This course is about designing spaces and places for people, creating interior schemes, and solving problems to improve the world around us. It enables you to develop the creative, analytical, and technical skills needed for jobs in the interior design profession. It is a one year course that can lead to an HND year then direct entry to the third year of a degree course.

  • Developmental drawing
  • The creative process
  • Digital imaging (2D CAD)
  • Art and design project
  • Interior design projects
  • Interior design: construction and detail
  • One year full-time

One of the following:

  • National Certificate: Architecture with Interior Design SCQF Level 6
  • Another related course at SCQF Level 6
  • One Higher including Art and Design or Graphic Communication, plus National 5 English at Level C or above or equivalent (see our Qualifications Explained page for details)
  • An appropriate portfolio of artwork

In addition, internal applicants will also require a positive Internal Learner Reference (ILR).

  • HND: 3D Interior Design SCQF Level 8

This course may lead to a variety of careers in, for example:

  • Interior design and architectural practices
  • Space planning consultancies
  • Property developments
  • Shop and office fitting
  • Museum and exhibition design
  • You will be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you will get the opportunity to find out more about the course and tell us why you are interested in this subject area
  • At the interview you will be asked to provide examples of your art and design work