Copenhagen School of Design and Technology


Jewellery and Technology 2

Danish title
Smykker & Teknologi 2
Study programme
Jewellery, Technology and Business
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Bachelor Programme
3. semester
Duration of the subject/module
7 Weeks
Programme elements
Danish and English
Start time
Guldbergsgade 29 N, København N
Subject number
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Jane Burchard
Lars Sögaard Nielsen
Anette Dreyer
  • Purpose and learning objectives

    The subject element deals with identifying and combining high-tech and low-tech production techniques, such as settings and precious stones, as well as an understanding of the properties of various materials, syntheses, and quality control. The focus is on form and aesthetics and the different phases of the design process.


    The student will gain knowledge about:
    − jewellery materials and production.


    The student will get the skills to:
    − identify and manage the phases, methods, and tools of the design process as a development tool in response to complex issues in the practice of the profession.
    − identify and apply form and aesthetics as an analytical tool in a design process.
    − design jewellery based on an understanding of the properties and synthesis of various materials.
    − select, combine, and apply materials and techniques for jewellery design.
    − apply, identify, and combine high-tech and low-tech production techniques for the communication and production of proposed solutions.

  • Type of instruction
  • 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
    3rd semester - Portfolio & Personal Branding exam
    Placement: 3rd semester
    Scope: 30 ECTS
    Exam form: Individual written and oral exam
    Type of assignment: The written part, which consists of a CV and a design statement, must be submitted prior to the oral exam. The student must bring a digital portfolio for the oral exam.
    Duration: The oral examination has a duration of 30 minutes, including grading. 10 minutes max. have been set aside for the student’s presentation.
    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. The grade represents an overall assessment of the oral and written performance.
    Individual exam or group exam
    Exam languages
    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    Internal 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.
hours of teaching
hours of preparation
The figure shows the extent of workload related to the subject divided into different study activities.

In the subject Jewellery and Technology 2 you will receive 100 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 133 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 36% of your total workload for the subject.

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

Read about KEAs Study Activity Model

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