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International Jewellery Business (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Birmingham, United Kingdom
International Jewellery Business (Hons) of Birmingham City University is a unique opportunity to study the management and marketing of jewellery at Birmingham City University’s internationally renowned School of Jewellery.
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Overview

What's covered in the course?

International Jewellery Business (Hons) of Birmingham City University will give you a fantastic start in your career in the jewellery industry by combining academically rigorous studies with the possibility to practice applying skills and knowledge in 'live' projects and simulations. The options available throughout your time at Birmingham City University will allow you to customise your studies to concentrate on gaining skills and experience for the jewellery industry that best match with your career ambitions.

You will be taught by experienced tutors with a background in the jewellery industry and will learn by working on group and individual projects, and applying the management and marketing theories to jewellery industry challenges. Some of your studies might include collaborations with other students from the School of Jewellery or from other schools in the Faculty of Arts, Design and Media, for specific jewellery businesses or the jewellery industry more widely.

The facilities at the School of Jewellery and the rest of the Faculty of Arts, Design and Media provide everything you need to support your learning; whether it is access to specialist computer software, access to industry insights through BCU library services like Mintel, Euromonitor or trade publications, and space to work individually or in groups.

Career:

OpportUNIty: Student Jobs on Campus ensures that our students are given a first opportunity to fill many part-time temporary positions within the University. This allows you to work while you study with us, fitting the job around your course commitments. By taking part in the scheme, you will gain valuable experiences and employability skills, enhancing your prospects in the job market.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Jewellery Marketing
  • History and Culture of Jewellery
  • Principles of Strategy and Jewellery Business Management
  • Gemmology or Diamond Grading
  • Retail Marketing for Jewellery
  • Consumer Behaviour or Luxury Jewellery Branding
  • Event and Project Management
  • Trend Forecasting and Entrepreneurship
  • Academic and Market Research

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • At the point of application, you must have GCSE at Grade 4 (C) or above in English Language and Mathematics. Equivalent qualifications will be considered.
  • 112 UCAS tariff points from A/AS Level with a minimum of 2 A Level;
  • A Foundation degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12800 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Birmingham

  • 765 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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