Jewellery and Silversmithing at London Metropolitan University - UCAS

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Course summary

Why study this course This course will see you take on independent, future-facing design thinking in the field of jewellery and silversmithing. Throughout this master's degree course you'll develop an advanced and systematic focus on aspects of the profession and its practice. Whether you're looking to progress in your current career path or refocus your professional design specialism, our Jewellery and Silversmithing MA course will encourage you to question and enrich your practice. You'll graduate with a high-quality, industry-leading portfolio of work. More about this course Highly-specialised yet flexible in the creative license it offers, this course will see you:

  • hone your making skills with access to a wide range of equipment and professional staff, whatever your preferred material
  • recognise both the power and the responsibility of being a designer
  • develop your own distinct thematic and learn to communicate this unique offer to clients
  • work on live projects with real clients and established studios
  • utilise thorough and effective research skills that will enable original thinking, design inspiration and efficacy
  • continuously review your understanding of your present and future contexts and practice
  • leave the course a 'future-proofed' graduate, ready to take on (or continue in) a career which follows your ambitions as a designer
  • join a community of designers spearheading the culture of the buy-for-life practice as you take your skills to market


Please note, module details listed are provisional and subject to change. Please see our website for more information: Design Research for Practice (core); Design Project Development (core); Project as Professional Practice: Jewellery and Silversmithing (core); Material Thought (alternative core); Democratising Luxury (alternative core); Design for Change (alternative core); Charismatic Objects (alternative core);

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through portfolios of written, research, visual and physical project work, all directly related to the requirements of practice in the field.

Entry 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. APEL Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning: Exceptional applicants who do not hold the above qualifications may be considered based on related academic or work experience, personal statement and / or academic or professional reference.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £10500 Whole course
Northern Ireland £10500 Whole course
Scotland £10500 Whole course
Wales £10500 Whole course
EU £18150 Whole course
International £18150 Whole course
Channel Islands £18150 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £18150 Whole course

Additional fee information

Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things like equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees. Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.
Jewellery and Silversmithing at London Metropolitan University - UCAS