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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Honours Bachelor of Craft and Design (Ceramics)

Turn your passion for making into a rewarding career.

Let ceramics inspire you

Enter Sheridan's inspiring Craft and Design Ceramics Studio and become part of our 40-year history of helping students succeed. You'll get hands-on experience in a wide range of ceramics techniques in a supportive, challenging environment. Featuring visiting artists, field trips and dedicated faculty, this program will prepare you for a rewarding career.

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In our Craft and Design – Ceramics program, you'll develop new skills and ideas in pottery, sculpture and design to begin an exciting career.

Hands-on learning

We offer hands-on learning in one of Canada's leading Ceramics studios. Inspiring, dedicated faculty help you explore a full range of processes and techniques with an awareness of contemporary ideas and community. You'll learn innovative approaches to clay, such as wheelthrowing, handbuilding, moldmaking, slipcasting, clay/glaze formulation and firing salt/soda, wood, pit, gas and electric kilns.

Beyond the classroom

In Ceramics, you'll gain real-world experience and engage with the local and international community through professional events, workshops, competitions and exhibitions in galleries and museums. You'll build leadership skills through volunteering, fundraising and organizing initiatives. You'll participate in an internship and connect with renowned visiting artists and our large alumni network.

Get a foundation in all Craft and Design studios

Our program provides a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach to Craft and Design. You'll major in your studio of choice while building skills in the four other disciplines. You'll work with students and faculty from across all five studios on interdisciplinary projects that bring together a range of expertise and experiences to explore the potential of contemporary art, craft and design.

Additional information

As a Ceramics major, you'll work in one of North America's leading facilities. Featuring state-of-the-art equipment and a creative, supportive learning environment, the Sheridan Ceramics Studio is an ideal place to prepare for your future.

Bachelor of Craft and Design courses are held at our Trafalgar Road Campus in Oakville, Ontario.

  • Honours Baccalaureate Degree

    • Full-time
    • 4 yrs (8 semesters)
    • Program code: PBCRDC