Here are our top reasons to choose the School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University.
Our internationally renowned School of Jewellery is the largest in Europe, with unrivalled facilities and expertise to develop your career in this exciting specialist sector.
Located in the heart of Birmingham’s famous Jewellery Quarter, the School was founded in 1890. We have since expanded to include the Assay Office, home to one-of-a-kind Gemmology courses.
Our industry-standard facilities are unrivalled – we have everything you need under one impressive roof, including specialist horology labs, 3D printing, silversmithing, jewellery laboratories and more.
You’ll have the chance to gain industry experience through live projects, guest lectures and study trips.
Situated within the School, Vittoria Street Gallery hosts a dynamic programme of exhibitions and events which spans the breadth of the jewellery discipline and other associated art and design practices.
Overseas trip opportunities in many of our courses give you an international perspective on jewellery and the industry.
To welcome all new undergraduate degree students starting in 2017 or 2018, we're giving away at least £150 worth of credit to spend in a host of ways.
Enthusiastic and supportive staff team with whom you’ll have extensive contact time with throughout your course.
We support a wide cross section of industry through its research, knowledge transfer activities, training, mentoring and industry focused collaborative consultancy and projects.
Birmingham City University has been named the winner of a prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize in recognition of its School of Jewellery’s proud history of innovation spanning 130 years.Read more
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