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BA (Hons) Modelmaking

Arts University Bournemouth
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Course UCAS code: W291
Qualification type:
  • BA (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
**From making Captain America’s shield to creating prototype Formula One cars, model making at AUB prepares students for an exciting range of careers.** With an international reputation, it is a leading course in its field, enabling students to progress into the diverse world of professional makers. The course is suited to creative makers, designers and problem solvers. **What you will learn** We deliver an agile curriculum that looks ahead and responds rapidly to new developments in technology and techniques. At the same time, we encourage traditional craftsmanship. Each is respected in its own right, and creative combinations of high technology and craft skill are common. The course enables students and graduates to explore a rich variety of disciplines. It equips them with a broad skill set which can be applied to any area of making especially those combining artistic and technical skills. Our aim to teach the art of making in all its forms, from clay to pixels, has a proven track record both in terms of student satisfaction and graduate employment. Experiencing an extensive array of making techniques rewards our graduates with unique and diverse skill sets. We pride ourselves on our ability to support students in creating their own ‘pathways’ to successful careers. The course embraces new and emerging technologies and techniques, maintaining currency and diversity through well-established communications with industry. Students are encouraged to explore many different types of modelmaking and develop versatile portfolios which expand employment opportunities. At the same time, the development of individual special interests is supported and encouraged. Modelmaking is a global industry and the range of opportunities is vast. Visiting industry specialists present their work and highlight opportunities to students through lectures, workshops and tutorials. Specialist subjects can be developed through work experience and learning agreement-led briefs. Across the three years approximately 77% of your time will be contact hours, including scheduled teaching sessions, but also supervised time in the workshop or studio, and the remainder will be independent study. 100% of assessment for this course is coursework based. **By the end of the course you will be able to...** - Exploit your skills of craftsmanship and scholarship to identify and achieve your creative and professional aspirations. - Present professional quality outcomes demonstrating safe, confident and appropriate use of technology, tools and materials. - Demonstrate an ability to manage a project through effective independent study and embed a sound-working ethos. - Appreciate the relationship between theory and practice and be able to relate your work to the social, cultural and historical concepts of related disciplines. - Demonstrate a working knowledge of ethical and sustainable concepts within making practice. - Demonstrate a refined approach to research and development by applying intellectual skills and effective critical evaluation. - Apply knowledge of the professional practice of commercial making to continuously develop a broad set of transferable skills. - Demonstrate critical self-awareness and effective communication by presenting yourself and your work to others. - Appreciate the possibilities and restrictions offered by combinations of established, emerging and future technologies. **Studios and resources** Students share purpose built workstations with mains power, lighting and storage space. You’ll find a strong community spirit and active studio culture. The studios have individual workstations with hydraulic make–up chairs, mirrors, lighting, overhead hood dryers, backwash sinks and localised extraction over each workstation. The workstations themselves have integrated outlets for compressed air for airbrushing fed by a central compressor and data sockets for working digitally.
Assessment Methods:
Coursework and practical work
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15 January

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Set for Year 1 for EU at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for England at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Channel Islands at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for International at £16,500
Admissions:
Tel. 01202 363228
Email. [email protected]

Admissions:
Tel. 01202 363228
Email. [email protected]

 
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  • mokutale's avatar by mokutale on 8th October 2015
    There hasn't been too much experience but so far everything's been very interesting but very inspiring, too, considering that this is an Arts university, it's doing its job pretty well
  • by Anonymous on 8th October 2015
    It is the best choice I ever made, AUB is brilliant, and they are constantly making it better for students. I cannot recommend it enough.
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