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Interior Design and Styling BA (Hons)

Plymouth College of Art

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**This programme is one of the few in the UK to develop your skills in interior decoration, emphasising colour, surface and ambience in a range of environments. From a door handle or light switch to the impact of colour, texture and materials, this can become your space in which to experiment.**- Work on many different kinds of interiors from domestic to commercial.- Experience live projects with clients, photographers, filmmakers and designers.- Develop a range of skills, including CAD, photography and prototyping in hard and soft surfaces.Our programme develops visually intelligent graduates, who are inspired by interior decoration and design and acquainted with manufacturing techniques. The projects you’ll work on will introduce you to a diverse range of interiors – from retail to luxury.You’ll develop products, including upholstery, accessories and furniture, and gain smart manufacturing skills through the use of 3D and digital equipment. You will learn how to design for different levels of the market and develop excellent client presentation skills.Specialist modules cover interior textiles, history of design, surface pattern and surface design. Hard skills that you will develop include drawing, colour pattern and styling, editorial photography, and use of CAD software.Study with us and you’ll expand your critical approach alongside developing skills in research and analysis. Our academically robust and intellectually stimulating degree programmes are delivered by our team of academics, technical demonstrators and invited experts who together deliver excellence in learning, teaching and assessment. Our programmes encourage diversity in thinking and making - from practical applications through to reflective, analytical writing. You will work in spacious design studios, with skilled technical support staff. You will have access to our Fab Lab for digital prototyping, as well as wood, metal and glass workshops, digital print facilities, AVA CAD 3D design software, and design intelligence facilities. Our extensive photographic resources include large-format scanners as well as an infinity cove, a large white curved solid backdrop for shoots.Getting out and seeing the industry in action is central to learning. This programme builds on our existing industry links, including visiting Decorex, Chelsea Harbour and many other events in London and Europe, helping you build your network of companies and products.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,800per year

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

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UCAS Points : 112

Although many of our students do come in with top grades and high UCAS points, these aren’t necessarilyessential for entry. We typically ask for a minimum of 112 UCAS points, but we understand that talentedartists, designers and makers can have a wide range of relevant strengths and skills beyond formalqualifications. We’re just as interested in exploring your portfolio and discussing your creative experiences as we are in seeing your grades.


University information

Plymouth College of Art

  • Campus address

    Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    80th out of 86

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    131 59%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    51 51%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%


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