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UCEN Manchester

Art and Design Product Design (Jewellery)

UCAS Code: D3J6

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


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64

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subjects

Design

Crafts

The HND in Jewellery & Contemporary Design Crafts programme aims to train the designers of tomorrow in both traditional and up to the minute technologies and skills. Our bespoke course is for students who are interested in specialising in the production of a range of jewellery and allied products.

In the first year, you will investigate materials areas of metal, plastics & ceramics. There will also be an opportunity to work with wood & textiles. You will focus on designing and creating contemporary jewellery & related accessories.

You continue into the second year through more independent research and self-directed work developing your own style.

Modules

YOU’LL STUDY THE FOLLOWING UNITS:
• Professional Development
• Contextual Studies
• Individual Project
• Techniques and Processes
• 3D Practices
• Computer Aided Design (CAD)
• Art and Craft Production
• Accessories
• Professional Practice
• Applied Practice Collaborative Project
• Advanced Product Design Studies
• Conceptual Practice
• Material Selection & Specification
• Jewellery Design.

Assessment methods

A range of assessment methods are used and will be in the form of the following:

• Practical coursework,
• Written work,
• Portfolio
• Exhibition

Along with continuous feedback from your tutors.

The Uni


Course location:

Northenden Campus

Department:

Visual Arts (CA)

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