Ceramic Study

Short Course - Advanced

Ceramic Study | Advanced
The course accommodates those who wish to build on previous skills, and further develop their personal practice.

This will vary depending on your level of experience and desired direction of ceramic study.

This course has one study option
Mode of Attendance
Mode of Study
Start Date
Course Length
Mode of Attendance
  • On Campus
Mode of Study
  • Part Time
Start Date
Semester One:
3 Oct - 21 Nov 2018
Semester Two:
9 Jan - 27 Feb 2019
Course Length
40hrs (16 weeks)
Wednesdays
1.30pm - 4.00pm
or
7.00pm - 9.30pm

This course offers an earlier afternoon start and encourages further development of mould making and slip casting with a greater focus on porcelain clay.

You are encouraged to develop self-directed study throughout the course. Tuition will be tailored to individual student projects.

You are encouraged to keep a visual diary, which reflects the development of your ceramic practice, individual interests and the work of influential artists.

A suggested materials list will be issued with booking confirmation. Students are expected to have an A5 or A4 sketchbook.

A complete health and safety induction will take place on commencement of the course. 

The class will be held in the ceramics workshops so students will need to wear sturdy footwear. No sandals, flip flops, heels or crocs are allowed.

ASSESSMENT

This course is not formally assessed. 

Support

Students are encouraged to inform us at the time of enrolment of information relating to a disability, medical condition or specific learning difficulty. 

The Disability & Dyslexia Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants with profound physical or sensory disabilities are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.

Disability & Dyslexia Centre 

The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in academic writing, study skills, maths and statistics, English language and information technology.

Study Skills Support

CAR PARKING

Due to the exceptional demand for permits from current staff, undergraduate and postgraduate students, and the limited availability of parking facilities on campus RGU’s Transport department are unable to issue any temporary permits to Short Course students for Wednesday afternoon classes. For alternative parking information, see the ‘On Street Parking’ section at the following link.

Parking information

Clothing: the class will be held in the ceramics workshops so students will need to wear sturdy footwear. No sandals, flip flops, heels or crocs are allowed.

Please note parking restrictions apply to Wednesday afternoon course dates.

All students are required to be at least 16 years of age on the commencement of course excluding the Young Artist programmes. 

This course is recommended for experienced ceramics students, with existing knowledge and practice of ceramic technologies and production techniques.

Suitable for students who have completed Intermediate Ceramics and above.

 

Course fee: £325

Refunds

A refund is only applicable where there has been illness with a medical certificate to support it.

STUDENT ID CARDS

Students enrolled on a 40/60 hour Short Course are eligible for student discounted rates around the city and at our Gray’s School of Art Materials Shop. Find out more:  

USING ID AND SMART CARDS

OTHER FEES AND CHARGES

Gray's School of Art Materials Shop

Located within the Gray’s building, the Art Materials Shop stocks a wide range of specialist materials, papers and equipment for all kinds of creative ventures. Open to all, both student and non-student, with very competitive prices, the staff are on hand and happy to help. Open between 9am-3.30pm Monday to Friday and a selection of dates over each semester to accommodate the Short Course students.

Staff appreciate many Short Course students are busy through the day, so they are happy to take phone orders that can be collected from reception at a later/more convenient time for students.

Gray's School of Art Materials Shop

DISCLAIMER

For new intakes course fees are reviewed and published annually for each mode of delivery. Tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in the offer letter.  For further information see:

STUDENT FINANCE

Have a question about the course? Get in touch with the Gray's Short Course Team and we'll do our best to help.

Taking this course, you will have access to some of the world's best facilities. 

We've invested more than £100 million in the development of our campus, new facilities and new resources.

University Wide Facilities

Apply

Apply direct to the university using our online application form. 

Successful enrolment will be confirmed by email.


Have a question about the course? Get in touch with the Gray's Short Course Team and we'll do our best to help.