Architecture and Interior Design

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus


This NC is a course suited to school-leavers or adult returners looking to expand their existing skills and portfolio in the specialist area of Architecture and Interior Design before moving onto to study a Foundation Diploma, HND or Degree specialising in 3D Design, Interior, spatial, product or exhibition design.

What you will learn

Art and Design: Personal Project; Art and Design: Colour; Art and Design: Introduction to Interior Design; Art and Design: 3D Design - Spatial Design; Art and Design: Architectural Model Making 1; Art and Design: Location Drawing; Architecture and Interior Design; 2D Digital Art; Innovative Prototype; Design Elements and Principles; Perspective Drawing and Rendering; Architectural Drafting; Interior Architecture: Materials/Finishes; Understanding Architecture.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5; or Art and Design Diploma Level 2 (UAL); or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview and a portfolio of work is required.

Progression Routes

Progression to higher education or possible employment in interior design or architecture.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Art and Design

SCQF Level


Career Area


Career Sectors


Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

Landscape Architecture

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