BA (Hons) Ceramic Design

University of the Arts London
Three yrs full-time or four years full-time with Diploma in Professional Studies
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
London
English
25 September 2023
University of the Arts London

About this program

BA (Hons) Ceramic Design

BA Ceramic Design embraces and challenges the versatility of clay as a creative and functional material. On this course, teaching focuses on design through making and haptic engagement with the material. You will apply clay to a diverse range of contexts and design opportunities. The course promotes the idea that working with the material forms research within the curriculum. Students are often drawn to the wide range of possible design applications. These range from the handmade bespoke object to public sculpture, performance and installation.

Admission requirements

English Language Requirements

IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with at least 5.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking.

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Program content

Course units

Stage 1

  • Unit 1: Ways and Means: Introduction to Study in Ceramic Design Contexts
  • Unit 2: Making through Design by Practice
  • Unit 3: Personal Language in Ceramic Design
  • Unit 4: Modus Operandi

Stage 2

  • Unit 5: Manufacturing and Materiality
  • Unit 6: Bigger Picture
  • Unit 7: Design Contexts
  • Unit 8: Design Reflections

Stage 3

  • Unit 9: Integrating Theory and Practice: Dissertation
  • Unit 10: Research into Practice
  • Unit 11: Synthesis

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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition

  • Tuition fees for Home students are £9,250*
  • Tuition fees for International students are £23,610*

*This fee is correct for 2022/23 entry and is subject to change for 2023/24 entry. Tuition fees may increase in future years for new and continuing students.

Continuing studies

BA Ceramic Design graduates take their knowledge of materiality into an ever increasing range of careers from ceramic practice, design practice and art practice, critical writing, commercial and broader design and cultural trend-spotting and also working with both bespoke, batch and volume production.

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University of the Arts London

University of the Arts London (UAL) is ranked 2nd in the world for Art and Design according to the 2022 QS World University Rankings®, for the fourth year in a row. It has an international reputation in art, design, communication,...


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Why study at University of the Arts London

With multiple sites across London, UAL offers endless opportunities to draw inspiration from this global creative hub.

  • UAL has a track record for launching and furthering careers across the creative industries and beyond.
  • Graduates are frequently shortlisted for national and global awards ranging from the Turner Prize to the Oscars.
  • UAL is home to more than 2,400 postgraduate students.
  • The university offers a wide range of theoretical and practice-based research programmes leading to a PhD or MPhil.
  • UAL is ranked among the UK’s top research universities, with 83% of research conducted by UAL students and staff graded as world-leading.
  • UAL has a diverse student community, with students drawn from over 130 countries across the globe.
  • Students are encouraged to draw inspiration from London’s world-famous art galleries, museums and theatres.
  • UAL’s dedicated support service offers useful advice for international students including guidance on funding, visa applications and accommodation.

Contact info

University of the Arts London

272 High Holborn
WC1V 7EY London
United Kingdom

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www.arts.ac.uk

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