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Part Time BA Honours Ceramic Arts and 3D Design

In Carmarthen ()

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    Bachelor's degree

Description

Throughout the three years of this course you will be encouraged to explore the creative potential of ceramics and mixed 3D media. You will undertake a rigorous programme of study that incorporates an extensive range of processes including hand building, throwing, slip casting, plaster work, 3D design methods and glaze / kiln technology. While initially there is an emphasis on technical skill.

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The minimum admission requirement for an undergraduate degree course in Art, Design and Crafts is 160 UCAS points from qualifications including A-Levels, Foundation, National Diploma, GNVQ, Access, Scottish Cert of Ed, Irish Leaving Cert, International or European Baccalaureate. Mature applicants with relevant prior experience are welcomed, and are considered on an individual basis. ALL...

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Course programme

Awarding Body

University of Glamorgan

UCAS code:C22, Route A W270, Route B E270

Course Content

Throughout the three years of this course you will be encouraged to explore the creative potential of ceramics and mixed 3D media. You will undertake a rigorous programme of study that incorporates an extensive range of processes including hand building, throwing, slip casting, plaster work, 3D design methods and glaze / kiln technology. While initially there is an emphasis on technical skill, all projects are intended to develop creative visual and conceptual approaches. Projects are both set and individually negotiated with varied design, studio pottery and fine art outcomes. The course programme embraces a spectrum of three dimensional creative activity including functional studio pottery, design for batch production, figurative sculpture, ceramics and mixed media, digital ceramic print processes, architectural ceramics, kiln building and workshop maintenance. These outcomes reflect the diverse and exciting nature of contemporary Ceramic Arts and 3D design.

Course Features

Excellent workshop facilities and dedicated technical support and state of the art equipment

Strong emphasis on skills teaching, with well structured workshop programme of study

Student exchange agreement with Kansas State University in the USA

Experienced and professional teaching staff with an exciting and diverse visiting lecture programme, featuring nationally and internationally recognised practitioners

Opportunity to take part in Leonardo Da Vinci Programme, with a funded 12 week work placement abroad

Many exhibition opportunities, both while on the course and after graduation

There is a strong emphasis on entrepreneurial skills, with both Professional Practice and Enterprise modules being undertaken on the course

A friendly and safe environment to develop a portfolio of making skills, and your creativity

A strong emphasis on creative thinking and innovation
Career Prospects and Progression

Our graduates have gained National and International recognition through the design and fine art press leading to employment and sale of their work or services. Graduates have taken employment in a variety of jobs within the creative industries due to our student's portfolio of transferable skills. Graduates have also become independent studio ceramic artists, studio potters and 3D designers. The broad base of process skills is also ideal for those wishing to pursue a career in teaching.

Modules

Year 1: Contextual Studies, Introduction to Ceramics 1, Introduction to Ceramics 2, Introduction to Drawing and Life Drawing, Ceramic Technology, Integrated Practice. Year 2: Contextual Studies, Art Practice 5: Intermediate Studio Skills 1, Professional Studies, Intermediate Studio Skills 2, Art/Design Practice Project 6: Self Directed. Year 3: Dissertation, Enterprise and Visual Research each at 20 Credits and then Art/Design Practice 8: Self Directed (Final Major Project) at 60 Credits. A 40 credit Dissertation module is available for students requiring a greater research element. If this module is chosen, the 20 credit Enterprise module is dropped.

Method of Assessment

Coursework is assessed by individual modules, with credits accumulated annually.

Course Length

3 years full-time, or maximum of 60 credits per academic year for part-time study.

Time of Delivery

Daytime

Campus

Jobs Well Campus

Bilingual Provision

Students can submit assignments in Welsh

Entry Requirements

The minimum admission requirement for an undergraduate degree course in Art, Design and Crafts is 160 UCAS points from qualifications including A-Levels, Foundation, National Diploma, GNVQ, Access, Scottish Cert of Ed, Irish Leaving Cert, International or European Baccalaureate. Mature applicants with relevant prior experience are welcomed, and are considered on an individual basis.

Interviews: All applicants are interviewed and appraised on an individual basis. You will be offered the opportunity to attend an interview with a portfolio of your work. Advisory interviews are also available prior to course application.

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Part Time BA Honours Ceramic Arts and 3D Design

Price on request