University for the Creative Arts
Ceramics & Glass (with Integrated International Foundation Year) BA (Hons)
University for the Creative Arts

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 425 graduates of Ceramics & Glass (with Integrated International Foundation Year) BA (Hons) and other courses in Design Studies at University for the Creative Arts for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Design Studies.

Overall student satisfaction
76 /100
425 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Design Studies

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Design Studies at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21000 £20500 £25000
25-75 percentile range £18000 - £25000 £15500 - £25000 £18000 - £31000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Design Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22025 £20113 £23568
25-75 percentile range £19981 - £25071 £15144 - £24676 £17604 - £29974

Course Description

BA (Hons) Ceramics & Glass (with Integrated International Foundation Year) is a four year degree programme, including a foundation year to help develop your creativity before you embark on year one of a degree.

Embracing the traditions of craftsmanship, our BA (Hons) Ceramics & Glass course at UCA Farnham combines a forward-thinking attitude to designing and making.

Learning through making is key on this course, and using our incredible specialist facilities, you will be introduced to a range of processes common to both ceramics and glass, including mould-making, print and other surface techniques. Specialist areas such hand building, throwing, slip-casting, 3D ceramic printing, glass blowing, kiln-forming and lamp working are also covered.

Overall, the course prepares you for creative professional life promoting a culture of creativity, innovation, and competitiveness, with employability embedded from the start and competitions, live projects and placements providing insights into the world of work and meeting the demands of industry.

And where better to study these amazing crafts than on our Farnham campus. Awarded World Craft Town status in 2020, Farnham has enjoyed a long-established crafts heritage. The internationally renowned Crafts Study Centre is located on campus too, with a rolling programme of high-profile exhibitions and talks for you to enjoy.

Related course

  • BA (Hons) Jewellery & Silversmithing (with Integrated International Foundation Year)

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Ceramics & Glass (with Integrated International Foundation Year) BA (Hons) at University for the Creative Arts

15% Administrative occupations
13% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
12% Managers, directors and senior officials
9% Information Technology Professionals
8% Artistic, literary and media occupations
7% Business and public service associate professionals
7% Skilled trades occupations
3% Artistic, literary and media occupations
3% Elementary occupations
3% Business and public service associate professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Design Studies

Qualification requirements

Including a relevant subject/science @ C or above (80 UCAS tariff points)

For further information on how to apply to UCA: https://www.uca.ac.uk/study-at-uca/applying-to-uca/

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6

Listening 5.5, Reading 5.5, Speaking 5.5, Writing 5.5

IELTS (Academic) 6

Listening 5.5, Reading 5.5, Speaking 5.5, Writing 5.5

At UCA we have a number of scholarships and fee discounts available to assist you with the cost of your studies. Further details can be found via our Scholarships page: https://www.uca.ac.uk/study-at-uca/scholarships/ and our Financial Support page: https://www.uca.ac.uk/study-at-uca/fees-finance/financial-support/
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Ceramics & Glass (with Integrated International Foundation Year), BA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Ceramics & Glass (with Integrated International Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £17500 year 1
International £17500 year 1

Additional fee information

Further information relating to fees and finance can be located at:

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Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • Foundation

University Rankings

Positions of University for the Creative Arts in top UK and global rankings.

See all 8 university rankings of University for the Creative Arts

About University for the Creative Arts

The University for the Creative Arts is specifically dedicated to art and design subjects, and has campuses in Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, and Rochester, as well as teaching bases at other institutions such as the Royal School of Needlework and the Maidstone Studios.

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Student composition of University for the Creative Arts

undergraduates:
5895
postgraduates:
1140
Total:
7035
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