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Be an entrepreneurial leader in the global fashion industry.
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The Master of Fashion (Entrepreneurship) is the first Australian masters by coursework that provides you with the capabilities, knowledge, and confidence to create your own fashion enterprise, or build a career within the global fashion industry.
Fashion entrepreneurs provide leadership while continuously questioning the status quo to create added value. This masters will advance your skills as an entrepreneurial thinker, to recognise opportunities, take calculated risks, be resourceful, passionate and understand your capacity within the dynamic fashion environment.
Entrepreneurs ‘learn-by-doing’ and this masters encourages you to take charge of your own learning by emulating real-world practice, enabling you to test, develop and implement your business ideas. You will develop an applied and theoretical perspective to fashion entrepreneurship and experience dealing with the complexity of the fashion industry while networking with entrepreneurs and leaders in the fashion industry.
The Master of Fashion (Entrepreneurship) offers a flexible structure with core course and elective choices within specialist areas of the fashion system. You are able to customise your course selection to build upon your existing knowledge or entrepreneurial aspirations.
Courses focus on entrepreneurial thinking, sustainable fashion, ethical supply chains, trend forecasting and strategies to build a global fashion brand.
You will study in state-of-the-art facilities at RMIT’s City and Brunswick campuses.
Lecturers and academics all have strong industry relationships and experience and are connected with major industry and government bodies.
Courses include a variety of teaching approaches such as seminars, lectures and tutorials and use methods including:
- collaborative group work
- self directed learning
- peer review
- case studies
- seminars and workshops.
Assessment involves ’learning by doing’ and will include a range of activities such as:
- written reflection
- research projects
- peer or industry review.
Class sizes are approximately 15 - 40 students.
Full-time students will attend approximately 12 hours of classes per week, combined with intensive self-directed extra study/research per week.
Part-time students will attend either day or evening classes, and will need to study approximately 6 hours per week.
All programs are delivered in English.
You will have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
You will be engaged with industry throughout your studies. You’ll start with smaller industry projects at the beginning of your studies in courses such as Fabric to Fashion Product Knowledge. You will then be consulting with companies extensively during Advanced Case Studies in Fashion Entrepreneurship. The Major Project elective provides a pathway to further academic study with opportunities for research with an industry partner.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
Upon graduation, you will be able to develop and grow a fashion enterprise or build your career as an innovator within a corporate fashion business. You will develop entrepreneurial skills and industry acumen combined with an intrinsic grasp of the fashion system within the global environment.
The program also offers a pathway to further learning into a PhD.
Graduates are working globally at these companies
- TFIA (The Council of Textile & Fashion Industries of Australia)
- Australian Defence Apparel Pty Ltd
- Ethical Clothing Australia
- Forever New
Options for studying abroad and international student exchange with partner universities are available. In addition electives can be offered via off shore delivery during the Spring and Summer semesters.
RMIT’s Global Mobility Office supports students to undertake an exchange or short term mobility activity with over 165 partner universities worldwide.
Program and course information
Be an entrepreneurial innovator in the global fashion industry
Addresses the global industry’s need for specialised fashion entrepreneurship and expertise