This Masters Degree programme will prepare you to work in senior and specialised interior design roles fulfilling industry demands.
Why Study Design (Interior Architecture) at Griffith?
Our one-year MA in Design (Interior Architecture) is available on a full-time basis. This programme is designed to improve your mastery of creative design solutions and advance your professional competence within the business and team management.
You will gain the technical skills required to give you a competitive edge over your peers including the economic advantages of interior refurbishment and sustainable development.
You will gain an understanding of the requirement to develop new approaches and technologies, raise the consciousness of the issues, and continue to up/re-skill the design profession in these areas.
You will gain the confidence to “hit the ground running” and take the lead as either a part of a larger team or working on your own as a self-employed designer.
The calibre of work produced by the Design Faculty has been recognised numerous times through industry awards and exhibitions.
An annual Creative Week showcases the Design faculty graduates with those of Media, Journalism, Computing, Film and Photography.
Is this course for you?
This course is suited to graduates from our undergraduate design degrees, students of related courses, or professionals with experience in the design industry. In particular, students from interior design, or a closely related spatial design discipline such as product and industrial design.
Substantial changes in legislation regulating the built environment are placing higher demands on the professional competence and responsibility of the designer. Complying with Irish Health and Safety and Building Control legislation demands significant specialised skill relating to accessibility, environmentally sustainable design, and delivering interior designs safely.
• Business Management & Communications
• Design Theory in Cultural Context
• Material Technologies & Component Design
• Professional Practice in Design (Interior Architecture)
• Research Methodology
• Sustainability, Conservation & Interior Environments
• Thesis by Practice
• 3D Architectural Graphics and Visual Communication
• Advanced Material and Interior Architecture Technologies
Through the MA in Design (Interior Architecture), you will have gained valuable design experience, built a strong foundation of creativity, and covered a diverse range of topics. Previous graduates have gone on to successfully work in senior or specialised Interior Architect design positions. Graduates have also explored self-employment/entrepreneurship, after being specifically trained in business and management during the Master's course. There is a wide range of career options for our graduates including:
• Senior Interior Architect
• Retail Store Designer
• Materials Consultant
• Exhibition Designer
• Display Designer
• Self-Employment / Entrepreneurship
• Visual Merchandiser
• House Showroom Designer
• Set Designer
• Interior Stylist