Glass, Ceramics, Metal, Jewellery

BAD  /  CriticalThinking   Design   Bachelor  /  15 Sep 2019  -  15 Jun 2022
Published: 21.09.2018


Our Glass, Ceramics, Jewellery, Metalwork course gives you the opportunity to explore all material areas before choosing to either study one area in greater depth, or continue to work across specialisms. 

With no prior specialist knowledge or experience required, this course fully equips you to initiate and develop creative ideas, while offering you the freedom to work with a range of materials. 

Alongside learning a variety of both modern and traditional craft skills, you will also learn valuable business skills, including self-promotion and understanding the process of self-employment, as well as many opportunities to network in the industry. 

The diversity and standard of our studio facilities across the four specialisms is exemplary within the Higher Education sector.

UK entry requirements:
Along with your portfolio, the standard entry requirements* for this course are:
One of the following:
112 new UCAS tariff points, see accepted qualifications
Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (Level 3 or 4)
Distinction, Merit, Merit at BTEC Extended Diploma
Merit at UAL Extended Diploma
112 new UCAS tariff points from an accredited Access to Higher Education Diploma in appropriate subject
27-30 total points in the International Baccalaureate Diploma with at least 15 IB points at Higher level, see more information about IB entry requirements.
And four GCSE passes at grade A*-C and/or grade 4-9 including English (or Functional Skills English/Key Skills Communication Level 2).
Other relevant and equivalent Level 3 UK and international qualifications are considered on an individual basis, and we encourage students from diverse educational backgrounds to apply.
*We occasionally make offers which are lower than the standard entry criteria, to students who have faced difficulties that have affected their performance and who were expected to achieve higher results. We consider the strength of our applicants’ portfolios, as well as their grades - in these cases, a strong portfolio is especially important.

Your portfolio:
We may invite you to attend an Applicant Day and bring along your portfolio for assessment. This should include drawings, sketches and final designs, along with examples of how you research your ideas, such as photographs, models, maquettes and material samples.

International entry requirements

Qualification: BA(Hons) Glass, Ceramics, Metal, Jewellery. 
Duration: 3 years Full time.
Fees and funding: Information on EU/International funding