Nunavut Arctic College

Jewellery and Metalwork

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Program Information

School:Nunavut Arctic College
Field of Study:Metal and Jewellery Arts
Description:The program in Jewellery and Metalwork will enable students to develop their knowledge and skills of jewellery and metalwork production in a professional studio atmosphere. To this end the program stresses high standards of craftship and creativity, all the time encouraging and exposing students to a wide range of materials, techniques, and concepts.

This program is designed to allow the individual student to specialize in an area of study of particular interest. There is an emphasis on creative thinking and problem-solving throughout the program. The first year of the program provides an environment for the students to acquire the necessary skills that will enable them to translate their ideas into two- and three-dimensional jewellery and metalwork. This first year includes courses in: Drawing and Design, Inuit and Jewellery History Lapidary, and Business and Communications.
URL:Jewellery and Metalwork at Nunavut Arctic College
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:ArtistsArtisans and CraftspersonsJewellers and Watch Repairers

Admission Requirements


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

    Applicants must have a Grade 12 Diploma or General Educational Development equivalent. Mature students will do the NAC Administered Assessment in Math and English, and pass 130 for admission.

    Application Notes : Applicants must also submit a letter of interest explaining why they wish to enter the program. They may also be required to complete the Nunavut Arctic College placement package to assess Mathematics, English, and Inuktitut skill levels. Those who submit a portfolio of work will be given preference.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Portfolio

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 25, 2019