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Top Course Highlights
excellent tutor support
First hand experience
You will be encouraged to take on commissions and jewellery repairs to gain first-hand experience of working with real clients. The course is designed to develop the technical and design skills suitable for the student to enter the professional working environment.
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.
What will i learn?
Modules you could study:
- Major Research Project
- Major Final Project
- Critical and Contextual Dissertation
Methods of Study:
Research, workshop practice, studio practice, presentations and work-related visits. You will be assessed through a
portfolio, design sketchbook, practical journal, presentations and dissertation.
Where will it take me?
Your work will be exhibited in professional situations and exhibitions, we expect you to involve yourself in promotional opportunities, preparing work for public exhibition – which includes pricing – and having the ability to discuss your work with the
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.
Graduates have been known to go on to be:
- Professional Silversmithing Craftworker
- Jewellery Designer-maker
- Arts Administrator
- Art Gallery Director
Research, workshop practice, studio practice, presentations and work-related visits. You will be assessed through a portfolio, design sketchbook, practical journal, presentations and dissertation.
If you have successfully completed a Foundation Degree or HND in Jewellery, silversmithing of a related course, you may be able to progress onto this stage.
University of Plymouth
One year full time, part-time route available
How to Apply:
UCAS Course Code: W724