The BA (Hons) Interior Design course is the ideal degree for anyone with a creative interest and a passion for interior design who would like to enter a career as an interior designer, expand their skills and knowledge of the global design industry or go on to study at Master of Arts level.
About the course
The BA (Hons) Interior Design course offers students a more in-depth and professional approach to specific design projects as well as providing the student with an impressive qualification to add to a CV, an essential element when looking to build a career in the design market.
This course is the ideal next step for students that have already successfully completed the Diploma in Professional Interior Design Skills with the National Design Academy, hold a previous qualification in a relevant subject, or alternatively, have relevant industry experience.
This course covers a wide range of modules aimed at shaping the student’s mind set and knowledge base so that they can complete a design project in an accurate, creative and timely manner, whilst also satisfying the exact specifications of their client brief.
The modules for the full BA honours degree will cover a variety of core topics, whilst also offering students the opportunity to focus on a specific element of design such as hotel design or exhibition design.
Employability & progression
Following the successful completion of the full BA (Hons) degree, many students opt to further enhance their CVs and knowledge of the interior design market by completing the MA Interior Design course with the National Design Academy. This qualification will help to add further value to a student’s CV whilst continually building on the skill set and knowledge of the design market as a whole.
Many students also opt to enrol on to an alternative diploma level course such as the Diploma in Garden Design or the Diploma in Curtain Making & Soft Furnishings. These additional qualifications on a CV will allow students to demonstrate that they have a broad knowledge of the design market and will aid their credibility in the market when pitching to clients.
The BA (Hons) Interior Design course offers students the opportunity to promote themselves to clients and employers as a professional interior designer with proven academic knowledge of the design world.
The interior design market is increasingly growing year on year and the demand for high quality interior designers is on the rise. Consequently, many of our degree level graduates will go on to work in high-end interior design practices, work on a freelance basis or alternatively set up their own design business.