University of the Arts London

Course Introduction

This LCF course focuses on the design of contemporary fashion jewellery and provides the opportunities to explore traditional and non'traditional processes and constructions, from innovative craft based practice to contemporary technological production methods. You will develop an individual approach to fashion jewellery, and acquire the craft, professional, communication and entrepreneurial skills to succeed as a fashion jewellery designer/maker in today's global fashion industries. You will experience live industry projects and placements, together with international competitions and a programme of guest speakers. The course will ensure that you can make an innovative contribution to the fashion jewellery industry. You will be based at Golden Lane, on the edge of the City of London, and near the Barbican Arts Centre, Clerkenwell, Hoxton, Smithfield and the Museum of London, and at Mare Street in Hackney, near to Victoria Park, London Fields and Broadway Market.

Course Modules

Year 1: Introduction to study in higher education; introduction to 3 dimensional; introduction to cultural and historical studies; creative and technical development; introduction to industry experience. Year 2: Cultural and historical studies; fashion jewellery consolidation; research methods; fashion jewellery industry placement; fashion jewellery professional practice. Year 3: Design project report; final major project; negotiated portfolio project.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £17,230  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Foundation / access qualification
  • IELTS 6.0
  • Portfolio
  • Interview