It's not too late to apply - View our courses for September 2018 entry

Wrexham Glyndwr University Logo
WGU ten years
experience our coursesUniversity open dayWGU UG prospectus

chat to admissions
Applied Arts

BA (Hons)
Applied Arts

UCAS code
Year of entry
UCAS Tariff
3 YRS (FT)
Institution code

Why choose this course?


Develop your material and design skills through Ceramics, Metal, Jewellery and mixed media. This Applied Arts course focuses on the high-quality craft skills needed to be a professional maker.


The BA(Hons) Applied Arts programmes enable students to understand the importance of high-quality making, originality and how to generate personal responses to materials and processes.


We encourage creativity, innovation and entrepreneurial skills to produce graduates who can combine their conceptual and technical skills in Applied Arts with the professional skills needed to be a successful maker.


Designers who can respond creatively to applied art and design problems remain in high demand. We place a strong emphasis on the language of design through exploration and expression of ideas and use of materials processes and practices.


Our courses promote excellent communication skills and professional aspects of practice and encourage innovative and interdisciplinary use of media and materials. There is also a strong emphasis on developing interpersonal skills through collaborative projects and teamwork.

Overall satisfaction in the subject areas art and others in creative art and design (including Applied Arts) was the highest in Wales. (WGU analysis of unpublished NSS data 2018)


You can also choose to study this course as a four year integrated Masters MDes Applied Arts UCAS Code: 3M18 or as a foundation year BA Hons Applied Art (with foundation year)


rise of 24 places
Welsh student funding support

Open day & evenings

North wales university open days

Subject & taster days

Wrexham Glyndwr Uni taster days
Short Courses
experience our coursesUniversity open dayWGU UG prospectus

chat to admissions