Interior Architecture and Design at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

Course summary

Create sustainable, contemporary interior spaces through art-based studio practice and a highly diverse range of design projects. As climate change and a range of ethical considerations forces us to address the true cost of new buildings, you'll practise sustainable interior design through creative re-use of existing structures. As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Study in a well-equipped studio environment and award-winning building in the vibrant city of Leeds
  • Use traditional art and design inspiration and processes, along with digital media, to sculpt, draw and model innovative interior architecture
  • Develop your place-making talents to shape sensory, emotive and tactile contemporary interior landscapes
  • Complete design projects in response to human issues, live briefs and external clients
  • Become an imaginative, ethical designer at the forefront of interior architecture and design practice and be supported in your individual aspirations and creativity
  • Showcase your design talents to the public and impress industry professionals by exhibiting your work at the end of your final year
You’ll be taught by experienced practitioners whose backgrounds are in top architecture and design industry consultancies and practices. Live projects will give you the opportunity to engage with real clients, user groups, experts, practising designers and architects. Check out our Twitter (@LBU_BAInterior) and Instagram (@leedsbeckettinterior), where we post student work, blogs, podcasts and lectures. Find out more Guest lectures You’ll have access to guest lectures and workshops throughout the year, both on campus and in conjunction with external organisations. Our School of Architecture presents Urban Design, Landscape Architecture, Architecture and Interior Architecture and Design through the cross-disciplinary open lecture series ‘Fortuitous Encounters’. The INSIDE/OUT lecture series brings together some of the most exciting names from the fields of art, architecture, design, fashion, film, music, performing arts and beyond. Interior Architecture & Design (OAD) community support network We have an effective IAD community support network and peer-to-peer support sessions which have been particularly beneficial during lockdown. You’ll have access to evening events free of charge that include a range of social activities to support all of our students’ mental health and wellbeing during this time. Our mentorship scheme ‘M’ is our IAD mentorship scheme, which pairs our final year students with practising designers and alumni who can offer professional guidance when entering the workplace. Why study Interior Architecture and Design at Leeds Beckett University...
  • 92% of students were positive about the teaching on BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design*
  • Work on briefs in response to real-world situations
  • Tutors with extensive professional experience and networks
  • Study within one of the largest university arts communities in the north, with 3000 students spread across over 40 courses
  • Interdisciplinary study; gain access to a vast range of ideas, skills and facilities which will enable you to take your work in your own direction
*National Student Survey 2023


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Design Fundamentals
  • Sculpting Interior Space
  • Critical & Contextual Studies 1
  • Interiors Reinvented: Research
  • Interiors Reinvented: Design (double module)
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Digital Imaging
  • Interior Installation
  • Critical & Contextual Studies 2
  • Spaces Reread: Research
  • Spaces Reread: Design (double module)
Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Spaces Reimagined: Research (double module)
  • Spaces Reimagined: Design Major Project Part 1 (double module)
- Spaces Reimagined: Design Major Project Part 2 (double module)

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We conduct interviews as part of the admissions process and suitable applicants will be invited to an interview. At interview you are assessed on your portfolio (artwork or photographs of artwork together with written assignments), general knowledge and your enthusiasm for art.

Additional entry requirements


We conduct interviews as part of the admissions process and suitable applicants will be invited to an interview - interview dates will be published in due course. Invitations are sent via UCAS and you should check your UCAS Track account for further interview details.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Interior Architecture and Design at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS