Oxford Brookes University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Furniture: Design and Make (Activate Learning - City of Oxford College)

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Course summary

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The Foundation Degree in Furniture Design and Make is linked closely with the furniture industry and aims to inspire creativity in design and excellence in craftsmanship through work related study. Situated in the Rycotewood Furniture Centre our students develop skills as creative thinkers and makers who innovate furniture craft through the exploration of materials and skills. The programme balances design, craft and theory to nurture furniture designers and makers of excellent ability who can progress to employment or further study with a broad understanding of the processes involved in the design and craft of furniture.

Course details

Modules

You will be taught by highly professional furniture designer/makers who have been in industry and are kept up-to-date with current practices. You will have access to a dedicated IT suite, design studio, veneering, spray finishing upholstery and wood machine workshops. Work related experiences are fully integrated into the programme and include regular guest speakers, live project briefs, competitions and visits. Your study culminates in a professional public exhibition for the industry that provides you with networking opportunities.


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

Application codes

Course code:
W261
Institution code:
O66
Campus name:
Activate Learning-City of Oxford College
Campus code:
O

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Normally the requirement would be: Either: a minimum of the equivalent of two years’ full-time relevant work experience and a current role in an appropriate workplace setting evidence of ability to study at academic Level 4 evidence of support from their employer and recommendation; Or: a minimum of one A-level at grade C plus the equivalent of 5 GCSE passes at C grade or above normally including Mathematics and English Language - or a recognised equivalent vocationally related qualification, or; A National Diploma in General Art and Design or; An Art Foundation course, or; Level 3 City and Guilds Diploma in Furniture, or; Access to Art and Design

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7570 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7570 Year 1
Scotland £7570 Year 1
Wales £7570 Year 1
Channel Islands £7570 Year 1
EU £9270 Year 1
International £9270 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note tuition fees for Home students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students. Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning Home students at the maximum permitted level.
Furniture: Design and Make (Activate Learning - City of Oxford College) at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS