Taught course

Design (Ceramics)

Bath Spa University · Bath School of Art and Design

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Entry requirements

You’ll need a good undergraduate degree in ceramics or equivalent experience. This could include a first degree in other disciplines together with subsequent studio practice. For more information please contact our admissions team or telephone 01225 876180.

Months of entry


Course content

  • Taught by leading academics/practitioners, with a high level of tutor input.
  • Excellent technical support and facilities with specialist equipment.
  • Regular visits from industry experts and practicing artists.

Rooted in material investigation, this course allows exploration of ceramics through art, craft and design contexts. You’ll develop skills and knowledge through an exciting combination of material investigation and research. This will allow you to contextualise your practice in relation to current debates in art, craft and design and to develop an individual production strategy.

You’ll receive specialised ceramics tuition from a dedicated team of academic and technical staff within the ceramics area, as well as from regular part-time lecturers and visiting practitioner/artists. You’ll be part of a lively ceramics community, based around comprehensive workshop provision and studio spaces. As postgraduate students, you’ll have the opportunity to extend and hone your making skills in conjunction with developing your understanding of how a ceramics specialisation might relate to production in art, craft or design contexts.


Typical career destinations include: Exhibiting, Ceramic design, Museum work, Arts administration, Public art, Research, Teaching

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)1225 876 180