BA(Hons) Interior Design

 

The BA Interior Design provides a unique programme of study with the interaction of design and technology through the creative process and imaginative use of materials. Offering more than just decorative solutions, interior design is a broad based professional discipline.

The course encourages students to consider challenges interior designers face in a range of engaging dynamic thematic areas, which include retail, the workplace, leisure and entertainment and life styles of the future. Central to all years of study are design modules that provide the framework to explore real and imagined projects. These projects are commercially based in urban environments. Underpinning the projects are the theoretical, historical, technical and essential skills required to enable students work in an informed and professional manner.

Central to all years of study are design modules that provide the framework to explore real and imagined projects. These projects are commercially based in urban environments. Underpinning the projects are the theoretical, historical, technical and essential skills required to enable designers to work in an informed and professional manner. Central to the course is the driving philosophy of the importance that creativity and idea generation play in design.

Virtually all teaching takes place in a modern studio environment. Students are encouraged to direct their studies and tailor their skills to marry their creative and professional ambitions through the use of seminars, presentations, tutorials and continual critique feedback.

Duration:
36 months (3 years)

Educational form:
Taught

Education Variants:
Fulltime

Language:
English

Start Dates:
2nd October 2017

Award Body:
University of Central Lancashire – UK

British Degree:
Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Interior Design

Entry Requirements

  • Diploma and transcript from your high school
  • evidence of your ability in English language (IELTS 6.0 or its equivalent)
  • portfolio
  • passport

Course at a glance:

Year 1

Building Anatomy

Creative Thinking

Historical Contextual Studies

PC Suite

Sourcing & References

Drawing & Modelling

Year 2

Interior Design Studies

Digital Drawing & Graphic Techniques

Contemporary Contextual Studies

Building Anatomy

Sourcing & References

Year 3

Honours Project

Future Lifestyles

Materiality & Fabrication

Contextual Studies – Design Futures

Site Analysis

Assessment

Assessment is 100% coursework and you will be continually assessed throughout the course. Assessment will be through assignments including design briefs (project work), competitions, presentations, seminars and group activities.

Career Opportunities

Many of the design skills that will acquire and develop are transferable and can lead you into a variety of employment fields. Career opportunities include working as an Interior Design consultant, in-house designer for a specialist retail shop-fitting contractor, Computer 3D visualiser, and corporate style consultant. In these jobs your role could take on many guises including Consultancy Business Design Partner or Creative Design team leader. Your role may even provide diverse opportunities to work in film, TV or theatre designing everything from performance sets to overall style adviser.

Successful students may also wish to continue their studies on MA Degree to further enhance their knowledge and skills base, exploring new and innovative areas of design.