The Sociology of the Imaginary Online Course aims to inspire students to explore the concept of fashion and identity as pivotal cultural and societal phenomena. This course pivots on analyzing the values defining human nature within a social framework.
The core objective of this course lies in deciphering the critical commonalities in human behavior across diverse societies and cultures, as articulated through the medium of fashion. The course evaluates the reasoning behind the assertion that human behavior and identity are predominantly shaped by social factors, instigating a thorough discussion on the nature of social order and transformation.
Esteemed industry professionals, possessing extensive experience, serve as the chief lecturers for this course. They are adept at guiding students to fine-tune their career goals and offer invaluable insights into the practicalities of studying at Polimoda.
Delivered entirely remotely, the course structure comprises 3-hour online lessons, spanning across five days.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will gain:
- A comprehensive understanding of fashion as a cultural and societal phenomenon
- The capability to analyze contemporary cultural and societal events and their reflection in fashion
- A deeper comprehension of society’s influence on human behavior
- The skill to assess the present and potential future impacts of social changes on societies and personal values
Application requirements are:
- English language proficiency
- Secondary school (high school) diploma or equivalent