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  • Qualification

    BA - Bachelor of Arts

  • Location

    Open College Of The Arts

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date


  • Duration

    9 years

Course summary

Study a Interior Design degree with OCA

Have you ever stepped into an empty house and marvelled at the blank walls, the open space, with eagerness to design or deliver the rooms creative potential?

BA (Hons) Interior Design at OCA will challenge your preconceptions of what space is, and how you can shape it. Exploring how people and society relate to their environments. The course will harness your creativity, helping you to become a spatial dreamer, architectural investigator and playful innovator of interiors.

Throughout the course you’ll develop skills by envisaging, exploring and experimenting. Support from your specialist tutor and creative community will evoke new ideas and interpretations. You’ll question both the physical and the invisible, conducting experiment-led research and learn from these tests. Through model-making, drawing and self-reflection you’ll be encouraged to develop your own creative approach to interior design. The course supports you to develop the skills you need to become a professional interior designer, working with clients to capture spirit and essence.

Careers & Employability

Upon completing this degree you’ll have the skills ready to be a professional Designer. This can encompass a variety of interior designer or spacial designer opportunities, such as in commercial, leisure, or domestic settings, as your own boss or in a consultancy. Prospects can tell you all you need to know about interior design jobs and vacancies.

In 2017 the Department for Culture, Media, & Sport estimated there were some 3.12 million jobs in the UK creative economy, and 80,000 new jobs were created in 2017 alone. The creative industries are growing faster than any other sector in the UK.

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University information

Open College of the Arts

  • Campus address

    Open College Of The Arts, Michael Young Arts Centre, Redbrook Business Park Wilthorpe Road, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 1JN, England

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