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Furniture Craftmanship with Design (Year 2 Direct Entry) HND

(SCQF level 8)

Design Crafts & Graphic Arts, Creative Industries

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

26th Aug 2019, 2 years

26th Aug 2019, 2 years

Location

City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

This course encourages you to develop practical skills through manufacture and to express yourself through design. You’ll be encouraged to study in-depth the construction of furniture, to develop and build designs and to hone your skills in cabinet making, upholstery and wood finishing.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 8. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • HNC Furniture Craftmanship with Design; OR
  • First-year HND Furniture Craftmanship with Design.

Additional selection requirements

  • You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject. At the interview, you'll be asked to provide examples of any design and/or making of furniture or 3D work.

What you study

  • Furniture Construction.
  • Furniture Materials.
  • Machine Woodworking.
  • Workshop Practice.
  • Furniture History.
  • Design Study.
  • Power Tools.
  • Techniques of Timber Fabrication.
  • Methods of Upholstering and Finishing.

After the course

Careers

After completing the course you may go on to become self-employed Designers/Makers of furniture, as well as pursuing jobs in the furniture trades and shop-fitting.

Continuing Study

Students who complete their HND may also progress to year three of BA (Hons) Product Design at Glasgow Caledonian University.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    26th Aug 2019, 2 years
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome