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Bachelor degrees from accredited colleges and universities can be important stepping-stones toward a successful career.The most common type of undergraduate program is a bachelor's degree, usually awarded after four years of successful study

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Advanced Degree In Interior Design

FDModa - LCI Barcelona
Campus 4 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Superior Artistic Design Degree specializing in Interior Design The general goal of training qualified designers able to meet current challenges of the profession developed and tested [+]

Best Part time Bachelors in Interior Design 2017. Language of instruction: Spanish Would you like to design commercial, cultural, ephemera, furniture or housing and spaces? Want to learn how to design aesthetic, functional and safe designs? Study a Degree in Interior Design, equivalent to Bachelors degree and internationally recognized. - Receive academic training structured in four years with an option to Mention Specialty - Our pedagogical approach is based on experiential learning and always adapted to market needs. - Acquire expertise around a design culture based on innovation and sustainable development. - Project methodology: Learn how to deliver real solutions in the global context and acquires an entrepreneurial culture. - Enjoy fully equipped with the latest software classrooms. - Small groups and personal attention from professors with professional experience in the field of interior design will help you develop your potential and achieve your goals. GOALS Superior Artistic Design Degree specializing in Interior Design The general goal of training qualified designers able to meet current challenges of the profession to develop and experiment with their own ideas and to your personal aspirations while knowing provide solutions the sector and the market. These higher education, based on the acquisition of current professional practice, integrate technical knowledge and skills around a design culture based on innovation and sustainable development. The profile of the interior designer is that of a professional capable of realizing functional, formal and technical solutions to use and the best use of interior space, innovation through interior design projects that involve an improvement in the quality, use and consumption productions. This dominates the specific digital technology related to the development and execution of interior design projects. He is aware of the economic, social, cultural and historical context in which the interior design, economic and organizational framework in which the business of the interior is exercised, and the legal framework governing the profession develops. [-]

BEng Architecture

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus 3 - 4 years September 2017 China Suzhou

This programme uses the Architectural transition in China alongside the varied expertise and cultural backgrounds of our staf to as both a background and impetus forthe development of students ready to enter the architectural profession on either a regional and global level. [+]

Overview The BEng Architecture programme aims to provide you with a comprehensive foundation in architecture. Through architectural design tasks you will be guided in developing an understanding of the importance of human needs and desires, as well as developing creative and responsible responses, by taking into account the social, cultural, ecological, economic as well as technological contexts within which architecture is situated. RIBA VALIDATION The BEng Architecture programme has become the first programme of its kind at a Chinese university to receive validation by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), thus demonstrating XJTLU's commitment to providing world-class, internationally recognised education to students from China and abroad. The Royal Institute commended the Department of Architecture and its staff for “creating a distinctive environment in which students learn from an international and Chinese context with an ambition to produce a new type of graduate, with an emphasis on human-centred architecture, for the emerging global context." Unique selling points of the programme • RIBA part one validation demonstrates the department’s commitment to providing world-class, internationally recognised education • Excellent opportunities for further studies - around 20 percent of our graduates have received offers for further study from top-ranked universities in the field, such as the University of Pennsylvania in the USA, the Bartlett School of Architecture at the University College London in the United Kingdom, the University of Sydney in Australia, the Politecnico di Milano in Italy, and the National University of Singapore • You will have opportunities for exciting work experience and internships - students and graduates have worked for internationally acclaimed offices such as David Chipperfield, Arup, Neri&Hu and TFP Farrells • International and highly engaged academic staff with backgrounds from more than 15 different countries, creating a distinctive environment in which students learn from international and Chinese contexts • The chance to take part in partly-funded field trips within China and to international destinations • Various opportunities to take part in international workshops, as well as in workshops with international participation at XJTLU and elsewhere in China • You will have opportunities to take part in exhibitions. In the past, students have exhibited at the Venice Biennale in Italy, the Suzhou Culture and Arts Centre, and the RIBA President’s Medals Student Awards exhibition in London, UK • You will be encouraged to take part in competitions. In the past students have been successful in the Construction Festival organised by Tongji University, as well as at the IDEERS Earthquake Safe Design competition in Taipei, Taiwan • There are opportunities to have work published in the Department of Architecture's yearbook • Access to design studios and to fabrication and printing workshops equipped with printers, laser cutters and 3D printers • Highly engaged technicians able to help with fabrication technologies • Earn two degrees: an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities. Knowledge and skills By the time you graduate from BEng Architecture, you will have: • fluency in the productive use of analogue and digital design media, the Western and Chinese cultures and histories of architecture, the processes that form and transform urban space, principles of structure and construction, environmental control and architectural professional practice • an ability to generate design proposals using understanding of a body of knowledge, some at the current boundaries of professional practice and the academic discipline of architecture • an ability to apply a range of communication methods and media to present design proposals clearly and effectively • an understanding of the alternative materials, processes and techniques that apply to architectural design and building construction • an ability to evaluate evidence, arguments and assumptions in order to make and present sound judgments within a structured discourse relating to architectural culture, theory and design • knowledge of the context of the architect and the construction industry, and the professional qualities needed for decision making in complex and unpredictable circumstances • an ability to identify individual learning needs and understand the personal responsibility required for further professional education. Modules: Year One UK degrees are three years long whereas in China they are four, therefore we do accept students with certain qualifications directly into Year Two, which is the start of the main academic programme. Most students, however, enter into Year One, which provides you with a range of interesting modules, language classes and core skills for your degree. Modules: Year Two Year Two provides the basis for the subsequent years of the programme. You will be introduced to the history and theory of architecture, building science, structure and construction as well as building technology. Experimental studio modules introduce you to the presentation, modelling and design of architectural spaces and small buildings. • Design studio: design thinking and articulation • Design studio: small space design • Design studio: small scale architectural design • History of Western architecture • Structure and materials • Introduction to environmental science • Construction and materials • Humanities and culture. Modules: Year Three In Year Three, you will pursue design projects that require the integration of a more complex range of contextual parameters. You will continue to learn about building technology and the history and theory of architecture and urban developments. • Design studio: design and building typology • Design studio: small urban buildings • Environmental design and sustainability • History of Asian architecture • Structural design • Urban studies. Modules: Year Four In the final year, you will demonstrate an understanding of the complexity of architectural design processes from initial concepts to the design of buildings, taking into account human needs and desires as well as structural, material and environmental considerations. Modules on digital design and building technology, theory, aesthetics and professional practice are designed to support the studio tasks. In Year Four, you will have the opportunity to select studio projects from a series of parallel briefs. • Design studio: small and medium scale buildings • Design studio: final year project • Architectural technology • Architectural theory • Professional practice • Philosophy of art and aesthetics. Career prospects Architecture graduates find excellent opportunities for professional employment and for further education both locally and internationally in architecture and its related disciplines, as well as in other creative industries. Most of our graduates continue their studies on international masters programmes, either directly or after a year out in practice. Around 20 percent of our graduates have received offers for further studies from universities ranked at the very top in the field, such as the University of Pennsylvania, the Bartlett at the University College London, the University of Sydney, the Politecnico di Milano, and the National University of Singapore. Our graduates also have been working for acclaimed international and Chinese practices such as David Chipperfield, Tong Ming Studio, Farrells, and Arup. [-]

Bachelor In Interior Design

LCI Monterrey
Campus 3 years May 2017 Mexico Monterrey

LCI will prepare to build, equip and adapt spaces according to the current needs of the world. We promote awareness about the environment, conservation of buildings of historic value and [+]

Best Part time Bachelors in Interior Design 2017. 9 tetramestres (3 years) in LCI prepare you to build, equip and adapt spaces according to the current needs of the world. We promote awareness about the environment, conservation of buildings of historic and architectural value; we firmly believe that we must provide a solution to sustainable development, technological interdependence and globalization of economies. Curriculum Theory of Color Technical Drawing I Art History I Creativity and innovation Observational Drawing Interior design I Visual expression I I visual language Formative research Applying color Materials and finishes I Autocad History of furniture I Accounting principles Sustainable architecture Hist. Interior design I Dimensional organization Photography Lighting Prérequis High school diploma or high school | School Date de(s) rentrée September | January | May [-]

Bachelor of Architecture

NewSchool of Architecture and Design
Campus 4 - 5 years

From teaching time-honored building traditions to sustainable and innovative technologies, the curriculum of this architecture bachelor degree program gives future architects the opportunity to earn a first professional degree accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). The Bachelor of Architecture will help students gain the education and credentials they need to pursue state licensure. Students will leave this program well-prepared for a position with an architecture or design firm. [+]

Bachelor of Architecture

From teaching time-honored building traditions to sustainable and innovative technologies, the curriculum of this architecture bachelor degree program gives future architects the opportunity to earn a first professional degree accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). The Bachelor of Architecture will help students gain the education and credentials they need to pursue state licensure. Students will leave this program well-prepared for a position with an architecture or design firm.

The traditional track takes five years to complete but dedicated students can choose to take an accelerated track which will allow them to complete their degree in four years. [-]

Bachelor of Applied Science in Interior Design

Seminole State College of Florida
Campus 4 years September 2017 USA Sanford

Interior designers are qualified by education, experience and professional licensure to enhance an environment’s function, safety and overall appeal. The professional interior designer is integral in the planning, design and construction of today’s complex built environments [+]

Best Part time Bachelors in Interior Design 2017. The Profession Interior designers are qualified by education, experience and professional licensure to enhance an environment’s function, safety and overall appeal. The professional interior designer is integral in the planning, design and construction of today’s complex built environments and collaborates with architects, engineers, general contractors and other professionals. The Program As the demand for interior designers continues to grow, students with baccalaureate degrees are also increasingly in demand. Seminole State's Bachelor of Applied Science in Interior Design puts students on the path to licensure and a professional career in interior design. Interior designers work closely with architects, engineers and general contractors in a wide array of settings. Employment opportunities span from the familiar private practice role to corporations across many industry sectors, ranging from retail and restaurant establishments, healthcare and government facilities, commercial and residential real estate development to the many furniture and decor supply chain companies. These firms hire interior designers to create environments that not only enhance sales and customer experience, but also create a more productive and pleasing work environment. This program has an art-based curriculum that combines the concepts and philosophies of the social sciences with the technical skills required to communicate within this design profession. Students will learn design theory, architectural design, space planning, aesthetics, sustainable "green" design, materials and methods of construction, life safety and building codes, professional ethics and practices, interior finish products and materials, and both oral and visual communication. The comprehensive curriculum provides a complete educational foundation for this profession. Upon completion of the B.A.S. Interior Design degree and two years of work experience, graduates are eligible to take the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) examination for state licensure. As the practice of interior design becomes ever more complex and technical, it is increasingly important for designers to have a solid educational base with a pathway to licensure. Having obtained skills critical to the industry, graduates of this program will be able to work in a wide variety of design occupations. Why Seminole State? Path to licensure: The bachelor’s degree is state approved for our graduates to sit for the state licensing exam. Industry-driven curriculum: The curriculum reflect current client needs and trends, such as sustainable design practices, ergonomics, universal design and aging in place. Industry-focused faculty: All full-time interior design faculty are Florida-licensed professionals who are actively involved in the industry. Award-winning facilities: Classes are taught at the College's award-winning Heathrow Campus, which is also the base for other design-related degrees. Award-winning students: The program is nationally recognized, and students have consistently won national and regional industry awards. Community involvement: You can participate in community projects, visit major construction sites and design centers, and join the student chapters of the American Society of Interior Designers, International Interior Design Association and the Emerging Green Builders. Career Opportunities Interior design is among the fastest-growing occupations in the region, with projected growth of 20 percent over the next decade. Students with a bachelor's degree in interior design can pursue careers in: "Aging-in-Place" Design Barrier-Free/Universal Design Commercial Interior Design Facilities/Project Management Government/Institutional Design Healthcare/Assisted Living Facilities Design Hospitality/Entertainment Design Kitchen/Bath Design Residential Interior Design Retail Design/Visual Merchandising/Exhibit Design Sales/Manufacturer Representative Space Planning/Specification Sustainable/Environmental Design Program Admission Applicants seeking admission to Seminole State College's bachelor's degree programs must comply with the College's General Admissions procedures. In addition, students must meet the following program-specific requirements listed below prior to being accepted into upper-division coursework: Completion of Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Interior Design that meets the following requirements: The program must be a Florida Board of Achitecture Interior Design-approved program, and The degree must be from a regionally accredited Florida institution. All other degrees will be evaluated by the faculty committee on a case-by-case basis to make the final admission determination. Students entering with an A.S. degree from a college other than Seminole State may need additional courses to provide appropriate background for the baccalaureate program. A GPA of 2.0 or higher. [-]

Interior Design, B.F.A.

NYIT- Abu Dhabi
Campus 4 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

NYIT is the only school in the tristate area with both CIDA-accredited interior design and NAAB-accredited architecture programs together in the same school. Here you will benefit from the exposure and synergy that derive from the rigor and convergence of these two disciplines, ranging from diverse faculty input to innovative cross-disciplinary studios and design exercises. The program is carefully crafted to expose you to contemporary issues, precedent history and theory, and wide-ranging building, business, and project types as well as the latest media programs—not to mention some of the finest design training available. [+]

Interior Design, B.F.A. NYIT is the only school in the tristate area with both CIDA-accredited interior design and NAAB-accredited architecture programs together in the same school. Here you will benefit from the exposure and synergy that derive from the rigor and convergence of these two disciplines, ranging from diverse faculty input to innovative cross-disciplinary studios and design exercises. The program is carefully crafted to expose you to contemporary issues, precedent history and theory, and wide-ranging building, business, and project types as well as the latest media programs—not to mention some of the finest design training available. Founded by renowned Dutch interior designer and architect Han Schroder in 1967 (Rietveld/Schroder House, Utrecht), we continue to be guided by her commitment to the “interrelatedness of material, tool, form and strength”. Students and faculty originate from around the world and participate in prestigious design venues such as ICFF and Milan Salone. Our students often receive industry recognition for their design prowess, including our fourth $30,000 Angelo Donghia Foundation Scholarship winner in 2015. We remain dedicated to ensuring our graduates remain engaged in lifelong learning and have qualities that will distinguish them as leaders in the industry for the 21st century and beyond. The mission of the Interior Design program is: To CREATE globally engaged, environmentally sensitive professionals who possess artistic sensibility, intellectual ability, and hands-on technical proficiency; To PREPARE interior designers for a lifelong process of interdisciplinary exploration, reflection, development and an acute understanding of human relationships and the built-environment; and To STIMULATE creativity and ENGENDER personal self-confidence, which is the earmark of leadership. Career Options An NYIT degree is your passport to an exciting future in an in-demand field. Possible career opportunities for graduates with this degree include: Interior designer (residential/commercial) Restaurant interior designer Furniture designer Hotel/resort designer Material and finishes specialist Interior project management Lighting designer Aircraft or nautical interior designer Exhibition/event design specialist Set designer (theater, film, TV) [-]

Bachelor of Design specialising in Interior Design

Inscape Education Group
Campus 3 years February 2017 South Africa Midrand Pretoria Cape Town Durban + 2 more

Interior Design is about planning environments for people and how they live and work, by considering their psychological, emotional and physical needs. A good designer looks at feasibility, context, circumstances, and cultural inclusion. Students learn about emerging technologies, products and services and the latest software. [+]

Best Part time Bachelors in Interior Design 2017. Interior Design is about planning environments for people and how they live and work, by considering their psychological, emotional and physical needs. A good designer looks at feasibility, context, circumstances, and cultural inclusion. Students learn about emerging technologies, products and services and the latest software. They can develop concepts and produce digital technical drawings. Graduates are able to create interior design solutions for clients in the retail, hospitality, domestic, exhibition, services, corporate, and specialist industries. Consumables cost 1st year (+-R1000) **estimates only Continuous project based assessment Digital and print portfolio submissions in 2nd and 3rd year Final years graduate in December Degree candidates can go on to apply for post graduate studies pending they meet the application and entrance requirements of the relevant Institution. Our programmes are quality assured and standardised across all Inscape campuses nationally. You can enrol for our Bachelor of Design programme at any campus to complete your 1st year. Students who are accepted into certain degree specialisation programmes might be required to complete their 2nd and 3rd year studies at another specialised Inscape campus. What is included in the course MacBook * optional Wacom tablet Software licenses (as per programme requirements) Prescribed textbooks 1st year preliminary art equipment Online library subscription Digital study guides and courseware Internet connectivity Excluded Monthly consumables Digital camera Course Information Year 1 FUNDAMENTAL DESIGN 1st year – DESIGN SKILLS Developing fundamental design skills to create design savvy critical thinkers. Developing foundational Drawing Skills, Basic Material and Manufacturing awareness, Digital Image Making, Communication, Software and Leadership skills to create well rounded designers fit for any design industry. Developing an awareness of the integrated nature of design, advancing the unique thinking of our students. Introducing an appreciation for Design History. Establishing fundamental building blocks for creative problem solving. Course Information Year 2 DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC 2nd year – DESIGN KNOWLEDGE Discipline Specific knowledge will be developed through understanding specially developed briefs meeting specific client needs or wants. The study of functionality of a given space assists in creative solutions to problem solving for interior design spaces. Design challenges are adapted to cover all specialised areas of interior design such as: hospitality design; residential design; corporate design; retail design; furniture design; speciality design and services design. Applying theory to practice through an introduction into basic technical drawing conventions, construction techniques, site analysis and measurements, tracked and recorded site visits, technical services, lighting, electrical and plumbing requirements and how to communicate through drawings and specifications. This study includes an understanding of built environment terminologies used within interior design, a basic knowledge of the theory of materials, including their properties and the manufacturing process of the products, an introduction to national building regulations with reference to SANS 10400 and an introduction to Furniture design Advancing software skills and technical knowledge through an introduction to AutoCAD Basics, 3DsMax, Photoshop Rendering and Revit Modelling. Developing an understanding of the business of design through the awareness of project management process methodologies, plotting and lifecycle, feasibility studies, scope of work management, breakdown structures and time management. Practical applications of procurement schedule, resource planning, project cost management, human resource allocation and management as well as a basic introduction to law and contract management will be covered. Course Information Year 3 SPECIALISATION 3rd year – DESIGN STYLE Developing a signature interior design style by expanding on research and concept development skills focusing on design solutions and execution. Emphasis is placed on research, preparation and concept design both for competition briefs and allocated briefs. Developing advance knowledge and expert skills by exercising design development, financial feasibility, construction methods and choice as well as character and study of material types and building systems. Awareness of the latest design technologies and innovations through practice in software such as 3D Max and 3D Advanced Modelling focussing on more advanced rendering techniques as well as further enhancing Revit skills. Developing an understanding of the guidelines and principles involved in running a design business. Promoting business vision, mission and values give graduates the confidence and ‘know-how’ to start their own design initiatives based on a foundational knowledge of strategic development, marketing strategies, importance of branding and managing finances. More about the bachelor of design degree (B.DES) This three-year full time qualification produces professional designers equipped for a rewarding career in design. Students qualifying can practise as junior designers or study towards an Honours Degree. As this qualification is universal, it applies to a variety of design disciplines, including fashion design, interior design, graphic design, multimedia design, jewellery design, industrial design, product design, spatial design, design research, design writing and design for the environment. Traditionally, the various fields within design and design education have been separated. Public and private Higher Education schools have offered all sorts of qualifications. Our Bachelor of Design qualification aligns industry standards and educates designers following common guidelines. It also implements the long-awaited minimum standards for designers of all disciplines. Design is globally recognised as a profession. Worldwide, designers are required to have at least a three-year qualification. Inscape offers the Bachelor of Design Degree with common competencies and specialisations through elective subjects. The first year of the Bachelor of Design provides a foundation in design thinking, constructs and visual communication, photography, material studies, image making and design history, communication studies, leadership and unique thinking and software includes basics in Adobe products. We love that our students learn alongside aspiring designers of other disciplines. This kind of exposure blows a student’s design perspective wide open and teaches relevance and appropriateness in terms of design solutions within the business world. At the end of the first year, students are required to select their chosen stream as a specialisation of their future career choice. Our students love the fact that they have a full year to become fully entrenched in the world of design. They attest to the fact that when they make their final decision regarding a chosen specialisation that they do so with confidence and fully informed. Second and third year are intense. Each specialisation stream is packed with knowledge and technical skill required of the respective discipline. Our students however, are well prepared in the first year and enter into the senior years equipped with the ability to think critically and apply themselves effectively. Our success rates are a testimony to the fact that our unique approach to teaching design, works. [-]

Bachelor’s Degree In Interior Design

Southern Technical College
Campus 176 months September 2017 USA Bonita Springs

It takes more than a sense of style and a passion for design to find a career in the interior design field. That’s where Southern Technical College can help take your creativity and style to the next level. Our interior design school is available at the Institute of Interior Design at our Bonita Springs learning site and can provide you with advanced skills and hands-on training in both residential and commercial design... [+]

Bachelor’s Degree In Interior Design It takes more than a sense of style and a passion for design to find a career in the interior design field. That’s where Southern Technical College can help take your creativity and style to the next level. Our interior design school is available at the Institute of Interior Design at our Bonita Springs learning site and can provide you with advanced skills and hands-on training in both residential and commercial design. Upon completion of the program, you can seek employment as an interior designer with private design firms, retail design centers or homebuilder design studios. Southern Technical College is a proud member of the International Interior Design Association. If you’re considering interior design colleges in Florida, contact Southern Technical College to get started in your new career as an interior designer. How long will it take me to complete this program? The program is designed to take 176 weeks to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2013-2014, *% finished in 176 weeks. *Fewer than 10 students completed this program in 2013-14. The number who finished within the normal time has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students. What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate? The job placement rate for students who completed this program is *%. *We are required to calculate this information; however, due to privacy concerns, we are unable to provide this data. [-]

Bachelor of Design (Interiors)

Otago Polytechnic
Campus Part time 3 - 6 years February 2017 New Zealand Dunedin

This leading, professional degree programme offers a highly practical, real-life approach to interior design and will prepare you for employment within the [+]

Best Part time Bachelors in Interior Design 2017. Interested in creating beautiful and practical spaces for people to live, work and play amongst? Want to help shape our future and need a qualification to kick start your design career? This leading, professional degree programme offers a highly practical, real-life approach to interior design and will prepare you for employment within the industry. As the global population grows, so does the demand for innovative designers to create clever and sustainable spatial solutions. Your ability to think outside the box will be sought after and you could find work in a broad range of creative areas. Career options could include an Interior Designer, Lighting Designer, Furniture Designer, CAD Specialist, Exhibition Designer, Stage Designer or Design Writer/Editor. With hard work and commitment, you could set your sights on design company directorial roles. Gain a sound knowledge, understanding and practical experience of the design process, developing specialist skills in key aspects of interior design and redesign. Choose to study at one of New Zealand's most innovative and progressive design schools and enjoy an industry-focused approach to the unique history, context and philosophy of this field of design. Benefit from our excellent workshop facilities, the opportunity to undertake a work placement in a professional practice and the chance to showcase your creative talent. International fee: NZD 21,270 (first year) Skills required Creativity and vision. A passion for design. The ability to see an idea through from concept to reality. Practical ability. The ability to communicate your ideas to others. An interest in people and the world around you. Entry Requirements International students will be individually assessed to ensure they meet degree-level entry requirements. If English is not your first language, you must also demonstrate English language skills equivalent to an IELTS overall band score (academic) of 6.0, with no less than 6.0 in writing and speaking, and no less than 5.5 in reading and listening. Portfolio note Your portfolio should: Be a comprehensive review of your current design achievements, potential and commitment. We are looking for evidence that you are able to be original, versatile and enterprising and that you are committed to creative study in your chosen design field. Within the portfolio: Your portfolio should include work that you feel best represents your creativity and demonstrates your knowledge of and passion for your chosen field of study. It may contain photographs, small original works, sketches, and whatever you feel is visually informative about you and your abilities as a potential fashion/communication/interiors/product designer. Please include process work for some pieces (2-3 approximately). This could include drawings, sources of inspiration, comments etc which demonstrate the development of an idea, i.e. that you are able to develop and research an idea through to a finished design. e.g. painting, graphic work, garment, photograph, a creative textile work or 3-dimensional design, appropriate to your chosen field of study. For secondary school students this work can be anything completed over the last year and may be work that you are developing for NCEA Level 3 portfolios. We do not require finished NCEA boards but you may wish to include development work for these. We would like to see work that has been done as part of class or group projects, but also work which has been self-initiated, and demonstrates interest in your chosen field of study. Portfolio format The portfolio should be in a format appropriate to the work you are showing, i.e. digital (CD) or physical. As a guide, we expect at least 10 X A4 or A3 sheets – a clear binder is a good way to protect your work unless, of course, your portfolio is on CD or being sent by email. If you wish to include garments/samples in your portfolio, please consider providing photographs of your work instead. We have limited storage space and do not wish to risk damage to your work. Please note there is a 15MB file size limit for the portfolio if you are applying online. Cover letter Explain why you have chosen to apply for the selected programme. This letter should communicate your interest in the discipline and discuss what steps you have already taken to increase your chances of being accepted onto the programme. Please include Curriculum Vitae and your career goals in this letter and any other relevant information. Delivery of your portfolio Please courier or hand-deliver your portfolio to the address below (enclosing a self-addressed, postage-paid courier package in order for your work to be returned after consideration): Customer Services Otago Polytechnic F Block, Forth Street Dunedin 9016 Attn: Student Administrator for Design We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible. Applications are preferred by 30 November (late applications are accepted based on the availability of places in the programme). Additional documentation You must supply certified copies of proof of identify, academic records, proof of residency (where appropriate) and curriculum vitae. Selection procedure Selected applicants may be asked to undertake an interview, where they will be invited to discuss their portfolio. Eligible applicants will be selected using a range of identified criteria. Should the number of applicants who meet the selection process requirements exceed the available places, the professional judgement of staff will be used to determine those given immediate entry and those placed on a waiting list. Applicants who do not meet the acceptance criteria will be directed to a path of study to prepare them for application the following year. Provisional Entry: A school leaver or an adult applicant who does not meet all of the entry criteria may be given provisional entry to year one at the discretion of the Head of Department. Those who successfully complete and pass year one will be deemed to have met entry requirements and provisional status will be removed. The interview panel will consist of lecturers who teach on the course, along with an academic leader from the department. Applicants will be selected on merit using professional judgement on the basis of their portfolio of work, evidence of creativity, ability to take a concept through to model or prototype, and demonstration of the ability to undertake design study at degree level. Successful applicants are all informed before the end of the year and are sent detailed information on enrolment procedures, loans, starting dates for the following year and any information that might be required to facilitate a smooth introduction to the programme. Additional costs A list of equipment, textbooks and resources which must be purchased for this programme are available from the School of Design. Further study options Advance your design skills with our graduate or postgraduate qualifications in Design or Art, or expand your career prospects with a graduate teacher training programme. Programme specific risks Prior to enrolment, you are advised of the programme specific risks in workshops and CAD rooms. This information is provided by way of discussion at interview and written notification with acceptance and you will be required to undertake training before independent use of many types of equipment in workshops and studios. Risks include wood, metal, plastics, textiles, painting plant and equipment. You will be required to attend Otago Polytechnic training sessions in first aid and computer health and safety and will have significant exposure to working conditions in relevant design software. Studying at the school of design Offering small class sizes in immersive studio environments, the School of Design provides you with numerous chances to showcase your creative talent. You will be frequently involved in talks, exhibitions, and events, with the year culminating in the 'Excite' exhibition, a highlight on the Otago Polytechnic calendar. Benefit from our excellent workshop facilities, discipline-related studio areas, up-to-date CAD suites and the newly established innovation workSpace. The innovation workSpace is a commercial product design and development centre and academic research facility meeting international standards. It is able to facilitate the production of prototypes at all levels of the product design and development process and is set up with a wide range of the latest equipment including a CNC 3 axis router, CNC milling and turning, 3D rapid manufacturing, water jet cutter, laser cutting and engraving, and full 3D scanning and reverse engineering. It is a business enabler, matching academic rigour with enterprise, business, production and management, and is a showcase for applied design, creativity and innovative endeavour. newSplash newSplash is a professional Communication Design studio based at the Otago Polytechnic campus in Dunedin. This studio connects emerging designers with commercial or not-for-profit clients. newSplash matches clients' requirements to your design skills and enable you to gain valuable work experience in a learning environment. At the end of your degree you may apply for a job at the studio as a Design Associate, offering you up to a year of paid work experience, applying your skills to client work, in a busy studio environment. The School of Design also enjoys strong and frequent links to the local, national and international design community. You will benefit from ongoing networks and opportunities through these associations which will allow you to form contacts within the industry, while at the same time earning credits towards your degree. No matter what your discipline, we offer you the chance to work with 'real' clients, creating design-based solutions and services. FAQ/Answers What is the minimum/maximum age to apply? There is no maximum age to apply, provided that you are a genuine student. Usually, students beginning their programmes are at least 18 years of age. How long will my study take? Undergraduate degrees are three years, diplomas are usually two years and certificates are one year. Graduate and postgraduate qualifications can take one to two years to complete. What about international recognition? All of our qualifications are recognised internationally. You are able to take your Otago Polytechnic undergraduate degree and apply to other national and international tertiary institutions for graduate and postgraduate study. How much can I earn as a student? Those students who are eligible to work while studying may get causal jobs in areas like hospitality or other service industries. Your hourly wage is likely to be between NZD$13-15. What do I need for my student visa? Your Otago Polytechnic Offer of Place letter. This letter means you have been accepted to study. It also states your course fee, which you must pay first to your nearest New Zealand embassy, consulate or immigration office. You will then receive a receipt of payment from us. You must submit these two documents (your Offer of Place and your receipt of fees), along with evidence that you have sufficient funds for living expenses, and a return international air ticket or evidence of sufficient funds to buy one, to your nearest New Zealand embassy, consulate or immigration office. For programmes longer than 24 months, you will also need to provide very recent medical and x-ray certificates. If you are over 17 years of age, you will need a police certificate to show that you are of good character. See the New Zealand Immigration website for more details. Streamlined visa applications now open! If you are an international student who will apply for your student visa from outside of New Zealand, you might be eligible for the streamlined visa process offered by Immigration New Zealand (INZ). This allows your visa application to be processed faster by INZ because Otago Polytechnic nominates you as a suitable candidate (INZ will decide the outcome and the processing time). Once you have received your Offer of Place from Otago Polytechnic, you may apply for a streamlined visa nomination letter from us. For more information and to submit an application, click here. What happens when I finish my degree? Students who have completed their degree in the normal time and have a job offer related to their studies can apply for a work visa for another two years. This entitles you to work in the job you have been offered, and may help you qualify for residence. What about applying for New Zealand residency? If you meet the requirements of the current immigration policy in New Zealand, it is possible for you to apply for residence at any time. Immigration policy encourages students who have completed their degree in New Zealand to apply for permanent residence. Is there an application fee? No. How long does it take to apply? We suggest you apply at least three to four months before your programme starts so that you are organised to arrive on time. What do I need to include in my application? Your English language test results: IELTS, TOEFL or TOIEC. We also require certified copies of any academic results you have from your overseas high school or university. We may also require your curriculum vitae or a portfolio, depending on your programme entry requirements. Your workload There is an emphasis throughout the three year programme on the development of independent learning skills. This is reflected in the decrease of directed hours over the three years with an expectation that, by the end of year three, you will be an independent learner. Hours are allocated as follows, based on a 32 week academic year: YEAR Directed (Class Contact Hours) Approximate Hours Per Week Self-Directed Hours (Non- Class Contact) Approximate Hours Per Week YEAR 1 570 18 630 20 YEAR 2 434 + 95 Work experience 16.5 671 21 YEAR 3 377 12 823 26 [-]

BA in Interior Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence
Campus 3 years October 2017 Italy Florence

The Interior Designer applies design skills to a variety of fields: staring from the domestic setting, these ultimately take in private and community residential spaces, public spaces (airports, ports and stations), public service venues (banks, post offices, hospitals, schools, museum interiors and installations), commercial and hospitality venues (shops, bars and hotels) and lastly open spaces (squares, courtyards and playgrounds). [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ITALIAN Interior design is an articulated system in which the process of designing spaces interacts with those of designing lighting, materials, colours and furnishings. Every interior designer has to come to terms with the topics of designing hospitality, wellness and commercial interiors, of designing lighting and of designing furnishings, all sectors that derive major impulses from changing human behavioural patterns and environmental issues. During the first year, students acquire familiarity with the tools they need to perceive object’s morphology and generate a design: the preliminary phase on paper, a check by computer and then the 3D check, using a mock-up. This is also when they learn about the historical context behind design work, how to take a cross-disciplinary approach to the fields of art, fashion, communication, design and architecture. In the area of technology, they come into contact with both natural and artificial materials, with development processes and with the perception of materials’ surfaces. The second year is devoted to developing on the instrumental, cultural and technical themes first studied in the first year. At this stage, students are also introduced to further fields of investigation and knowledge, so as to extend and complete their individual skills. They now apply the methods they have learned to creating design projects for areas related to industrial products and to systems of spaces and services, in both private and social contexts, conducting creative experiments in all the fields where designers work. In the third year, students tackle increasingly complex cultural topics and learn how to use the latest tools for elaborating and communicating their projects. The actual design work now occupies the lion’s share of their studies, as they learn to manage the development of a project completely independently. Students are now stimulated to learn how to work independently, make coherent, well-reasoned decisions, relate to their clients and bear the weight of clear responsibilities. This course is organised in partnership with Giulio Tanini (www.tanini.it) and ex.t (www.ex-t.it). [-]

Official Undergraduate Degree in Interior Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Campus 4 years October 2017 Spain Madrid

The Official Undergraduate Degree in Interior Design trains students with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of designing spaces and defining perceptive, physical and functional characteristics of the environment. [+]

Best Part time Bachelors in Interior Design 2017. THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH The Official Undergraduate Degree in Interior Design trains students with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of designing spaces and defining perceptive, physical and functional characteristics of the environment. The program is based on the project process, where creativity meets technique in order to effectively resolve different situations, keeping in mind the user’s relationship with space on an emotional and physical level, as well as social elements that condition the environment, employing accessibility and sustainability as design tools. Interior Design: conceptualisation and design of indoor and outdoor spaces, adopting values such as functionality, comfort, aesthetics, accessibility and sutainability. Professional Profiles: Interior designers develop new construction projects and renovation works for houses, shops, offices and exhibition spaces, directly influencing the wellbeing of people and improving their surroundings. The Official Undergraduate Degree in Interior Design offers students a solid base in interior design and defines the perceptive, physical and functional characteristics of the environment closest to man: interior and exterior spaces. The academics of the first year of the Degree in Interior Design focus on the acquisition of basic design knowledge (color, drawing), culture (the history of art and design) and project methodology, all of which are essential in establishing the foundations of a competent professional capable of working in any of the different fields of design. The second year’s academics probe further into knowledge that is essential for product designers, such as representation tools, production material and systems technology, among others, which are fundamental for initiating students into the design of spaces. The academics of the third and fourth years focus on students’ specializations as professionals responsible for analyzing and becoming a part of both private and public spaces (businesses, offices, cultural events, leisure spaces, hotels, etc.), obtaining the best possible performance by focusing on aesthetics and diverse functional and social elements, working towards the sustainability and accessibility of spaces. The fourth year culminates in a final degree project, which is a reflection of the students’ training, and a professional job application letter. This program has been recognized by the Autonomous Government of Madrid and the Spanish National Government as an official Degree in Interior Design. COURSE LANGUAGE: SPANISH [-]

Bachelor in Interior Architecture and Environmental Design

Bilkent University
Campus September 2017 Turkey Ankara

The faculty of the Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design is committed to educating students through distinction in teaching and research, and encouragement of innovative [+]

The faculty of the Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design is committed to educating students through distinction in teaching and research, and encouragement of innovative projects. The curriculum synthesizes the artistic, technological, cultural, social, and human aspects of interior design, and enables students to acquire both theoretical knowledge and practical skills and apply them to design projects. The Department graduates professionals who perceive the design process holistically and can build interdisciplinary relations throughout their professional careers.

 

 

 

Why study at Bilkent University

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Degree In Interior Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Sao Paulo
Campus 3 years February 2017 Brazil São Paulo

The undergraduate degree in Interior Design from the Istituto Europeo di Design - IED São Paulo offers students the opportunity to participate in an academic environment in which there is permanent coexistence with the world of work and renowned design professionals. [+]

Best Part time Bachelors in Interior Design 2017. THIS PROGRAM IS IN PORTUGUESE Taught Knowledge of design and contemporary trends, combined to create elegant, functional and sustainable environments. Start date: August The formation of groups is subject to quorum. Duration 3 years (6 semesters) Portuguese language Program Accredited by MEC. The degree course in Interior Design Istituto Europeo di Design - IED São Paulo It offers students the opportunity to participate in an academic environment in which there is permanent coexistence with the world of work and renowned design professionals. The program promotes exchanges of experience and the development of creative projects, innovative and consistent with issues such as sustainability. Brazilian themes, such as social development and use of renewable materials, are part of the curriculum of Interior Design students. They are encouraged to research and reflect, in the search for solutions to environmental and social issues surrounding the country. Issues such as reform, revitalization and reuse of existing spaces, for example, are part of the formative line proposed by the Faculty. AREAS OF INTERIOR DESIGNER The interior designer elaborates various spaces projects such as residences, shops, exhibitions, restaurants, offices and hotels. It must always be attentive to the particularities of each environment, which vary according to the cultural, social and economic realities. The interior designer is a multidisciplinary professional, with understanding from different areas of knowledge. For this feature, it is able to manage projects integrated with the engineering, architecture, ergonomics, biology, communications and marketing. Must meet technical, humanistic and artistic skills, being able to create great visual and emotional impact environments. With regard to sustainability, should know how to analyze and evaluate best practices for the implementation of a project. The domain business management techniques also integrates the interior designer skills. STUDY AREAS Cultural: art history, history of design and architecture, man-object relationship, ecology, semiotics. Technical and technological: visual language, design, computer graphics, digital imaging, imaging, materials technology, manufacturing process, models, business administration, production management, marketing. Projetual: integrated laboratory design, product design. TRAVEL COORDINATOR Alexandre Salles Alexandre Salles is an architect and Master of Urban Semiotics, graduated from FAU-USP. Coordinates the undergraduate and graduate degree in Interior Design from the European Institute di Design - IED São Paulo. With extensive experience in large architectural offices in São Paulo, as well as collaborations on projects and national and international competitions of architecture, founded in 2011, bunk Studio, multidisciplinary office focusing on the development of corporate projects, commercial, residential, consulting and research in design. SUPERVISED INTERNSHIP The educational project of the Faculty of Technology of the Istituto Europeo di Design requires professional moments when reality is experienced. The college has an institutionalized industry that is the Internship Supervision. Thus, the student performs supervised internships where the creation of skills and planning skills, implementation and evaluation provide a real exchange between the reality and the classroom. Mentoring is the responsibility of the supervisor of stages so that the student develops an overview of the area you want to act, beyond deselvolvimento skills aimed at behavior in the workplace and professional performance. * From the 3rd semester, the student can perform supervised training. [-]

Official Undergraduate Degree in Interior Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona
Campus 4 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Undergraduate Degree in Interior Design (240 ECTS) prepares professionals who are capable of planning internal spaces, from a private house, a commercial space, a stand for a fair or an exhibition space, as well as furniture or special pieces thanks to their basic knowledge on product design. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH The Undergraduate Degree in Interior Design (240 ECTS) prepares professionals who are capable of planning internal spaces, from a private house, a commercial space, a stand for a fair or an exhibition space, as well as furniture or special pieces thanks to their basic knowledge on product design. Students learn to observe trends and how styles evolve in social and cultural contexts, and also to comprehend and interpret the specific exigencies and expectations of each client, while encouraging creativity and expressive freedom, and respecting the demands from a user and the technical problems that may be involved. These abilities arise thanks to acquiring a great sensitivity towards projects and an interdisciplinary culture. Professional outcomes: Interior architecture, decorator, interior designer, ephemeral spaces designer, etc. The Undergraduate Degree in Interior Design (240 ECTS) offers an educational path that teaches students to plan internal spaces, which respond to the physical and functional features of spaces surrounding an individual. To do so, there’s a study of analysis on functional and ergonomic needs, and emotional needs: to feel protected and safe though the space. At the same time, communicational aspects take relevance, both in spatial and motion graphics, bearing in mind the mobility of the final user in the designed space. This activity blends creative contribution with research on new trends, usage of new materials and technological applications, always respecting the environment. The first year of this degree is focused on acquiring basic concepts of design, culture and project methods. Students learn to dare to create and communicate. The second year is focused on developing one’s own creativity individually, and starting to study specialization-related tools such as: construction drafting, installations, space, volume and lighting, Autocad, Rhino and 3D Max, construction management and costs, and communication using Illustrator and Photoshop and oral communication. The third year means the beginning of collaborations with companies and new, more technical and complex projects, with prototypes and real costs. Work is developed in transversal teams composed by students of Product, Interior and Transportation design. In addition, new materials will be studied such as sustainable or technological materials, nanomaterials, etc. During the fourth year students take a compulsory internship in a company and each one chooses a professional profile. Creative management acquires a great relevance through project management and rethinking, modifying and refining projects to respond properly to users’ and market’s needs. Lastly, the degree final project is developed in collaboration with real companies, where prototypes are produced. In successful cases, those prototypes will evolve and manufacture to be launched into the market. [-]

BA In Interior And Equipment Design

Castelo Branco University of Applied Sciences
Campus 3 years September 2017 Portugal Castelo Branco

Acquire knowledge and skills able to guide the student in project-practice | Encouraging creative conceptual attitude by students in response to a functional and symbolic program, incorporating in their projects regulatory requirements and ergonomic | Make use of fundamental procedural methodologies to translate ideas and reach solutions, including the design, graphically exploring the representation of interiors and their furnishings, lighting, materials, supplemented by the models feature | Apply sustainable solutions from an environmental point of view and recycling of pre-existing elements | Sustaining the solutions projective through appropriate technical representation to ensure its implementation on site. [+]

Best Part time Bachelors in Interior Design 2017. Goals Staff training in specific areas of interior design, able to integrate design engineering interior design of furniture and equipment, window dressing and performing the show, particularly in the area of ​​scenography Career - Creative Director - Interior Designer - model maker - Set Designer - window dresser - Decorator - Designer furniture and equipment Entrance Examinations Candidates must perform one of the following tests: - Drawing or - Descriptive Geometry or - History of Culture and Arts. [-]