• Offered by School of Art
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Areas of interest Visual Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Simon Cottrell
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
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Gold and Silversmithing: Introduction to Precise Miniature Construction (ARTV1401)

Gold & Silversmithing 1 introduces students to the basic skills, techniques and processes of metalworking and through a range of set exercises students are instructed in the use of basic hand tools. Occupational health and safety instruction is an integral part of this course. The program introduces the student to artistic practice and processes in the field through a studio theory segment.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Utilise skills relevant to precise miniature construction in response to Gold & Silver Workshop projects;
  2. Explore material/s used in precise miniature construction  projects;
  3. Recognise relationships between concept and process in relation to precise miniature construction;
  4. Identify historical and theoretical contexts relevant to Gold & Silversmithing projects.

Indicative Assessment

Portfolio of studio work and visual journal (80%) [LO’s 1 - 4]
and Documentation (20%). [LO’s 2 - 4]

Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.

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Workload

4 hours per week lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice and 6 hours per week independent studio practice.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ARTV1011 or DESA1001.

You will need to contact the School of Art to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Majors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1164
2004 $1926
2005 $2286
2006 $2286
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2310
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3126
2004 $3240
2005 $3240
2006 $3240
2007 $3240
2008 $3240
2009 $3240
2010 $3240
2011 $3090
2012 $3240
2013 $3240
2014 $3246
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4344 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

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