Bachelor in Interior Design
Course Duration - 3 Years
An interior designer deals with the design of furnishing solutions of private or public residential environments, that meet the production guidelines indicated by the business strategy and the needs expressed by the customers. Develop the projects of the furniture, furnishing accessories defining the aesthetic, functional and ergonomic requirements, dimension, components and construction materials. An interior desgigner is able to use IT tools like CAD and Rendering, in order to prepare executive drawings. Identify the production processes necessary for the realization of the product by elaborating the relative technical documentation, realize product prototypes by testing them through functionally and resistance.
Year 1 - Certificate Program EQF 4
Interior Design I
This module provides the fundamentals of the Interior Design. It gives an introduction to the process of researching and managing interior design projects, and the basic interior design principles.
Theory & Design Visual Arts I
This unit prepares the students for a fruitful, profitable and successful career as a product designer and developer in the exciting field of fashion accessories. It covers the process of selecting which accessory to use and stock and which styles and products to highlight each season.
Students are exposed to the processes and methods used in constructing buildings and are taught how to calculate construction costs for projects and make decisions on the best materials to use. This module gives a technical-economical evaluation of building design alternatives.
Graphics and CAD I
This module gives a solid introduction to the definition and use of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) in creating and improving visualizations, the relationship between computer graphics and CAD, and how it interactively affects the creation, modification, analysis, or optimization of a design.
Communication Skills I
This unit looks into the types of communication which are verbal, nonverbal and visual, and their individual characteristics.
Creativity and Innovation
Learn about creativity, innovation and the relationship between them. The differences and similarities between the two traits are discussed with an eye on the interconnected roles they play. It also gives insight into the creative and innovative process and helps understand the three important levels of creativity, which are discovery, invention, and creation.
Year 2 -Diploma Program EQF 5
This module reviews the historical progression of art and design, how style and ideas evolved and the influences of social environments.
Interior Design II
This is an in-depth course on interior designing and how to create the right effect and achieve the best results. It explores the primary responsibilities of the interior designer and the objectives of interior design. This unit covers very current, practical design models and techniques, and looks into the future of interior design as a discipline.
Theory & Design Visual Arts II
This module gives a detailed view of the aspects and types of visual art. It gives an opportunity for students to explore the practice-led and practice-based methods, designs and theories of visual art and their rudiments.
Graphics and CAD II
Students get more familiar with the use of computer software to design and to document a product's design process. The advantages and the five types of Computer Aided designs are 2D CAD (flat drawings of product), 2.5D CAD (Prismatic models), 3D CAD (3D objects), 3D wireframe and surface modelling (skeleton like inner structure) and solid modelling (solid geometry).
Communication Skills II
In this unit, students understand the differences amongst the various communication forms, such as face-to-face interactions, phone conversations and digital communications (email and social media) and how improve them.
Year 3 - European Bachelor Program EQF 6
This module highlights the importance and methods of creating furniture with both functionality and fashion. It also covers current architectural and furniture design trends.
Interior Technology and Material
This unit equips students with knowledge about interior material products and recent innovative materials in interior design, such as organic light emitting textiles (OLED) and technological advances enabling materials.
Design Execution Drawing
Design execution involves the process of creating a coordinated and detailed set of documents to ensure economical and technically sound execution of projects. This module develops and applies the techniques, and aspects, in the process of drawing/visualizing the ideas and thoughts into the form of graphic works.
Landscape and Environment Science
This course explains the relationships between ecological processes and strategies for sustainable management of our natural environment. The module evaluates the recent advances and approaches to environmental and landscape sciences.
Sustainable Interior and Professional Design
This unit discusses the principles of sustainable interior design, and the major areas or pillars of sustainability (human, economic, social). It educates on the philosophy and practices of design ethics, and also discusses the materials and methods of creating environmentally friendly interior and personal design.
Instructional mode: In presence
Level: EQF 4 up to 6
Duration: 3 years
-Year 1 Certificate Program EQF 4 (ECTS 60)
-Year 2 Diploma Program EQF 5 (ECTS 60)
-Years 3 European Bachelor Program EQF 6 (ECTS 60)
Certification: European Bachelor
Passport / ID card
Copy of high school diploma or equivalent
IELTS 5.0 minimum score certificate or equivalent
Statement of purpose
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