This Interior Design course will suit recent graduates who already have some academic knowledge of interior design or interior products, but wish to deepen their design skills and understanding of the wide range of the interior design workfield.
WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
In this MA course the student has the possibility to focus on a specific field where their strength lies. The course interior design explores the human scale and relationship in the continuously changing context of the spatial environments.
You will be given the opportunity to learn to develop and design within a broad range of spatial environments, while considering the scale of the environment, manufacturing processes and exclusivity.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
The MA Course Interior design covers the wide scope of the work-field expressed in the axiom SMLXL (Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large).
Within the modules there is the possibility to explore the specific scale of the work field of interior design while learning specific skills in one of the fields of SMLXL.
Small: development and research in specific skills for the production of interior products such as e.g. furniture, lighting, interior fabrics, carpets and paints, this in close relationship with local and national industry and manufacturers. The students have the possibility to deepen their knowledge about manufacturing and developing Interior products.
Medium: development and research in specific skills for medium interior projects such as e.g. domestic design, small shops, car interiors and small events, this by developing trends, brands and prognoses. The students have the possibility to deepen their skills of architectural and planning and knowledge about brand identity.
Large: development and research in specific skills for large Interior projects such as e.g. hotels, offices, boat interiors, train interiors, this by developing complex proposals for interiors within brand Identity, new media, the architectural context and (urban) spatial context. The students have the possibility to deepen their knowledge about complex planning in a architectural environment with a complex brand and new media identity.
Extra large: development and research in specific skills for extra large interior design projects such as e.g. university campus, hospitals, cruise ships, airports, this by developing managements skills in developing, designing and planning within an architectural environment with a complex management structure.
TEACHING CONTACT HOURS
The average teaching contact hours will be 18 hours per week. We do not offer a part-time evening or weekend pattern of delivery, but if you wish to study part time during the day, please contact the course director to explore further.
HOW WILL THIS COURSE ENHANCE MY CAREER PROSPECTS?
The knowledge gained by the CU interior design graduates will enable them to find employment internationally as well as nationally and the nature of the course will provide strong international recruitment.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR AN INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE
The course will have strong connections with industry and other universities in Europe as well as other overseas territories like Asia, and Northa and South America. Collaborations in China are already being developed as well as associations with academia and industry in The Netherlands.
GLOBAL LEADERS PROGRAMME
Centre for Global Engagement logoTo prepare students for the challenges of the global employment market and to strengthen and develop their broader personal and professional skills Coventry University has developed a unique Global Leaders Programme.
The objectives of the programme, in which postgraduate and eligible undergraduate students can participate, is to provide practical career workshops and enable participants to experience different business cultures.