Despite its origins in historical tradition, the world of studio jewellery encourages its practitioners to be innovators and pioneers. Using novel materials and digital technologies, you will work to develop your own voice in an increasingly diverse conversation. Our strong studio culture means that you will be able to share ideas in a supportive environment. You will develop pieces of jewellery and wearable objects by gaining a deep understanding of the design process, from visual research to concept development to finished outcome. Technical skills form the basis of the course, but you will also learn to consider the historical, social, and aesthetic context of your creations through written assignments. We teach traditional jewellery making techniques as well as technologies such as CAD/CAM, microelectronics for wearables, novel materials and 3D printing. Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design’s facilities include a specialist metal and mixed materials workshop, in-house casting facilities, studio spaces, digital resources in a well-equipped Make Space, a wood workshop for both 2D and 3D making, and a foundry - one of only a handful in UK universities. Throughout the course you will have the opportunity to exhibit your work, as well as participate in special projects as they arise within the exciting research environment of DJCAD. Your final year will culminate in an exhibition of your final outcomes as part of the annual Degree Show.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Additional entry requirements
In some cases an interview may also be required.
All applicants must also submit a comprehensive portfolio of art/design/creative work. Find out more on the University website (https://www.dundee.ac.uk/study/ug/how-to-apply/jewellery-portfolio/)
English language requirements
You can find details of our specific IELTS English language requirements and other accepted English language qualifications on the individual course webpages on the University website. English language tests should be no more than two years old on the start date of your chosen course. All results will be verified online.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.