BA (Hons) Silversmithing and Jewllery

Unique to Cornwall, this course is ideal if you want to extent and develop your personal practice withing jewellery or silversmithing.

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(This video contains information for both FdA and BA (Hons) Silversmithing and Jewellery)

The further development of design skills and contextual research in a contemporary craft field will confidently facilitate entering the professional world as a silversmith or jewellery designer craftsperson. You will also have the opportunity to exhibit your work in several professional settings throughout the course to prepare you for a career within the industry. 

Engaging in problem-solving assignments, you will take an energetic and creative research approach to a range of craft skills, materials and technologies to develop a high level of professional competence. Traditional craftsmanship will be explored in areas such as raising, planishing, box making, making settings and findings, setting stones and researching new technologies. 

On successful completion of this course, you will have a strong sense of personal practice and style as well as an understanding of your own work in relation to contemporary and historical contexts and styles. 

Where will this course take me?

You can top-up this qualification at Truro and Penwith College by enrolling in:

This qualification can take you into roles such as:

  • Jewellery Designer/Maker
  • Silversmithing Craftworker
  • Arts Administrator
  • Art Gallery Director

How to Apply

Applications for September 2021 are now open. 

Please apply to this course via Ucas using the below information: 

UCAS Institution: Truro and Penwith College
UCAS Institution Code: T85
UCAS Course Code: W724

BA (Hons) Silversmithing & Jewellery
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