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Minor sculpture/woodcraft 4 ( 6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL)



Not offered in 2006.

Synopsis: Students at this level will have developed a greater understanding of studio procedures and basic material manipulation and techniques within certain mediums. Emphasis will be placed on the execution of concepts which have an integral relationship to their major area of study. Students will be encouraged to work independently by completing individual projects under guidance. The work of contemporary artists, will be addressed where suitable for each student's progress.

Objectives: By completion of this unit students are expected to have developed responsibility in designing projects which contain a direct relationship to their major area of study; competence with organising concepts, selecting materials, gaining technical and theoretical information through questioning, basic research and practice; a capacity to practice critical dialogue in group sessions regarding the progress of their work; and continued awareness with health and safety concerns.

Assessment: Attendance and participation: 30% + Folio submission: 70%

Contact Hours: 12 hours per week, including 4 studio hours and 8 independent study hours

Prerequisites: GVA2423