Taught course

Interior Design

University of Edinburgh · Interior Design

Entry requirements

Normally a UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent, in a relevant subject such as interior design, interior architecture, architecture, landscape architecture, product design or 3D design.

You must submit a portfolio as part of your application. Your portfolio can include:

  • interiors, architectural, landscape or product projects, as well as other artworks
  • a range of media and arenas of enquiry
  • unfinished development work as well as finished projects Selection will be made on four key criteria:
  • research and conceptual ambition: what are the big ideas driving your work?
  • development: how have you developed those ideas in your project work?
  • resolution: how have projects been resolved and communicated?
  • awareness: what do you consider interior design to be, and where does your work sit within the discipline?

We may also consider your application on the basis of your portfolio and/or relevant professional experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Covering the study and design of interior spaces in relation to a wide range of public and private environments, this programme will guide you through innovative design projects that will enable you to explore the design potential of existing buildings and find new uses for old or redundant spaces through the design of contemporary insertions.

You’ll be encouraged to focus on the aspect of interior design that you find most interesting or personally relevant, and take charge of the direction of your coursework.

Visits from industry practitioners, along with our strong link with commercial design consultancies and architectural practices, are invaluable in providing opportunities for additional expert advice and critical appraisal.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Edinburgh College of Art Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)131 650 4086