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Jewellery, Textiles and Materials programme

Introduction by previous Jewellery and Textiles Programme Director, Caroline Broadhead

The Jewellery and Textiles programme consists of the following courses:

  • BA (Hons) Textile Design

    BA Textile Design explores the three main textile design practices – print, knit and weave – alongside digital and non-traditional approaches to textile design, trend prediction and presentation.

  • BA (Hons) Jewellery Design

    BA Jewellery Design looks for enthusiastic, energetic and talented students who are keen to define the future direction of contemporary jewellery. It values innovation and originality, and enjoys superb industry links.

  • MA Biodesign

    MA Biodesign explores bio-informed design strategies as a driver for sustainable innovation.

  • MA Material Futures

    Material Futures is where science, technology and design collide.

  • BA Jewellery Design student Mizuki Tochigi's '6 Out of 100' necklace
    Swarovski J MT Close up at Swarovski Offices Jan 2020 BA Jewellery Design student Mizuki Tochigi's '6 Out of 100' necklace created from broken heels and upcycled Swarovski crystals created as part of the Swarovski Conscious Design Programme
    Swarovski Conscious Design Hub

    Learn more about the partnership with Swarovski, and student approaches to sustainability and conscious design

Jewellery and Textiles Programme stories

  • Class of 2020: Waste at Work

    From unwanted food to industrial byproducts, we are producing waste at an alarming rate. Many of our graduating students are rethinking waste as raw material and here, we speak to just a few of them.

  • Class of 2020: Mia Karren

    Graduating from BA Textile Design, Mia Karren shares her experience living in an isolated Airstream caravan with no running water and making her own tools for her final project exploring the meaning of shelter.

  • Class of 2020: Nature Speaks

    As the climate emergency emphasises just how dysfunctional our collective relationship with nature truly is, we take a look at graduating work – spanning from a biocomputer to a gull costume – that gives nature a voice.

  • What is it like to live with Parkinson's?

    A cross-disciplinary collaboration, Patterns of Perception aims to help us better understand life lived with Parkinson's. In this ongoing project, a group of individuals with Parkinson’s collaborated with practitioners from Central Saint Martins