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Undergraduate Course: Professional Design Practice 4 (Jewellery & Silversmithing) (DESI10025)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis course is only available to students in the School of Design.

Indicative course content
This course consolidates students professional awareness of working methods and practices within their disciplines current practice in order to underpin their studio work and plan their professional career

Aims of course
1 Enable students to develop personal professional practices and methods
2 Enable students to confidently position their personal practice within the discipline and a broader professional context
3 Enable students to determine the appropriate personal creative methodologies and strategies for the professional presentation, exhibition and documentation of work to clearly identified audiences/clients/users/stakeholders

Mode of delivery
Self-Generated Projects, Mentoring, Tutorials
Course description As Summary
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: ( Design Externality 3 Major (Semester 1) - Jewellery & Silversmithing (DESI09075) OR Design Externality 3 Minor (Semester 1) - Jewellery & Silversmithing (DESI09057) OR Design Externality 3 Work-Based Placement (Semester 1) - Jewellery & Silversmithing (DESI09053)) AND ( Design Externality 3 Major (Semester 2) - Jewellery & Silversmithing (DESI09097) OR Design Externality 3 Minor (Semester 2) - Jewellery & Silversmithing (DESI09039) OR Design Externality 3 Work-Based Placement (Semester 2) - Jewellery & Silversmithing (DESI09090))
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs course materials and study trips
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  9
Course Start Full Year
Course Start Date 18/09/2017
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 11, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 25, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 160 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Assessment is by submission of portfolio of project work at the end of the course.
Feedback Formative feedback/feedforward is provided at designated points during the course, and may take a variety of forms (e.g., written verbal) and be delivered through a variety of contexts (e.g., one-to-one meeting, small group crit, VLE posting).
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. EVALUATE: critically evaluate the discipline, and identify where they wish to position themselves within it
  2. REFLECT: reflect upon their work and evaluate it within and beyond the context of their discipline
  3. COMMUNICATE: communicate their work persuasively within an appropriate professional context
Reading List
DESI10025 Professional Design Practice 4- Jewellery & Silversmithing
- Boothroyd, A. Setting Up a Successful Jewellery Business.
Bloomsbury (2012)
- Cherry, N. Jewellery Design and Devlopment from Concept
to Object. Bloomsbury (2013)

Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Course organiserDr Sarah Kettley
Tel: (0131 6)51 5805
Course secretaryMs Jane Thomson
Tel: (0131 6)51 5713
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