BA (Hons) in Interior Architecture

The programme in Interior Architecture emphasizes on the study and design of cultural, institutional, commercial and domestic architectural space in private and public environments. The curriculum is designed to give students a diverse and broad-based knowledge of the subject. A strong focus on creative, conceptual design is complemented by work of building construction and design for professional practice. The outcome of the course is connected to human and environmental needs, focused to solving problems for individuals and their societies to house, enhance, and prepare for a better future.

Students will learn to focus on people and to design three-dimensional environments according to the anticipated behavioral activities and intended psychological experience. The programme encompasses a wide range of possible projects from exhibitions, art galleries and cultural spaces, to hospitality environments such as hotels, restaurants, institution buildings like hospitals, schools, retail environment, sport centers, corporate offices and of course, residential housing. Emphasis is also given on skills in architectural graphics and computer graphics and use of software such as 3D Studio Max. Students will be able to apply innovative design solutions to new architectural space or the refurbishment of existing space to bring new life and functions, working within the parameters of buildings, planning and heritage. They will go through intense studio experience which will culminate in a personal project portfolio.

Modules

The programme includes the following modules:

  • Fundamentals of Art & Design
  • Architectural Graphics
  • Computer Graphics
  • Design Principles
  • Design Methods
  • Construction Detailing
  • Critical Study
  • Professional Studies
  • Visual & Sonic Environment & Design
  • Design and Function
  • Furniture Design
  • Soft Landscape
  • Interior Design Studio
  • Plumbing and Building Services
  • Cost Estimation
  • Photography
  • Technical & Working Drawings
    • Historical & Conservation
    • Historical Contextual Referencing
    • Introduction to Construction Materials
    • Climatic Environment & Design
    • Advanced Construction Materials
    • Construction Methods (Workshop)
    • Mechanical & Electrical Building Services

    All students are required to produce a Dissertation, Portfolio and prepare for an Exhibition at the end of their Honours final year.

    Career Options

  • Interior Architect
  • Furniture Designer
  • Residence Designer
  • Restaurant Designer
  • Retail Shop Designer
  • Office Designer
  • Lighting Designer
  • Landscape Designer
  • Set Designer
  • Event Manager
  • 3D Specialist
  • Color Expert
  • Corporate Designer
  • Hotel & Resort Designer
  • Institutional Space Designer
  • Teaching Professional
  • Interior Material Expert
  • Enterpreneur