University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Interior Design

Students on this course engage in the exploration of space conceptually and pragmatically, encouraging their own response to the functionality and visual design of existing sites. Students also inspect the consideration of materiality and the relationship of the interior idea to architecture.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree in interior design, architecture or a related subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. An online portfolio submission may be required as part of the selection process. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Modules include: Practice; theory; research methods and research proposal; integration; work-based learning; thesis.

Assessment methods

Design assessment is through studio review and taught courses are assessed by various forms of evidence-based interior design decisions and proposals. Students also carry out an in-depth research project into an area of their choice.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 1,700 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 3,830 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

Key information

Admissions Team, Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries
Telephone number: 
023 9284 2421