NDA Information for International Students

National Design Academy is delighted to welcome international students to our Interior Design courses, which provide a unique opportunity to study online for an accredited British Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree without having to travel to the UK.

Diplomas are accredited by AIM Awards, and Degrees are awarded by our academic partner, De Montfort University Leicester (DMU).

NDA has been teaching Interior Design Qualifications for 30 years with Alumni of 31,000 qualified designers in over 80 Countries.

Flexible courses

You can gain the full range of qualifications offered by the National Design Academy by studying Interior Design Courses online without the need for a visa, at a fraction of the cost of studying full time in the UK.

NDA courses are truly flexible, you can choose your own start date and enrol at any time of the year that suits you, and study whenever you wish, from anywhere in the world.

You will receive the same certificates that are issued to students studying at the University, they do not refer to Online Study.

 

Accredited

The UK has a well-deserved global reputation for providing high quality and reputable higher education. There are 157 institutions in the UK that are permitted to award degrees. All these institutions have degree awarding powers recognised by the UK authorities (UK and Scottish Parliament, Welsh and Northern Ireland Assemblies).

The National Design Academy is listed within the “listed bodies” of Recognised UK Degrees, ensuring your qualification is internationally recognised. Please visit the UK Government’s official list of recognised bodies for confirmation that the National Design Academy is listed as a recognised centre.

In-studio Diploma Now Available In Dubai

The in-studio Professional Interior Design Diploma course will run from our Dubai Studios in Knowledge Village on the dates below. Just a few places left – enrol now!

Week 1: 20th - 24th January 2019 in Dubai Studios
Weeks 2 – 6: Work on design projects at home
Week 6: 2nd - 6th March 2019 in Dubai Studios
Tuition Fee: $2,950

If you are interested in joining this studio course please call the NDA Dubai Office on +971 44 298 788 or email international@nda.ac.uk.

If you prefer to make your payment by bank transfer for the Dubai course the bank details are below:

The Progression Agency FZ-LLC
(formerly International Student Admissions Service)
Emirates NBD
Dubai Media City Branch

IBAN: AE570260001014842939901
Acc: 101 48429399 01
Swift: EBILAEAD

IELTS

Diploma Students: You do not require English Language qualifications to study a Diploma just a good standard of written English. Successful Diploma students will be accepted onto an NDA Bachelor’s Degree without IELTS.

Degree Students: The courses are taught in English, so international students will require a good standard of written English to study for a Degree. IELTS average 6 or TOEFL score of 550 or equivalent English language certificate will be required.

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I would recommend someone studying with the National Design Academy. Especially if you are an international student, you will be part of a big family and a perfect educational system accredited by well-known institutions.


Rezzan Kurt
Master's Degree (MA) in Interior Design

2018-06-11T12:59:05+00:00

Rezzan Kurt
Master's Degree (MA) in Interior Design

I would recommend someone studying with the National Design Academy. Especially if you are an international student, you will be part of a big family and a perfect educational system accredited by well-known institutions.

I would recommend anybody with a willingness to study Interior Design to consider the National Design Academy. The tutor support is fantastic and it is a great way to gain qualifications without having to put the rest of your life on hold.


Amy Johnson
BA (Hons) in Interior Design

2018-06-11T13:02:44+00:00

Amy Johnson
BA (Hons) in Interior Design

I would recommend anybody with a willingness to study Interior Design to consider the National Design Academy. The tutor support is fantastic and it is a great way to gain qualifications without having to put the rest of your life on hold.

I received my Diploma and AIM Certificate in Professional Garden Design Skills. I thoroughly enjoyed the course which was very informative and the support from my tutor, Mr Anthony Rayworth, was wonderful.


Kevin Charles Pfister
Diploma in Professional Garden Design

2018-06-11T13:07:11+00:00

Kevin Charles Pfister
Diploma in Professional Garden Design

I received my Diploma and AIM Certificate in Professional Garden Design Skills. I thoroughly enjoyed the course which was very informative and the support from my tutor, Mr Anthony Rayworth, was wonderful.