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Interior and Spatial Design (Top-up)

Newcastle College University Centre

UCAS Code: W252 | Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

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Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Interior design and architecture

This degree will enable you to develop your management and project development skills, preparing you for life in industry. Learning from industry-experienced tutors, you will research and design your own project brief that responds to the needs of the sector and the changing shape of the interior, architectural and design industries. This design degree will give you the additional skills and knowledge you need to get you ready for a career in industry. Developed alongside employers, the degree will enable you to work on live briefs, giving you experience of industry demands and hands-on experience of the art and design sector with companies such as Cathy Dean Interiors, Ryder Architecture and Trend Bible. Through live briefs and industry talks, you will experience what life is like in the art and design sector from a hands-on perspective, building your skills and knowledge throughout the year of study. You will work alongside industry specialists such as Psalt Design, Raskyl Design Studio and Dakota House of Design to ensure you have got the skills you need to start your career. Once you have successfully completed the BA (Hons) Interior and Spatial Design (Top-Up) degree, you can progress your studies and study the MA Creative and Professional Practice (Visual Arts) with Newcastle College University Centre, or a PGCE. You will also be able to take up a role in the interiors, architectural, product, multi-disciplined design and furniture industries.

Modules

Proposal and Programming • Planning and Scheduling • Research in Practice • Design Development • Realisation and Visualisation.
You will become proficient in using a CNC router and laser cutter.

Assessment methods

Students are taught through: • Presentations • Seminars • Group work • Lectures • Tutorials • Workshops • Work placement • E-learning • Independent study. Students are assessed through • Portfolios • Presentations • Essays • Reports • Practicals • 5,000 – 7,000 word dissertation.

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£9,000
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£9,000
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Northern Ireland
£9,000
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Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Newcastle College University Centre

Department:

Art and Design

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