Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijke Academie van Antwerpen
Specific Material Science Fashion6340/2803/2223/1/17
Study guide

Specific Material Science Fashion

Academic year 2022-23
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts, programme stage 1
    • Fashion
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts
    • Fashion
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Special admission is required to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Co-ordinator: Ernst Henriette
Languages: Dutch, English
Scheduled for: Semester 1 + Semester 2
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2022 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possibility of deliberation: You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 90,00 hours


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Learning outcomes (list)

BA2 - The student has the necessary knowledge, skills and insights regarding material, form, action, concepts, function and contents of the chosen medi
The student knows the materials specific to the discipline at beginners level and can recognize these materials.

Course content

- acquiring knowledge of natural and synthetic raw materials & fibers- textile materials – weaving structures including finishing and treatments.
new developments: focus on sustainability, biodiversity, upcycling textile materials, new techniques, innovation, and future of materials - textile imaging.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Lectures and / or tutorials42,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours48,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Academic yearKnowledge and comprehension test during the examination series50,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodKnowledge and comprehension test during the examination series50,00
Evaluation(s) for both exam chances, not reproducible in re-sit exam
Academic yearArtistic practical assessment20,00Student attendance is required for this course unit. In case you are legitimately absent, notify instructor via e-mail and as from the 3rd time of non-attendance you must add a valid certificate through the absence monitor in iBaMaFlex.
Academic yearProject assignment30,00

Evaluation (text)

Semester 2: written + oral explanation
2nd examination period: written + oral explanation