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Product and Furniture Design (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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 The course puts making at the centre of design production. This ensures you develop your practical skills. You will combine these with a critical and investigative approach to objects.

What you can expect

  • To develop an interdisciplinary approach to design. This will draw on anthropology, craft production, fine art and interior design
  • To focus on small batch production and the one-off within design
  • A programme of visiting speakers made up of practicing designers and makers
  • Live projects with community, cultural and industry partners. The course has worked with hospitals, museums, community centres, parks and manufacturing companies
  • A series of visits to cultural venues and establishments in London and further afield
  • To develop and produce a professional portfolio that will help your future career
  • To have access to Chelsea's shared workshops.

Career opportunities 

Graduating students of the BA Product and Furniture Design (Hons) at the University of the Arts London (UAL) will have an interdisciplinary approach to design. You will have gained critical and professional skills. 

These will enable you to work as studio based designer makers, project consultants, curators and commission-based designers. The graduates have found jobs within a variety of fields.

These include product design, craft production, interior design, architecture and fine art. Many others have also gone on to postgraduate study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    However, this course will consider applications after that date, subject to places being available.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction
  • Defining the subject
  • Primary research
  • Possibilities
  • Platform
  • Method
  •  Focus
  • Audience and visibility
  • Realisation

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (Level 3 or 4)
  • 2 A Levels at grade C or above
  • Merit, Pass, Pass (MPP) at BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Pass at UAL Extended Diploma
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma
  • Or equivalent EU/International qualifications, such as International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • And 3 GCSE passes at grade 4 or above (grade A*-C)
Entry to this course will also be determined by the quality of your application, looking primarily at your portfolio of work, personal statement and reference.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22920 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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