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Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Jewellery Making

Course type


Course Summary

The Jewellery pathway within the Programme enables you to develop the skills, critical understanding and specialist knowledge required to follow a rewarding career as an independent Jewellery designer, develop your own business or to work within a related creative sector. This pathway provides a tailored learning environment that encourages and supports your creative development, independence in creativity, imagination and ideas. This pathway will support your development of new interdisciplinary practices, conceptual skills and a broader understanding of the debates informing Art & Design practices. The course is suitable if you have an undergraduate honours degree in Design: Jewellery, 3D Design, Product Design or related disciplines, or if you want to develop your career and specialist academic knowledge in this discipline based on prior professional experience. Students will also achieve PgDip and PgCert awards in this course. The MA Programme is designed to support you in further developing your subject-specific disciplinary expertise and skill sets to pursue a career in the creative and cultural sectors. On completion of the Jewellery pathway, you will have the experience to progress into a professional Jewellery Designer role, work within a design studio as part of a wider team or take a position within the creative industries. If you wish to pursue opportunities for further study towards a higher degree, Gray’s School of Art offers art and design research degrees both full-time and part-time at MPhil, MRes and PhD level.

Different course options

Full time | Robert Gordon University | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



The aim of the module is to establish a forum for the critical analysis of contemporary creative theory and practice. To develop a critical, analytical understanding and engagement with research methodologies appropriate to creative theory and practice. To support students in identifying, exploring, developing and debating a personal philosophical and methodological research platform, that conveys clear understanding of current discourse within contemporary creative theory and practice. To demonstrate a critical and deep understanding of key issues concerning both theory and practice within their specialist practice, towards managing, evaluating and disseminating that research.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants will normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or above in a relevant subject. Applicants with a lower degree classification and/or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.