Students have specialist workshops taught by experienced professional practitioners in the ceramics industry.

Visiting ceramics specialists in recent years who delivered specialist master classes include:

Sasha Wardell, UK – Master class on mould making and bone china slip casting
Adam Buick, Wales – Master class on large scale throwing and clay body additions
Akiko Hirai, Japan – Master class on Japanese traditional making methods and approaches

The students attend study trips such as the International Ceramics Festival in Wales which consists of sixteen world-renowned ceramic artists/makers demonstrating and lecturing on their work. They also attend Ceramic Art London which showcases the best of European ceramics and has an accompanying lecture programme.