CPUT Jewellery Design And Manufacture



CPUT Jewellery Design And Manufacture

CPUT Jewellery Design And Manufacture,



Course Information and Fees

JEWELLERY DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE

ND: (National Diploma)



The aim of the course is to prepare students for the emerging South African jewellery industry in managerial, marketing and manufacturing capacities, while fostering a South African design ethic that does not rely on mass plagiarism of imported images. The course has the following objectives:

  • To draw on historical studies which heighten design awareness
  • To develop skills to communicate design intention
  • To develop technical skills to manufacture jewellery from preparation of metals through to final finishing
  • To instil good workshop practice
  • To develop applied drawing and illustration techniques
Career Opportunities
Graduates enter the following career paths:



  • Work as a goldsmith
  • Design and create original models for jewellery manufacturers for mass production
  • Manage the workshop of a jewellery manufacturer
  • Become a jewellery designer in a jewellery studio
  • Become a salesperson or manager in the jewellery retail industry
  • Design or manufacture theatre or costume jewellery
  • Become a buyer for large jewellery chain stores
  • Evaluate jewellery items
  • Repair jewellery items
  • Manage a design boutique/studio
  • Start a jewellery design and manufacture business

Admission requirements
Undergraduates
For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.
General admission requirements
Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.
Additional admission requirements
Postgraduates
For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.
Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

First Year

Compulsory subject(s):

Second Year

Compulsory subject(s):

Third Year

Compulsory subject(s):
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / Three years
Course is offered on District Six Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Popi Makubalo
Telephone: 021 460 3296
Fax: –
Email: makubalop@cput.ac.za

Course Information and Fees

JEWELLERY DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE

BTech: (Baccalaureus Technologiae)

Graduates must produce a cohesive body of creative work that is a synthesis of technology, problem-solving and the application of research methodology.The course equips the graduate with current technological knowledge in the field of computer-aided design and associated manufacturing processes.
Graduates must demonstrate the ability to co-ordinate and conduct research and development in a specialised area of design and/or technology in the field of jewellery design and manufacture.
These skills coupled with a deeper understanding of the implications of design thinking will contribute to the development of the local jewellery industry within the global context.
Career Opportunities
Graduates:

  • Become goldsmiths
  • Design and create original models for jewellery manufacturers for mass production
  • Manage the workshop of a jewellery manufacturer
  • Become a jewellery designer in a jewellery studio
  • Become a salesperson or manager in the jewellery retail industry
  • Design or manufacture theatre or costume jewellery
  • Become a buyer for large jewellery chain stores
  • Evaluate jewellery items
  • Repair jewellery items
  • Manage a design boutique/studio
  • Start a jewellery design and manufacture business

Admission requirements
Undergraduates
For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.
General admission requirements
Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.
Additional admission requirements
Postgraduates
For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.
Postgraduate admission requirements



Syllabus and fees

Fourth Year

Compulsory subject(s):
For the duration of the course, the student is placed under the guidance of a supervisor, for both the practical and theoretical or written research components of the course.At the end of the period of study, the student must have completed a written report and a body of work, which will be exhibited on campus. A panel of staff, assisted by external moderators, will assess the exhibition.
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / One year
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Two years
Course is offered on District Six Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Popi Makubalo
Telephone: 021 460 3296
Fax: –
Email: makubalop@cput.ac.za

Course Information and Fees

JEWELLERY DESIGN & MANUFACTURE

Diploma: (Diploma)

The aim of the course is to prepare students for the emerging South African Jewellery Industry in managerial, marketing and manufacturing capacities, while fostering a South African design ethic that does not rely on mass plagiarism of imported images.
The course has the following objectives:

  • To draw on historical studies which heighten design awareness;
  • To develop skills to communicate design intention;
  • To develop technical skills to manufacture jewellery from preparation of metals through to final finishing;
  • To instil good workshop practice;
  • To develop applied drawing and illustration techniques.
Career Opportunities
Graduates can enter the following career paths: Work as a goldsmith; design and create original models for jewellery manufacturers for mass production; manage the workshop of a jewellery manufacturer; become a jewellery designer in a jewellery studio; become a salesperson or manager in the jewellery retail industry; design of manufacture theatre or costume jewellery; become a buyer for large jewellery chain stores; evaluate jewellery items; repair jewellery items; manage a design boutique/studio; start a jewellery design and manufacturing business.


Admission requirements
Undergraduates
For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.
General admission requirements
Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.
Additional admission requirements
Postgraduates
For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.
Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

First Year

Compulsory subject(s):

Second Year

Compulsory subject(s):

Third Year

Compulsory subject(s):
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time /
Course is offered on District Six Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Ms P Makubalo
Telephone: +27 21 460 3296 / +27 21 460 9
Fax: –
Email: makubalop@cput.ac.za