**This course is only open for 2nd and 3rd Year entry. If you are looking to study a glass and ceramics degree from Year 1, please look at our new BA (Hons) Artist Designer Maker: Glass and Ceramics programme.** Become an Artist, Designer, Maker. Explore creativity in glass and ceramics. Utilise outstanding facilities at the National Glass Centre, which will bring you into contact with international artists, curators, creative industries, community groups, galleries, and museums. Showcase your work in public exhibitions. This course is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who wants to explore creativity in glass and ceramics, even if you have no previous experience in these areas. It is this only course of its kind in the North East, and it’s offered by the largest glass and ceramics department in Europe. Practical making is at the centre of this course, from traditional to technological methods, and you will gain a diverse, transferrable skills set including making skills in glass and ceramics and other media, digital design skills, presentation skills, writing skills and career planning skills. You will gain first-hand experience of key techniques: hot glass; kiln-formed glass; architectural glass and contemporary ceramic practice. In addition you will study professional skills such as drawing, computer aided design and materials technology. You will be taught by passionate, experienced award-winning professionals and be offered professional world opportunities within the creative industries. This means our graduates have very good career prospects. BA (Hons) Glass and Ceramics graduates have gone on to be established artists; run their own businesses; teach; work internationally in Venice, Prague, Berlin and New York.