Course code MākZ1033
Faculty Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art
Credit points, number of lectures
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
2 3 32 6 26 48
E-courses MākZ1033: Materials and Finishing Techniques I
Course annotation The aim of the course is to introduce the students into the practicalities of interior design, making use of rational applications of various materials and finishing technologies, as well as an insight into the technological processes of both the construction and renovation work. To acquaint them with the possibilities of professionally creating spatial objects and interiors, evaluating the chances of co-operating with contractors and controlling the process of realisation.
Results During the course, the students will acquire and be able to demonstrate:
Academic competences:
-knowledge and understanding of:
A satisfactory completion of the course would grant an understanding to the students of the assortment of different materials available, their qualities and possibilities and modes of finishing them.
professional competences:
-skill of analyzing, synthesizing and evaluating:
Utilisation of these materials in performing professional tasks. Students are able to select materials suited to their task and ways of finishing them independently and receive a thorough understanding of woodworking, metalworking, textile materials and paper plastics;
-skills of applying knowledge:
To solve practical tasks;
-communication skills:
Cooperrate with other group mates and lecturer,
communicate with people with different experience and opinion;
-learning skills:
Analize and improve their level of knowledge to rationally improve it,
read and evaluate literature sources.





Course plan 1.Mutual Connection Between the Material and the Object L2
2.Material Classification L1S8
3.Classification of the Qualities of MaterialsL1S5
4.Construction Materials L1S5
5.Decorative ElementsS2
6.Innovative Materials L1S4
7. Renovations S2


Requirements for obtaining credit points An assessment of practical work (25%),
A paper/presentation (25%),
Successfully passed theoretical (written) examination (50%)



Study programmes Art