Creative Influences (TRUR3069)
Develop research methodologies within a negotiated contextual research project to inform personal and professional practice for an extended illustrated essay. The work will examine social, cultural and historical art, craft, design practice that reflects personal influences and themes. The critical evaluation of the study will inform individual understanding in relation to art, craft, design and making issues.
Design for Creative Industries (TRUR3070)
Interpret and develop design digital skills and awareness of creative industry standards. Determine how design solutions are explored within personal design craft practice, innovation and industries using digital applications. Understanding and utilisation of designed three-dimensional forms, digital skills and physical materials will support and encourage individual exploration and professional design solutions.
Making a Living from Art, Craft & Design (TRUR3071)
Determine and evaluate understanding of professional requirements for design craft maker. Valuing negotiation, innovation and entrepreneurship for employment and self-employment. Legal and ethical aspects of tendering, contracts, finance, accounting and tax issues are considered to prepare the student for life in the creative industries after graduation. Comparison of contemporary makers will inform practice.
Craft & Design Technical Research (TRUR3072)
Select, research and record technical skills, processes, methods and materials in pursuit of innovative design and manufacturing opportunities for the personal Craft & Design Final Major Project. Involving the advanced development of ideas through traditional skills and processes or investigating contemporary and historic technologies, processes and materials.
Craft & Design Final Major Project (TRUR3073)
Develop ideas, concepts and making within a commercial context and exhibition. Develop a personal research brief and undertake a planned research project using a range of art, craft, design techniques and processes. Confirmatory activity and wide exploration for individual professional development and progression direction. Production and realisation to engage with an audience at exhibition to further increase employability skills.
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