Teesside University, Middlesbrough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Teesside University

Interior Architecture and Design (with Foundation Year)

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Course summary

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Summary: This course includes an integrated foundation year if you don’t have the appropriate subjects or grades for direct entry to the first year of the degree. This course prepares you for an exciting career in the fields of interior architecture and design as you explore how interior architecture can shape and transform spaces to meet the desires of the client. Course details: You explore the design and development of internal spaces in relation to their overall architectural composition, rethinking existing buildings and considering how to convert them to suit a range of uses. Key themes include aspects of interior architecture and design, from psychology and social conditions to structure, furniture design and materials, and decorative elements to structure, form and light. You use your creative eye alongside an understanding of the structural principles behind buildings, planning and building regulations including sustainable, technical, practical and environmental principles involved in making buildings. And you look at design issues of structure and function in interior architecture and design. You are encouraged to complete a placement and work-related activity as part of your learning - this is supported by staff and the student placement officer. Placements can be of varying duration and work produced during these placements is assessed. You can also study this course with a one-year placement year between years 2 and 3. After the course: 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.

Course details

Modules

Access course information through Teesside University’s website using the course details link provided.

Assessment method

The practice-based elements of all our design courses are taught in a studio environment, supported by a full range of digital resources and workshop facilities. These provide real hands-on experience using equipment and processes which are up to date. In addition to this, we also encourage independent and student-centred learning. Any theoretical work is primarily delivered through illustrated lectures and seminars where you have the opportunity for collective discussion. The work produced is assessed. There are no separate written exams and design projects are a key feature. Assessment is undertaken against carefully defined criteria and often involves a critique of project-based assignments - this is a process widely used in the design field and allows for staff and peer group appraisal.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 32 - 88 points Offers are tailored to individual circumstances on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants are normally invited for interview. Each applicant will receive an individualised offer following an interview. In cases where an interview cannot take place the typical offer will be 32-88 tariff points including at least 1 A level or equivalent. GCSE English Language and maths at grade 4 (or C) or equivalent. Applications from suitably-motivated students with other equivalent qualifications are warmly welcome.

Additional entry requirements

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Find out more about fees and funding if you are from the UK/EU here: tees.ac.uk/fees, or if you are an international student here: tees.ac.uk/international/fees. If you live in the Channel Islands or Isle of Man contact your education office: gov.uk/student-finance.
Interior Architecture and Design (with Foundation Year) at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS