BA (Hons) Interior Design
3 years, full time
This degree aims to prepare you for a professional and creative career as an interior designer.
Our holistic approach to interior design will enable you to develop your own unique design philosophy.
You’ll be introduced to a broad range of design methods and principles, including digital technologies and professional standards. Approaching a range of public and private spaces, you will consider design ideas from a variety of perspectives including history, architecture, social and environment impact as well as purpose.
Model-making is a core element of this degree. You’ll create models of your design ideas using our specialist facilities and document the end product in our photography studio.
Professional practice modules will give you opportunities to work on live projects with real clients. You’ll be expected to consider all aspects of the design process from creative development to commercial and financial factors.
When you graduate, you’ll have a diverse portfolio of work that you can showcase to potential clients and employers.
This bespoke training will prepare you for a creative career across a wide range of sectors including commercial, residential, exhibition and installation and places of leisure and culture.
- £18,000 (fee for one academic year. Fees for subsequent years are subject to increase)
2 A-levels (typically A-C) or international equivalent Mathematics GCSE at A-C / 9-4 or international equivalent Portfolio interview
English Language Requirements
IELTS: Overall score of 6.0 with no score below 5.5 in any of the four components, or equivalent
Practical training using our industry-standard facilities
Opportunities to work on live briefs with real clients
Develop a professional portfolio of original design work
Opportunity to go on a study trip abroad
Communication Skills 1: Representing Space, Structure and Form
Communication Skills 2: Digital Skills
Design: Spatial Investigations
Interior Histories 1: Close Looking
Interior Histories 2: Experiencing Interiors
Two elective modules
Communication Skills 3: Rendering and 3D Modelling
Design: Events and Exhibition
Design: ReHab ReUse
Interior Theories: Design Philosophies
Two elective modules
Design: Site, Research and Initial Investigations
Design: Major Project
Dissertation: Research and Development
Professional Practice 2
Technology and Sustainability
'The opportunities we have had to work with the local community have been really beneficial. We get to experience the client side of interior design and it’s so nice to give back to the community.'
Courtney Welham, UK