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Interior Design (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
London, United Kingdom
BA Interior Design (Hons) course at the University of the Arts London (UAL) is a course with an emphasis on collaborative, provocative and innovative design for future environments. The course works in partnership with organisations, practices and key individuals from the design industry.


 During the course, you will be able to work on a range of live projects. These range from small-scale furniture and product design, through to large-scale proposals for public and private interiors. The course is professionally recognised by the Chartered Society of Designers.

What you can expect

  • To work in our design studio and be set professional briefs. This will give you an understanding of a real working environment.
  • An introduction to issues related to designing public interior spaces. You will look at areas such as planning and ergonomics
  • A range of live projects both small and large scale. From briefs for furniture and product design through to proposals for commercial and retail interiors. These will engage and develop your creative, technical and analytical abilities
  • To produce work ranging from small to large-scale interior schemes. These will examine all aspects of an interior design brief from conception through to completion
  • To explore interior design disciplines and skills. These will include computer aided design, drawing, model-making, photography, testing and researching
  • An architecture and design lecture and seminar programme
  • To have access to Chelsea's shared workshops.

Career opportunities

An important aspect of the BA Interior Design (Hons) course at the University of the Arts London (UAL) is the personal and professional development programme, which is strongly linked to career progression into the creative industries or onto further study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to interior design media - methods and processes
  • Design objects 
  • Design contexts 
  • Critical and contextual studies
  • Design media
  • Professional practice
  • Design programme
  • Critical practice

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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

The standard minimum entry requirements for this course are one or a combination of the following qualifications:

  • Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (Level 3 or 4)
  • 2 A Levels at grade C or above
  • Merit, Pass, Pass (MPP) at BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Pass at UAL Extended Diploma
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma
  • Or equivalent EU/International qualifications, such as International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • And 3 GCSE passes at grade 4 or above (grade A*-C)
Entry to this course will also be determined by the quality of your application, looking primarily at your portfolio of work, personal statement and reference.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22920 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.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


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