Undergraduate Course: Applied Design 2 (ARTX08036)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Students will develop enhanced skills in working with materials and concepts related to applied design, which may include jewellery, textiles and glass. Using drawing and other appropriate methods of research, students will develop ideas for designing and making a piece or series of pieces.
This course is only available to students on BA Combined Studies (School of Art).
This Course allows students to build on existing skills to achieve a high level of competence in the creation of designed objects. Underpinning the making skills is research drawing and other means of developing ideas prior to making finished works. This aspect of the course is seen as of equal importance to the demonstration of good making skills.
Students will undertake study in one design discipline, utilising specialist workshops where necessary and attending group crits and tutorials in order to develop the research and developmental process.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| This course is only available to students enrolled on BA Combined Studies (School of Art).
|Additional Costs|| art materials
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Course Start Date
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 20,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 5,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 8,
Formative Assessment Hours 3,
Summative Assessment Hours 3,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Portfolio submission which will include research and examples of developmental work as well as selected resolved pieces: 100%
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Display a considered approach to research as it underpins individual design practice
- Demonstrate competence and confidence in the handling of design media to develop individual project(s)
- Show competence and a considered approach to the selection and presentation of work for assessment at this level
|A reading list appropriate to the individual student project will be developed|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||skills in research and development of ideas; the ability to undertake self generated projects; making skills, practical skills in numeracy, planning and designing, selection and presentation
||This course is only available to students on BA Combined Studies (School of Art).
|Keywords||applied design, research
|Course organiser||Ms Joan Smith
Tel: (0131 6)51 5917
|Course secretary||Mrs Margaret Milner
Tel: (0131 6)51 5879
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