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BA (Hons) Interior Design

University of Huddersfield
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Course UCAS code: W250
Qualification type:
  • BA (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
The spaces where we shop, drink, eat, sleep and work – each of them has to be designed to ensure that they are fit for their purpose. This course aims to get you thinking about the functional and aesthetic potential of our interior environments. We encourage you to think about just what's possible, and how you can make the most of any space. Interior Design transforms ideas into experiences. And we'll give you the opportunity to be able to create entirely new experiences and relationships between people and the places they spend time in. The emphasis is on creativity, as we explore current design thinking and push the boundaries to come up with new ways of looking at things and transforming our environments. We also focus on the practical side of things, with the aim of helping you to prepare for a career in interior design. So we'll give you the chance to get involved in a range of projects set by some of the country's leading interior and architectural practices. It's going to be challenging, but it will be engaging and inspiring too. To give you the best chance to succeed, we'll aim to give you a thorough grounding in all the technical demands of construction detailing and specification. So you're not just thinking about the creative potential of an interior space, you know the practical possibilities too. Whenever possible we'll get you out into the real world, taking you on field trips to see what professional interior designers have achieved. You'll also have the chance to take a placement year, working in a business such as a professional interior design practice. It will give you the chance to gain hands-on experience, build up your professional portfolio and develop real-world skills. You'll have the chance to gain a real insight into the industry during your placement year, and gain the experiences you need to have the best chance to become a professional in your chosen career.
Year 1 Core modules: Design Process and Communication Design Culture in Context Material Innovations Design Exploration Year 2 Core modules: Design in Context Design and Building Technology Design Realisation Personal and Professional Development Year 3 - optional placement year Final Year Core modules: Professional Practice Major Project - Interior Design Research Proposal
Assessment Methods:
Your progress will be monitored by presentation of a portfolio of design work, written assignments, and oral presentations, both individually and in groups. We will support your career aspirations through a series of specialised projects throughout the course supported by industry led design briefs which give you real world experience of the creative design industry. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.
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15 January

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Huddersfield was a challenging and fun experience for me. The lecturers really inspired me to think creatively and forced me to consider new perspectives. The city life is ok, there’s not tonnes of clubbing but you can always hop on the train to Leeds or Manchester for a mad one. I prefer to hang out in the pub after lectures, anyway. There are loads of great facilities here too, the library is particularly amazing. The careers service is also incredibly helpful, I walked straight into a job after graduation!

Set for Year 1 for Channel Islands at £9,250
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Set for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for International at £14,000
Department of Architecture and 3D Design:
Tel. +44 (0)1484 472281
Email. [email protected]

Student Recruitment Team:
Tel. +44 (0)1484 472625
Email. [email protected]

Department of Architecture and 3D Design:
Tel. +44 (0)1484 472281
Email. [email protected]

Student Recruitment Team:
Tel. +44 (0)1484 472625
Email. [email protected]

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  • kendaal_96's avatar by kendaal_96 on 24th January 2019
    This is a great university. There is a lot of facilities, including the library, cafes/shops and a gym. The town is really easy to get around and everything is close together.
  • GraceCatherine_94's avatar by GraceCatherine_94 on 30th August 2015
    Fantastic staff, great courses many with dedicated placement year, state of the art facilities and new buildings for students, amazing?
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