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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
4 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 14200

All study options

About Interior Design at Heriot-Watt University

The programme explores the creative process of Interior Design, from materials and furnishings through retail and event design to architectural alteration and technology. The programme is delivered jointly by the Schools of Textiles and Design and Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society and provides a core set of design skills required by the industry, supported by contextual studies, technology and material expertise. Students tackle projects and tasks that enable them to articulate their own niche in Interior Design.

Advanced entry

Please note that students will articulate into year 3, as we are only running Interior Design at years 3 and 4 in the UK. This course is taught at both the Edinburgh campus and the Scottish Borders Campus in Galashiels. For more detailed information about this subject area visit the School pages.

A four year BA Interior Design programme is offered at our Dubai Campus.

Graduate profile

Read the profile of Sejal Pandey who studied Interior Design and now works as an Interior Designer in Edinburgh for Wagstaff Interiors.

Employability

Work and study

This is what our BA (Hons) Interior Design students are doing six months after graduating:

  • 95% are working
  • 0% are studying
  • 0% are working and studying.

Managerial/professional position

  • 50% of those working are in a professional/managerial position six months after graduating.

Jobs

These are the most common jobs students go into six months after graduating:

  • Design occupations
  • Sales occupations
  • Childcare and related personal services
  • Customer service occupations

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250International course feesGBP 14200

Notes about fees for this course

Status*Scotland / EU**England / Northern Ireland / WalesInternational
FeePaid by SAAS£9,250£14,200

* Your residency 'status' is usually defined as the country where you have been ordinarily resident for the three years before the start of your course. Find out more about tuition fees.

** European Union countries, not including England, Northern Ireland or Wales.

Scholarships and bursaries

Featured scholarships

Bursaries for students from England, Northern Ireland or Wales starting undergraduate degree courses in 2018

In addition to government maintenance loans and grants towards the costs of fees and living costs, we are offering generous financial support to attract and support eligible students from England, Northern Ireland or Wales:

View our full range of undergraduate scholarships.

Entry requirements

Year 3

  • HND  A in graded unit. Direct entry into Year 3 is possible with a completed HND in a relevant design field, or with a completed course of studies equivalent to a HND (e.g. an Advanced Diploma, BTEC, or similar).
  • All applicants will also need to submit a design portfolio to demonstrate an interest in Interior Design prior to being interviewed.
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