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Area/Catalogue
VSAR 2105

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
105833

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)

Course aim

To build on students’ theoretical understanding of the field of contemporary jewellery as a creative object making practice and to develop expertise in the basic metalworking skills that underpins this approach to jewellery making.

Course content

Students will develop the different metalwork skills required to complete basic projects in conceptual jewellery design and manufacture in a contemporary context. Students will be introduced to the metalwork processes of saw-piercing, filing, riveting, soldering and basic metal forming in conjunction with jewellery hand tools and jewellery workshop equipment to create wearable objects.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

18 units of Level 1 courses for DBVS students. Nil for other students

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Studio 3 hours x 12 weeks
Studio (online) 1 hour x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Studio 4 hours x 10 sessions
Studio (online) 1 hour x 10 sessions

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Research Project 1100 words (equivalent) 20% N/A
Studio Project 3400 words (equivalent) 80% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Research Project 1100 words (equivalent) 20% N/A
Studio Project 3400 words (equivalent) 80% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Art, Architecture and Design

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