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DN035 Self Promotion (Portfolio)

3 credit points

Course Code DN035

Subject Outline

DN035 Self Promotion (Portfolio)


Crystal Tsoi

Program Director

Nicholas Comino

Credit points



8 weeks


2 years

Self Study hours/week


Self Study hours/week




Subject Description

This subject introduces the student in a practical way to the workings of the fashion industry, how to engage in the most useful way, how to prepare the best portfolio and how to get it to the right people.



  • Shop talk

  • Industry point of view

  • Industry contacts

  • Portfolio

  • Presentation of portfolio

  • Get connected to industry


Learning outcomes or Competencies

On successful completion of this subject, learners will be able to:

  1. Market themselves within their profession

  2. Establish professional contacts within their profession

  3. Create a portfolio appropriate to their profession



Weighting %

Week Due

Learning Outcome

1. Self promotion collateral (brand, business card etc.)


Week 3


2. Physical and digital portfolio: generate a portfolio of students work in hard and digital format and upload to an online platform.


Week 7

1, 3

3. Presentation of portfolio and self promotion


Week 9


4. Report on attendance to an industry event


Week 9




Attendance: When a student's attendance falls below 80% without adequate explanation, their final mark will be automatically limited to, at best, a Pass.

Late submission: All work submitted after the submission deadline will be limited to a maximum of 50% and will not be accepted after the end of the study period unless special circumstances apply.

Plagiarism and Cheating: Any form of cheating, collusion, or plagiarism will be handled in accordance with the Academic Misconduct and Plagiarism Policy found under the Academic Policies on Raffles Policies and Procedure page.

A full description of all rules and regulations is available via the student handbook which is available via our web site.


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