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Interior Architecture with a Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Salford

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Bring buildings to life for better human experiences. This distinct BSc (Hons) Interior Architecture with Foundation Year degree, offered exclusively by Salford in the North West, is a gateway to a career balancing art and science to design the spaces where we work, rest, learn and play.**The time is right to gain the skills and knowledge to refurbish and reinvent buildings. The densification of our cities and urban environments is driving demand for flexible structures and adaptable, mixed-use environments, but space it at a premium. By combining design skills with technical architectural and engineering competences, intelligent interior architecture can bring vacant buildings back into use and support sustainable urban futures.Led by international experts, Salford is a QS world-ranked centre for architecture studies. Learning takes place in our Peel Park campus, minutes from buzzing Manchester, recently voted the UK’s most liveable city.* You’ll study architectural theory and practice alongside other architecture students, delivered in a collaborative studio environment by leading international teachers and experts.Our four-year BSc Interior Architecture with Foundation Year course blends architectural and built environment disciplines to help you explore the making and modification of buildings. Developed to meet the standards recognised by professional design bodies, you’ll explore the total design of a space, looking at ergonomics, structures, materials and connected systems. You’ll develop a design portfolio and gain design skills in hand drawing, model-making and digital design. With a focus on sustainability, you’ll learn about BIM and virtual design methods that are changing the way the built environment is created.The Foundation Year of the four-year programme provides you with understanding of the key subjects in built environment practice to meet the prerequisites for studying a full degree course. Learning focuses on effective communication and study skills combined with built environment specific teaching. You will be introduced to theories and concepts in buildings, construction and surveying. On completion of the Foundation Year, you will progress on to year one of your selected degree for the remaining three years of your studies.By experiencing real-world commercial and community projects, you’ll gain the confidence to be ready for the next stage of your career. You’ll complete multi-disciplinary projects and innovative problem-solving activities alongside other built environment students. Through our strong connections with local architectural practices and engineering firms, you’ll receive external critiques, live briefs and guest lectures.Features• Develop a critical understanding of how space is occupied and understood, at both individual and group levels• Explore how existing and heritage buildings can be brought back in to use through intelligent design• Consider a building’s total design, exploring themes and issues such as ergonomics, materials, heating, lighting and ventilation• Collaborate with other architecture students to shape better spaces to live, work, rest and play in the future• Acquire the skills and knowledge so you're ready to study for the full BSc (Hons) Interior Architecture degree*The Economist, 2019

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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UCAS Points : 64

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University of Salford

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  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

The University of Salford is a global institution, with over 3,000 international students from 150 countries studying at its historic campus near Manchester.
Salford is part of Greater Manchester: a friendly, diverse, affordable city region in the UK with many placement, internship and part-time work opportunities.
The University of Salford has awarded many scholarships over the last five years to support high-achieving international students from around the world.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    40th out of 59 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    113 57%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.77 75%



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