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BA (Hons) in Interior Architecture

Griffith College, Ireland


Next enrollment cycle

September 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 14,280

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  • 3 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 7% scholarship

Campus: Dublin Main Campus.

Demonstrate your creativity, technical ability and problem-solving expertise .


If you are looking for a well-respected, challenging Interior Design course with an included focus on architecture in Dublin, this is the course for you.

  • This degree programme has been designed in response to an increased demand for employees with specific skills relating to Interior Architecture including spatial planning, design detailing, technologies, problem-solving and visualisation techniques and presentation skills. The course takes students through the fundamentals of visual culture, building science and design principles and equips them with practical studio skills.
  • Students are required to take part in in-depth research, apply knowledge of building technology and regulations, organise and manage project solutions, and communicate their designs using digital design programmes. Graduates of this programme leave with extensive experience in creating, analysing and interpreting project briefs. They will be able to problem-solve complex design issues and work independently and in groups to find solutions.
  • A rigorous, in-depth course programme will teach you to create, design, problem-solve and act professionally in all related working environments.
  • The practical nature of this Interior Architecture course will make you industry ready, creatively and technically equipped to propose innovative solutions and problem-solving expertise within the built environment.
  • Use dynamic architectural modelling software like Revit, AutoCad 3-D, AutoCAD, as well as traditional communication tools such as model making and free-hand drawing.
  • 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.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2023

Entry Requirements

  • All applicants for this course must submit a general art and design portfolio.

CAO Applicants / Applicants under 23 years of age:

  • Applicants under 23 years old on the 1st January the year the course begins must submit a copy of their Leaving Cert results. Candidates will need to have obtained a minimum of two subjects at grade H5 and four subjects at grade O6/H7. These results must include a language (English or Irish) and either Maths or Art. 
  • Candidates with equivalent grades from FETAC colleges and those holding awards including BTEC qualifications will also be considered.

Applicants over 23 years:

  • Applicants who are 23 years of age on or before the 1st January the year the course begins are considered mature learners and will be asked to submit a copy of their ID (passport or driving license) only.

English language:

  • Applicants from countries where English is not the first language will also be required to provide evidence of sufficient English language abilities.
  • In response to the worldwide closure of English Language Test Centres arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, Griffith College is now accepting the online Duolingo English Test (DET) as valid proof of English proficiency. This is a temporary measure for our intakes up to and including February 2022.

Year One

  • Interior Spatial Projects 1
  • Design Graphics 1
  • Architectural Drafting
  • History of Interior Design
  • Ergonomics and Anthropometrics
  • Interior Spatial Projects 2
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Building Regulations
  • Materials and Finishes
  • Design Culture and Theory

Year Two

  • Interior Spatial Projects 3
  • Introduction to BIM
  • Furniture and Fittings
  • Design Futures
  • Brand and Marketing
  • Interior Spatial Projects 4
  • BIM 3D Modelling
  • Building Construction
  • Lighting Design
  • Entrepreneurship and Business

Year Three

  • Interior Spatial Projects 5
  • BIM Collaboration
  • Conservation and Interior Environments
  • Thesis
  • Interior Spatial Projects 6
  • 3D Visualisation
  • Green Design and Sustainability
  • Materials Science & Structural Mechanics
  • Business Practice Management

General Fee Information  

  • An Academic Administration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below. The fees below relate to Year 1 fees only.

Study Mode: Full-Time

  • Dublin  
  • EUR 6,250.00

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