Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Furniture and Product Design

This course is for the designer who wishes to develop furniture, interior products and quality artefacts. It has a focus on the finer end of the market, looking at opportunities for batch, low run production. Students explore how furniture and product design production is changing and consider the influence of digital technology and media. Students also challenge pre conceived attitudes about the relationship between traditional craft skills, new technology and modern manufacture. Students on this course benefit from the collaboration and support of established links with commercial organisations and industry professionals.

Entry requirements

A good honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in a relevant discipline, or relevant experience; examples of work; a personal statement.

Course modules

Modules: design tools and processes; research methods; horizon scanning; multidisciplinary innovation project; furniture futures; advanced design communication; major study project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is 100% based on coursework and project work.

Sponsorship information

The School will be offering a number of scholarships for students commencing their studies on postgraduate courses.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

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Key information

Telephone number: 
0115 8484200