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Jewellery, Textiles and Materials programme

At the heart of our programme is material investigation in the broadest sense ranging from open-ended design speculation to hands-on craftmanship. We value material knowledge as transformational across our courses: BA (Hons) Jewellery Design, BA (Hons) Textile Design, MA Material Futures, MA Biodesign, and our new fully online course, MA Regenerative Design.

Alongside our ethos of radical materiality and intricate making, we are committed to decolonising our curriculum, diversifying our shared learning resources, prioritising representation and developing planet-positive design strategies. We evoke curiosity and provoke change. We actively empower our students and staff to share our strong sense of accountability for climate and biodiversity emergency, economy and social justice.

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