Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Interior Architecture and Design

This course has been developed in response to the demand for qualified professionals equipped to address advanced design challenges of the 21st century; this course develops principles and techniques necessary for creating innovative design solutions to a range of problems; it challenges students across a number of projects from built structures, commercial projects, industry research or smaller design projects, all with an embedded relationship to interior space or practice.

Entry requirements

A UK honours degree, minimum 2.2 or equivalent in a relevant (cognate or semi cognate) discipline, including, but not limited to: architecture; interior architecture; building surveying.

Course modules

Weeks 1 � 15 (Certificate phase): design communication for interior architecture and design; design studio 1; research methods. Weeks 16 - 30 (Diploma phase): technical communications; design studio 2. Weeks 31 � 45 (Masters phase): major study project for designed environment. Specialisms include: spatial design; detailing; conservation; refurbishment.

Assessment methods

The ethos of combining theory and practice is strongly reflected in the nature of assessments. All assessment is coursework based, requiring students to undertake practical work together with research and critical evaluation to demonstrate the link between theory and practice. The main assessment methods are: narrative and visually based essays; individual and group design projects and reports; individual and group presentations.

Sponsorship information

The School will be offering a number of scholarships for students commencing their studies on postgraduate courses.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,300 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Nottingham NG1 4BU East Midlands

Key information

Telephone number: 
0115 9418 418