As a graduate of this program, you will be able to:

  1. Critically review, analyse and evaluate theory and industry knowledge relevant for fashion enterprise in the global fashion business environment.
  2. Apply a range of creative and commercial skills to successfully practice in a range of roles in the field of fashion enterprise.
  3. Demonstrate creativity, critical thinking and innovation to identify and solve problems in diverse contexts within the field of fashion enterprise.
  4. Communicate using a range of formats and strategies to diverse audiences within and external to the fashion enterprise field.
  5. Work with others in a range of roles and contexts, demonstrating cultural, environmental and social awareness through ethical and reflective practice.
  6. Take initiative and apply judgment in planning, problem-solving and decision making in your practice or future study.

Career prospects

You will be prepared for a variety of professional roles in the fashion and textiles industry, including in:

  • designing
  • digital textile design
  • textile technology design
  • pattern design
  • range coordination
  • product development and trend analysis
  • buying and fashion retail management
  • merchandising planning
  • outsourcing and supply chain management
  • quality assurance management
  • international trade and wholesaling
  • visual merchandising
  • fashion sustainability
  • fashion marketing and communications
  • digital fashion marketing

Further studies

When you successfully complete this program, you may be eligible for entry into an RMIT honours or postgraduate program in Vietnam and Australia.

 

Fees

Payments can be made each semester, on a course-by-course basis.

Fee program

Annual tuition fee 

(based on full time study load - 8 courses)

Whole program fee

(24 courses - 288 credits)

 

13,248 USD (indicative USD fee) ~ 300,596,000 VND  39,744 USD (indicative USD fee) ~ 901,786,000 VND 

 

Notes:

  1. The duration of programs is flexible and can be adapted on an individual basis upon enrolment.
  2. Program fees are priced and invoiced in Vietnam Dong (VND).
  3. Payment in other currencies will be converted to VND at the exchange rate on that day. Bank transfer is the preferred method of payment.
  4. The fees in USD are ONLY applicable to those international students who arrange for payment from overseas, as per Circular No. 32/2013/TT-NHNN.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements

  • Vietnamese Upper Secondary School (High School) Graduation Diploma with a minimum GPA of 7.0/10.0 for Grade 12 (For other international qualifications please view entry requirements by country​

Academic pathway

English requirements

Successfully complete RMIT Vietnam English Advanced, or complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 (no band below 6.0)
  • TOEFL iBT 79 (with minimum score of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) 58 (no communication band below 50)
  • C1 Advanced (formerly known as Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)) or C2 Proficiency (formerly known as Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)) 176 (no less than 169 in any component)

For other recognised English results, please view English equivalency requirements.

Note:

Previous study and proficiency tests are recognised for two years from the completion date or test date to the program commencement date unless stated otherwise.

Where you have achieved more than one form of English language proficiency only the most relevant achievement will be considered in the admission decision.

Please contact the RMIT Vietnam Student Recruitment team for more information.

English Pathways

Don't meet the English language test scores? Successfully complete English for University for entry into this program. 

Credit transfer

Come from a partner institution? RMIT has pathway arrangements with many partner institutions around the world. If your institution has a pathway arrangement with RMIT, you may be able to receive credit and reduce the time it will take to complete your preferred RMIT program. 

Find out if your institution has a pathway arrangement with RMIT.

If you have qualifications from an institution that is not an RMIT partner, credit into your RMIT program will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Please contact the RMIT Vietnam Student Recruitment team for more information.

How to apply

1. Find your program

2. Check your eligibility

3. Prepare your documents

4. Submit your application

RMIT’s standard closing dates for receiving applications for each semester is published on the important dates for students page. Please note, RMIT’s offer is subject to the availability of places in each program and applications to competitive programs may close when program quotas fill before published deadlines. As such, applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.