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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Farnham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course overview:

Our MA Ceramics course is a project led and studio based programme with tutorial guidance, where you'll produce high-quality work through rigorous academic research and creative studio practice.

You'll have the opportunity to create a range of objects, experiment with different materials and processes, and develop your individual style and creativity. Our course supports a wide range of ceramic techniques, including historical, traditional and contemporary practices, encouraging innovation in ceramics design and technology.

We'll guide you in maximising your talent and creative ability, further developing your skills for future engagement with the arts, crafts and design industries. Our courses are designed for talented, self-motivated individuals wishing to work at the forefront of artistic, creative industries and enterprises.

This course benefits from a cohort of expert staff that includes the nationally and internationally acclaimed ceramicist Professor Magdalene Odundo OBE, Professor Simon Olding (Director of our Crafts Study Centre) and Nicholas Lees, as well as a number of visiting artists such as Steve Brown and Clare Twomey.

Throughout the course, you'll have the opportunity to broaden your knowledge and experience by working with your peers from other specialist courses at UCA Farnham, such as our Textiles, Jewellery, Metalwork and Glass courses.

Our Farnham campus boasts first-rate facilities with extensive workshops and equipment to support your study. It's also home to our Crafts Study Centre - a purpose built museum, research centre and gallery dedicated to crafts. The Crafts Study Centre possesses the world's most coherent collection of Leach pottery and a stunning collection of work by Lucie Rie, as well as contemporary makers such as Edmund de Waal.

Facilities:

Our Farnham campus provides first-rate facilities with extensive workshops and equipment to support your study. This includes, a throwing room with wet and dry stores, hand building studio space and plaster workshop, glaze room with application equipment and Kiln room for gas, electric and reduction firing. It's also home to our Crafts Study Centre - a purpose-built museum, research centre and gallery dedicated to crafts.

Careers:

Our course will equip you with a host of valuable and transferable skills. Upon successful completion, you might decide to become a self-employed artist, or forge a career within the craft and design industries.

Recent graduates work as:

  • Artists
  • Designers
  • Makers
  • Arts administrators
  • Gallery curators
  • Teachers
  • Writers.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 17,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University for the Creative Arts

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

    University for the Creative Arts, Falkner Road, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7DS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    63rd out of 85 25

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    134 61%

    30th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    48.0 48%

    72nd

    42
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    61st

    21

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Art & Design league table

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