UCEN Manchester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The HND in Jewellery & Contemporary Design Crafts programme aims to train the designers of tomorrow in both traditional and up to the minute technologies and skills. Our bespoke course is for students who are interested in specialising in the production of a range of jewellery and allied products. In the first year, you will investigate materials areas of metal, plastics & ceramics. There will also be an opportunity to work with wood & textiles. You will focus on designing and creating contemporary jewellery & related accessories. You continue into the second year through more independent research and self-directed work developing your own style.
Examples of current modules- • Professional Development • Contextual Studies • Individual Project • Techniques and Processes • 3D Practices • Computer Aided Design (CAD) • Art and Craft Production • Accessories • Professional Practice • Applied Practice Collaborative Project • Advanced Product Design Studies • Conceptual Practice • Material Selection & Specification • Jewellery Design.
A range of assessment methods are used and will be in the form of the following: • Practical coursework, • Written work, • Portfolio • Exhibition Along with continuous feedback from your tutors.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
UCEN Manchester is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.
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We do consider other equivalent Level 3 qualifications in Art & Design, Fashion, Graphics or Photography Mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who are able to demonstrate relevant skills or knowledge gained in employment or vocational activity will be considered and may be invited to interview.
Additional entry requirements
Applicants are required to attend an interview and bring a portfolio of work that demonstrates a range of creative thinking and technical skills applied to art and design related projects. Interviews typically last about half an hour. Availability for Skype interviews – for overseas/applicants who have to travel
Portfolio may be submitted electronically in a Blog.
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course
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