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JWD404 Jewellery Design: Studio Research (16)


This subject is aimed at the production of a mature and cohesive body of work for exhibition that clearly demonstrates the development of both conceptual rigor and a high level of knowledge and skill in the articulation of design outcomes as well as a sound understanding of current directions in contemporary jewellery. Students will be required to develop their own parameters for such a project in conjunction with the teaching staff.

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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Communication and Creative Industries

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- develop a contract clearly outlining the concept and the body of work to be produced;
- research a concept;
- develop conceptually rigorous designs informed by the concept;
- translate these designs into a cohesive body of jewellery;
- present a written and illustrated critical essay of 2000 words.


The subject will cover the following topics:
with emphasis on rigorous conceptual development, depth of investigation and expert technical production: - production of contract - research the agreed contract concept - design to the concept - translate the designs into a cohesive body of jewellery - manufacture the designs to the highest technical standards - present an illustrated critical essay of 1,500 words on the concept and resulting body of work


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.