BA (Hons) Interior Design Environment Architectures

Ravensbourne University London

BA (Hons) Interior Design Environment Architectures

Why study this architecture and interior design degree?

  • Architects' Registration Board (ARB) Part 1 prescription
  • Develop your creative voice 
  • Unparalleled opportunities in a design specialist institution
  • Cutting-edge facilities in an award-winning building
  • Outstanding teaching from senior industry experts 
  • Direct contacts to industry
  • Ambitious, nurturing environment 
  • Excellent post-graduation employment rate
  • Get involved in challenging, future-facing creative projects
  • A top 10 world academic institution in its subject areas

Create digital and physical worlds:

At home, in work or on the move, interior design plays an increasingly important role in defining the identity and atmosphere of a room, building or space – and how people will consciously and subconsciously interact with it. Whilst studying this interior design course in London, you will develop your own visual language by shadowing industry experts and established professionals in their own practices. 

During the three-year interior architecture and design degree, you will research, investigate and evolve ideas surrounding the creation, rehabilitation and reimagining of new and existing buildings and spaces. Taught by industry experts, many of whom run their own design practices, you will develop your own visual language and develop your personality as an interior designer.

Entry Requirements

Students will be expected to have five GCSEs (grade C/level 4 or above) or equivalent (including English), and hold at least one of the below or equivalent UK/international qualifications.

Qualifications accepted:

  • 2 A levels, grade C or above
  • 4 AS levels, grade C or above
  • 2 vocational A levels, grade C or above
  • Level 3 Foundation Diploma or National Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma, grade C or above
  • International Baccalaureate, 24 points or above

Selection criteria:

Students should ideally have a background in art, creative media, or design. Applicants are expected to submit a portfolio of work which shows a range of their skills and demonstrates why they would be a good fit for the course.

IELTS

Academic 5.5 overall and a minimum of 5.5 in each component: reading, writing, speaking, listening.

Career Prospects

This course will open the door to a range of career possibilities across new built environments and the rejuvenation and repurposing of existing buildings.

Interior architecture graduates often go on to design the rehabilitation and extension of existing buildings, or the creation of new built environments. Students can find themselves working in fields such as:

  • Architectural and urban consultancy
  • Workplace design
  • Housing research
  • Retail planning
  • Community development

Course Details

Year 1

Students will build skills in communication and representation, construction and dual use environment. Alongside this, they will begin to think about their own design and angles on problems of the built environment. We encourage students to start thinking about their contextual studies research.

Year 2

Students will gain greater understanding of urban history and theory, urban design, and design for commercial and retail environments, as well as rehabilitation. This will allow them to enhance their practice and develop their approach to their design work. We set briefs that encourage students to collaborate with others  and create work as part of a design team.

Year 3

Students will bring their learning together in a final negotiated major project, where they will investigate and make architectural design decisions. Alongside this, they will carry out a negotiated project in the form of a live brief. We ask students to show their contextual studies research and thinking in a long form dissertation. Students will leave with a portfolio that shows their skills in areas in entry-level architecture.

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