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Jewellery and Silversmithing Design for Industry (Top Up) BA (Hons)

Birmingham City University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Vittoria Street

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

If you want to be a designer within the contemporary jewellery industry, our Jewellery and Silversmithing – Design for Industry degree will help you succeed. Focusing on new technology but building on existing traditional skills, you’ll receive the support, facilities and expertise to enhance your jewellery design potential. This leading design course is a one-year top-up, shaping contemporary designers for the jewellery and silversmithing industry. Emphasising new technology, it builds on existing traditional skills to enhance your potential. Live projects give you a chance to test your skills and creativity, and exhibit work with the chance to be awarded student prizes. You will create several products throughout the course to develop your portfolio. You’ll use the latest CAD software packages and work towards a project to design, develop and launch a new product range. Visits to trade fairs, exhibitions and companies give you an understanding of commercial manufacturing environments and help you decide which aspect of the jewellery trade you want to work in. Our students benefit from outstanding industry links and you’ll also have the chance to enter awards and competitions to help you get noticed. Our graduates are highly successful and go on to work in a variety of roles across the sector, developing careers with well-known brands as well as independent bespoke businesses in the UK and across the world. Many also develop skills to set up their own successful design businesses. Whether you want to work as a designer within a company or as a creative entrepreneur, our dedicated staff will help you develop a successful career.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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13,500per year

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Birmingham City University

  • University League Table

    82nd

  • Campus address

    Birmingham City University, University House, 15 Bartholomew Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B5 5JU, England

Live and study in an affordable multicultural city with a diverse multi-ethnic population.
One of only four UK universities offering a Master's in International Human Resource Management which is also fully CIPD-accredited.
Many master's courses offer international students six-month professional placements towards the end of their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 85 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    125 57%

    44th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    40th

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    72nd

    29

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