Glass and ceramics

State-of-the-art facilities, contemporary course content and specialist teaching by award-winning internationally recognised artists all help to give our glass and ceramic students that crucial cutting edge.

For in an increasingly competitive jobs market, you need the skills that will set you apart to help you pursue your chosen career and real world experience to make the transition from study to workplace a seamless one. We boast the largest Glass and Ceramics department in Europe, based in the National Glass Centre, so you will work in excellently well equipped studios, have an individual desk space plus open plan working areas to allow you to learn and share knowledge freely. You can also access many events and exhibitions in the building.


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We have excellent connections within the creative industries to keep the course content relevant and secure valuable placements for you, boosting your employability and keeping you at the very heart of a constantly developing sector.

You will be offered ‘real world’ professional opportunities, which could include the chance to show your work in public exhibitions, undertake internships in the UK and abroad, work on real commissions, and competitions – all of which will help you to build a professional CV and an international range of contacts. As our courses cover a broad range of themes from art practice and applied arts to design and architectural applications, you will be well equipped for a wide range of career options.

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Interested in other arts and design courses we offer?

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