About the course
The Bachelor of Arts (Jewellery) is designed to prepare students for professional careers as jewellers. CSU, in consultation with the Jewellery. Association of Australia (JAA), has initiated the Bachelor of Arts (Jewellery), recognising the needs of emerging jewellers looking to future careers as designers, manufacturers and successful business managers in the diverse field of jewellery practice and manufacture.
To enable graduates to become successful jewellery designers, CSU offers industry approved adaptable and extended jewellery design education which integrates the acquisition of diverse skills and knowledge which also caters to students’ particular needs as emerging practitioners, offering a viable alternative pathway to the apprenticeship model.
The Bachelor of Arts (Jewellery) course prepares students for careers primarily as independent designers and manufacturers of custom designed jewellery in Australia and Internationally. Through a combination of business-oriented and design subjects, graduates develop skills and knowledge in contemporary jewellery design and manufacture that are in demand in the industry.
Prospective students who have completed industry apprenticeships or who have prior industry experience should contact the Course Coordinator regarding study options and postgraduate pathways.
This course is recognised by the Jewellery Association of Australia (JAA) and is taught by professionals recognised in the field of jewellery design.
The Associate Degree in Jewellery is an exit point only course within the Bachelor of Arts (Jewellery).
The Associate Degree is designed to provide students with technical expertise and understanding to assist them to enter the Jewellery industry. The course offers an understanding of contemporary and historical movements and genres of jewellery design, and provides students with an understanding of business practices relating to small business.
To graduate, students must satisfactorily complete 192 points.
An Honours year is available
Master of Arts (Honours)
Doctor of Visual and Performing Arts
Doctor of Philosophy