Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijke Academie van Antwerpen
Fashion design 16278/3027/2324/1/67
Study guide

Fashion design 1

Academic year 2023-24
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts, programme stage 1
    • Fashion
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts
    • Fashion
In other study programme:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts as Fashion design 1
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 12 credits
It is not possible to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Co-ordinator: Leipert Marisa
Other teaching staff: K√ľndig Manon
Languages: Dutch, English
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2023 ()
Re-sit exam: not possible.
Possibility of deliberation: This course unit is eligible for deliberation according to the criteria as determined by the degree programme you are enrolled in.
Total study time: 300,00 hours


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Prerequisite competencies (text)

- showing intrest in contemporary art, other innovative social developments  and the specific fashion field - the student shows his/her enthusiasm in acquiring kwowledge of the fashion field/program  - the student is passionate about the chosen studyprogramme and discipline. An empetus to formulate critical view.  Knowledge of the basic principles of design, conceptualization and representation/imaging.  The student shows great imagination while developing the assignment.

Learning outcomes (list)

BA1 - The student has the necessary artistic skills to design and/or realize a personal project within the broad spectrum of the visual arts under supervision.
The student can develop a concept based on in-depth analysis and processing of research material and translate this into personal and innovative fashion designs.
The student is able to develop a balanced design with a strong line.
The student is able to work in a process-based way.
BA2 - The student has the necessary knowledge, skills and insights regarding material, form, action, concepts, function and contents of the chosen medi
The student has a basic knowledge of the principles of fashion design (lines, proportion, rhythm, balance, relation to body, body versus movement).
The student can present concepts and designs via graphic and digital image techniques.
BA4 - The student develops and sharpens his/her critical and investigative attitude towards designs and/or realizations that arise from visual experiments and research, emotion and intuition.
The student is able to collect research material through various information sources and can rearrange the results personally and creatively.
The student has a critical and inquiring attitude.
The student has the ability to experiment.
BA5 - When developing his/her personal visual language the students starts from a searching and reflective attitude when developing one's own visual language.
The is able to propose an innovative color and material choice.
BA6 - The student understands the characteristics of his/her personal designs and/or realizations and is able to communicate about this in an appropriate manner.
The student can communicate his/her work verbally, digitally and/or visually.
BA7 - The student is able to organize his/her artistic project in consultation with others.
The student can enter into a dialogue with the teacher and process comments from that teacher in a focused manner and integrate them into the work process.
The student has an independent and self-critical attitude.
The student shows continuous commitment.
The student can develop a logical work process and work regularly and progressively within a set time limit.
The student is able to work in a process-based way.

Course content

During the evaluation of the collection at the “final fitting (pas)” a selection is made by the jury members with regard to the presentation on the catwalk. A different style of presentation can be mutually agreed upon.- Individual research on various themes and concept development as basis for own designs - Design assignments of skirt, dress and experimental piece to be carried out in training course coupe 1 - Working out sketchbooks and other presentation material: research/concept/design visualisation

During the evaluation of the collection work on the "final pass", a selection is made by the jury members in connection with the presentation on the catwalk. In consultation, another form of presentation can be chosen.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis118,00 hours
Artistic praxis182,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic practical assessment100,00

Evaluation (text)

permanent evaluations and show / check moments during the academic year
semester 1: first directional evaluation after closure of semester 1
semester 2: final jury after closing 2nd semester