Ceramics Production

Course code AART3370
Available in 2017
2017 Course Timetables


Builds on the student's knowledge of ceramic techniques through set projects and/or approved student initiated activities. Set projects emphasise limited production techniques for creating similar forms or identical forms repeatedly. Emphasis is placed on experimentation and the exploration of ideas.



  • Semester 2 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. To consolidate and extend technical knowledge and practical skills;

2. To develop ceramic techniques as a means of creative expression within a contemporary framework;

3. To extend knowledge of ceramic forming, decorating and finishing works;

4. To develop visual research material as a resource.


Topics may include:

  • Model Production;
  • Slip-casting method;
  • Plaster Mould making;
  • Jigger/Jolley;
  • Wheel Throwing;
  • Use of ceramic equipment;
  • Contemporary and historical ceramics;
  • Research documentation;
  • Health and safety.

Assumed Knowledge

Successful completion of AART1300, AART1310 or AART1600 (or equivalent)

Assessment Items

Project: Studio Output

Journal: Journal

Contact Hours



Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term