What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers50%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
The 3D Design: Ceramics degree reflects a growing demand by consumers for unique, stylish, handmade or limited-edition design objects. Itâ??s ideal if youâ??re interested in designing and making three-dimensional objects for this market. Youâ??ll get to experience a breadth of materials and 3D workshop skills before specialising in the area of ceramics, as well as learning transferable skills for the jobs market. You could also use your skills to set up your own business as a designer-maker. Many of the self-employed graduates from this course have been featured in nationally recognised magazines such as Crafts, Elle Decoration and Craftsman Magazine. Others have gained employment with design organisations such as The Crafts Council and Hidden Arts. Staffordshire University have strong links with the craft sector and through visiting lecturers, visits to cultural events (such as Collect, Lustre and Made) and collaborations with external organisations (such as Craftspace) youâ??ll gain a solid understanding of current industry practice. If youâ??re interested in ceramics, thereâ??s no better place to be than Stoke-on-Trent. It's based in the heart of the ceramics industry and has great links with many tableware manufacturing companies within the area.
Level 1: 3-dimensional design skills acquisition; explore a range of media including: ceramics, metal, wood and plastics (in order to confirm future direction and to broaden creative experience); and in the second half of the year the focus is on the chosen pathway and gain further specialist design and making skills through undertaking projects specific to ceramics. Level 2: Common core modules focus on developing understanding of different design approaches relevant to your chosen pathway Level 3: Students undertake a negotiated project within their specialism (in addition to following common professional development modules that equip students with the knowledge needed for careers in design and the creative industries.
Staffordshire University puts students at the heart of everything it does, boasting impressive learning and social facilities across its campuses. Two brand new student spaces have just opened - one a 24-hour facility where students can relax, study or meet with friends. Our demographic has a diverse mix of students of all ages; in 2012 an entire family graduated here on the same day.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
What do the numbers say for
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What do students think about this subject here?
Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.
Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.
UK / Non-UK
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
Here's an idea of the academic background of students from previous years, to give you a flavour of the type of people who take this subject.
Art and Design
What are graduates doing after six months?
Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?