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Furniture and Product Design BA (Hons)

Nottingham Trent University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    24-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our BA (Hons) Furniture and Product Design course is focused on creating innovative items for both the domestic and contract markets, from furniture to interior products and homeware. Work varies from the commercial to the more conceptual, with experimentation of material and process strongly encouraged.We take a user-centred approach to the course, encouraging you to develop your own individual style, vision and philosophy. The focus of the course is on design through making, helping you to develop a hands-on empirical approach through drawing, model-making, computer-aided design (CAD), testing and prototyping. Throughout the course you will work on a diverse range of design projects, acquiring a broad range of new skills and continually developing your professional portfolio.**Key features**- **Professional accreditation** | Our course is accredited by the Chartered Society of Designers (CSD), recognising the quality and relevance of our course content. It also means you can become a student member of the CSD for free whilst studying.- **Inspiring spaces** | Work with our industry-standard facilities and studios, including a dedicated model making studio, 3D printing space and wood, metal and concrete workshops.- **Live projects** | Work on project briefs from companies such as John Lewis, Umbra, Isokon, QFC, Morgan Contract Furniture and DFS.- **Placement year** | Gain vital skills and experience in the workplace by undertaking a one-year placement on our sandwich route. Previously, students have spent their placements at companies such as Hasbro, Roundhouse Design and Philip Watts Design.- **Exhibitions and shows** | Exhibit your work at our final year Degree Show and nationally at events including New Designers in London.- **Outstanding employability** | 100% of our BA (Hons) Furniture and Product Design sandwich students are in graduate level employment within six months of finishing their studies (latest DLHE survey, 2016-2017).

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

14,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    46th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

NTU’s four campuses give students modern learning facilities in a great environment.
International students will feel at home at NTU. With students and staff from over 150 nations, cultural diversity is a core part of its community.
NTU is focused on students’ future, with specific employability support and work experience opportunities on every course.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 86 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    144 64%

    23rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    28th

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