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FdA in Historic Craft Practices - Furniture (Full Time)

West Dean College

Foundation Degree , Furniture Design And Making

Course Description

The Foundation Degree in Historic Craft Practices is designed to give you well-rounded woodworking theory and skills that will enhance your employment prospects or allow you to continue your studies in higher education. Furniture making projects become more challenging as the course progresses and may incorporate your own designs. In the second year students may choose to continue to develop their furniture making and finishing proficiency or begin to develop basic skills in furniture restoration/conservation.

The Foundation Degree in Historic Craft Practices is designed to give you well-rounded woodworking theory and skills that will enhance your employment prospects or allow you to continue your studies in higher education. Furniture making projects become more challenging as the course progresses and may incorporate your own designs. In the second year students may choose to continue to develop...

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Course Content

  • To develop excellent practical skills
  • To learn how material properties influence practice and making
  • To learn historic making techniques in a modern woodworking context

  • To develop excellent practical skills
  • To learn how material properties influence practice and making
  • To learn historic making techniques in a modern woodworking context

 

Entry Requirements

UCAS tariff points:120, completion of a level 3 qualification, for example A-Levels, BTEC, or Foundation Diploma in Art and Design.

Applicants can be considered if they can provide evidence of prior learning with an appropriate portfolio of work.

International applicants should provide a digital portfolio, evidence of English language ability to level B2 (IELTS 6.0) as well as equivalent level 3 qualifications.

All students are required to provide a portfolio of work and attend an interview.

UCAS tariff points:120, completion of a level 3 qualification, for example A-Levels, BTEC, or Foundation Diploma in Art and Design. Applicants can be considered if they can provide evidence of prior learning with an appropriate portfolio of work. International applicants should provide a digital portfolio, evidence of English language ability to level B2 (IELTS 6.0) as well...

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