University of Sunderland
Artist Designer Maker: Glass and Ceramics BA (Hons)
University of Sunderland

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Explore creativity in glass and ceramics. Utilise outstanding traditional and digital facilities at National Glass Centre and FabLab. Become an artist, designer, maker.

This exciting new course embraces the possibilities of making for both art and design. Glass and Ceramics are a focus but you can work in other materials, for example, wood, metal and plastic - as well as digital media. You will work in excellent individual student workspaces in studios in National Glass Centre and FabLab, bringing you into contact with professionals in the field as well as opportunities such as external competitions and exhibitions.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 9 graduates of Artist Designer Maker: Glass and Ceramics BA (Hons) at University of Sunderland for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Ceramics.

Overall student satisfaction
100 /100
9 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates of Artist Designer Maker: Glass and Ceramics BA (Hons) at University of Sunderland

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Artist Designer Maker: Glass and Ceramics BA (Hons) 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 £18000 £15000 £18500
25-75 percentile range £15000 - £22000 £11500 - £19000 £13500 - £23000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Ceramics

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20039 £16370 £19147
25-75 percentile range £16088 - £24216 £11123 - £20867 £13436 - £25098

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Artist Designer Maker: Glass and Ceramics, BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

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

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

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

Example below based on all graduates of Artist Designer Maker: Glass and Ceramics BA (Hons) at University of Sunderland

22% Artistic, literary and media occupations
17% Sales occupations
14% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
8% Skilled trades occupations
8% Elementary occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Business and public service associate professionals
3% Teaching Professionals
2% Business and Financial Project Management Professionals
2% Media Professionals

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Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.0
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Artist Designer Maker: Glass and Ceramics, BA (Hons).

Costs

Tuition Fees Artist Designer Maker: Glass and Ceramics BA (Hons)

England UK £6935
Northern Ireland £6935
Scotland £6935
Wales £6935

Additional fee information

£6,935 per 120 credits

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, 2024

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:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)
  • year 2
  • year 3
  • year 4
  • year 5
  • year 6

University Rankings

Positions of University of Sunderland in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Sunderland in related subject specific rankings.

Arts Visual & Performing

    • #18 
    • #24 
    Art & Design
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]

Design

    • #26 
    • #32 
    Design & Crafts
    The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject
    [Published ]

See all university rankings of University of Sunderland

What students say about studying Ceramics in the UK?

  • Ceramics at the Alberta College of Art + Design

About University of Sunderland

The University of Sunderland is a research education institution situated in the city of the same name, in the North East of England. The city’s main campus is City Campus, where students will find Murray Library, the majority of lecture halls, and their state-of-the-art sports facilities. In the Sir Tom Cowie campus, the facilities are specialised towards subjects such as the Social Sciences, Tourism, Law, Business, and also Computing and Engineering.

Where is this programme taught

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