Nottingham Trent University

601–800 th
World University Rankings 2019
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2018
Burton Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4BU, United Kingdom

Furniture and Product Design

This course focuses on developing innovative designs for the consumer market, in areas of commercial and domestic furniture, interiors, lighting and homewares. Our course is a designer-centred programme, encouraging you to develop your own individual style, vision and philosophy. You'll spend time in our industry-standard workshops, developing concepts and learning about principles of effective design. You'll develop your communication skills through drawing, model making, computer aided design, prototyping scale and full-size realisations of your designs, working on a range of diverse and challenging design projects. **Key features** - Benefit from excellent employability prospects. 100% of our BA (Hons) Furniture and Product Design sandwich students are in graduate level employment within six months of finishing their studies (DLHE 2016-2017). - NTU is ranked among the top 150 universities in the world for Art and Design (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2017). - Benefit from our Building Blocks financial package, supporting you throughout your time at NTU and enabling you to make the most of your studies. As well as money towards the cost of your course materials, you’ll also benefit from study trips and live projects, included in the cost of your course fees, free personal protective equipment (PPE) and a pre-paid printing allowance. - Our course is accredited by the Chartered Society of Designers (CSD), recognising the quality and relevance of our course content. - Gain vital skills and experience in the workplace by undertaking a one-year placement. - Work on project briefs from companies such as John Lewis, Umbra, Isokon and QFC. - Experience design inspiration with trips in the UK and abroad included in your course fees. Recently students have travelled to Paris as part of the course to visit the Maison&Objet design fair, and to collaborate with students at the Parisian Strate Design School on a joint lighting project. - Learn how to use a range of design tools and techniques in our industry-standard facilities and design spaces, including metal, concrete and timber workshops, supported by expert technical staff. - Turn your ideas into a viable business with help from The Hive, NTU's purpose-built Centre for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise, a support centre to help students create, develop and grow their own businesses. - Exhibit your work at our Degree Shows and at national events such as New Designers in London. - Have the option to study abroad for a semester as part of the European Project Semester (EPS) programme.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    City Campus,Nottingham
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £13,450
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    City Campus,Nottingham