Masters of Arts

Compare 2 Master of Art Degrees in Jewelry Design

Master’s degrees typically offer students opportunities for specific professional and academic advancement. Scholars can tailor their studies to match their interests. They may also have the opportunity to conduct research in their field and apply theoretical concepts in real-world applications.

What is an MA in Jewelry Design? This degree can provide program participants an opportunity to study all facets of jewelry, including fine art, fashion, photography, history, design theory and practice, merchandising, and manufacturing. Students can gain hands-on experience designing and manufacturing their own jewelry collections using different types of equipment, technology and source materials. They may study how cultural, geographic and economic influences affected jewelry design throughout history and in modern times.

Graduates may apply the artistic skills learned in many types of creative ventures. They may also gain experience using new and different technologies that can be applied when making jewelry or other types of art. Professional presentation skills can be honed and used when sharing visual materials that highlight artistic content and theme.

The cost of the program may vary depending on how the coursework is delivered, including online or in-person lectures, seminars, workshops, or hands-on studio work. The university’s location and the length of the program can also impact the final cost.

Students may find career opportunities as jewelry artists, designers or manufacturers. They may also be CEOs and head designers of their own jewelry production company. Opportunities may be available to become program administrators or curators for government agencies or non-profit organizations that operate museums or galleries. Retail career opportunities can include design consultant, jewelry education manager, jewelry lab grader, quality assurance manager, appraiser, estate jewelry dealer or store manager.

Jewelry design studies can be found at universities located in art and fashion centers around the world. Many offer opportunities to network within the industry while studying. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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2 Results in Jewelry Design

Middlesex University London

The best contemporary jewellery combines excellent craftsmanship with strong conceptual and critical thinking. This stimulating new course will expand your approach to je ... [+]

Why study MA Jewellery Futures at Middlesex?

At Middlesex we take a highly practical and critical approach to Jewellery that ensures that you spend the majority of your postgraduate study researching and making. This combination of in-depth analysis and hands-on experience will enable you to draw on a diverse range of expertise and resources while questioning and developing your practice in a contemporary context for a stimulating and successful career.Based in our University's £80 million Art and Design School, our course features state-of-the-art facilities with dedicated studio space for each of our MA students to ensure that we cater for a diverse range of interests and ambitions. With opportunities to collaborate with students from across the School, you'll be part of a supportive and interdisciplinary environment of artists who are shaping the future of creative industries worldwide with their award-winning, innovative work.... [-]

United Kingdom London UK Online
October 2019
1 - 2 years
Royal College of Art

Jewellery & Metal (J&M) forms part of the School of Material. Within this context, we are committed to exploring the rich and diverse field of adornment and objec ... [+]

Study at the World's number one ranked art and design university for five consecutive years (2015-2019) in the QS World University Subject Rankings.

About the Programme

Jewellery & Metal (J&M) forms part of the School of Material. Within this context, we are committed to exploring the rich and diverse field of adornment and object culture. We encourage an open-minded approach that in principle embraces all materials. But it is metal that constitutes the technological core of our subject and we believe that a deepening understanding of the metal elements is key in these developments; the Periodic Table is our reference in expanding our activity within the subjects of jewellery and metalwork.... [-]

United Kingdom London
October 2019
2 years