• Offered by School of Art and Design
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Areas of interest Visual Arts, Design Arts, Creative Arts, Design
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

Students will learn the structure of glaze and the development of colour in a variety of glaze types and finishes. The development of the glaze and colour will be undertaken through various testing methodologies for example line blend, tri-axil blend, square blend & colour blends. The testing & development program will lead to the student developing their own range of glazes. Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) instruction and environmental impact management is an integral part of this course.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. competently utilise a range of skills relevant to Ceramic Glaze and Colour development in response to Workshop projects;
  2. explore the potential of material/s used in Ceramic Glaze and Colour projects;
  3. investigate the inventive application of concepts and processes in relation to Glazes and Colour; and
  4. engage with historical and theoretical contexts relevant to Ceramic projects

Other Information

School of Art & Design studio courses have a limited enrolment capacity. Students are advised to enrol as early as possible to maximise the opportunity of securing a place.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Glaze testing program & studio work (80) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  2. Documentation (contextual research and technical notes) (10) [LO 2,3,4]
  3. Studio theory presentation, 8 minutes, and submission of presentation (10) [LO 4]

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This course may be delivered in either semester mode or intensive mode:

Semester mode
130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact: 4 hours of lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice per week for 12 weeks.
b) 82 hours of independent student practice (testing and firing) and research.

Intensive mode
130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact: intensive classes held over a period of 3 weeks, comprising lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice.
b) 82 hours of independent student practice (testing and firing) and research.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed any of the following courses: ARTV2103, ARTV2003, DESA2002, DESA2103 or DESA2106.

Prescribed Texts

See Wattle


Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

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6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2024 $3780
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2024 $5280
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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