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Interior Architecture and Master of Architecture, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
University rank #407 (QS) , TN, requirements...interior and systems...creativity...problem solving. If you're passionate about these types of challenges, the 4+2 dual Interior Architecture and Master of Architecture degree from University of Tennessee Knoxville  could be right up your alley (or hallway or duct work).


Your transition into Master of Architecture actually begins in the fourth year of your Interior Architecture program. But you’ll already be accustomed to the Architecture discipline because here, we integrate our disciplines from Year 1.

The award-winning Art + Architecture Building, where you'll spend time in open, collaborative studios equipped with your own workstation and high-res monitor, is just one learning space. You'll explore in the Fab Lab, perhaps on the CNC router or water-jet cutter, and you'll learn in seminars, field trips and onsite visits.Differentiate Yourself

The lines are blurring as design professionals from across various disciplines now collaborate at the beginnings of projects for the good of their clients. Professionals with expertise in more than one discipline stand out.

Career options:

These Interior Architecture and Master of Architecture leads to career opportunities beyond what one can do alone. Graduates are securing fulfilling employment in a variety of areas, and because they have proven expertise in both Interior Architecture and Architecture, they are ahead of the pack.

And, just to make sure our students are positioned to be hired, University of Tennessee Knoxville holds a Career Day every year, where more than 50 design firms from across the country pay to attend just to speak with you.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    127 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Representation 
  • Color Theory 
  • History/Theory
  • Materials, Resources and Textiles
  • Design Develoment & Construction Detail
  • Practicum
  • Business Principles and Practice

English Language Requirements

  • 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

  • Step 1: Complete and submit an application: Apply to UT beginning August 1 by becoming a VIP (Vol in Progress) or through the Common Application.
  • Step 2: Have your high school/or college send us official transcripts electronically (PDF) or mail them: If you have completed any high school course work outside the United States, it might be necessary to have an evaluation of your transcript 
  • Demonstrate English proficiency: Applicants must demonstrate English proficiency unless you are a US citizen or a permanent resident.
  • Submit financial documentation (F-1 or J-1 visa status).
  • Submit a copy of the photo page of your international passport.
  • Apply for an appropriate US visa.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31684 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    31684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31684 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • In-State

    13264 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13264 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Knoxville

  • 885 - 1460 USD/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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