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Fashion Jewellery (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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This unique BA Fashion Jewellery (Hons) degree offered at the University of the Arts London (UAL) adopts an experimental approach to craft technique and production methods, preparing you for a career as a jewellery or product designer.

About

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.

Careers

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. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Fashion Jewellery
  • Design Practice and Techniques
  • Concept to Object
  • Introduction to Cultural and Historical Studies
  • Sustainable Futures
  • Better Lives
  • Option: Cultural and Historical Studies unit
  • Concept, Context & Performance
  • Work Experience
  • Identity, Innovation and Impact

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.

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General Requirements

Entry requirements
  • 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

    19930 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19930 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.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 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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