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Leeds Beckett University

Interior Architecture and Design

UCAS Code: W251

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

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE Grade C English Language (Grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards). Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy are accepted in place of GCSEs.

UCAS Tariff

120

At least 80 points from two A levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies.

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Interior design and architecture

This course has a creative vision that will put you at the forefront of professional interior design practice. In the studio-based art school tradition, your individual creativity will be nurtured by experienced tutors and practising professionals.

Through studio projects, you will sculpt, manipulate, remodel and repurpose interior space in response to contemporary issues and live briefs from external clients.

As an innovative and talented designer with proven practical skills and expertise, you will be a highly sought-after graduate and primed for a rewarding career. We will give you the opportunity to show off your projects to the public and impress industry by exhibiting your work at the end of your final year.

**INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN STUDIO**

Show your creative flair in our light and airy studios. You’ll have all the space you need to work either by yourself or in your project groups, in an environment similar to a professional workplace

Modules

Year 1 Core Modules:
- Design Fundamentals
- Sculpting Interior Space
- Critical & Contextual Studies 1
- Interiors Reinvented: Research
- Interiors Reinvented: Design (double module)

Year 2 Core Modules:
- Digital Imaging
- Interior Installation
- Critical & Contextual Studies 2
- Spaces Reread: Research
- Spaces Reread: Design (double module)

Year 3 Core Modules:
- Spaces Reimagined: Research (double module)
- Spaces Reimagined: Design Major Project Part 1 (double module)
- Spaces Reimagined: Design Major Project Part 2 (double module)

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£10,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

City CampusC

Department:

Art, Architecture and Design

TEF rating:
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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

73%
low
Interior design and architecture

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Design studies

Teaching and learning

86%
Staff make the subject interesting
88%
Staff are good at explaining things
83%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
82%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

80%
Library resources
87%
IT resources
84%
Course specific equipment and facilities
51%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

97%
UK students
3%
International students
29%
Male students
71%
Female students
68%
2:1 or above
14%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
D
C

After graduation


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Design studies

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£17,000
med
Average annual salary
88%
low
Employed or in further education
52%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

24%
Design occupations
13%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
13%
Other elementary services occupations

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