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Sussex Coast College Hastings

BA(Hons) Designer Maker

UCAS Code: W202

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

64

If you are a mature student aged 25 or over and fall below the entry requirements, evidence of prior learning with an appropriate portfolio of work or relevant industry experience will be considered.

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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Our Designer Maker course will help you to develop all the skills you need to establish yourself as a craft practitioner. The course has a strong emphasis on design practice and making, and will give you a solid understanding of materiality and function.

You will be able to develop your creative thinking and experiment with a range of materials to produce installations, prototype product design, and retail ready pieces. Use our fantastic facilities to learn technical skills in ceramics, stained glass, kiln-formed glass, metals, and textiles.

Many of our past students have gone on to work in the UK and abroad with organisations such as the Craft Council, Conran Design, the Victoria & Albert Museum, and the Imperial War Museum.

Modules

During your first year we will introduce you to the essential craft knowledge and technical skills you’ll need to become a crafts practitioner. You will have the freedom to explore and experiment with a range of materials, helping you to find an area you love to work in. You will explore the skills and science behind working with glass and ceramics, metals and textiles, and drawing, painting and design.

The second year will build on your contextual understanding of crafts and design. You will study studio practice and begin to critically analyse your designs and prototypes to develop your work, ready for batch production. There will also be an opportunity to undertake a 10 day work placement to work on live projects and client briefs.

In your final year you will be able to fine-tune your innovative approaches in design and practise, undertake your dissertation project, and prepare your work for the end of year exhibition project, where you will be able to demonstrate your personal vision and artistic maturity.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£7,500
per year
EU
£7,900
per year
International
£7,900
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,500
per year
Scotland
£7,500
per year
Wales
£7,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Station Plaza Campus

Department:

Art and Design

TEF rating:

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