DIPLOMA IN JEWELLERY DESIGN

MQA/A11156 | KPT/R/214/4/0146 (07/2025)

Intake: January / May / September
Duration: 2 years 4 months, Full-time

Course Fees:
RM 58,000 (Malaysian)
RM 86,000 (International)

MALAYSIA

ENTRY REQUIREMENT
SPM / IGCSE / GCE O-Levels: 3 Credits; or
Senior Middle 3 (UEC): Grades BBB; or
International High School Equivalent

Pass Portfolio Review or Interview
conducted by Raffles Kuala Lumpur

International

ENTRY REQUIREMENT
IGCSE / GCE O-Levels: 3 Credits; or
International High School Equivalent

Pass Portfolio Review or Interview
conducted by Raffles Kuala Lumpur

ENGLISH COMPETENCY
IELTS 5.0

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Diploma in Jewellery Design allows students to explore a variety of areas within traditional and contemporary Jewellery Design practice where the emphasis is placed on creativity, innovation, experimentation, and material applications through technical skills and computer-aided programs to design jewellery and accessories giving students both technical and aesthetic traits of jewellery designing.

Students will also learn skills in design management, portfolio building, and marketing. Therefore, preparing each individual for entering the market as a contemporary Jewellery Designer / Maker.

  • Studio Practice I: Contemporary Jewellery Design
  • Observational Drawing Skills
  • 3D Conceptualisation
  • Model Making
  • Studio Practice II: Resin and Acrylic
  • Colour Analysis in 3D Design
  • Digital Imaging
  • Materials and Processes
  • Studio Practice III: Metal and Wood
  • Design Drafting and Rendering
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Academic Research and Communication Skills
  • Studio Practice IV: Enamelling and Glass
  • Cultural Studies
  • Solid Modelling
  • Jewellery Technology
  • Studio Practice V: Silversmithing
  • Design Theory
  • Computer Rendering
  • Studio Practice VI: Gem Analysis and Stone Setting
  • 3D Manipulation
  • Design Management
  • Major Design Project
  • Internship (Jewellery Design)
  • U1: Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International)
  • U1: Philosophy and Current Issues
  • U2: Bahasa Kebangsaan A (Malaysian without Credit in Bahasa Melayu)
  • U2: Entrepreneurship
  • U3: Moral Issues in Malaysian Society
  • U4: Co-curricular

STUDENT SHOWCASE

TESTIMONIAL

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WONG PIN WEI
Graduation Year: 2015 | Jewellery Design

In 2015 Wong was chosen by the Pratt Jewellery Faculty as the recipient for the Peters Valley scholarship, she also received the “Most Outstanding Award” and “Winner of the Necklace Category” for the MIJF Jewellery Design Awards.

In 2014 she was one of 15 female finalists for the GIT World’s Jewellery Design Awards. Last year her work was exhibited in the Junior Jewellery Show and the NASAD re-accreditation show at Pratt Institute, as well as the TEN x TEN pop-up exhibit at the 2015 Society of North American Goldsmiths Conference.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Areas of employment include:

  • Jewellery Product Manager
  • Jewellery Designer
  • Jewellery Maker
  • Accessories Designer
  • Design Consultant
  • Design Educator

FURTHER STUDY PATHWAYS

Students who are enrolled in Raffles benefit from a quality education with a well-rounded hands-on experience relevant to the industry. This enables them to improve their career opportunities.

Studying in a multi-national environment enables our students to expand their personal network, be exposed to international perspectives, and greatly enhance career opportunities beyond their home country.

RAFFLES SINGAPORE
BA (Hons) Fashion (Top-Up) – Awarded by Coventry University, United Kingdom

Course Duration1 Year 3 Months

Bridging Modules
Gemstone Identification
Human Factor
Core Modules
Fashion Major Project
Negotiated Fashion Studies
Professional Practice
Elective (Choose 1)
Design Promotion
Global Experience in Art and Design
How to Set Up a Freelance Business

For more information:
https://raffles-college.edu.sg/programme/jewellery-design/

ROBERT GORDON UNIVERSITY, ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND
BA (Hons) Three-Dimensional Design (Jewellery Design) – Advanced standing entry to Year 3 of the 4-year degree.

For more information: https://www.rgu.ac.uk/study/courses/422-ba-hons-three-dimensional-design-ceramics-and-glass-jewellery-product-design 

We produce graduates who are well respected and successful in their creative careers. All our students leave as young professionals, ready for industry and the workforce. You can expect a vibrant and dynamic nurturing learning experience that will see your transformation into a world-class professional.

http://raffles.edu.my/raffles-alumni/

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