Jewellery and Technology 12021/2022
- Purpose and learning objectives
The subject element deals with basic knowledge of materials and techniques in jewellery production, using analogue and digital technologies. The subject element includes sourcing of materials, sustainability, design ethics, production theory, metallurgy, and legislation regarding precious metal control. Furthermore, focus is on the design and style history of the jewellery from a material and production perspective.Knowledge
The student will gain knowledge about:
− basic jewellery materials and techniques.
− sourcing of materials, including sustainability.
− processing methods in jewellery production.
− basic production techniques.
− basic workshop techniques.
− basic digital 3D drawing and associated workflows.
− design ethics, design protection and law.
− basic production theory and methods concerning jewellery.
− applicable legislation regarding precious metal control, their quality and use in connection with mass production, as well as knowledge of metallurgy with a focus on precious metals.
− design and style history of jewellery, including the material and production angle as well as the historical and design angle.
- Type of instruction
The learning outcomes of the exam are identical with the learning outcomes of the subject(s)/modul(es)Prerequisites for access to the examinationAttendance to a given activity or submission of assignments, projects, etc. may be mandatory. Fulfilment of such mandatory activities is a requirement for taking the exam in the subject element. If a student fails to submit a mandatory activity on time, they will have used one of the exams attempt for the exam for which the mandatory activity is a prerequisite.Exam in one or more subjectsSubject/module is tested with the following modules
Scope: 30 ECTS
Exam form: Written exam
Type of assignment: An individual multiple-choice exam
Duration: The written exam has a duration of two hours.
Materials and aids: Materials and aids are not allowed at the exam.
Equipment and materials required for participation: Personal computer with internet access.
Assessment: The exam is assessed according to the 7-point grading scale. Examiner(s): The exam is assessed by an internal examiner. Criteria for the assessment of the exam: The assessment of the oral and written exam is based on the specific learning objectives which appear from each subject element.Type of examWritten examinationAn individual multiple-choice examIndividual exam or group examIndividualExam languagesDanish(Norwegian/Swedish)Permitted exam aidsMaterials and aids are not allowed at the exam.Type of evaluation7-point grading scaleExaminersInternal censure
In the subject Jewellery and Technology 1 you will receive 135 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 180 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 39% of your total workload for the subject.
The teaching primarily consists of the following activities: workshops, classroom teaching.
The preparation primarily consists of the following activities: laboratory work, exercises.
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*KEA can deviate from the number of hours if this is justified by special circumstances