Speak without obligation to
London Metropolitan University
Your request has been sent correctly
Would you like to receive information about these related courses?
Just one more thing ...
Some institutions ask us for this data. Please, fill them in
Comments about FdA Furniture Making - At the institution - London - Greater London
This course is designed for those who intend to work in the high quality commission-led sector of the industry, or who aim to set up their own business as designers and makers of furniture. There is strong emphasis on making skills across a range of techniques and materials supported by relevant drawing and design modules. The possibilities offered by new digital technologies for craft are also introduced and a dedicated module develops skills in recording and presenting design and practical work professionally. Successful completion of specific modules with the required grades guarantees progression to level 3 of the BA (Hons) in Furniture and Product Design, or level 3 of the BA (Hons) in Restoration and Conservation.
You will normally be 18 years of age or older before commencing the course. You will be required to present a portfolio of work at interview. You must also have attained GCSE grade C in English Language, key skills qualification level 3 or similar, plus one of the following: - 100 points from one or more A-levels, plus three other subjects at GCSE grade or one of the following: - GNVQ at advanced level with a pass grade - BTEC National Diploma or Certificate - An Art and Design Foundation course - A recognised Access course
FdA Furniture Making
* Furniture Craft Skills in Wood and Metal
* Materials Technology
* Wood Machining
* Modern and Traditional Furniture Construction
* Portfolio Presentation
* Business / Context of Design Studies / Care of Collections
* Major Project