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Interior Design MA (PGCert PGDip)

Interior Design MA (PGCert PGDip)

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Interior Design

Course type


Course Summary

This course is aimed at graduates from a wide range of design-related backgrounds.

Interdisciplinary research and practice is promoted throughout the course, and creative collaborations are developed between designers, fine artists, architects and thinkers wanting to follow an advanced course in interior design.

Students share spacious top-lit studios and have their own individual working spaces. There are also dedicated computer suites as well as photographic and workshop facilities.

Staff bringing their expertise to this course include:

full-time academics who combine teaching with research and consultancy
part-time tutors who are also practising designers
eminent visiting specialists, critics and consultants.

Why study with us?

International links and overseas teaching, with workshops taking place in Milan, Istanbul and Beijing in recent years

Featured university in the book Masterclass: Interior Design, a guide to the world's leading graduate schools

Dual emphasis on creative and critical enquiry in the broad context of the visual and performing arts, design and the humanities

Interdisciplinary workshops that encourage you to think across a range of design fields including architecture, urban design, fashion and textiles

A creative, technical and theoretical approach that helps you to become a professional leader in the field of interior design.


On completion of the course, students are ideally placed to seek employment in a range of art, disability, community, health and education settings. Recent graduates have gone on to work for various organisations including Project Art Works, The Royal Academy and Kings College Hospital Trust as inclusive arts practitioners and workshop facilitators.

Students can exit with PGDip & PGCert.

Different course options

Full time | Moulsecoomb Campus | 18 months | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


18 months

Start date



Throughout this module, you develop your research skills to construct research questions, hypotheses and methodologies, which you will adapt to issues of personal interest. You also develop and submit a research project proposal.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

A good degree (2.2 or above) in a design-related subject. In exceptional circumstances, ie where an applicant has several years experience working in a design industry, those with non-design degrees will be considered. Applicants need to show evidence of a portfolio and most will be invited for interview.

University information

Located on England’s beautiful south coast, the University of Brighton is a busy multi-campus university with a diverse body of over 3,800 postgraduate students. The university offer over 200 postgraduate courses, many accredited by professional bodies, and most providing flexible study options so that students can balance their studies with other commitments. The University was awarded silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017. The...more