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Fine Jewellery Design / Jewellery Design

Designing unique jewellery pieces for international and Italian design brands
Master's Degrees • Master's Courses
Postgraduate
MILANO
LONDON
These full time postgraduate level courses are specialised programmes that support participants’ careers the design industries. They are designed for those who have already acquired specific skills in the appropriate area at undergraduate level, or for industry professionals who wish to deepen their knowledge of a specific subject area in design.

MILANO

Characterized by Italy’s famed emphasis on research and innovation and artistic heritage, this course provides participants with a unique professional ability to interpret new trends and translate them into aesthetic languages to be implanted into innovative jewellery pieces, both for the fine jewellery and modern jewellery sectors. Participants will learn traditional methods and tools and will combine their use with that of advanced tools including digital modelling and 3D printing.

26 Sep 2022 - 30 Jun 2023
Italian · English  - Fee
Enrollment Fee
€5,500
Fee EU
€24,700
Fee non EU
€27,000

Programme Specification

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Planning and designing a jewellery collection requires creative abilities alongside advanced research skills combining the history of jewellery throughout the centuries, a thorough understanding of gemmology and an appreciation of the techniques of the goldsmith with contemporary aesthetic developments in art, design and fashion. Guided by top-level art directors in the industry, and supported by a teaching body of professionals and experts in the field, Participants will make projects for leading Italian brands in order to create jewellery in line with current trends in the market. They learn about natural and artificial gemstones, the nature of metals and manufacturing processes, selecting appropriate workable materials for innovative final design solutions and will be given the opportunity to have a first-hand experience in a goldsmith workshop to strengthen their technical knowledge. Collaborating with companies on industry projects, participants will engage in modern and fine jewellery projects, increasing their professional skills and creative potential. They learn how to take their ideas from concept through to final presentation, looking at influences in Italian craftsmanship, design and style admired and celebrated globally in the sector. Throughout the project they receive professional feedback and guidance from the company. They will learn how to take their ideas from concept through to final presentation, looking at influences in Italian craftsmanship, design and style admired and celebrated globally in the sector. They will use traditional methods and tools integrated with the most recent ones, including digital modelling, 3D-printing, and prototyping. They will learn how to communicate their ideas visually and present their project in a professional setting.

  • Technical drawing & rendering
  • Hand illustration and sketching
  • Jewellery construction techniques and materials
  • The history and culture of jewellery design
  • Design methodology & development
  • Fine Jewellery designer
  • Modern jewellery designer
  • Product developer for the jewelry industry
  • Product manager for the jewelry industry
  • Jewellery trends researcher

LONDON

Design collections for the international jewellery industry with the added value of ‘Made in Italy’ expertise and style. This course is for individuals looking for advanced design skills, together with industry preparation, forming experts in the design and development of modern and fine jewellery for the luxury industry. At postgraduate level participants will already have experience in design in order to successfully follow the course structure based around illustration and technical drawing, design experimentation, jewellery collection building and project development.

10 Oct 2022 - 12 Jan 2024
English  - Fee
Enrollment Fee
£4,400
UK Nationals or UK Domicile fees
£17,400
International fees
£23,400


· UK passport holders or UK domicile fees (EU Settlement scheme, indefinite to remain, dependant visas)
· International fees (For everyone else who requires a visa to study in London)

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Participants who successfully complete the programmes taught in English in Paris and London will be awarded with a Master’s Degree by (Manchester Metropolitan University-UK; Master’s Degrees include a 12-week work placement. Participants obtain 180 credits upon successful completion of the MA course. All candidates should meet specific entry requirements (please check www2.mmu.ac.uk/international/ for international equivalents).


Validations

Manchester Metropolitan University

Participants who successfully complete the programmes taught in English in Paris and London will be awarded with a Master’s Degree by (Manchester Metropolitan University-UK; Master’s Degrees include a 12-week work placement. Participants obtain 180 credits upon successful completion of the MA course. All candidates should meet specific entry requirements (please check www2.mmu.ac.uk/international/ for international equivalents).

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Learning focus
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Planning and designing a jewellery collection requires creative abilities alongside advanced research skills combining the history of jewellery throughout the centuries, a thorough understanding of gemmology and an appreciation of the techniques of the goldsmith with contemporary aesthetic developments in art, design culture and fashion. Participants investigate leading international and Italian brands in order to create jewellery in line with current trends in the market. They learn about natural and artificial gemstones, the nature of metals and manufacturing processes, selecting appropriate workable materials for innovative final design solutions. Collaborating with companies on industry projects participants are able to experience modern and fine jewellery collection building in a real commercial environment, increasing their knowledge and potential as creative practitioners. They learn how to take their ideas from concept through to final presentation, looking at influences in Italian craftsmanship, design and style admired and celebrated globally in the sector. Throughout the project they receive professional feedback and guidance from the company. All phases of design project development, from technical drawing and inspirational storytelling, to a final visual presentation are supported by business skills specific to the luxury industry including marketing and trend research, visual communication skills and jewellery collection promotion, providing a professional approach in the negotiation and presentation of ideas to companies and new clients

  • Technical drawing & rendering
  • Hand illustration and sketching
  • Jewellery construction techniques and materials
  • Gemmology
  • The history and culture of jewellery design
  • Design methodology & development
  • The fine jewellery industry and its markets
  • Business, communication and presentation
  • Final project and portfolio creation
  • Creative research practice and theory
  • Jewellery designer
  • Product manager
  • Collection manager
  • Illustrator
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