BA (Hons)

Interior Design

3 Years
September 2024
Campus Taught

On our Interior Design degree, we’ll encourage you to find your own personal approach to interior design. As you develop the perfect blend of practical skills, professionalism and creativity.

Why study with us

  • 2nd
    in the North West for student satisfaction
    Complete University Guide (Art and Design)
  • 3rd
    in the UK for learning opportunities
    National Student Survey (Design Studies) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
  • Top
    in the UK for overall positivity
    National Student Survey (Design Studies) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
  • We host an annual conference week. Interior design professionals present their work and offer advice to students. Ranging from lighting specialists, retail and commercial settings.
  • Our workshops feature an expansive collection of machinery for fabrication, construction and laser-cutting equipment.
  • You can gain valuable industry experience by taking on live projects, placements and internships.

Degree Show 2023

Discover the award-winning creative work produced by our undergraduate Interior Design students. The degree show features work in a range of mediums by students from the School of Arts & Media.

Access the Degree Show
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Creativity Matters.

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2020 Degree Show - work by Sharon Rodriguez
2020 Degree Show - work by Sharon Rodriguez

What you'll do

  • Our design studios mix a relaxed and informal atmosphere with the feel of a professional working environment.
  • We give students a wide range of skills to enable all stages of the design process, from generation of original ideas to development into realistic design outcomes.
  • You’ll be able to interact with visiting lecturers and industry professionals. Learning different skills and creative ideas which will benefit your studies and future career.

Module overview

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Year 1

Compulsory modules
  • DD1000: Design Context 1
  • DD1101: Creative Thinking
  • IN1001: Drawing & Modelling 1
  • IN1002: Building Anatomy 1

DD1000: Design Context 1

During this learning module you will learn the key concepts, cultural issues and contextual discussions around studio and professional practice. You'll explore the historical development of the design profession and develop a broad range of cognitive skills, important in development as a creative thinker and reflective practitioner.

Course delivery

Following the pandemic, we have found that some courses benefit from a blended learning and teaching approach. Therefore, the majority of your teaching will be face-to-face on campus aside from a small amount of online teaching where we have learnt it works best.


Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Academic expertise

Jason Kearns
Course Leader BA(Hons) Interior Design
School of Arts and Media

Jason is course leader for Interior Design and co-ordinator for level 2. His experience encompasses an extensive range of skills including detail and fabrication knowledge, model making skills and AUTO CAD. | He constantly seeks to expand his artistic knowledge of both materials…

Future careers in Interior Design

Many of our students go on to work in design practice after graduation. Others have also set up their own design practices.

Fees and funding

Full-time£9,250 per year
Full-time£14,900 per year
Full-time£9,250 per year
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.

  • Care Leaver Bursary

    Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.

    Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
  • Estranged student support

    Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.

    Find out more about Estranged student support
  • Dependants Bursary

    Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package. 

    Find out more about Dependants Bursary
  • Contextualised Admissions Bursary

    We recognise that the last two years have been very challenging for young people and learning has been impacted. To help support students eligible for a contextualised offer we are offering a bursary of £250 in their first year of study.

    Find out more about Contextualised Admissions Bursary

This course is based in the School of Arts and Media

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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