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Interior Architecture and Venue Design BA (Hons)

University of Derby

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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

Course description

Interested in a career where you can translate your design ideas into reality? This accredited degree equips you with the skills and knowledge you need to design exciting venues ranging from bars, restaurants and entertainment complexes to hotels, shops and museums.

  • Boost your professional credibility on a course accredited by the Chartered Society of Designers
  • Look forward to excellent career prospects: 100% of students from this degree were in work or further study six months after graduating (DLHE 2015/16)
  • Build all the skills you need to excel in rewarding roles with architectural and interior design practices, major construction companies and local authorities
  • Gain valuable workplace experience – our students have been as far afield as Los Angeles and Singapore on practice placements
  • Undertake real-world projects based upon actual sites
  • Showcase your work in exhibitions, locally and in London.

This degree covers a wide range of venue designs that offer enormous potential, from the interior architecture of bars, restaurants and multi-purpose venue spaces to the design of hotels, resorts and residential developments. You will look at the planning and design of live performance spaces, social and community places, exhibition spaces, galleries, brand retail outlets and museums, to name just a few examples.

During your studies, you will be constantly challenged to conceptualise, investigate and develop the design of three dimensional spaces. You will gain a thorough understanding of the ways in which architectural and interior design histories and theories, as well as existing physical and cultural contexts, inform design processes, programmes and proposals.

We foster an ethos where you will produce socially, culturally and environmentally responsive design proposals, drawing upon best practice and the wide-ranging expertise of our teaching teams.

Professional credibility

This degree is accredited by the Chartered Society of Designers, so you will develop all the knowledge and skills you need to become professionally qualified. Once you have successfully completed your studies, you are automatically eligible to become an Associate Member of the Chartered Society of Designers (Assoc.CSD).

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,045per year

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

University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning International Student Centre offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to students from outside the EU and EEA.
A comprehensive welcome and induction programme helps international students settle into university life.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 86 4

    27th out of 36 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    119 53%

    62nd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    66th

    28
  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    104 63%

    27th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    25th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%

    3rd

    2

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