Our MA Metalwork course gives design professionals and graduates the opportunity to deepen their skills and experience in the areas of forgework, foundry work and metalsmithing.
This course is for highly motivated and talented people who wish to work at the forefront of their creative discipline. It's a project-led and studio-based course with close tutorial guidance.
Rigorous research will encourage you to explore a wide range of approaches, from traditional to contemporary influences of art, craft, design and technology.
As a student on this course, you'll benefit from teaching by leading specialist designers, artists and crafts people. You'll create a range of objects and experiment with different materials and processes, to develop your creative thinking.
Throughout the course, you'll work closely alongside students from other fields such as textiles, jewellery, ceramics and glass. This will enable you to broaden your knowledge and incorporate elements from various disciplines into your practice.
Our Farnham campus offers extraordinary facilities with extensive workshops and equipment to support your study. It's also home to the Crafts Study Centre - a purpose-built museum, research centre and gallery dedicated to crafts.
UCA Farnham provides first-rate facilities with extensive workshops and equipment to support your study. It's also home to the Crafts Study Centre - a purpose-built museum, research centre and gallery dedicated to crafts.
This course has excellent support from: -Worshipful Company of Ironmongers -The Goldsmiths' Company -The Worshipful Company of Pewterers -Harral & Crook Metalsmiths -Contemporary British Silversmiths -The New Ashgate Trust -The Jewellers and Silversmiths Network
Our course will equip you with a host of valuable and transferable skills. You may decide to become a self-employed artist, or forge a career within the craft and design industries, for example.
"I would highly recommend an MA in metalwork. The lecturers and technicians at UCA are very supportive and the course content equips you with some really valuable professional practice skills, which are essential when setting up your own business. "
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.
Recipient: University for the Creative Arts
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