This course provides students with a comprehensive introduction to foundational knowledge and processes that underpin contemporary jewellery and object making. A series of demonstrations and engaging practical exercises establish the students’ knowledge and competence with hand tools, materials, processes and machinery. Studio theory is thoughtfully integrated into this practical course to establish awareness of key historical and theoretical backgrounds of jewellery and object making. Workplace Health and Safety instruction is an integral part of this course.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- identify and use tools, materials and equipment appropriately and safely;
- engage with materials, tools and processes to produce resolved samples and finished works
- demonstrate the capacity to develop and communicate ideas through making jewellery and small objects; and
- demonstrate understanding of historical and theoretical contexts relevant to jewellery and object making.
Other InformationSchool of Art & Design studio courses have a limited enrolment capacity. Students are advised to enrol as early as possible to maximise the opportunity of securing a place.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (80%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Supporting artifacts of design research and contextual references (20%) Learning Outcomes 2-4
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice; and
b) 82 hours of independent studio practice, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.
- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3810||20 Feb 2023||27 Feb 2023||31 Mar 2023||26 May 2023||In Person||N/A|