Manchester Metropolitan University
MA Design - Furniture is concerned with relationships between people, contexts and environments and the designed consequences. Furniture design activity in this context should be considered as a prospective and not prescriptive pursuit so the question 'What can contemporary furniture practice be?' is particularly relevant. The flexible nature of the programme not only allows the development of a practice within a discreet furniture related area but also and importantly, encourages the cross-fertilisation of ideas, preoccupations and practices.
You will normally have an undergraduate UK Honours degree or international equivalent or a degree-equivalent postgraduate diploma or a professional qualification. Alternatively, you may be admitted if you can demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at Honours degree standard; in addition, you may also need to submit a digital portfolio.
Year 1 (MA full-time): practice 1: design intention, practice 2: design proposition, practice 3: design furniture major project, option unit (contested territories, digital futures, health and wellbeing, images and archives, making our futures-ecological arts and sustainable design, negotiated study, object and context, the museum and the city, writing research and funding proposals), professional platforms. Year 2 (MFA full-time): practice 4: contextualising, practice 5: realisation and publication.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MFA||Full-time||September 2016||-||2 years|
|MFA||Part-time||September 2016||-||4 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||-||2 years|
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