Interior Design at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS

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Course summary

Available for September or January intakes. Course overview: Do you dream of becoming an interior designer? Are you inspired by shaping the environments we inhabit? Interested in how commercial spaces impact on people’s health and wellbeing? You consider the needs of the end user, creating spatial layouts that improve circulation and function. You design bespoke textiles, fittings and furniture, and select colour palettes and lighting schemes. Working in dedicated design studios with computer aided design and industry-standard workshop facilities, you develop professional and creative skills and learn architectural drawing techniques, spatial planning, surface design and pattern, trend forecasting, 2D and 3D visualisation, sustainability, and the history of architecture and design. Live projects and opportunities to network with industry professionals prepare you for work as an interior designer. Recent projects include working with a local specialist hospital to improve the environment for those with visual impairments, collaborating with a leading manufacturer of temporary housing and environments, and creating interiors for a major home builder. Top reasons to study this course 1. Adobe Creative Campus: our courses and campus are powered by Adobe and Apple. We’re Europe’s first Adobe Creative Campus and the only Apple-accredited university. This equips you with the digital tools and resources to transform the creative world. Our courses have a built-in Creative Week – a workshop based, festival style, off-timetable week each semester where you can experiment with new materials, make visits and upgrade your tech skills. 2. Work-ready: the course includes short, career-focused modules helping you understand working in the arts and creative industries. You look at how the interior design industry works, how to access it, who shapes it and how to grow within it. From industry leaders’ professional wisdom and insight, to accessing professional opportunities and creative coaching, you become an industry insider and leave with a working understanding of the professional community. 3. Industry connected: collaborate with our alumni and network at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA), our very own international contemporary art gallery. You benefit from supportive voices, specialist expertise, shared wisdom, new ideas, a helping hand or a friendly catch-up, establishing critical relationships that support you in developing your unique creative voice and propel you into your creative career. 4. Professional accreditation: this course is fully accredited by the Society of British and International Design (SBID), and interior design at Teesside University is recognised as a SBID National Centre of Excellence. Take advantage of our Creative UK membership and help futureproof your career, with networking events, a resource hub to support professional development, and bespoke workshops in partnership with industry leaders and mentors. Sign up for free student membership to get opportunities, events and newsletters sent directly to your inbox. After the course: You might pursue a career in interior design or as a designer in the retail, exhibition, set design, leisure, surface pattern, merchandising or housing areas, or you might continue to postgraduate study. If you opt to study this course with a work placement year, you gain experience favoured by graduate recruiters and develop your technical skillset. You also obtain the transferable skills required in any professional environment. Transferable skills include communication, negotiation, teamwork, leadership, organisation, confidence, self-reliance, problem-solving, being able to work under pressure, and commercial awareness.


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How to apply

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Points of entry

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  • Year 1

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Applicants are invited to share a portfolio, where applicable, to show creative skills in art and design.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £17000 Year 1
International £17000 Year 1

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Interior Design at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS