Interior Design MDes/BA (Hons)Coventry University
£ 9.000 - (10.418 €)
- Bachelor's degree
- Scarborough (Inghilterra)
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This Interior Design course runs in 2016/17.
Interior Design is in increasing demand as a professional discipline. The course is carefully postioned to provide a preparation for careers in design for retail, domestic, commercial exhibition and entertainment environments, as well as for transport and automotive interiors.WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
Interior Design is a spatial activity that links architecture and design, with an emphasis on the quality of materials. Interior designers are in demand in a variety of employment sectors including retail, domestic, commercial and entertainment as well as events and exhibitions.
If you choose this course you will benefit from:
- A team of highly experienced academic staff, active in research and with a wealth of industry knowledge and networks;
- site visits to see the latest interior design and classic décor. Students will also visit the leading exhibitions and events throughout the UK;
- links to fashion, architecture and transport design courses, with an option to specialise;
- the skills and understanding to work as a designer in industry where there is a new focus on understanding how technology will lead to more sustainable solutions in the future.
Memberships shall be reviewed in accordance with the relevant bodies' standard review process and subject to the University maintaining the same high standards of course delivery.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
Our Interior Design course will let you specialise in Interior Design in different sizes from small to extra large (SMLXL).
The Interior Design MDes/BA course has specialisms in interior design products, architecture and transport. The Interior design products specialism (S) looks at interior product such as furniture, lighting, wallpaper, carpets and colour schemes. The architecture specialism (M, L, XL) looks at spatial interior design such as retail, commercial and domestic settings.
This course offers the options of a three year BA (Hons) degree or four year MDes or BA (Hons) degree that include the third year ‘Professional Enhancement’.
In the first year you will learn both 2D and 3D design skills including drawing for design. You will also learn theory, analysis, design thinking and creative skills plus an understanding of architecture, spatial design, materials and colour.
During the second year you will focus on your own particular strengths and interests. Learning will involve branding and design for different market places, and you will learn how to evaluate your work in relation to identified objectives.
The Professional Enhancement Year; the third year of the four-year degree, involves entry to a national or international competition and involvement in collaborative projects with industry. There are opportunities to apply for placements in industry, or to study abroad in an international exchange placement programme.
The final year of your three or four year BA (Hons) may include entry to a national design competition, while the final year for the MDes qualification (4th year) includes research and design management modules. Both BA (Hons) and MDes qualifications conclude with a major design project. At the end of their degree students are expected to exhibit in our prestigious Degree Show.HOW WILL THIS COURSE BE TAUGHT?
You will have a base studio with your year group colleagues which is where you will learn through design exploration, discussion, sketching and making. There will also be a series of lectures with associated seminars and workshop practical classes. In addition, your personal tutor will review and discuss your progress with you and will be available for advice.Fees and Funding
Please note that tuition fees will be payable in each of the four years of the 4 year MDes or 4 year BA (Hons) with work placement courses. You can take an optional placement year during the MDes course (making the course length 5 years in total) without a requirement to pay tuition fees for the optional placement year.HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
An estimated percentage breakdown of how your final grade is assessed is as follows: coursework, tests, essays 20%; practical or project work 60%; group work etc.10%; presentations, posters etc.10%.
A compulsory Add+vantage module must also be completed: please see the page on the Add+vantage scheme for more details.TEACHING CONTACT HOURS
In a typical week you will have up to 18 contact hours of teaching and this will break down as:
Personal tutorial/small group teaching: 4 hours of tutorials each week
Medium group teaching: 4 hours of medium group lectures and seminars each week
Large group teaching: 10 hours of lectures each week
Personal study: 20 hours of studying and practical work in your own time each week"