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
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This course is only open for 2nd and 3rd Year entry. If you are looking to study a glass and ceramics degree from Year 1, please look at our new BA (Hons) Artist Designer Maker: Glass and Ceramics programme. Become an Artist, Designer, Maker. Explore creativity in glass and ceramics. Utilise outstanding facilities at the National Glass Centre, which will bring you into contact with international artists, curators, creative industries, community groups, galleries, and museums. Showcase your work in public exhibitions. This course is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who wants to explore creativity in glass and ceramics, even if you have no previous experience in these areas. It is this only course of its kind in the North East, and it’s offered by the largest glass and ceramics department in Europe. Practical making is at the centre of this course, from traditional to technological methods, and you will gain a diverse, transferrable skills set including making skills in glass and ceramics and other media, digital design skills, presentation skills, writing skills and career planning skills. You will gain first-hand experience of key techniques: hot glass; kiln-formed glass; architectural glass and contemporary ceramic practice. In addition you will study professional skills such as drawing, computer aided design and materials technology. You will be taught by passionate, experienced award-winning professionals and be offered professional world opportunities within the creative industries. This means our graduates have very good career prospects. BA (Hons) Glass and Ceramics graduates have gone on to be established artists; run their own businesses; teach; work internationally in Venice, Prague, Berlin and New York.
We are a forward-thinking university with high standards of teaching, research and support that sits at the heart of one of the UK's most up-and-coming cities. We have strong links with industry and business, and work closely with leading companies. Our campuses - one in the city, one on the coast - are perfectly placed to ensure a life-changing student experience.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
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What are graduates doing after six months?
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