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About

Are you fascinated by distinct materials and the objects they form, both decorative and functional? Are you drawn in by the effect of items that ‘just sit’? Challenge yourself to think harder about your work and where it belongs in the wider world with the Jewellery and Silversmithing programme from London Metropolitan University.

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Overview

This Jewellery and Silversmithing programme from London Metropolitan University will train you to harness more sophisticated design and research skills, which will serve as a starting point for you to develop your design language and truly engage with meaning and context. You’ll find that experimentation and radical thinking are central to learning at this level. Live projects will drive your ambitions and you’ll deepen and strengthen your practice with social and collaborative interactions.

The course focuses closely on developing practice in relation to what is required for commercial success, whilst also framing this in the broader context of positive social impact. You’ll graduate a flexible and resilient jeweller or silversmith (or a designer in a similar field), ready to define your unique place in the industry. You’ll also be supported to apply your skills across broader design arenas.

Studying with a core team of academic teaching staff who have strong links to industry, along with high-profile visiting lecturers who are active at the forefront of their practice, you’ll grow your understanding of professionalism in your sphere. Motivated by ‘real-world’ projects, there are opportunities to rehearse design processes and strategies for client briefs provided by our partners. Ideas will develop through feedback from leading industry practitioners. Studio practice is supported by formal delivery of supporting theory and research methods in dedicated modules which serve to enrich and add depth to your work.

Where this course can take you

This postgraduate degree in Jewellery and Silversmithing could lead you onto a range of careers including:

  • jewellery designer
  • silversmith
  • designer-maker
  • educator
  • researcher
  • journalist
  • project manager
  • strategist
  • studio manager 

Students and graduates from our design courses have worked for renowned brands such as Shaun Leane, Azza Fahmy, Alexander McQueen, Daphne Guiness, Harrods, Harvey Nichols, Selfridges and completed commissions for  Amanda Colman, Uma Thurman, Kim Kardashian and Rita Ora.

We are delighted to see how our students flourish after graduating. Work from our alumni can be found in the V&A Museums Permanent Collection, Irish State Collection, Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths Collection, National Museum of Scotland and many others.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design Research for Practice
  • Design Project Development
  • Charismatic Objects
  • Design for Change
  • Project as Professional Practice: Jewellery and Silversmithing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that you submit your application to us as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You'll be required to have:

  • a first class or good upper second class honours degree in a relevant field (eg jewellery, silversmithing, metalwork, accessories, 3D, design craft, etc), or an equivalent EU/ international qualification.
Applicants will also be expected to present a portfolio and provide a statement demonstrating their ambition for the subject area and for studying at postgraduate level.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13750 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9300 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

PT:

  • UK: £1,035 per 20 credit module
  • International: £1,530 per 20 credit module

Living costs for City of London

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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.

Our partners

Jewellery and Silversmithing
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London Metropolitan University

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