• 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 2016
    Second Semester 2016
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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

Minors

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. Tuition fees are indexed annually. 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
2016 $2520
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3876
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
3467 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9911 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person N/A

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