Course details

CRICOS course code: 071874F

Level of study: Associate Degrees or Equivalent


Your career in fashion

Join the global fashion industry and discover a new and challenging career in areas including trend forecasting, product development, marketing, merchandising, planning, buying, and more.

Disrupt the industry

Equipped with specialist knowledge in product and brand strategy, you’ll be well positioned to bring new and creative ideas to major fashion and retail brands.

This associate degree, recognised as Australia’s premier fashion and business course, has been designed to help you develop the high-level business acumen and creative thinking required to succeed -within the fast-paced fashion industry.

As a graduate of this course, you will be able to develop, analyse and launch successful strategies for products, brands and retail, and navigate buying and merchandising practices to find your place in this global and competitive industry.


As a fashion and textiles merchandiser, you bring fashion from the designer to the consumer. Your understanding the consumer helps guide design, product development, promotion and distribution.

The global focus of this course allows you to set your sights on an international career that spans roles such as:

product developer
trend forecaster
merchandise planner or allocator
range coordinator
design assistant
production assistant
digital marketing specialist
buying assistant
stock manager
buying administrator, or
online merchandiser

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
33,600 Per Year 06 Feb 2023
10 Jul 2023
2 years
Full time
Brunswick Campus
25 Dawson Street
Melbourne Victoria 3056

Entry criteria

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 or an equivalent senior secondary school qualification with a minimum average of 60%

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.0 (with no individual band below 5.5)
TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 60 (with minimum of 10 in Reading, 9 in Listening, 16 in Speaking and 19 in Writing)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 50 (with no communication band less than 42)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 169 with no less than 162 in any component.


RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)
Melbourne City Campus
124 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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