• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

Overview

Interested in a career where you can translate your design ideas into reality? This Interior Architecture and Venue Design (Hons) course from University of Derby equips you with the skills and knowledge you need to design exciting venues ranging from bars, restaurants and entertainment complexes to hotels, shops and museums.

  • Boost your professional credibility on a course accredited by the Chartered Society of Designers
  • Look forward to excellent career prospects: 100% of students from this degree were in work or further study six months after graduating 
  • Build all the skills you need to excel in rewarding roles with architectural and interior design practices, major construction companies and local authorities
  • Gain valuable workplace experience – our students have been as far afield as Los Angeles on industry placements
  • Undertake real-world projects based upon actual sites
  • Showcase your work in exhibitions, locally and in London

Careers

As a BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Venue Design graduate, you are ideally prepared for employment opportunities covering everything from generic architectural or interior design to venue project management and technical consultancy. Some graduates have even secured jobs abroad, such as with the Akarstudios in Los Angeles. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      5 to 6 years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Studio Design and Personal Development
  • Design Analysis and Personal Development
  • Technology and Structures
  • Environmental Design and Services
  • Architectural CAD
  • History and Theory of Design and Architecture
  • Venue Design
  • Interior Design
  • Applied Professional Practice
  • Contemporary Issues in Professional Practice

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • UCAS points - 112 (up to 16 from AS-levels)
  • Specific requirements at GCSE - GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification
Alternative entry qualifications:
  • BTEC - DMM
  • Access to HE Diploma 60 credits: 45 at level 3 with a minimum of Dist: 15 Merit: 24 Pass: 6

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Part-time fees: UK-EU - 1,155 GBP per module

Living costs for Derby

  • 540 - 860 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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