Oxford Brookes University

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

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TEF Silver

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The programme is aimed at aspiring furniture designer-makers and provides a work-related Honours top-up progression route for holders of a Foundation Degree or HND in Furniture Design and Make. The programme consists of two key elements focussing on independent and industry-linked projects. The independent projects are linked together to provide a holistic experience, first establishing a self-initiated brief through a significant written research project and directly linking this with a major design and make project. Building on the reputation of the Rycotewood Furniture Centre and its industry links a combination of live projects, study visits and guest speakers will support the development of design, craft, business and enterprise skills relevant to furniture designer makers.

Course details

Modules

The course consists of two key elements that focus both on independent and industry-linked projects to give a holistic experience. The first is a written research project which establishes a self-initiated brief, while the second is a major design and make project. Building on the reputation of the Rycotewood Furniture Centre and its industry links a combination of live projects, study visits and guest speakers will support the development of your design, craft, business and enterprise skills relevant to furniture designer makers.


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 W260
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 Not accepted
A level Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher Not accepted

A Foundation Degree in Furniture Design and Make awarded by Oxford Brookes University, successfully gaining 240 credits and usually a 55% grade average
A Foundation degree in Furniture and related disciplines successfully gaining 240 credits and usually a 55% grade average, subject to individual assessment of credit by Oxford Brookes University.
A Higher National Diploma in Furniture and related disciplines, successfully gaining 240 credits with Merit Profile at level 5, QAA Benchmarks, subject to individual assessment of credit by Oxford Brookes University.


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.

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