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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 Credits: 360
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.
Jewellery Designers and Manufacturers process designs and concepts in high end commercial and contemporary commercial manufacture processes.
A minimum APS of 18 with Mathematics, 19 with Mathematical Literacy, or 20 with Technical Mathematics. English 4 (50%+), Additional Language 4 (50%+) and Mathematics 4 (50%+) or Mathematical Literacy 5 (60%+)
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.