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CUA51120 Diploma of Visual Arts (Jewellery Design)

CUA51120 Diploma of Visual Arts (Jewellery Design)

National ID CUA51120 State ID AC97

Enhance your existing jewellery design and fabrication skills

This course covers computer aided drafting and digital techniques, as well as a moulding, casting and manual finishing techniques. Develop your bench skills in our specialised studios in the creative heart of the city.

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When Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode On campus.

Take your jewellery design skills to the next level

The Diploma of Visual Arts (Jewellery Design) will enhance your existing design and fabrication skills. This course is taught in our extensive purpose-built facilities and specialised studios based in the creative and cultural heart of the city that is home to the Art Gallery of WA, PICA and many other smaller galleries.

There is a concentration on computer aided design and digital techniques as well as studio time and bench skills to further develop your design practice.

On completion you will be well equipped to undertake further studies or you could find work as a high end Jewellery Designer both locally and overseas, or set up your own design studio.

  • Moulding and casting techniques
  • Manually finish/polish materials and create silversmithing objects
  • Digital art techniques and creation
  • Produce a professional jewellery design and 3D object portfolio
  • Provide freelance services

 I have the following attributes:

  • Creative flair
  • Accuracy and the ability to undertake detailed work
  • Good hand-eye co-ordination
  • A patient and persistent nature
  • Intermediate computer skills and knowledge

Important information

Select your preferred campus and apply

Semester 1, 2024


Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Perth
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $5,926.75
(Tuition fee* $4,776.75 + Resource fee $1,150.00 )

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822


National ID Unit title
CUAPPR511 Realise a body of creative work
CUAACD531 Refine drawing and other visual representation tools
CUAPPR512 Develop sustainability of own professional practice
CUAPPR513 Present a body of own creative work
CUAPPR515 Establish and maintain safe creative practice
National ID Unit title
BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts
BSBPMG430 Undertake project work
CUAACD412 Experiment with moulding and casting techniques
CUAACD508 Refine model making skills
CUAACD537 Refine 3-D design ideas and processes
CUADES511 Implement design solutions
CUADIG518 Refine digital art techniques
CUADIG519 Investigate technologies for the creation of digital art
CUAJWL401 Experiment with techniques to produce jewellery
CUARES503 Analyse cultural history and theory

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This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply, please refer to the SELECT YOUR PREFERRED CAMPUS AND APPLY section above.

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