Fine Art (Ceramics) at Bath Spa University - UCAS

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Course summary

*Develop your skills and knowledge through an innovative mix of material investigation, theory and research with our MA Fine Art (Ceramics). *

  • Develop your practice to a professional level with exceptional support from our academic and technical support staff.
  • Work in permanent studio spaces and excellent workshop facilities, in a purpose-built, interdisciplinary environment.
  • Collaborate with other artists as part of an international art community and benefit from a series of lectures from visiting professionals.
MA Fine Art (Ceramics) at Bath Spa is designed to fully develop your individual creative potential as a ceramicist within a Fine Art context. We encourage you to experiment and take risks before going on to establish your own strategy for practice. You’ll develop skills and knowledge through an exciting combination of practice, research and professional development. You’ll work alongside Fine Art and Design peers specialising in Photography, Curatorial Practice, Visual Communication, Graphics, Illustration and Textiles, allowing you to contextualise your work in relation to current debates. Our students have capitalised on many opportunities to collaborate with galleries and museums, artists and curators, businesses and educational institutions. We want you, too, to gain the experience necessary to professionalise your practice.


This course includes or offers the following modules. Please check the programme document for more information on which modules are core, required or optional.

  • Practice 1
  • Research Methods
  • Theory and Professional Context
  • Practice 2
  • Research Practice
  • Theory and Professional Practices
- Masters Project.

Assessment method

Your progress is evaluated by formative assessment (throughout the course) and summative assessment (at the end of each trimester), through a mixture of methods including exhibitions, verbal/visual presentations, research folders/blogs and written assignments.

Entry requirements

We're looking for energetic and self-motivated individuals who can work on their own but see the value in collaboration with others. You should enjoy asking questions and solving creative problems. You'll have a degree or equivalent qualification in a subject related to Ceramics, or experience in the field. Ultimately, you’ll be selected on your potential to thrive on the course, as demonstrated by your portfolio, statement and interview.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9520 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9520 Year 1
Scotland £9520 Year 1
Wales £9520 Year 1
Channel Islands £9520 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9520 Year 1
EU £17760 Year 1
International £17760 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Fine Art (Ceramics) at Bath Spa University - UCAS