Creative Self-Development: Silversmithing - CSD - 2017/18 Entry

Course Overview

The essential course information

Course Code:
1 year (three hours per week - term time only)
School of Jewellery
School of Jewellery

This course runs on the following dates:

Sorry, no dates are available for this course at this time.

This silversmithing short course is ideal if you are interested in metal working, whether at a beginner or more advanced level.

You will be introduced to hand production silversmithing techniques such as forming, planishing, filing and soldering. These and other core silversmithing skills will progressively build your confidence towards the production of simple yet visually attractive pieces of silversmithing such as: vessels, containers, cutlery and items of tableware.

You will be encouraged to aesthetically evaluate your initial silversmithing design ideas towards a final outcome.

This silversmithing short course is available morning and/or afternoon one day per week. It runs from 02 October 2017 to 22 June 2018. Term time only.

View dates, times and costs for our Creative Self Development courses

Entry Requirements

Part of the University’s commitment to life-long learning, these classes enable you to explore your particular interest and build on existing skills. The focus is on learning through creative practice for its own sake and without the constraints of studying for an award.

No formal qualifications are required but you should be motivated and demonstrate an interest in the subject you wish to pursue. While largely for adults of all ages with some experience, there are a few opportunities for beginners.

Application Details

Please apply for the Creative Self Development course in Silversmithing direct to the School of Jewellery.

For an application form or further information contact:

Tel: +44 (0)121 331 6477

Payment and Enrolment

To confirm a place on the course, you must pay the course fees in full during enrolment before the course starts. Enrolment will take place at the School of Jewellery on the following dates:

  • Monday 11 to Thursday 14 September, 10am to 6pm
  • Friday 15 September, 10am to 4pm.


Prospective students from the UK or EU

  • Take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions for answers to a range of questions about our courses and studying here.
  • If you need further help, you can contact the Course Enquiries Team online by using the Course Enquiry Form.
  • Alternatively, call us on +44 (0)121 331 5595.


Further Information

For further information about the Creative Self Development course in Silversmithing, contact:

Tel: +44 (0)121 331 6477