This one year programme is equivalent to the final year of a degree course. Students should have already completed a Foundation Degree or HND in a relevant subject. For example, succesful completion of the Foundation Degree Silversmithing and Jewellery at Truro and Penwith College.
Unique to Cornwall, this course is aimed at students who wish to focus on both the vocational and the cultivation of an individual interpretation of personal craft practice.
Through problem-solving assignments you will be expected to take an energetic and creative approach to a range of craft skills, materials and technologies developing a high level of professional competence.
There will be the opportunity to develop traditional craftsmanship in areas such as raising, planishing, box making, making settings and findings, setting stones as well as researching new technologies.
One year full-time
Part-time also available
GCSE Level: Normally English and Maths at Grade C or above.
Together with one of the following:
A Foundation Degree in a related topic or
A HND in a relevant topic (by interview).
For example, succesful completion of the Foundation Degree Silversmithing and Jewellery at Truro and Penwith College.
Please note, additional costs may be incurred for a Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly Criminal Records Bureau) and if any equipment, resources or trips need to be purchased.
For full-time study apply online at www.ucas.com
Click here to download the part-time application form
UCAS Institution Code: T85
UCAS Course Code: W724
UCAS Course Title:BA/SAJ
- Major Research Project
- Major Final Project
- Critical and Contextual Dissertation
Methods of Study
Research, workshop practice, studio practice, presentations and work-related visits.
Portfolio, design sketchbook, practical journal, presentations and Dissertation.
On completion of the BA (Hons) Silversmithing and Jewellery, students can enter the craft industry or arts administration. Students could also progress to postgraduate study including teacher training.
Students will display a final exhibition at the end of the course and there is the possibility for participation in national events such as the New Designers Exhibition at the Business Design Centre, London.
Additional qualifications are also available such as Vocational Drawing and Photography; these may incur additional fees. You will be expected to contribute towards material costs that will be incurred.
Higher Education Department
Telephone: 01872 267122