BA (Hons) in Interior Architecture and Design add-on

This is a one year add-on L8 Honours Degree. The major focus of both semesters is a  major (year-long) Thesis Design Project of the student’s choice that consolidates and showcases  their design skills. In supporting modules, students strengthen their professional knowledge, explore their interests and refine their graduate portfolio in preparation for practice.

Programme/Course Structure

Design Studio is at the heart of the course. All students participate in live design discussions with peers and lecturers, using our cutting- edge streamed, interactive room and enjoying the support of small study groups.

In Design Project VII & VIII, a year-long design thesis project of the students’ choice forms half of the overall programme. Here, the student consolidates their design, communication and technical skills in one major design project.

In Research for Design and the Arts I & II students explore a personal design interest in depth and are introduced design research. Students engage with an issue or charity of their choice in Community Engagement; Special Project. Finally, Professional Studies for Interior Architects and Reflective Portfolio prepare the student for practice. All applicants should contact Rowan Watson at for further information.

Yeats Academy Art Dsgn & Arch Honours Degree Addon

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for CAO 2018 courses at ITSligo are available for download below:

Applicants must have obtained a merit 2 level 7 degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline (e.g. Interior Design or Interior Architecture). Alternatively, equivalency in prior learning and experience must be demonstrated through a criteria-matched digital portfolio of work and/or interview with portfolio. Queries re portfolio requirements and interview dates to be directed to admissions or to the programme chair, Rowan Watson at

Career Opportunities

Graduates are qualified to work as Interior Architects or Interior Designers, employed within Interior Architectural practices, Interior Design firms and Architectural practices. Graduates can also find employment in the areas of Furniture Design, Lighting Design, Kitchen Design and Exhibition Design. Graduates’ graphic skills can lead to employment in 3D visualization.

What subjects will I study?

Who do I contact?

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