CPUT Diploma: Jewellery Design & Manufacture Course and Fees
Course Information and Fees
JEWELLERY DESIGN & MANUFACTURE
The aim of the course is to prepare students for the emerging South African Jewellery Industry in managerial, marketing and manufacturing capacities, while fostering a South African design ethic that does not rely on mass plagiarism of imported images.
The course has the following objectives:
- To draw on historical studies which heighten design awareness;
- To develop skills to communicate design intention;
- To develop technical skills to manufacture jewellery from preparation of metals through to final finishing;
- To instil good workshop practice;
- To develop applied drawing and illustration techniques.
Graduates can enter the following career paths: Work as a goldsmith; design and create original models for jewellery manufacturers for mass production; manage the workshop of a jewellery manufacturer; become a jewellery designer in a jewellery studio; become a salesperson or manager in the jewellery retail industry; design of manufacture theatre or costume jewellery; become a buyer for large jewellery chain stores; evaluate jewellery items; repair jewellery items; manage a design boutique/studio; start a jewellery design and manufacturing business.
For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.
Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.
For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.
The fees for 2018 reflected below may be subject to change.
Please confirm the final fee amount by contacting the relevant Faculty Office or contact person as listed at the bottom of this page.