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Masters degrees in Ceramics Design offer advanced study of (and training in the creation of) ceramic artefacts, for aesthetic and practical purposes.
Taught MA and MFA courses are typical for this field, though research-oriented MRes and MPhil programmes may be available at some institutions. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as Art or Design Technology.
Courses in this field may offer either a highly theoretical or highly practical approach to Ceramics Design, depending on your interests.
For example, you may opt to take a more historic approach to your learning, exploring the development of ceramics practices over time, and the production of culturally significant ceramic artefacts.
On the other hand, you may wish to develop your vocational skills in the physical and creative production of various pieces of ceramics products, from art pieces to domestic products.
Your skills may be applied to the independent or large-scale manufacture of various ceramic items, including jewellery, pottery and furniture. You could also branch into more exotic careers such as archaeological projects, assisting with the typography of ceramic artefacts from different historic sites.
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This course focuses your practice on an industry sector and broadens your career and research horizons. Your chosen project becomes a vehicle for developing your creative abilities and analytical skills, and for locating your work in the professional world. Read more
Become a connoisseur in the history of design, decorative arts, craft and material culture The Master of Arts in Decorative Arts & Design History is offered through a partnership between the Corcoran School and the Smithsonian Associates , the education, outreach and membership unit of the Smithsonian Institution. Read more
See the department website - http://cias.rit.edu/schools/american-crafts/graduate-ceramics-graduate The MFA in ceramics focuses on intellectual and artistic development through an intensive teaching of the aesthetics and techniques of ceramic design. Read more
Our MA Ceramics course is a project led and studio based programme with tutorial guidance, where you'll produce high-quality work through rigorous academic research and creative studio practice. You'll have the opportunity to create a range of objects, experiment with different materials and processes, and develop your individual style and creativity. Read more
Our postgraduate degree in Jewellery and Related Products is a highly respected, innovative course, which develops your creative potential and in-depth knowledge of theories, processes and techniques. Read more
Admission to the course is through interview and presentation of a portfolio of relevant work. Applicants are also required to produce a statement of intent that broadly outlines their intended programme of study. Read more