Dissertation Results

Today I got the results of my dissertation submitted in February. My results showed that I had achieved an overall grade of a low 2.2 ¬†on the 50% mark which is essentially 1/3 of my known degree results. What this means or rather how this will effect anything remains unknown until subject and field are…

Field level 6 (New Brief)

Having completed the first term of Level 6, the second term now leads to the field module. Unlike previous modules their Is more a series of goals to achieve than a list of objectives to my understanding. With this being my final year and essentially brief for Artist Designer Maker the focus is more on…

Dissertation Feedback

Towards the end of October I submitted my dissertation draft for assessment to my tutor Martyn to see how good or bad things are going and the level in regards to a grade average I am at now and can achieve when submitted finally in January. Overall I was quite worried as to what the…

Dissertation Hand – In

On Tuesday myself and my fellow makers and Cardiff Met School of Art and Design students will be handing in our drafts of our dissertations for formative assessment before the final deadline on January 24th. So far ive had difficulty starting and continuing the flow of the essay but I appear to have found my…

Dissertation Breakdown

Next Tuesday will be the formative hand in for the Dissertation/Constellation Module which I am to hand in all that I have done no matter what format that is to be valued see what works, see what doesn’t and so on. Speaking to Martyn even last year to be precise my idea and the whole…

Simple vs pattern

One concept that has come up throughout my work since the beginning of Maker and during my work for the final year is this battle between the simple and pattern. Many of my friends balance the boat on this category with the idea less is more and why complicate a design with pattern when the…

Dissertation Planning

With the Formative hand in after the coming week things are getting more and more real in an exciting and terrifying way. My dissertation topic point has been and is still causing me problems but I believe I have found a way to channel a problem to create an idea and a practical outcome that…

Dissertation

With Third year starting in September and Dissertation hand in deadline in February/March there is a time to get things done for the dissertation and the time is now. Through the options that were available for the dissertation being 8,000 to 10,000 word 6,000 word and a physical object Written dissertation and accompanying presentation Written…

Dissertation Begins

With second year Maker over my attention is now mainly on the Dissertation and the task set by my tutors on Maker in Preparation for third year. For my dissertation Martyn my constellation tutor has been a massive help and to get a 67% mark which is only 3% from a 1st equivalent is an…

Clive

Thankfully ive managed to book an appointment to see Clive one of the academic researchers at Cardiff Met that has a wealth of knowledge on the subject of Phenomenology which will be a case study in my dissertation essay, Clive has given me a list of areas to look into and hopefully this will give…

Dissertation talk

Having got my results back I’m really pleased to get 67% of the overall mark. During my talk with Martyn I highlighted my concerns and asked what was expected and what he himself was expecting to see when coming to mark it next year. Everything seemed positive from him and suggested that I go through…

Dissertation Feedback Prep essay

A few weeks ago the entire of second year art students handed in our essay prep forms and waited anxiously for the results. Anyone who knows me know that anxious is an understatement bouncing of the walls panicking may be better suited. However in the past ive always proved myself wrong so just stick with…