What will I learn?

This degree involves a practical workshop programme, establishing and refining your understanding of the tactile qualities and properties of materials and how they can be manipulated to express your ideas. In the First Year you’ll learn contemporary approaches to designing and making across a range of 2D and 3D media. Then, in the Second Year, you’ll focus your interests in order to reach the high level of refinement necessary for the professional marketplace. Our students produce a richly diverse range of artefacts, such as tableware, experimental objects, sculptures, architectural pieces, tiles and conceptual pieces for exhibition or commission.

Why choose this course?

  • Contemporary Design Crafts Ceramics and Glass degree encourages fresh ideas, inventive use of materials and techniques, and awareness of contemporary markets.
  • You establish and refine your interests in the field of ceramics and glass to reach the high level of skills demanded by the professional marketplace.
  • Placements develop a versatile understanding of the workplace, establishing our graduates as contemporaries in a competitive professional market.

The degree can potentially lead to a wide range of career opportunities, from small business, to design for manufacture, unique artifacts for exhibition and commission, museums and collectors, running workshops, teaching, curating and retail, journalism and styling, as well as postgraduate study.

This course will give you the skills for a variety of exciting career options. You'll learn key skills such as modelling, throwing, mould making, casting, firing and glazing, which will help you start successful careers running workshops, teaching, curating, beginning your own practices or becoming employed in the ceramic industry as designers or fabricators.

Which department am I in?

Design

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

September 2022

Venue

Main Site

University Admissions Service,

College Lane,

Hatfield,

Hertfordshire,

AL10 9AB, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

September 2022

Venue

Main Site

University Admissions Service,

College Lane,

Hatfield,

Hertfordshire,

AL10 9AB, England

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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