Ceramics F (MSTD3512)


This unit focuses on the development and refinement of self-directed, studio-based projects. Students meet and discuss their work regularly with staff and are expected to finish work to a professional level, exhibiting it at the end-of-year exhibition. Students are expected to develop a personal language within their ceramic practice. In addition they are asked to develop a professional portfolio of their work.

Further unit of study information


Lecturer and directed contact over 12 weeks, plus self-directed study; total student effort of 240 hrs.


1x assessment task in week 4, 5 or 6 (20%), 1x15min review with your academic advisor in week 7 and 1x15 min oral examination of presentation of studio projects (80%) in week 15


It is expected that students read national and international periodicals, research ideas related to the student's area of interest, as well as accessing appropriate technical information.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge



THAP3442 and one of (CATE2002 or CATE2004 or CATE2006 or CATE2008 or CATE2012)

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.