Interior Design Environment Architectures BA (Hons)

This course engages with the current agendas in the development of built form and its construction, making use of precedent and prototype.

The course aims to provide you with the knowledge and skills appropriate to a range of careers in interior design and architecture. The course interrelates with our BA (Hons) Architecture course. You will be encouraged to develop your individual creative ability and support this with the development of a high level of technical skill.

Graduates could be involved in the design, rehabilitation and extension of existing buildings; the creation of new built environments, or the design of interactive virtual spaces.

There are many different interior architectural specialties and you could find yourself involved in urban consultancy, workplace design, housing research, retail planning or community development.

You will learn through a mixture of problem-based learning, design studio tutoring and traditional teaching. Our innovative approach to learning puts architecture into a wider professional context that places technology and the environment alongside clients’ needs. You will be guided by professionally qualified and experienced teaching staff and visiting speakers from industry.

Ravensbourne BA (Hons) Architecture and IDEAs trip to Madrid.

Trimo Urban Crash 2013 Competition Re-Work by Baizhou Cai.

Collection of student work, interviews and field trips.

6 reasons to apply for this course

  1. Unparalleled opportunities in a design specialist institution 

  2. State of the art facilities in an award winning building 

  3. Outstanding teaching from senior industry experts, with direct contacts to the professions and industry 

  4. An ambitious nurturing environment with an excellent employment rate 

  5. Challenging creative projects, that are contemporary and future facing 

  6. International profile, a renowned history of success, a top 10 world academic institution in its subject areas, based in London a dynamic world city 

About this course


3 years full time


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Entry requirements

Students will normally be expected to possess five GCSEs (grade C or above) or equivalent (including English and Mathematics) and also to hold at least one of the following or equivalent UK or international qualification:

  • 2 A levels, grade C or above
  • 4 AS levels, grade C or above
  • 2 vocational A level, grade C or above
  • Level 3 Foundation Diploma or National Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma, grade C or above
  • International Baccalaureate, 28 points or above

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Key study topics

  • Future facing creative interior architectural design, experiment and exploration in new interior/architectural design and the re making of existing spaces
  • Architectural study tours abroad, looking at contemporary design
  • Opportunities to take part in international events and competitions
  • Live project opportunities
  • Parametric and computer generated design at the cutting edge
  • Latest techniques for designing structures and rapid prototyping
  • Architectural and interior  history, theory and context
  • Business enterprise for design and regulatory frameworks
  • New developments in re use of existing buildings design
  • New developments in interior architecture/design projects around the world


"Ravensbourne offers you the opportunity to be treated as the young designer you want to be. You are pushed to become entrepreneurial and develop your skills as a young working professional"Chris Hall, BA (Hons) Interior Design Environment Architectures student

What the next three years will look like

You will be continually assessed through preparation of written and project work. Assessment in the final year is through dissertation and portfolio.

Year 1

You will study: communication and representation; specialist study; computation and parametrics; dual use environment; communication and visualisation; enterprise and forms of engagement, and theory and context.

Year 2

You will study: artefact and element in environmental design; urban environment theory practice and computation; market factors; rehabilitation and reuse; debate and polemic, and dissertation preparation.

Year 3

You will study: negotiated brief; portfolio development; major project; major project report, and dissertation


Successful completion of this course can lead to postgraduate study in MA Environment Design.

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