To develop your own design interests whilst gaining a rich variety of technical, presentational and professional skills.
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* UCAS Tariff Score greater than 160, which should include either two A level passes or an AVCE Double Award * An Access qualification * Equivalent qualifications such as Irish Leaving Certificate, Scottish Highers, International Baccalaureate or BTEC National Diploma If you left school or the further education sector without the normal academic qualifications for entry to higher education, the 4-year extended degree route may be suitable for you.
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- Interior Design
BA (Hons) Interior Design
This course focuses on surfaces (materials, colour and texture), furniture and lighting. You will study colour theory, print pattern design, silkscreen printing, furniture design, lighting design and exhibition design. You will work both collaboratively and creatively with students and staff from the fashion design course.
This course offers an exciting and wide ranging education. You will be encouraged to take creative risks and think in radical ways about your project work.
The course is distinctive in that it shares key aspects of its curriculum with the degrees in Fine Art, Graphic Design and Illustration.
This emphasises the links between interior space and form, fine art installations, typology and colour theory and enables you to develop knowledge and skills across a range of two and three-dimensional disciplines.
The curriculum includes, wherever possible, opportunities to enter a variety of prestigious national and international design competitions.
The study of the theory and context of art and design is linked closely with the studio practice through the 'Contemporary Issues' and 'Dissertation' modules.
Throughout the year a range of guest speakers will give talks on art and design matters as part of the Platform Lectures. International field trips will be organised across the disciplines wherever possible.
You will be expected to visit a wide range of exhibitions and buildings of interest. This is fundamental to the understanding of contemporary design and art practice.
The University is extremely fortunate in having excellent transport links with London where many important exhibitions are held and many examples of fine architecture and interior design are to be found. There are also opportunites to take part in international field trips.
Areas of study include:
- Exhibition Design
- 3D Model-making
- Basic Web Page Design
- Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
- Digital Image Creation and Manipulation
- Digital Film Editing
Why choose this course?
- Multi-disciplinary approach, with many opportunities for collaborative work
- Teaching staff with extensive experience in practice
- Professional-quality facilities including IT-suites, television studios and a theatre
- Predominantly project-based coursework
- Dedicated studio spaces within a dynamic and stimulating learning environment
- Training in industry-standard technologies and software packages
- Opportunities for overseas study through a successful and long-standing exchange programme
- Final-stage students can showcase their work online and at a graduate exhibition in London
It is hoped that this qualification will lead to a wide range of professional employment opportunities within the field of Interior Design, including Interior Design and Architecture practices, design for television and cinema, space planning and facilities management.
Studio critique, portfolio assessment, exhibition, written assignments, seminar presentations, student peer assessment.
Special entry requirements
Applicants will be invited to attend an interview and a portfolio of work should be presented for discussion and perusal by the programme team.
Applicants seeking entry on the basis of experiential and non-certified learning will need to submit a personal Art and Design portfolio/portfolio of learning.