Program Information

School: NSCAD University
Faculty: Division of Craft
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Metal and Jewellery Arts
Description: The Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing program offers students opportunities to explore the media and practices of jewellery and holloware. The fields of Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing are experiencing a renaissance of diverse creative approaches. You will explore a wide variety of concepts and philosophies as you engage in critical discussions about content and form in order to create a new language of metal. The program offers a broadly based metals education, including studies of art jewellery, holloware, product design, and metal business practice. Design and technical projects emphasize problem solving, conceptual development, and analytical thinking. From basic skills development, you will go on to explore advanced technical procedures and to develop your individual artistic practice.
URL: Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing (BFA) at NSCAD University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $21,121
Careers: Artists,Artisans and Craftspersons

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

All high school applicants must have completed Grade 12 (or the highest grade level required for secondary graduation) with an average of 70% or higher, including a minimum grade of 70% in Grade 12 English for university preparation. Advanced Placement(AP) courses with a grade of 4 or higher are eligible for transfer credit.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 69] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or CanTEST [min. 4.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 82]

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Portfolio

A completed paper application is required along with an admissions essay. In making a determination on admittance to the university, the Admissions Committee will consider pertinent material that an applicant wishes to submit.