Studying our Applied Arts degree will give you the opportunity to develop your skills in a range of techniques and materials including glass, ceramics, woodwork, metalwork, jewellery and decorative art. You will also be encouraged to combine materials and techniques to produce creative and innovative works. The course showcases traditional techniques and new technology and gives you the confidence to develop ideas which utilise both talents. Studying in a traditional art school environment enables you to work alongside others, developing friendships and contacts which last a lifetime. During the course you will develop the artistic flair and ability to be able to express your ideas and mature as a professional maker. In addition you will be provided with the business and marketing skills to be able to sell and promote your work in the future. You will be given opportunities to work on ‘live’ projects, exhibit your work and to enter your work into competitions throughout the course.