• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Lampeter, United Kingdom
The Glass degree from The University of Wales Trinity Saint David will give you the skills you need to work with glass, from traditional stained glass and hand-painting through to a host of digital skills and new technologies. You will be supported to develop your creative ideas and achieve your ambitions. 
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Overview

The Glass course from The University of Wales Trinity Saint David introduces you to the wealth of possibilities offered by a career in architectural glass. The programme is delivered through workshops, tutorials, projects, live briefs and competitions, giving you experience of working with architects, glass studios and private clients, preparing you for your future. We’re proud to boast that many of the leading architectural glass artists and designers working today are graduates of the glass course.

Students develop the knowledge, practical abilities and creativity to undertake design and glass artefact realization. They are able to work as an individual designer, maker or as part of a multidisciplinary team for the manufacture of decorative glass.

Career

  • Establishing yourself as an artist, designer or maker.
  • Setting up a studio as a sole supplier or in a partnership with others
  • Employed in specialist glass studios
  • Engaging in freelance work on architectural and interiors projects
  • Designing for industry or working in the glass industry.
  • Working on private and public commissions
  • Working on art projects and community projects
  • Other opportunities include arts administration, curating, teaching and mentoring, community work and arts editorial.
  • Continuation of studies to postgraduate level on our MA programme.
  • Further academic research leading to MPhil, or PhD is available.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contextual Practices
  • Visual Studies
  • Design Practice
  • Decorative Glass Processes
  • Stained Glass Practice

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, plus one GCE A-Level in a relevant academic subject
  • Three GCE A-Levels or equivalent
  • BTEC Extended Diploma in a relevant subject, with minimum grades of Merit
  • International Baccalaureate score of 32
  • Other relevant qualifications can be considered on an individual basis

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Lampeter

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Swansea College of Art at UWTSD offers two Academic awards:  

  • Swansea College of Art 1853 Scholarship
  • Cert HE Foundation Bursary

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