Contemporary Jewellery MA

Our MA Contemporary Jewellery course celebrates groundbreaking, bespoke contemporary jewellery and the artist journey with a freedom to express social, historical and political issues through their craft. It enables you to extend the boundaries of your practice by examining cutting edge ideas in your chosen field which you may not have been exposed to before, and access to some of the best creative facilities in the UK.

As a student on this course, you'll be free to explore a variety of materials and to experiment with scale, form, ornament and body adornment in our dedicated facilities on campus, with access to a range of professional partners in industry.

Our course is responsive to a wide range of topics and creative disciplines, including fine art, fashion, design and photography. Its very purpose is designed to encourage exploration of the relationship between jewellery and other related disciplines.

Conceived as a solid foundation MA with the freedom for experimentation and innovation, this course is an excellent opportunity for you to develop cutting edge work and develop your individual style.

Working alongside creative practitioners from a variety of different design backgrounds, you'll receive specialist tuition through a combination of lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials. You'll be expected to present your work-in-progress regularly at formal reviews.

Emphasis will be placed on your personal development through the production of your individual jewellery project.

MA, MA Award
September Start
Full-time, Part-time Study Mode
1 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

A good honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent qualification in your chosen subject or a related discipline


Relevant work experience, demonstrating your ability to study at postgraduate level.

Consideration will also be given to applicants who present a degree with a lower classification, but can make a strong case for admission in relation to a particular project and can demonstrate their potential to satisfactorily complete the course.

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