With inspiring views overlooking the grounds at Lews Castle College UHI and a spacious well-equipped workshop, this HNC provides a creative environment for you to develop your design and jewellery making skills.
Through a number of practical projects, you will learn techniques in construction, casting and stone setting to bring your skills up to industry standard. You will also learn to merge practical skills with your creativity through a number of design projects. This will give you the chance to produce jewellery pieces which reflect quality craftsmanship and good design consideration.
The HNC is an excellent opportunity for anyone who has a small amount of experience and would like to broaden their skills. It is also a good option for anyone who has been making jewellery for a longer period of time and feels their skills are limited through a lack of specialist training.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Lews Castle College UHI|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|A level||Not accepted|
|Scottish Higher||Not accepted|
A National Certificate qualification or appropriate collection of National Certificate Units in Jewellery or equivalent qualification at SCQF level 5 or 6.
We will also consider applicants who have had some experience of jewellery making or evidence of experience or qualifications in a related area of Art and Design.
UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||Overall score of 5.5 with no element below 5.0|
|PTE Academic||50.0||Minimum score of 50|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72.0||Min 72 or above with min 17 in each section|
Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English in an academic environment and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The minimum English language requirements to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed below:
Further information on English Language Requirements can be found via the following link.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£6,720 *||Year 1|
|EU||£1,285 *||Year 1|
|International||£6,855 *||Year 1|
|England||£6,720 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6,720 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£1,285 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£6,720 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
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