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Edinburgh Building, Chester Road, Sunderland, County Durham, SR1 3SD, United Kingdom

Artist Designer Maker: Glass and Ceramics with Integrated Foundation Year - University of Sunderland

**This is a four-year version of our popular BA (Hons) Artist Design Maker: Glass and Ceramics course, with an integrated foundation year. Explore creativity in glass, ceramics and, other materials. Utilise outstanding traditional and digital facilities at the National Glass Centre and FabLab. Become an artist, designer, maker.** The programme embraces the possibilities of both art and design and is underpinned by making skills in a variety of materials. Glass and Ceramics are a focus but you can work in other materials, for example, wood, metal and plastic - as well as digital media. On this programme, you will develop your confidence, problem-solving skills, communications skills and professionalism so that you are well prepared to enter the professional world. You will work in excellent individual student work spaces in studios in National Glass Centre and FabLab, bringing you into contact with professionals in the field as well as specialised opportunities such as external competitions and exhibitions. You will also gain confidence, build resilience and develop a personal understanding of the broader cultural and social contexts of art, design and making. The research and professional practice of your tutors and technicians underpin our curriculum. Guided by our experts you will explore diverse examples of creative careers through visiting professionals, exhibitions, conferences and vocational and professional opportunities. You will learn in a supportive creative community and be encouraged to become nationally, even internationally, networked during your time on the course.