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 HOURS: 23 hours per week As the programme progresses, the course of study becomes increasingly self-directed.
Entry Requirements Entry into Ceramics is by competition and selection during LC110 First Year Art & Design (Common Entry).

Applications will also be considered for Advanced Entry from those with a QQI Level 6 qualification (or equivalent) and/or relevant prior learning.
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Interview Yes
Portfolio Yes
Course Content

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 programme ...

Subjects Taught

Year 2: Introduces and develops the core skills of working with ceramics. These include fundamental processes such as handbuilding, wheel throwing, plaster model and mould making, slip-casting, glazing and firing, alongside new technologies...

Comment LOCATION: Clare Street Campus, Limerick
Careers or Further Progression WHAT CAN I DO AFTER THE PROGRAMME?
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 Contact: Ms. Mandy Parslow & Mr. Owen Quinlan, Programme Leaders
Tel: 061 293388
Graduate website: