Design Your Future

Become a Professional Interior Designer

Online & In-Studio Courses

Diplomas, Bachelor's & Master's Degrees

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Three Learning Levels

Diplomas, Bachelor's & Master's degrees.

Six Design Subjects

Study in one of six specialist design subjects.

Guaranteed Progression

Completion of each learning level opens access to the next. Progression Scholarships available.

Fast-Track Your Course
Online via Zoom

4 design subjects now available!

Recognised Worldwide & Fully Accredited

The National Design Academy is the only institution to offer truly flexible, online interior design courses that are nationally and internationally recognised.

All our Professional Diploma courses are awarded by AIM Qualifications, an Ofqual approved National Awarding Organisation providing Ofqual Level 3 accreditation.

All our online Degrees are fully accredited and awarded by our academic partner De Montfort University Leicester (DMU), ranked in Times’ top 3% of world universities.

Flexible Learning Designed For You

Study around work and family commitments – Flexible Online learning or Fast-Track Online and In-Studio courses

Flexible

No terms or semesters,
choose your own start date.

Affordable

Low fees, & scholarships
Government funding & student loans
available for UK students.

Online

Study from anywhere in the world,
at your own pace. Or Fast-Track with our Zoom courses.

In-Studio

Fast-track your Diploma.
10 days in-studio + 10 weeks online
Qualify in Just 12 weeks!

What Can You Study?

Choose the design subject and level that’s right for you…
View each of our courses below or download our full course guides for more information.

Government funding & student loans available for UK students.

Progression scholarships for all NDA UK & International students.

Passionate about Interior Design?

So are we. That’s why we love to help anyone who shares our passion to achieve an accredited qualification in interior design, garden & landscaping design or a range of other design subjects.

We can help you to become a professional interior designer and make a living out of what you love or to add a professional finish to your own projects. You can even go on to study a degree online with NDA.

At the National Design Academy we’ve been teaching interior design for over 30 years, with over 35,000 alumni in over 80 countries. We’d love to welcome you to our design community.

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Studying with NDA

The Virtual Learning Studio (VLS) is our exclusive, online platform that replaces the usual lectures given in Colleges and Universities. This provides links to other online resources and contains a range of interactive material including videos, images, quizzes and lectures.

Students can rewind and re-watch until they are sure they have understood. No frantic note taking and no missing an important lecture! Study when and where it suits you!

What's On?

Keep up-to-date with the next available Open Day and Course Dates at NDA

  • Saturday 30th October 2021 (Via Zoom)
  • Saturday 4th December 2021 (Via Zoom)
  • Saturday 22nd January 2022 (Via Zoom)
Professional Interior Design (UK)
15th – 19th November & 10th – 14th January
Professional Interior Design (Dubai)
Weekday Course: 14th – 25th November
Saturday Course: 8th January – 12th March
Professional Soft Furnishings (UK)
14th – 18th February & 28th March – 1st April
Interior Design Software Course
20th February – 17th March
Professional Interior Design
2nd November – 28th January (Afternoon)
29th November – 24th February (Afternoon)
10th January – 31st March (Evening)
1st February – 22nd April (Afternoon)
28th February – 26th May (Morning)
Professional Furniture Design
9th November – 2nd December
Professional Garden Design
17th November – 14th February (Evening)
14th March – 9th June (Morning)
Interior Design Software Course
9th January – 3rd February

35,000 Qualified Designers & Counting...

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Online Open Days

Our regular Open Days are now delivered online, via Zoom and they are the perfect opportunity to get a real feel for the Academy and the courses that are offered.

And Finally...

A message from our founder & Academy Director