Our MA Contemporary Jewellery course celebrates the contribution of individual artists and designer-makers. It enables you to extend the boundaries of your practice by examining cutting edge ideas in jewellery which you've not been exposed to before.
As a student on this course, you'll be free to explore a variety of materials and to experiment with scale, form, ornament and body adornment in our dedicated facilities.
Our course is responsive to a wide range of topics and creative disciplines, including fine art, fashion, design and photography. It's designed to encourage you to explore the relationship between jewellery and other related disciplines.
Conceived as a breeding ground for experimentation and innovation, this MA is an excellent opportunity for you to develop cutting edge work and develop your individual style.
Working alongside creative practitioners from a variety of different design backgrounds, you'll receive specialist tuition through a combination of lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials. You'll be expected to present your work-in-progress regularly at formal reviews.
Emphasis will be placed on your personal development through the production of your individual jewellery project.
At UCA Rochester we have dedicated workspaces for postgraduate students, as well as an extensive range of books, journals, special collections and online resources.
The course is based at UCA Rochester, and our jewellery courses at this campus have strong industry links.
You're encouraged to build personal contacts and networks through competitions, exhibitions and publishing.
There are numerous potential career options for graduates of this course.
Our alumni work as: -Practising jewellers -Artists -Designers/makers -Arts administrators or in design consultancies, galleries and designer outlets.
"The facilities at UCA were really great and this was brilliant as it meant I could bring even my most creative ideas to life. The tutors were so helpful and supportive and I felt that their care extended far beyond the classroom. This has been reinforced since my graduation as we are still in touch and they have continued to show a sincere interest"
A good honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent qualification in your chosen subject or a related discipline and/or relevant work experience, demonstrating your ability to study at postgraduate level.
19 April 2017
Recipient: University for the Creative Arts
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