Design - Ceramics

Limerick Institute of Technology


Course Name Design - Ceramics
Course Provider Limerick Institute of Technology
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 Limerick Institute of Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Limerick Admissions, apply to:
Admissions Office, LIT,
Moylish Park,
Tel: 061 293262

Applications received after 1st May will only be considered for places as vacancies arise.

Tipperary Campuses Admissions, apply to:
Admissions Office,
LIT Thurles Campus,
Nenagh Road,
Co. Tipperary
Tel: 0504 28072
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 3 year specialisation following LC110 First Year Art & Design (Common Entry).

Class Contact Hours: 23 hrs per week (Year 1) As the programme progresses, the course of study.
Entry Requirements Entry into Ceramics is by competition and selection during LC110 First Year Art & Design (Common Entry).

Applications will also be considered for direct entry to Year 2 from those with a QQI Level 6 qualification or relevant prior learning.
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Interview Yes
Portfolio Yes
Application Date Applications to Year 2, 3 and 4 of all programmes:

Closing date for Advanced Entry Candidates (External Transfers): 1st May 2019.

Closing date for Internal Transfers: 31st May 2019.
Course Content

Expand+What is the programme about?
The Ceramics programme covers a wide range of expressive practice, reflecting the diversity of contemporary ceramic approaches; from the individual maker making functional, decorative, figurative or conceptual objects,...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 2:
Ceramic processes, research strategies, design process, product development, professional practice, critical & contextual studies. A research trip abroad.

Year 3:
Ceramic processes, research strategies, design process, product developm...

Comment Who is the programme suited to?
Ceramics is a wonderfully flexible material that can accommodate a wide range of approaches. We are looking for students with enthusiasm for art, for making, for materials, problem solving, and for the exploration of aesthetics and culture through this amazing material.
Careers or Further Progression What can I do after the programme?
Graduates from the Ceramics Department work as designer makers, studio potters, ceramic sculptors and teachers and are involved in a wide range of activities within the culture sector.
Further Enquiries Ms Mandy Parslow,
Programme Leader
Tel: 061 293388

View our dedicated Ceramics course page and galleries at

You may also view the work of recent graduates at our Graduate Show website at: