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Metal Art, introductory course

Bachelor's level | 30 credits | Course code: SBMG1
Autumn 2019
100% Day
Period: 2 September 2019 - 19 January 2020
2 Closed GU-15000
Autumn 2020
100% Day
Period: 31 August 2020 - 17 January 2021
2 Opens 16 March GU-15002
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

This is a freestanding course that includes a full-time semester study in craft with specialization in Metal art. The course is aimed at those who want an introduction to artistic studies at academic level in the field of metal art. You follow the first semester of the BFA Program in Metal Art. During one semester you will have the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding of metal materials and techniques. You explore different techniques, both proficiently and expressively, based on different tasks and themes, with starting point in the concept of material, body and space. You get support in developing working methods and reflection on your own work, as well as communicating your choice of methods, both in writing and orally. Visual studies and literacy, as well as theory and history, are also included in the course. Teaching takes the form of lectures and exercises with supervision, workshops and briefings. During the spring semester there is a continuation course that should be applied for separately.

The course is part of the international environment at the HDK Steneby. Language of instruction is English. If you are Swedish-speaking, you can perform a few modules in Swedish, if you wish to. Applications can be submitted in English or Swedish.

The course is situated at the Academy of Design and Crafts at Steneby in Dals Långed. Admissions are made subject to availability in our workshops.

The following courses are included in the semester:

SBMG01 Metal Art 1, 18 credits
SBHI01 Theory and History 1, 4.5 credits
SBVI01 Visual Studies, Visual Literacy 1, 7.5 credits

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: General entrance requirements

Selection: Selection for event

The mode of selection for Advanced Level Undergraduate Studies can vary. Previous university education, work experience, tests etc, can for example be taken into consideration.

Selection: Selection for event

The selection is based on an assessment of submitted work samples. Information and instructions regarding the work samples can be found under each course at Submitting work samples is mandatory for a complete application.

Tuition Fee

Tuition fee for event
Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost 136 141 SEK First payment 136 141 SEK
EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees.
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Tuition fee for event
Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost 138 500 SEK First payment 138 500 SEK
EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees.
More information on:

Study Guidance

Ann-Sofie Julin,, 031-786 5139


HDK - Academy of Design and Crafts
Box 131
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Kristinelundsgatan 6 - 8

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