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Fashion Jewellery (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
London, United Kingdom
This unique BA Fashion Jewellery (Hons) degree at University of the Arts London (UAL) equips students with the tools to become a visionary jewellery designer, thinker and maker. Students will learn to apply critical design thinking, traditional and digital craft techniques, professional communication skills and a strong sense of innovation to redefine jewellery in the broader context of fashion.
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Overview

Why choose this Fashion Jewellery (Hons) degree at University of the Arts London (UAL)

    • Unique: this is the only jewellery course embedded in a fashion-dedicated college. This allows for cross-pollination and collaboration that mimics industry practice and the collaborative nature of the fashion industry. This makes BA (Hons) Fashion Jewellery the start of a student’s global professional network.
    • Industry links: The course is supported by guest lectures with industry partners which have included designers Noel Stewart, Michelle Lowe-Holder and Melanie Georgacopoulos, as well as live briefs and competitions.
    • Personalisation: several taught units on the course allow students to choose a direction that best suits their interests, personal development and career goals, allowing students to tailor their studies to their needs.
    • Facilities: students have access to a range of different workshops and technologies, from traditional benchwork studios to casting rooms and digital fabrication studios such as the Digital Learning Laboratory. Teaching focuses on how traditional and digital making can work hand-in-hand.
    • Skills: the course focuses on globally recognised industry skills in jewellery design. The focus is on personal vision as well as quality product design, supported by transferable skills that enable students to navigate and adapt to the ever-changing creative industries.

Careers

Many graduates prefer to seek employment as soon as they have completed their undergraduate studies. Graduates are now working for a number of companies, including Bogara, ASOS, WGSN, Tatty Devine, Alex Monroe, Fannie Schiavoni, Alexander McQueen, Mercury Designs Ltd, and IPR London. Others have gone on to establish their own brands and design studios or are working educating others in jewellery design.

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:

  • Craft and Technology 
  • Sustainable Practice 
  • Identity
  • Design Practice and Techniques

  • Concept to Object 

  • Sustainable Futures

  • Better Lives 

  • Concept, Context & Performance

  • Cultural and Historical Studies 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

General Requirements

One or a combination of the following accepted full level 3 qualifications.

  • Two A Level Passes at Grade C or above (preferred subjects include, Art, Design, English, Maths);
  • Pass Foundation Diploma in Art and Design;
  • Merit, Pass, Pass at BTEC Extended Diploma in Art & Design;
  • Pass at UAL Extended Diploma;
  • Access Diploma or 64 new UCAS tariff points from the Access to HE Diploma;
  • 64 new UCAS tariff points (equivalent to 160 old UCAS tariff points) from a combination of the above qualifications or an equivalent full Level 3 qualification;
  • or equivalent EU or non-EU qualifications such as International Baccalaureate Diploma;.
  • and three GCSE passes at grade A*-C or grade 9-4.

Entry to this course will also be determined by assessment of your portfolio.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22920 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 London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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