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Furniture - FdA

London Metropolitan University

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 4 years Duration

  • Part Time Study Mode

  • £2310.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

The Furniture foundation degree explores the methods of designing and crafting furniture using traditional methods as well as investigating how cutting edge digital technologies can be used as a tool to support the practice.

You'll study at internationally renowned, The Sir John Cass School or Art, Architecture and Design (The Cass). Furniture has long been designed and made at The Cass, launching many internationally renowned practitioners.The Cass offers the only hands-on higher education courses in furniture in Greater London and our location means we have future clients, employers and commissioning agencies on your doorstep.

This course is part a suite of the University's London-based furniture courses. We also offer a Furniture and Product Design BA, which FdA students can progress directly into the third year of after successfully completing their course.

The Furniture foundation degree explores the methods of designing and crafting furniture using traditional methods as well as investigating how cutting edge digital technologies can be used as a tool to support the practice. You'll study at internationally renowned, The Sir John Cass School or Art, Architecture and Design (The Cass). Furniture has long been designed and made...

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Course Content

The modules listed below are for the academic year 2019/20 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.

Year 1 modules include:

3D Design Principles (core, 30 credits)

3D Visual Research and Communication (core, 30 credits)

Critical & Contextual Studies 1 (3D) (core, 30 credits)

Workshop Practice (core, 30 credits)

Year 2 modules include:

3D Design (core, 30 credits)

Critical & Contextual Studies 2 (3D) (core, 30 credits)

Materials, Technology and Markets (core, 30 credits)

Project Realisation: Furniture (core, 30 credits)

 

The modules listed below are for the academic year 2019/20 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time. Year 1 modules include: 3D Design Principles (core, 30 credits) 3D Visual Research and Communication (core, 30...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Aldgate

Full Time, 2 years

September, 2020

£9250.00

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Classroom

Aldgate

Part Time, 4 years

September, 2020

£2310.00

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Entry Requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:

  • a minimum grade C in three A levels or minimum grades BC in art and design, art history or design and technology subjects (or a minimum of 96 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC National, OCR Diploma or Advanced Diploma)
  • English Language GCSE at grade C (grade 4 from 2017) or above (or equivalent)

We encourage applications from international/EU students with equivalent qualifications.

We also accept mature students with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We're proud that many of our students are career changers, finding their calling later in life. Formal qualifications are not always necessary as life and work experience can also be considered. In such cases, we ask for a CV and supporting letter. Commitment and enthusiasm are key factors when considering applications.

Suitable applicants living in the UK will be invited to a portfolio interview. Applicants living outside the UK will be required to submit a portfolio of work via email.

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have: a minimum grade C in three A levels or minimum grades BC in art and design, art history or design and technology subjects (or a minimum of 96 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC National, OCR Diploma or Advanced Diploma) English Language GCSE at...

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Assessment Methods

You'll be assessed via project work, essays, individual and group design practice, and a major final project and dissertation.

You'll be assessed via project work, essays, individual and group design practice, and a major final project and dissertation.

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