Design Your Future

Become a Professional Interior Designer

Online & In-Studio Courses

Diplomas, Bachelor's & Master's Degrees


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


No terms or semesters,
choose your own start date.


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


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


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 7th August 2021 (Via Zoom)
  • Saturday 11th September 2021 (Via Zoom)
  • Saturday 30th October 2021 (Via Zoom)
Professional Interior Design (UK)
23rd – 27th August & 11th – 15th October
Professional Interior Design (Dubai)
Weekday Course: 5th – 16th September
Saturday Course: 18th September – 20th November
Professional Soft Furnishings (UK)
6th – 10th September & 18th – 22nd October
Interior Design Software Course
10th October – 4th November
Professional Interior Design
6th September – 25th November (Afternoon)
13th September – 2nd December (Evening)
28th September – 17th December (Morning)
11th October – 16th December (Morning)
Professional Garden Design
2nd September – 15th November (Afternoon)
17th November – 14th February (Evening)
Interior Design Software Course
12th September – 7th October