Comments about FdA Design (Silversmithing, Jewellery, Allied Crafts) - At the institution - London - Greater London
This vocational course aims to help you develop a range of high quality skills directly related to a career in silversmithing, jewellery and industry relevant crafts. It allows you to specialise in an area of particular interest and has a wide range of specialist craft skills options, some of which are unique to London Metropolitan University. The majority of the teaching staff are practising designer makers this ensures the course remains relevant and current.
You will need GCSE grade C in English Language, key skills qualification level 3 or similar. You must also have one of the following: - Advanced Vocational Certificate of Education at 80 points (one A-level) - GNVQ at advanced level - BTEC National Diploma or Certificate - Art and Design Foundation course - Recognised Access course -Any other qualification of an equivalent standard. You will also be expected to attend an interview with a portfolio of creative work.
FdA Design (Silversmithing, Jewellery, Allied Crafts)
The course includes real-life work-based teaching and learning such as live project work, site visits, competition entry, exhibition presentation and work placement.
* Drawing as Language
* Traditional Skills: Construction and Fabrication
* Skills Development
* Understanding Design
* Contextual History of Design
* Workshop Practice
* Specialist Skills 1
* Contextual Studies 2: Brand ID
* Workshop Development
* Specialist Skills 2
* Designing for Commission
* Major Project
* Presentation and Portfolio
* Business Practice (optional)
* Theorising Design (optional)
* Chasing and Repouss
* Jewellery in Alternative Materials