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Interior Design (B8BA6Q)

Interior Designers engage with a range of interior spaces to create innovative spatial solutions

with a thorough knowledge of building technology, materials and human environment needs.

The Department of Interior Design offers an undergraduate Bachelor Degree, a fourth year Bachelor of Technology

Degree and a Master of Design. The Department’s facilities include designated studio areas for first year to Master’s

students and a centrally-located specialist computer studio.

Career Opportunities

Graduates are qualified for interior design careers in:

—Retail interiors

—Restaurants

—Office complexes

— Exhibition stands

—Domestic interiors

BA Degree

Selection Criteria

Applicants are selected by means of an entrance assessment consisting of an interview, a written component, a

practical assessment testing two- and three-dimensional skills and the submission of a portfolio. Applicants must

bring the portfolio and the following to the entrance assessment:

— Pen, pencils, eraser, metal-edged ruler, cutting knife for cardboard, tube of clear Bostik glue, two sheets of

A2 cartridge drawing paper and one sheet of lightweight A1 triplex mounting board (cardboard).

— Passport photograph, the prescribed portfolio, as described below.

Portfolio Requirements

— A portfolio of at least ten pieces of work is required.

— The work should ideally include examples of drawings, paintings or design.

— Applicants are encouraged to take photographs of any completed original art or design work that cannot

be presented in their portfolios. Photographs should be presented in printed format during the entrance

assessment.