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ARTD3046 Final Fashion Management Project

Module Overview

This final module is devoted to the development and completion of an individually negotiated project. You will have the opportunity to undertake an in-depth and sustained period of self-directed study and to employ your integrated learning to confirm your fashion management skills, methodologies and strategies towards your intended career path.

Aims and Objectives

Module Aims

- To consolidate your individual approach and specialist understanding of fashion management. - To apply the skills required to plan, research, formulate and present a sustained body of work in fashion management - To encourage you to work independently or effectively as a team member where this is demanded, in a way that reflects contemporary professional practice in fashion management

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding

Having successfully completed this module, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

  • specialist knowledge and understanding in the production of your Final Fashion Management Project
  • key areas of fashion management and branding in fashion to a range of audiences
  • current thinking and developments in specialist areas of fashion management
Subject Specific Intellectual and Research Skills

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • demonstrate a range of techniques and behaviours including analysis and enquiry within fashion management
  • with minimum guidance manage your own learning using a wide range of research skills and resources
  • engage in intellectual debate of fashion management and propose solutions
Transferable and Generic Skills

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • confidently communicate your ideas and proposals through a variety of presentation formats
  • demonstrate an enhanced level of project planning and time management
  • study independently and establish a personal direction for your work
Subject Specific Practical Skills

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • demonstrate your ability to manage the complexity of fashion management practices and theories demanded by the Final Fashion Management Project
  • confidently select and apply extended digital media skills to the production of your work
  • employ techniques, methods, technologies and tools for fashion management and branding to realise your concepts, strategies and proposals for the Final Fashion Management Project.

Syllabus

This final module is devoted to the development and completion of an individually negotiated project. You will have the opportunity to undertake an in-depth and sustained period of self-directed study and to employ your integrated learning to confirm your fashion marketing skills, methodologies and strategies towards your intended career path. Through a written project proposal, you will plan, propose, negotiate and complete your Final Management Project in consultation with tutors. You will utilise a range of practical, intellectual and transferable skills with confidence, culminating in a professionally presented Project Report and creative portfolio. You will utilise one, or a combination of communication and information technologies in the production of your final project. The Final Fashion Management Project challenges you to sustain a high level of commitment, subject focus and self-reliance in the utilisation of your practical, organisational, interpersonal and presentation skills to a professional standard. In addition to the information outlined above you are advised to prepare an individual timetable to plan and organise your project effectively; i.e. research visits, external and technical resource planning, production, printing and presentation deadlines.

Learning and Teaching

Teaching and learning methods

Teaching methods include - Seminars - Tutorials - Group critiques Learning activities include - Seminars - Tutorials - Group discussion - Library resources - Subscription resources - Peer group learning

TypeHours
Follow-up work60
Preparation for scheduled sessions100
Supervised time in studio/workshop15
External visits4
Tutorial3
Lecture24
Practical classes and workshops12
Completion of assessment task100
Project supervision8
Wider reading or practice100
Seminar24
Total study time450

Resources & Reading list

Suggestions for Preparatory/Background Reading. This will vary according to the needs of individual students. You are encouraged to define your reference material through negotiation with your tutors and include a bibliography list with your final submission.

Backboard.

Assessment

Formative

Seminar

Summative

MethodPercentage contribution
Final project 100%

Repeat

MethodPercentage contribution
Final project 100%

Referral

MethodPercentage contribution
Final project 100%

Repeat Information

Repeat type: Internal & External

Costs

Costs associated with this module

Students are responsible for meeting the cost of essential textbooks, and of producing such essays, assignments, laboratory reports and dissertations as are required to fulfil the academic requirements for each programme of study.

In addition to this, students registered for this module typically also have to pay for:

Textbooks

Recommended texts for this module may be available in limited supply in the University Library and students may wish to purchase the core/recommended text as appropriate.

Please also ensure you read the section on additional costs in the University’s Fees, Charges and Expenses Regulations in the University Calendar available at www.calendar.soton.ac.uk.

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