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 offers students a practical and hands-on experience, learning the process of designing solid timber furniture concepts and turning them into reality.

The programme lecturers are qualified furniture makers and along with the practical component, which equates to 80 per cent of the course, you will take business studies that will help you to run your own business or work within an existing one.

Programme Fact Sheet

Diploma in Furniture Design and Making Fact Sheet​ 


Programme Diploma in Furniture Design and Making - Level 5
Study Options / Duration Full-time , 2 years
Campuses Palmerston North
Fees Domestic $6,466.50 per yearInternational $17,605 per year


Palmerston North

23 February 2015 - 27 November 2015

5 October 2015 - 8 July 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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