(Short Course) Ceramics Handbuilding

Applied art student in workshop

Course details

Year of entry

2024, 2025


9 weeks

Institution Code




Why choose? this course?

From sculpture to chandeliers, decorative tiles to figurative work. Our 9-week evening class introduces you to the world of handmade ceramics. Taught in small classes you will be guided through all aspects of hand-built ceramics, from preparing the raw clay through to finished glazed pieces.

Key course features

  • Practical sessions in our Regent Street Art School workshops.
  • Discover a variety of ceramics techniques.
  • Design and produce your own personal creations.

What you will study

This course will introduce you to some of the processes of Handbuilding ceramics. Participants will be guided through a variety of ceramic techniques, from preparing the raw clay through to finished glazed pieces.

You will be guided to produce your own individual design ideas using experimental methods guided by demonstrations.


Entry requirements & applying

This course is subject to minimum participants and payments will be returned in full if the course does not recruit the minimum cohort.

The booking for this course closes a week before the course start date.

Teaching & Assessment

The portfolio of work accumulated during the short course can be presented for assessment providing 10 HE credits.


Fees & funding


This fee covers attendance and tutorage, including assessment and basic materials. Additional cost may be incurred if participants choose to work with non-standard materials or at high volume or large format.

Do you live in Wales? We have a number of funding opportunities available, please complete the form below to find out if you are eligible to study this course for free. Apply now via this form.

Course dates


Future start dates:

  • Tuesday 16th April 2024
  • Tuesday 25th June 2024