Degree Top-Up

Gain the qualification, confidence and skills to stand out from the crowd by topping up to a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interior Design

If you hold a BTEC Higher National Diploma in Interior Design, or equivalent, you can now continue your education by topping up to a Bachelor of Arts Degree with us.

Course Details
Start Date:Can be started at any time
Price:€2,695 (Easy-pay plan available)
Duration:Approximately 9-18 months
Course Level:Level 6 on the RQF (comparable to level 8 on NFQ)
Assessment:15 assignments
Study Method:Home Study
Awarding Body:The University of Chester
Work Placement:Optional 1 month placement in Dublin and Cork

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What you will learn

In this degree programme, you will develop a specialised knowledge of interior design.

As a home study student, you will have full access to our online learning centre. This contains course materials created by industry experts, including instructional videos, written content and assignments. You will also have access to our popular student forum, and your tutor will provide support, guidance and in-depth feedback to allow you to progress in your learning and build an independent design practice.

Designed around 15 assignments that are delivered through 3 distinct topic modules (Hospitality Design, Dissertation and a Major Project), this degree top-up programme will provide an academic backbone to your studies which will set you apart in the industry.

This course can be completed in approximately 9 to 18 months. Students have up to 24 months to complete the course.

Contact us on 01 2238 421 or at [email protected] for more information, a brochure or to start the application process.

Entry Requirements

  • A recognised BTEC Higher National Diploma, level 5 qualification (or equivalent) in Interior Design
  • 18 years old or over
Note: If English is not your first language, we recommend you have at least level 5.5 IELTS or equivalent, or have completed your last two years of schooling through English.

Application Process

Recognition of prior learning process.

We can offer recognition of prior learning at our Academy. Therefore, if you have already obtained a BTEC HND qualification with another institution within the last 5 years, you will need the following documents:

  • Your e-Portfolio
  • Course Transcript
  • Qualification Certificate

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Our experienced team can answer any questions you have about our courses and the payment options available. We can also advise you on the materials you need to get started. Whether you want to change career, upskill, or simply learn the basics, we have the right course for you.

Just contact us and we will arrange to call you back.

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