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Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing
In entering the Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing program you are offered all the opportunities you will need to explore the media and practices of jewellery and holloware. Through four years of study the undergraduate students of NSCAD University learn to solve problems, communicate visually with a variety of tools and techniques, and think critically in an environment that encourages individual expression. All Undergraduate programs at NSCAD University start with a foundation year where you will be able to choose 2 out of 5 courses that fits your interests along with the compulsory foundation courses such as, Design, Film, Paint & Print and Intermedia. You will also take two semesters of drawing and the liberal arts courses, Introduction to Visual Culture and Writing for the Arts. The second year of interdisciplinary studies follows and encourages students to delve more deeply into specific disciplines, students interested in the Major in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing program take courses in art history and craft during their second year. When you get to your third year you will be able to declare your major and proceed to advanced level classes in your field. Your third and fourth-year will contain individualized research through studio and academic projects, there is also the opportunity to participate in an off-campus study program -- NSCAD offers exchanges at art schools in 15 other countries as far away as Korea and Mexico. In your final year of the program you are also encouraged to prepare an exhibition of your work at the university gallery or at another appropriate venue. Students of the Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing program have open access to three interconnected jewellery studios, with 37 large jewellery benches equipped with flexible shafts and torches. There is also an adjacent casting area with large programmable burnout kiln, centrifugal and vacuum casting, vulcanizer, and wax injector, a polishing area with two polishing machines, tumblers and steam cleaner, finishing equipment including sanders, bead blaster and sandblaster, computer design stations with solid modeling programs for design development, photo area specifically designed for jewellery photography and a ventilated chemical booth for patination, etching and powder coat painting and enamelling area with two kilns. Fore more information about the highly equipped facilities click on to the Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing program website.
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Bachelor of Fine Arts
After finishing the program you will qualify for a Master´s degree course.
About this institute
A leading North American visual arts university for more than a century, NSCAD University offers a comprehensive range of graduate and undergraduate degrees. Combining the beauty of a historic centre with an international cultural vision, NSCAD experience remains unique in Canada. One...
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