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Interior Architecture and Design BA (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

- Master traditional, new and technological skills in state-of-the-art studios.- Work with practising designers who bring their experience and networks to the course.- Experience employability-driven learning through applied real-world projects.- Develop the confidence and skills required to utilise new technologies in the pursuit of innovative and creative solutions.- Build a unique portfolio to prepare for a career in interior architecture and design.- This course focuses on transforming architectural spaces into exciting, sustainable environments through the creative application of critical thinking and innovative design.**How you learn**Through studio-based learning and working on live projects, you'll gain a deep understanding of design culture and practice. You'll learn how to create innovative and sustainable designs, engage with a variety of architectural spaces, critically reflect on projects and develop your own personal approach and career aspirations.You'll learn through- studio-based design projects- designing through making- industry visits and field trips- lectures and seminars- specialist software sessions- applied industry (live) projects and collaborations with industry professionals- group work and collaboration- workshops- group and individual tutorials- exhibitions and presentations- study trips- Blackboard online learning portal- presentations and feedback sessions- self-directed study**Applied learning****Work placements**You'll have opportunities to arrange single or multiple work placement/s in between your second and third years. Placements give you real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. Students have secured placements with companies such as YourStudio, Mynt Design and Fosters + Partners and have completed placements abroad in Dubai, Melbourne, LA and New Zealand. You may also be able to work or study abroad with the possibility of funding (subject to the UK’s continued participation in the Erasmus+ programme following the Brexit transition period).**Live projects**You'll engage in authentic work experiences each year, working with external partners and live briefs. You'll have the opportunity to work on socially-driven community and commercial briefs. Previously, students have designed and developed projects on homelessness, theatre, exhibitions, student accommodation and luxury spas, allowing them to make an active contribution to the industry and engage with current issues.**Field trips**We offer opportunities to go on study trips in the UK and abroad – with free travel and accommodation for all mandatory field trips on the course. These could include workshops, design exhibitions or visits to practitioners’ studios and museums. There may be opportunities to further enhance your studies with optional field trips, though these will incur additional costs. Recent international trips include Berlin, Barcelona and the Venice Architecture Bienne.**Networking opportunities**We benefit from excellent links with national practices and local design agencies who bring you industry insight. We'll offer talks delivered by external practitioners from design practices within the UK and abroad, providing you with industry contacts. There are a range of opportunities to work on applied live briefs, expanding your real-world professional experience and wider knowledge base.**Competitions**You're supported to develop and showcase your professional creative work by entering national and international competitions, e.g. the RSA Student Design Awards. You can also exhibit at the Interior Educators' national graduate design exhibition – in 2019 we won the Course Exhibition award and one of our graduates won Best 2D Representation.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 112

This must include at least 64 points from two A levels, or equivalent BTEC National qualifications (to include a relevant subject such as Art or Design). For example:BBC at A Level.DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    46th out of 59 3

    39th out of 86 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    107 54%

    50th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    48th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    10th

    14
  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    124 55%

    55th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    46th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.35 87%

    7th

    6

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