Design - Ceramics - Clare Street Campus

TUS - Limerick Campuses


Course Name Design - Ceramics - Clare Street Campus
Course Provider TUS - Limerick Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code 21148 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 3 year specialisation following US800 First Year Art and Design (Common Entry).

Class Contact Hours
Initially 23 hours per week in Year 1; however, as the course progresses, the course of study becomes increasingly self-directed.
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
Entry into Ceramics is by competition and selection during US800 First Year Art and Design (Common Entry).
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Course Content

Expand+What is this course about?
Clay is an endlessly diverse material. Contemporary ceramic practice encompasses a broad range of applications, enabling a wide range of conceptual and practical approaches within art and design. The Ceramics course at LSA...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
Year 2: Introduces and develops the core skills of working with ceramics. These include fundamental processes such as hand-building, wheel throwing, plaster model and mould making, slipcasting, glazing and firing, alongside new te...

Comment Other Information
• Work Placement / Study Abroad in Year 3
• QQI FET/FETAC Applicants

Applications will be considered for Advanced Entry from those with a QQI FET/FETAC Level 6 qualification (or equivalent) and/or relevant prior learning.
Careers or Further Progression What can I do after this course?
Graduates are encouraged to explore numerous pathways following their degree. They will acquire the necessary subject specific and transferable skills to enter the professional world of contemporary ceramic practice, be that through art, craft or design. Graduates work as designer makers, studio potters, ceramic sculptors, teachers, technicians, researchers, curators and are involved in a wide range of activities within the culture sector.
Further Enquiries Ms. Mandy Parslow and Mr. Owen Quinlan
Course Leaders
Tel: 061 293388
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