London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

You'll graduate from the course with all the skills and confidence you need to succeed in commercial practice. Past graduates have found work as interior designers, interior architects, retail and exhibition designers, and many now work for some of the most successful practices in London representing leading high street brands and international companies. Others have gone on to work in TV and film set design, animation, lighting design and journalism. As part of your course, you'll also have the opportunity to undertake a work placement at a leading London design practice, helping you develop the skills and contacts you need to succeed in your future career. In 2016 students were placed at 50 design companies including Foster + Partners, Gensler and turnerbates.

Course Modules

Level 4: visual research and communication; design principles; critical and contextual studies; manipulation of space. Level 5: creative industry practice; design details; critical and contextual studies 2; human scale. Level 6: major project realisation: interior design; project design and development; critical and contextual studies 3: dissertation; integrated design practice option.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons)
4 - 6 years
Part Time Day
BA (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate 28
  • Tariff 112
  • Interview
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level
  • BTEC National Diploma MMD
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units) DD
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • Course specific