• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Develop your practice as an interior architect, a professional role that combines creative design with structural change and the enclosure of space. You consider the client and users’ needs, the function of space, building construction, inclusive design and ideas generation alongside how people interact with their surroundings including homes, offices, schools and hospitals.

Whilst studying Interior Architecture and Design (with Foundation Year) (Hons) course at Teesside University, you work in a dedicated design studio with access to high-quality computer-aided design (CAD) and industry-standard workshop facilities. 

You develop your professional and creative skills and knowledge in architectural drawing techniques, building regulations, materials and technology, lightening design, 2D and 3D visualisation, sustainability, building information modelling (BIM) and the history of architecture.

Careers

As a graduate you can pursue a career in interior architecture or interior design as a practitioner working for the retail, commercial, exhibition, performance, leisure or domestic sectors, or you might continue to postgraduate study.

Accreditation

This course is fully accredited by the Society of British and International Design (SBID) and Interiors and Teesside University is a recognised SBID National Centre of Excellence.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

       4 years (or 5 with a work placement)

  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Contextual Studies
  • Portfolio Project
  • Research and Analysis - Sketchbooks and Research
  • Specialism Project
  • Thinking Through Drawing
  • Thinking Through Making

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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.

General Requirements

  • 32-88 points, including a creative subject, from any combination of recognised Level 3 qualifications or equivalent. Consideration will also be given to students without formal qualifications but with evidence of relevant experience at an appropriate level. Students are invited to bring portfolios along on applicant days to show creative skills in art and design.
Interviews
  • The interview is to determine your potential to succeed and helps set appropriate entry conditions matched to your personal circumstances and the demands of the course. The interview also enables you to see our excellent facilities, meet staff and students.
  • If you are unable to attend an interview at the university, we can organise a virtual interview over the telephone or internet. If you have a portfolio of work to submit in support of your application, this can be sent to us electronically.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Middlesbrough

  • 600 - 1000 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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Interior Architecture and Design (with Foundation Year) (Hons)
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