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Jewellery and Alternative Materials

2021/2022
Danish title
Smykker & Alternative Materialer
Study programme
Jewellery, Technology and Business
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Bachelor Programme
Semester
1. semester
Duration of the subject/module
3 Weeks
Ects
5
Programme elements
Compulsory
Language
Danish and English
Start time
Autumn
Location
Guldbergsgade 29 N, København N
Subject number
9140113
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Jane Burchard
Anette Dreyer
Mette Laier Henriksen
  • Purpose and learning objectives

    The subject element deals with the design process, including persona, user involvement and idea generation methods. Work involves traditional and alternative materials, production techniques and jewellery decoration methods in a sustainable context.

    Knowledge

    The student will gain knowledge about:
    − the methods of the design process, including user involvement and basic idea generation methods as well as an ability to reflect on these.
    − the individual phases of the design process, including design methods and tools.
    − sourcing and production of materials and an ability to reflect on this in a sustainability context.
    − jewellery production and jewellery decoration methods in traditional and alternative materials.

    Skills

    The student will get the skills to:
    − select and apply jewellery materials to jewellery design.
    − work with the individual phases of the design process, including design methods and tools.

  • Type of instruction
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  • Exam

    The learning outcomes of the exam are identical with the learning outcomes of the subject(s)/modul(es)

    Prerequisites for access to the examination
    Attendance 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 subjects
    Subject/module is tested with the following modules
    Placement: 1st semester
    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 exam
    Written examination
    An individual multiple-choice exam
    Individual exam or group exam
    Individual
    Exam languages
    Danish(Norwegian/Swedish)
    Permitted exam aids
    Materials and aids are not allowed at the exam.
    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    Examiners
    Internal censure
55
hours of teaching
82
hours of preparation
The figure shows the extent of workload related to the subject divided into different study activities.

In the subject Jewellery and Alternative Materials you will receive 55 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 73 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 40% of your total workload for the subject.

The teaching primarily consists of the following activities: internal lecturers, laboratory work, exercises.
The preparation primarily consists of the following activities: reading the curriculum, laboratory work.

Read about KEAs Study Activity Model

*KEA can deviate from the number of hours if this is justified by special circumstances