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

Undergraduate

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.

  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Activate Learning-City of Oxford College

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    2 years


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

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January *

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

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

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 16 points

A minimum of the equivalent of two years’ full-time relevant work experience and a current role in an appropriate workplace setting, plus evidence of ability to study at academic Level 4 , plus evidence of support from your employer and recommendation, may be accepted in lieu of formal Level 3 qualifications.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £7,350 Year 1
EU £7,350 Year 1
International £9,000 Year 1
England £7,350 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,350 Year 1
Scotland £7,350 Year 1
Wales £7,350 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note tuition fees may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Oxford Brookes University intends to continue to set fees at the maximum level permitted for new and returning Home/EU students.