Taught course


University for the Creative Arts · General Art, Design and Media

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (normally 2:1 or above) or equivalent qualification in your chosen subject or a related discipline, and/or; Relevant work experience, demonstrating your ability to study at postgraduate level. A portfolio is also required. If your first language is not English a certificate is required as evidence that you have an average IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent. Consideration will be given to applicants who present a degree with a lower classification, but can make a strong case for admission in relation to a particular project.

Months of entry


Course content

MA Ceramics is a project led and studio-based course with tutorial guidance, where you will create individual work of excellence through rigorous academic research and studio practice. You will have the opportunity to make objects, experiment with materials and processes and develop individual creative thinking. The course supports a wide range of ceramics practices historical, traditional, contemporary and encourages innovation in ceramics design and technology.

We aim to guide recent graduates and professionals in maximizing talent and ability creatively to further develop skills for future engagement within the arts, crafts, design and the creative industries. Our courses are designed for the talented, self-motivated, individuals wishing to work at the forefront of artistic, creative industries and enterprises.

Key study topics include:

  • Practical and theoretical research
  • Experimentation and exploration
  • Constructive critical debate concerning personal research
  • Communicating research ideas in a professional and fluent manner
  • Live projects, competitions, and professional practice
  • Communicating ideas and research through exhibitions of work.

For further information see: http://webdocs.ucreative.ac.uk/MA_Ceramics-1396274401426.pdf

Visit the MA Ceramics page on the University for the Creative Arts web site for more details!

Information for international students

International Students should contact the International team on: +44 (0)1252 892838 for further information and advice. Alternatively email us at: international@ucreative.ac.uk

Fees and funding

There are a limited number of bursaries available.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

01252 892 883