Diploma in Jewellery Design and Manufacture

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Faculty Website:   Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Department: Department of Jewellery Design and Manufacture
Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: Diploma in Jewellery Design and Manufacture
Programme Code: D8JD1Q

Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 
NQF Credits: 360
SAQA: 74095

Application Start Date: 1 April 2024
Application End Date: 31 October 2024

Campus: Auckland Park Bunting Road

Contacts: 011 559-1125 or 011 559-1098
Email: fadaadmin@uj.ac.za

Duration of Study: 3 Years

Programme Fees


Having obtained this qualification, students will be competent in the production of creative jewellery, using a variety of skills and materials, as well as the innovative application of technology and analysis of relevant issues within the field of jewellery design.

Career Opportunities

Jewellery Designers and Manufacturers process designs and concepts in high end commercial and contemporary commercial manufacture processes.

Admission Requirements

A minimum APS of 20 with Mathematics, 22 with Mathematical Literacy, or 22 with Technical Mathematics. English 4 (50%+), Mathematics 4 (50%+) or Mathematical Literacy 5 (60%+)

Selection Process

In addition to the minimum admission requirements as outlined above, prospective students may be required to present a portfolio of their own work to an interview panel. A portfolio would be requested if further evidence is required of a students’ readiness to conduct textual or artefactual research. In the case of textual research the portfolio would contain examples of written research, and in the case of artefactual research a portfolio with industrial design artefacts would be required.

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