Interior Architecture and Design

West College Scotland


Paisley Campus, Clydebank Campus


The course develops your creativity and understanding of the design process through a series of integrated subjects. Design projects are developed from the research to concept stage, to sketch design, and finally to the completion of technical drawings ready for presentation to a client.

The course is predominantly studio-based with a combination of group work, site visits, lectures, practical demonstrations and tutorial.

Creating a portfolio of your work; Working with live clients; How the interiors of building are used and experienced; Design processes; How to develop a project from research and concept development to presenting to a client; Sketch design; Technical drawings; Model making; CAD; Perspective drawing and rendering; Exhibition design; 3D computer modelling and simulated walk-through virtual environments.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher, preferably in Art and Design, plus 2 subjects at National 5; NC Interior Architecture and Design; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Informal interview at which you must bring samples of your work.

Progression Routes

HND Interior Architecture and Design.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Interior Architecture and Architectural Design

SCQF Level