Credits: 3

Schedule: 28.10.2019 - 10.02.2020

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course provides understanding of different forms of research-based knowledge and concepts that are used in support of fashion and textile design processes.

On completion of the course students should be able to:

1. Understand and explain the role of research-based knowledge in the creative process (e.g. in data collection, documentation, and reflexive self-evaluation)

2. Show ability to use research-based knowledge in their own design practice

3. Explain in written and textual form the use of research-based knowledge in their design practice

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

  • Overview of different forms of research-based knowledge in fashion and textiles
  • Overview of different ways of collecting and analyzing knowledge in different design processes and in creative practice
  • Understanding the role of research-based knowledge in design and creative processes

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

  • Active participation in sessions. Regular attendance is required
  • Course assignments

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

81 h Total

24h participating in course sessions

20h reading course materials

27h documenting and writing own creative process

10 h Own reflection

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Selected reading delivered at the beginning of the course

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

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