Furniture Design and Making courses at UCOL Polytech

Diploma in Furniture Design and Making

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Programme Overview


UCOL’s Diploma in Furniture Design and Making will teach you all about the process of designing solid timber furniture concepts and then turning them into reality.


This furniture design course is unique to New Zealand and offers students a practical, hands-on experience with lecturers who are qualified furniture makers.

The practical component makes up 80% of the programme so you will learn by doing and gain industry needed skills. You will also undertake business studies including computing, communications and marketing to help you run your own business or work within an existing one.



Programme Diploma in Furniture Design and Making - Level 5
Study Options / Duration Full-time , 2 years
Campuses Palmerston North
Domestic fees: $6,643  ​International fees: $19,800


Palmerston North

22 February 2016 - 25 November 2016





Palmerston North

Year One timetable information.

Year Two timetable information

Classes are generally between the hours of 8.00am - 4.30pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Allow 20 hours in class and an additional 20 hours lecturer-directed learning each. 
Other Programme Costs
UCOL has an Admission and Conversation process to make sure you are studying at a level you are prepared for. The aim is to help you find the right level of study and educational pathway for you to succeed at UCOL. For more information please download and read the UCOL Admission Guide.

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