Arts & Crafts

This course is in Dutch.

Arts & Crafts is a two-year higher professional education course that focuses on craftsmanship, entrepreneurship and the development of your own signature.

Are you currently doing a vocational course (MBO-4 level or a senior secondary vocational education) in the field of fashion/accessories, furniture/product, interior, lifestyle and jewellery, and are you fanatical about craftsmanship? Then develop further as a professional craftsperson with an aptitude for design in our two-year bachelor Arts & Crafts. You will be a student at the Rotterdam Academy. Applications are via the Rotterdam Academy.

This full-time programme’s practical projects and assignments will prepare you for professional craftsmanship and entrepreneurship. It includes lessons in design, subject theory, and classes on your chosen area so that you can expand your creativity and gain greater skills in your chosen area. As the programme focuses on entrepreneurship, you will gain more insight into your position on the labour market. You will learn to think, function and perform from a business and commercial perspective so that you can launch your products on the market with confidence.

Are you a professional or are you in the final part of secondary vocational education and would you like to continue your studies? This Associate Degree will allow you to develop as a designer and an entrepreneur and to explore these even further. With your ‘Associate Degree’ diploma, you can continue in the Willem de Kooning Academy’s Bachelor of Design degree programme.

This two-year higher professional education programme is run by the Rotterdam Academy. For more information, please check the website of Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences and visit the website of the Rotterdam Academy!

Would you like to read more about all the different specialisations we have for you? We teach packaging, fashion, lifestyle, product, jewellery, and interior design. Click here to download the pdf document of these exciting possibilities (Dutch language).

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