Coventry University - BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design

Coventry University

BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design

From 3D modelling to project management, Interior Design courses will teach you skills needed for a creative career using your eye for detail.

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Most interior design courses consider technical content, understanding of volume and space, light, function and use. What sets our course apart is our user-centred and multidisciplinary approach – spanning retail, domestic, commercial, architectural, transport and marine interiors – to support you in becoming a fully rounded interior design professional.

Our teaching team is made up of dedicated professionals and educationalists who are involved in consultancies or hold directorships in design studios. We’ll show you how to master creative thinking, communicate effectively and stay ahead of the game by monitoring new interior design trends.

A recognised centre of excellence, Coventry University’s department of Industrial Design was awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Further and Higher Education in 2008 and the Sir Misha Black Award for Innovation in Design Education in 2007.

Entry Requirements

A Level :BBB
IB Diploma : 31 points
GCSE requirement : Minimum five graded 9-4 including English and Maths.

IELTS: 6.0 overall
If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English programme before you start your course. 

Career Prospects

Interior designers are in demand in a variety of employment sectors, including retail, domestic, commercial and entertainment. You could go on to become part of a design team, work as a freelancer or establish your own design studio.

The breadth and depth of skills you learn can also lead to careers in graphic design, arch visualisation branding, marketing, journalism or teaching.

Professional enhancement is central to our ethos and you will be encouraged to embrace either an industry placement or international study exchange before your final year (subject to additional costs (e.g. travel, accommodation etc.), application, availability and/or meeting any applicable visa requirements. The outcome of your final year will be presented in our prestigious Degree Show with a further chance for you to present your work at an external venue, such as New Designers.

Our Creative Futures employment team is on hand to offer tailored career and enterprise support if you wish to gain employment or take advantage of professional practice opportunities within course specific industries. It provides specialist careers information, advice and guidance to all our students from their first year through to final year and beyond graduation, helping them achieve their desired career outcome. Our dedicated enterprise officers also offer valuable assistance on how to begin as a freelancer/entrepreneur.

Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The University's Talent Team tea provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.

Course Details

This course offers an opportunity to design for different uses and contexts in interior architecture and design. We cover a range of projects dealing with small to large spaces, anything from branding to workspaces, health and education, incorporating retail, commercial and domestic settings.

You will have the chance to learn to create innovative interior design solutions in a range of media, appropriate to the specific audience and use, considering critical factors, such as sustainability, technology, innovation and professional constraints.

Year 1

Form and colour for interior architecture and design
Making for interior architecture and design
Professional development
Tech 1 for interior architecture and design
Interior architecture and design exploration

Year 2

Branding and interior architecture and design
Tech 2 for interior architecture and design
Professional development
Interior architecture and design specialist skills

Placement year
Professional placement
Study abroad

Year 3

Interior architecture and design Introduction to final major project
Design Enquiry for interior architecture and design
Professional development 3
Interior architecture and design Final Major Project

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