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Design & Jewellery History

2021/2022
Danish title
Design & Smykkehistorie
Study programme
Jewellery, Technology and Business
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Bachelor Programme
Semester
2. semester
Duration of the subject/module
7 Weeks
Ects
10
Programme elements
Compulsory
Language
Danish and English
Start time
Spring
Location
Guldbergsgade 29 N, København N
Subject number
9140211
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Jane Burchard
Anette Dreyer
Mette Laier Henriksen
  • Purpose and learning objectives

    The subject element deals with the history of jewellery and design and its influence on contemporary jewellery design, including culture and trend theory, cultural and subcultural communities, and discourses. Work involves a semiotic method as an analytical tool, knowledge of the history of materials and techniques and the methods and tools of the design process, including user involvement and idea generation methods.

    Knowledge

    The student will gain knowledge about:
    − the history of design and jewellery and its influence on our age.
    − culture and trend theory, social structures, cultural and subcultural communities, discourses, and semiotics.
    − visual analysis, including semiotics and semiotic method as an analytical tool.
    − the history of materials and techniques.

    Skills

    The student will get the skills to:
    − apply and use the methods and tools of the design process, including user involvement and idea generation methods.
    − identify and select methods and tools in the design process.
    − apply, select, justify, and master the methods and tools in academic writing, including footnotes and references.

  • 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
    Type of exam
    Combined written and oral examination
    Placement: 2nd semester
    Scope: 30 ECTS
    Exam form: Individual written and oral exam
    Type of assignment: The written assignment is in the form of an abstract.
    Formal requirements
    The written assignment must not exceed 5 standard pages.

    Definition of a standard page: A standard page corresponds to 2,400 characters, including spaces and footnotes.
    The following are not included in the number of standard pages:
    − WiseFlow cover
    − Front page with: Title, name of student, programme title, number of characters, name of supervisor
    − Abstract in English of 1,200-1,400 characters.
    − Confidentiality Agreement
    − Solemn declaration
    − Declaration of consent
    − Table of contents
    − Photos, illustrations, tables, and figures (including accompanying text)
    − Bibliography
    − List of figures
    − List of appendices
    − Appendices (see section on appendices).

    Applied reference system: List of references, references cited, and quotes must be handled in accordance with the Harvard Referencing System. A reference tool is available at: https://bibliotek.kea.dk/da/?id=205
    Appendices:
    − It must be possible for the examiner to read the assignment without recourse to the appendices. An appendix is any material that the student makes available to the reader when the full text does not belong in the assignment.
    − Appendices should only be included if the student refers to them in the assignment.
    − There must be an exhaustive list of appendices.
    − Each appendix must contain a reference number, title, explanatory text, and relevant references.
    − Each appendix must have its own page.
    − Appendices must be uploaded separately to WiseFlow as additional material.
    − Appendices may include documentation of research and experiments, questionnaires, tables, figures, diagrams, notes, detailed technical specifications, drawings, photographs, sound recordings, video recordings, other digital files, or other material.

    For more help with research, academic writing, exams and much more, access KEA’s online study skills library at: https://bibliotek.kea.dk/da/studieviden/
    Individual exam or group exam
    Individual
    Exam languages
    Danish(Norwegian/Swedish)
    Duration
    The oral examination has a duration of 30 minutes, including grading. 10 minutes max. have been set aside for the student’s presentation.
    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    Examiners
    External censure
    Exam criteria
    The assessment of the oral and written exam is based on the specific learning objectives which appear from each subject element. The grade represents an overall assessment of the oral and written performance.
110
hours of teaching
164
hours of preparation
The figure shows the extent of workload related to the subject divided into different study activities.

In the subject Design & Jewellery History you will receive 110 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 146 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