Ranked 14th for Interior Design courses by The Guardian in 2023

If you want to get into interior design, our undergraduate and Master's degrees offer everything you need to get started

Whether you're interested in designing homes or hotels, furniture or film sets, or designing new spaces that enhance lives, we can give you the skills and confidence you need to make a career in this exciting industry.

You’ll learn from professionals who are working in your chosen industry, benefitting from our connections as you undertake exciting work placements, enter industry competitions and build valuable contacts, with added opportunities to go on study trips, visit fascinating exhibitions and even study abroad.

Throughout your studies, you'll have extensive technical resources at your fingertips. Our impressive facilities include a dedicated virtual reality studio with spatial tracking, 3D printers, 3D workshops and high-calibre software for design and animation. And you'll have the creative freedom to use all this to bring your individual ideas to life, developing your unique design voice without pressure to conform to a given 'house style'.

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Careers in
Interior Design

Wondering what you could do after you graduate in Interior Design? Our courses are wide-ranging and will prepare you for a range of different career paths, including:

  • Product design
  • Furniture design
  • Lighting design
  • Set design and fabrication
  • Hospitality design
  • Retail design
  • Design management
  • Design consultancy
  • Production
  • Manufacturing
  • Buying
  • Marketing
  • Teaching
  • Sustainability
  • Arts delivery
  • Events organisation
  • Branding
  • Gallery curation and administration
Sophia Clunies-Ross
Sophia Clunies-Ross

"We're very lucky with the facilities; I've had the opportunity to work with clay, wood, laser cutter, 3D printing... I really like the support network that is created by the university, and attending a specialist creative arts university means you're able to work with like-minded individuals." Sophia Clunies-Ross, BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design