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Art & Design

An Introduction to Interior Design

Interior design encompasses function, fashion, colour, light, materials and decoration. You are introduced to the key principles and language of interior design – from interpreting the brief to realising and communicating creative ideas.

 

Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00

 

Course overview

No previous knowledge is assumed and you are encouraged to explore a range of ideas, processes and methods while you complete a negotiated personal project.

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Winter university

Start date: Starts Thursday 19 January, Thursdays for eight weeks, 6.00pm – 9.00pm

This course has now started.

You can study up to 30 credits at Winter University and you can select up to three modules on the same application form. If you would like to add a module later, or change one of your choices, then please email winter.university@tees.ac.uk.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of our Winter University courses, it is advised that applicants are aged 16+ at the time of enrolment. if you are under the age of 16 you must be accompanied at your Winter University classes by a parent or a responsible adult to act in the capacity of a parent (in loco parentis). Your designated adult may need to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Where you study

Middlesbrough campus

 

Course details

What you study

- the stages of a professional interior design project
- contexts of contemporary interior design
- the creative process and concept development
- using colour, lighting, scale and materials
- exploring the using of space, planning and circulation
- project presentations and reflective summary.

How you are assessed

You are assessed through the development and presentation of your personal project (100%).

 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

You should be competent in Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint. Experience of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign and Photoshop) is desirable but not essential. You have access to Adobe Creative Suite for the duration of the course, but this course does not teach how to use industry-standard software. You produce digital mood boards and project work using any of the above software packages. Access to a Pinterest account is desirable.

Required equipment
- tape measure
- paper/sketch book
- pencil
- standard ruler.

International applicants must have an IELTS overall score of 5.5 or higher.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of our Winter University courses, it is advised that applicants are aged 16+ at the time of enrolment. if you are under the age of 16 you must be accompanied at your Winter University classes by a parent or a responsible adult to act in the capacity of a parent (in loco parentis). Your designated adult may need to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

 
 

Part-time

2023/24 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00
  • Start date: Starts Thursday 19 January, Thursdays for eight weeks, 6.00pm – 9.00pm
 

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