Our BA (Hons) Product and Furniture Design with Foundation Year degree course focuses on the design and development of creative, contemporary and innovative products and furniture, considering user centred design, social context and commercial understanding. You will be encouraged to explore materials, techniques and processes in relation to scales of manufacture, from one-off bespoke design to design for standardised mass production. You will learn a range of research and design methods alongside continual practical skills development. Live student projects take place throughout the course to enhance your employability, communication skills and professional practice. About foundation courses This four year degree course has been specifically designed to you to undertake additional level 3 study designed to ensure you are successful on your chosen degree. After successful completion of your foundation year, you will have the flexibility to switch (should you wish to change direction) onto a number of related undergraduate degree options within Birmingham School of Architecture and Design.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Parkside Building Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
Foundation Studies (Art and Design, and Art, Design & Media): Pass. Considered with a maximum of three other Level 3 qualifications to obtain 80 points. Merit overall in UAL Extended Diploma in Art & Design, UAL Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology, UAL Extended Diploma in Performing and Production Arts.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||with no less than 5.5 in any level|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|