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FdA in Historic Craft Practices - Clocks (Full Time)

West Dean College

Course Description

Equip yourself for a career in clock-making and working with dynamic objects by acquiring the practical and technical skills, the theory, principles and techniques used in historic horological manufacture. The programme begins with practical exercises to help you establish hand and machine tool skills relating to historic craft practices in clock-making.
You will make your own clock before working on a range of historic clocks; this bench-based activity is integrated with theory and professional practice. Learn how to combine and use this knowledge when making treatment decisions as a professional practitioner.

Equip yourself for a career in clock-making and working with dynamic objects by acquiring the practical and technical skills, the theory, principles and techniques used in historic horological manufacture. The programme begins with practical exercises to help you establish hand and machine tool skills relating to historic craft practices in clock-making. You will make your own clock...

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Course Content

  • To develop excellent practical skills through object-based treatments
  • To learn the principles and techniques of historical horological manufacture and repair
  • To work on historic objects

  • To develop excellent practical skills through object-based treatments
  • To learn the principles and techniques of historical horological manufacture and repair
  • To work on historic objects

 

Entry Requirements

UCAS tariff points:120, completion of a level 3 qualification, for example A-Levels, BTEC, or Foundation Diploma in Art and Design.

Applicants can be considered if they can provide evidence of prior learning with an appropriate portfolio of work.

International applicants should provide a digital portfolio, evidence of English language ability to level B2 (IELTS 6.0) as well as equivalent level 3 qualifications.

UCAS tariff points:120, completion of a level 3 qualification, for example A-Levels, BTEC, or Foundation Diploma in Art and Design. Applicants can be considered if they can provide evidence of prior learning with an appropriate portfolio of work. International applicants should provide a digital portfolio, evidence of English language ability to level B2 (IELTS 6.0) as well...

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