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This program gives you the skills to succeed as a retail professional in the rapidly evolving fashion industry.
Its global focus will provide you with a vast array of career opportunities in this exciting industry. As a fashion merchandiser you will be part of a team that shapes the looks and trends of Australian fashion. You will consult with retail outlets, boutiques and department stores, attend fashion shows and travel the world in order to make the most stylish and profitable selections.
You will develop skills to enable you to understand the current market and contribute to successful fashion retail businesses.
Domestic students can take this program as a traineeship. Contact the School of Fashion and Textiles on +61 3 9925 9138 for details.
This program offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches that give you direct insight and experience into the global fashion and textiles industries.
You will study at RMIT’s Brunswick campus with teachers who have been, or are currently working in industry and have up-to-date knowledge of the market and the latest trends and innovations.
You will undertake hands-on work with fabrics and textiles, and explore technology and computer systems used in textile clothing and footwear industries. You will learn through tutorials, presentations and group discussions.
You will be assessed throughout each semester via, reports, verbal presentations, group projects, investigations and practical assignments.
You can access online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
All programs are delivered in English.
You will learn from experienced staff who are globally connected. A number of staff divide their time between teaching and working in industry.
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RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
RMIT graduates are currently employed by major organisations such as:
- Hugo Boss
- French Connection
- Calvin Klein
- David Jones
- Country Road
- Jockey Australia
- Mitch Dowd
- Diana Ferrari
- Just Jeans
Graduates work in diverse and exciting areas in the retail and wholesale fashion, textile and clothing industries. Employment prospects include:
- product developers
- assistant buyers
- sales representatives
- range coordinators
- store managers
- service assistants
- visual merchandisers
- design assistants
- quality assurance officers
- production assistants.
As a fashion merchandiser, your work activities may include:
- attending trade and fashion shows to scout the latest trends
- analysing the market to forecast the latest trends
- creating a shopping environment that is dynamic, increases sales and sells the company brand and image.
Professional recognition and accreditation
This program is recognised and supported by Australian Light Manufacturing and Training Advisory Board (ALMATAB).