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Course summary

Learn how to create places at the human scale in our hands-on, collaborative studio environment led by specialist design practitioners. The BDes (Hons) Interior and Spatial Design programme is taught by expert practitioners in Edinburgh's vibrant interior design, exhibition and lighting design industries, producing graduates with a profound understanding of real projects, real clients and real materials. Underpinned by a studio culture designed to foster collaboration and peer learning, this course offers you the opportunity to undertake live projects with clients such as the National Museum of Scotland, engage with internationally recognised practices for work placements, go on international exchange with partner institutions in countries including Australia, Canada and China, and to immerse yourself in study trips to leading centres of design such as Berlin, Copenhagen and Lisbon. This experience is backed up by a considerable track record of success, including Best Presentation at the Interior Educators National Student Design Awards, the StarPack Student Design Awards, and Gold in the Creative Conscience Awards. Please visit our website for full course and module details.

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
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Minimum Year 2 Entry Requirements SQA Advanced Higher - BBC including preferably one of: Art and Design, Graphic Communication or Design and Manufacture A-levels - BBB including preferably one of: Art and Design/Design and Technology: (Product Design) HNC - Pass in a relevant subject with Grade B in the graded unit. Minimum Year 3 Entry Requirements HND - Pass in a relevant subject with Grades BB at SCQF Level 8 in graded units, for single unit HND pass with B in relevant subject. As part of the selection process suitably qualified applicants will normally be required to submit a portfolio/attend an interview.

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £17580 Year 1
International £17580 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Tuition Fee information please visit the specific course page on our website -
Interior and Spatial Design at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS