De Montfort University

De Montfort University

Interior Design

This course is relevant to working designers and newly qualified aspirational designers. It provides students with an opportunity to develop, research and practice design skills to an advanced level and to apply these skills to the formulation, investigation and detailed development of a personally selected design project. Particular emphasis is placed on the integration of research within the creative design process and the effective rationalisation of the relevant functional, legislative, idealistic and aesthetic parameters.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 or above UK Bachelor�s honours degree in interior design or a related subject. Applicants with other professional qualifications and industry experience are welcome. Evidence of design work in a digital/portfolio of work is also required. If English is not the 1st language, you must have an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent. English Language tuition, delivered by our British Council accredited Centre for English Language Learning, is available both before and throughout the course.

Course modules

Core modules: research methods; creative design studio; action research laboratory; product design major project; choice modules: design as a strategic business tool; design futures; sustainable design; museum and exhibition design; nature of creativity; service design; design for retail; managing business web presence; business planning for the creative entrepreneur

Assessment methods

Students undertake independent research, analysis, design development and writing up of their projects, supported by individual tutorials.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 12,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 2,250 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MA Part-time £ 2,250 per Academic year (EU fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Fletcher Building Leicester LE2 7BJ East Midlands

Key information

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