This course is the perfect progression for students who have already successfully completed the Diploma in Professional Interior Design with the National Design Academy or a UK or international equivalent qualification in a relevant design subject. This is also ideal for those with a portfolio of interior design industry experience wishing to specialise in the heritage sector. Direct entry students, transferring students from other institutions, and international students are all welcome. There are no term times – so you can apply and start at any time.
It will allow students to build on their existing knowledge of interior design whilst specialising in the design of heritage and period properties. These skills are rare and much in demand within the global design industry and NDA offers the only degree course available covering this specialist area.
Study flexibly online through our bespoke virtual learning studio (VLS)
The VLS is our exclusive, online resource which replaces the normal lectures given in Colleges and Universities. This provides links to other online resources and may contain 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!
The majority of NDA students will complete their BA (Hons) Degree online in approximately 3 years, others may take a little longer and a few may need the maximum study time of 8 years.
Every NDA student has a Personal Tutor to guide them through their qualification. You have unlimited access to your tutor and can contact them by email, telephone, Skype or in-person as often as you wish.
Student Support Team
We also have a dedicated Student Support and Administration Team to help deal with any other queries such as payments, student loans advice and anything else you may need a helping hand with.
Our Student Helpline is available Monday–Friday from 9am–5pm.
You will not have to take an exam! Your tutor will assess your design projects as you submit them throughout the course and your portfolio is moderated by De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) who will award your degree.
You will study eleven modules for the BA (Hons) Heritage Interior Design
A sample of work completed by our talented interior design students
Applicants should hold one of the following:
The course is taught in English, so international students will require a good standard of written English to study. IELTS average 6.5 or TOEFL score of 550 is usually required, however all students are considered on an individual basis as we are aware that many international students have already been taught in English at school, college or university.
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The interior design industry is growing year on year and the demand for specialist heritage interior designers is on the rise globally. Have a look through our Student Spotlights to see what they have achieved.
This week we continue our NDA Student Guest Blog Series with current BA (Hons) Heritage Interior Design degree student, Claire Truman. Claire will be discussing how the skills
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