Part Time FdA Antiques & Design: Theory & Practice

In Middlesbrough

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Foundation degree

  • Location

    Middlesbrough

  • Duration

    4 Years

Description

For those wishing to study design history with a view to a career, the FdA Antiques and Design: Theory and Practice will provide you with a unique opportunity. This exciting and distinctive programme is designed for those who wish to study Design and Decorative Arts History from both a theoretical and practical viewpoint. Integral to the programme will be access to collections and objects in.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Middlesbrough (North Yorkshire)
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Green Lane Linthorpe, TS5 7RJ

Starts

On request

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Course programme


UCAS codes
CLEVE C71
W900

Duration
2 years full-time or 4 years part-time

Location
Church Square, Hartlepool

General Overview
For those wishing to study design history with a view to a career, the FdA Antiques and Design: Theory and Practice will provide you with a unique opportunity. This exciting and distinctive programme is designed for those who wish to study Design and Decorative Arts History from both a theoretical and practical viewpoint. Integral to the programme will be access to collections and objects in major institutions and auction houses. This is not only a lecture room based programme as your studies will include work experience, study visits, attendance at trade fairs, and studio workshops which will allow you to understand the properties of materials.

This programme has been written and evaluated with partners from major auction houses, curators from some of the National Trust properties, Harewood House, Temple Newsam and input from the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Bowes Museum. For those wishing to study the FdA Antiques and Design: Theory and Practice, it is the ideal progression route to design history as a career

Why study this subject at CCAD?
This is a unique course and its vocational nature makes it the only course in the country that offers this kind of study.

What new skills will I aquire?
You will develop skills in object analysis and handling, design history, stylistic recognition, written and verbal evaluation, and specialist knowledge.

Success stories
This is a new programme which only started in September 2009

What can I do next?
You may wish to continue your studies and progress to a BA (Hons) programme, or exit in to employment in the antiques, museum and heritage industries. Other routes of employment include self-employment in the antiques trade, design history journalism and with further study, teaching.

Part Time FdA Antiques & Design: Theory & Practice

Price on request