Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Furniture Making and Architectural Woodworking
If you enjoy woodworking and see a future, professional career in the furniture making, architectural joinery or wood manufacturing industries this programme is for you.
Through structured projects students develop skills and knowledge to enable them make furniture, architectural joinery and wood products to the highest standards using a range of traditional and advanced manufacturing technologies.
The course integrates the use of a wide range of CAD/CAM systems and equipment and introduces common metal working and upholstery techniques.
A complementary set of professional skills are key elements of student learning. Operations management, lean manufacturing, estimating and CAD engineering are studied with a focus on their application in the furniture, architectural joinery and wood manufacturing industries.
A year-long Work Placement in year 3, in Ireland and overseas, ensures graduates gain invaluable experience along with gaining first-hand understanding of current industry practices and procedures.
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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 study abroad options