The BA Fashion Jewellery (Hons) course at University of the Arts London (UAL) encourages students to cultivate a unique personal vision using critical design thinking and sustainable technologies. Traditional and digital craft skills merge to define jewellery in the broader context of fashion.
This course will equip you to become a professionally involved, self-reliant and reflective practitioner within your subject specialism. In addition, projects within the curriculum provide opportunities for you to collaborate with students from other disciplines (Womenswear, Menswear & Textiles), nurturing teamwork, Personal and Professional Development skills (PPD) as well as ethical, social, technological and environmental awareness. You will acquire through the course the relevant professional, communication and entrepreneurial skills to succeed as a fashion jewellery designer / maker in today’s global fashion industries.
This course draws on a broad range of specialist facilities at our Golden Lane and Mare Street sites. There are specialist rooms for casting and mould making using a variety of resins, plaster and wax, as well as specialist equipment for metal casting. There is a range of 3D equipment, and jewellery benches, equipment and tools for metal jewellery making. You will have access to CAD software such as Rhino, Flamingo and Adobe Illustrator, a laser cutter and a CNC router for realisation of digitally designed prototypes and engraving.
Many graduates prefer to seek employment as soon as they have completed their undergraduate studies. Our first and second crops of graduates have been welcomed by the industry and are now working for a number of companies, including ASOS, WGSN, Tatty Devine, Alex Monroe, Fannie Schiavoni, Alexander McQueen, Mercury Designs Ltd, and IPR London.
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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