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Undergraduate Course: Design Studio 4 (Jewellery & Silversmithing) (DESI10045)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits40 ECTS Credits20
SummaryThis course is only available to students in the School of Design.

Indicative course content
This course enables students to develop a personal, integrated, critical and reflective design approach appropriate to their chosen discipline. Students work on self-selected and generated projects within a studio environment.

Aims of course
1 develop and consolidate personal creative methods, techniques and approaches
2 explore how practitioners generate and justify personal project briefs
3 develop and consolidate personal approaches to materials and processes

Mode of delivery
Studio-Based Project Work, Group Crits, Individual and Group Mentoring, Project Review
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 This course is only available to students on the Jewellery and Silversmithing Degree Programme in the School of Design.
Additional Costs course materials and study trips
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2023/24, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  5
Course Start Full Year
Course Start Date 18/09/2023
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 400 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 22, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 50, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 320 )
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. 1.INITIATE: demonstrate the initiation and evaluation of original creative concepts in response to research findings through critical assessment
  2. 2.EVALUATE: demonstrate the evaluation of the development of projects through a structured, transparent and personal methodology and considered judgment
  3. 3.RESOLVE: demonstrate appropriate material development through a transparent iterative process, leading to resolved outcomes at an appropriate professional standard, demonstrating an integrated relationship between practice, theory and industry
Reading List
DESI10045 Design Studio 4- Jewellery & Silversmithing
- Brepoh, E. Theory and Practice of Goldsmithing.
Brynmorgen Press (2001)
- Cane, K. Making and Drawing. A&C Black Visual Arts (2012)
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Course organiserMs Heather Woof
Tel: (0131 6)51 5807
Course secretaryMiss Emili Astrom
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