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What will I learn?

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.

Why study Interior Architecture at Griffith College?

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 the 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.

Course Highlights

  • Interior Design Internships - Design students have had internships with HJ Lyons and Jonathan Adler N.Y.C. to name just a few.
  • Field Trips - Experiential learning is an important part of our courses, therefore most modules have class trips as a part of their curriculum. Previous trips have included London, Rome, Milan, Berlin, Paris, Bilbao, Barcelona, and Venice.
  • Industry links - During the course you’ll be taught by practising architects, designers, buyers, and art historians, ensuring that the faculty maintains strong industry links.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Design

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
€12,000.00 (US$ 14,075) per year
Start date

September 2021

Venue

Griffith College Dublin

South Circular Road,

Dublin,

Republic of Ireland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a Leaving Certificate: Min. of 2 HC3s & 4OD3s (some programmes will require OD3 in Maths); A Level/GCSE or equivalent qualification. Applicants must Submit English language proficiency certificates (e.g. IELTS/TOEFL) if applicable. Students under the age of 23, on January 1st of the year of entry, who wish to apply to the first year of any QQI validated undergraduate full-time program must apply through the CAO.

For international students

Students with a Completed High School Diploma or equivalent.

Please contact the International Admissions Office at for specific country requirements.

English Language

If English is not your native language, you must show proof of English Language proficiency. We accept the following certifications:

  • IELTS
  • TOEIC
  • TOEFL
  • Cambridge
  • PTE

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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