- Validated by:
University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
- UCAS code: A83S
- Institutional code: H65
Not quite ready for the Foundation Degree or don't have the grades?
We offer a Foundation Degree with Optional Integrated Foundation Entry in this subject.
This Foundation Degree will introduce, you will gain a range of technical knowledge which you will combine with your creativity in order to produce ideas that challenge contemporary design drawing on historic interior design practice and design history.
Unique to the course is its focus on the diverse retail and leisure industries, allowing you to showcase relevant and engaging retail interior designs with the wider social and leisure spaces associated with great retail centres. This may be in the form of retail locations (high street stores, malls, shopping centres, boutique stores and department stores), leisure spaces (bars, restaurants, nightclubs and hotels) or public spaces.
This is a creative discipline that will encourage you to expand the boundaries of current design thinking to create new experiences and relationships between technology, people, space and places. As you develop, you will be encouraged and supported to explore your own personal design style.
You will further be encouraged to develop an individual and unique approach to design, which will allow you to question the function and visual potential of our interior environments. The journey will explore historical and contemporary design in order to influence you in creating thought out and functional concepts.
You will build an awareness of digital technology and how it may underpin design concepts in order to create contemporary spaces that engage with the emerging digital society we now occupy. The embedding of digital media will allow you to explore and manipulate the tone, mood and function of contemporary commercial interiors.