Advanced Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design

General

Program Description

Enhance your skills further and create jewellery that meets industry standards. Melbourne Polytechnic’s Advanced Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design focuses on hand-working skills and introduces technological skills to promote individual attainment.

Learn in our professional jewellery school

If you want to pursue or enhance a career in jewellery, this Advanced Diploma is for you. Focusing predominantly on your hand-working skill base, you will learn technical aspects of making jewellery and gain industry knowledge and experience.

Hand-skilling competencies include:

  • creation of jewellery items using historical techniques
  • development of a series of works for jewellery production
  • implementation of mechanisms in jewellery production
  • creation of work for a graduate jewellery project

Competencies within the theory, design and drawing component include:

  • professional jewellery design folio
  • managing a small jewellery business
  • planning and supervising a jewellery exhibition

Industry connections and resources

You will learn in Melbourne Polytechnic’s Jewellery Centre, a professional jewellery school. Your teachers are skilled and passionate about their craft, recognised as industry experts and ready to pass on their knowledge.

The course culminates in a two-week public exhibition that provides the opportunity to showcase your work.

Sarah Heyward is one of our successful graduates. Read about Sarah Heyward.

Assessment

You will be assessed through various forms of assessment including practical exercises, written exercises, studio journal.

Last updated May 2019

About the School

Melbourne Polytechnic has been delivering vocational training since 1912 and today offers a diverse range of innovative, hands-on TAFE (VET) and Higher Education (Degree) programs to equip you with th ... Read More

Melbourne Polytechnic has been delivering vocational training since 1912 and today offers a diverse range of innovative, hands-on TAFE (VET) and Higher Education (Degree) programs to equip you with the knowledge and skills to excel in an evolving and challenging marketplace. Melbourne Polytechnic courses are designed and developed with industry participation to give students the best employment outcomes. Melbourne Polytechnic has seven metropolitan campuses, Preston, Collingwood, Epping, Fairfield, Greensborough Campus and Heidelberg. Each campus provides an individual, unique and enriching student experience. Read less