Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Furniture Design and Manufacture
If you like to solve problems using creative techniques and if you are interested in learning the range of skills required to design and make contemporary and innovative furniture products, then this course is for you.
You will get an opportunity to develop skills in both traditional and advanced manufacturing techniques and learn how to apply the design process from concept through to fully finished furniture projects.
Initially focusing on hand and power tools, you will acquire the skills to utilise a range of woodworking machinery, CNC technology, laser equipment and digital manufacturing.
Keen attention is paid to intelligent design that addresses issues such as markets, competitiveness, cost and environment and these criteria are closely linked with the ability of graduates to produce high-quality furniture product prototypes.
A year-long work placement in Year 3, in Ireland and overseas, ensures graduates gain invaluable experience and have a good understanding of their roles in industry.
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Why Study this course?
All students undertake a common first year before deciding which degree option to take. Subjects are designed to provide students with an introduction to furniture making techniques, materials, and equipment.
High Graduate Employment
There is a very strong demand for graduates who have a balanced mix of design and manufacturing skills.
Students have a year long work placement in year 3 with options to study abroad.