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.

NEW Online Fast-Track Diplomas (via Zoom)

Qualify in as little as 10 weeks!

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 Diploma course dates at NDA

  • Saturday 9th January 2021 (Via Zoom)
  • Wednesday 17th February 2021 (Via Zoom)
  • Saturday 27th March 2021 (Via Zoom)
Professional Interior Design (Dubai)
Weekday Course: 10th – 14th January
Saturday Course: 23rd January – 27th March
Professional Interior Design (UK)
18th – 22nd January & 1st – 5th March
Professional Garden Design (UK)
26th – 30th April & 14th – 18th June
Professional Soft Furnishings (UK)
8th – 12th February & 22nd – 26th March
Professional Interior Design
11th January – 18th March 2021
1st February – 22nd April 2021
23rd February – 14th May 2021
16th March – 3rd June 2021
Professional Garden Design
11th January – 18th March 2021

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