available as an elective
This unit introduces you to ceramics practices through hands-on exercises, demonstrations, and creative projects. You will undertake a number of small experiments to gain and apply knowledge of a range of ceramic techniques, and explore surface possibilities through the firing process. An independent project will allow you to explore techniques further, resulting in a realised creative project. You will be introduced to a range of current and historic ceramic artists to assist with the development of your project. This unit is an introductory level unit for students studying in the creative arts, design, and other subject areas. Work health and safety instruction is an integral component of this course.
|Unit name||Ceramics 1|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
|Coordinator||Doctor Steven Carson|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Apply ceramic practices and techniques in line with WHS practices.
- Respond to a brief to produce creative works
- Communicate and document your working processes, concepts, and context for creative projects
- Demonstrate an introductory knowledge of historical and contemporary ceramic practice.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
On Campus (Hobart and Launceston)
Weekly Workshops (3 Hours)
Plus an additional 7 hours engagement with unit content and self-directed learning per week
|Assessment||Assessment task 2: Ceramic samples and techniques (40%)|Assessment task 3: Final folio. (50%)|Assessment task 1: Presentation (10%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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