This Model Making course is aimed at students who have some practical skills in crafts, art and design and who have an interest in working in the fields of model or prop making for TV, film and theatre, architecture, product design, prototypes, museums, cosplay etc.
You'll develop skills in the design and construction of a wide variety of types of model through project-based units designed to be relevant to future employment and study routes. Projects are varied to cater for a broad range of interests and to allow as much individual creative input as possible. In addition, by the end of the course, you will be encouraged to have a strong online presence to facilitate networking within the industry.
The dedicated course lecturers bring many years of wide-ranging commercial model making experience to the college and have been continually updating and developing the course over the last 10 years. You'll work on projects independently or in groups. Teaching will be through class discussion and demonstrations and one-to-one tutorials in practical and design tasks, with individual feedback, guidance and support.
Links to relevant companies and practitioners are encouraged and industry guest speakers and visits are frequently arranged. At the end of the course, selected students have the opportunity to show their work at the annual model making trade show in London.
Students from this course have gone on to study at degree level, gone directly into employment with some of the country