24 months
4250 GBP/year
4250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Innovative interior designers who can think outside of the box and rise to the challenges of changing contemporary living needs are in high demand. This part-time, fully-online MA Interior Design from Arts University of Bournemouth Online (AUB) will equip you with the specialist knowledge and skills you need to firmly establish yourself as a confident and successful professional interior designer.

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Make your mark in the exciting and evolving field of interior design with this MA Interior Design from Arts University of Bournemouth Online.

This online MA Interior Design course will equip you with the advanced specialist skills required to create buildings, spaces, and environments that are creative, inspiring, and effectively address current and future sustainability challenges.

This part-time, 100% online interior design course will empower you with the in-demand knowledge, skills, and expertise you need to thrive as a professional interior designer – fast-tracking your career and boosting your employability in the global job market.

Designed to combine research and practice with creative theory, as well as to encourage experimental thinking, this MA Interior Design will unleash your creative potential and help you make your mark as an in-demand interior designer.

Why this course?

  • Build an impressive portfolio as you learn, develop and master new interior design skills
  • Access valuable insights and ongoing mentorship and support from renowned experts and academics in interior design
  • Study a flexible online MA Interior Design – anytime, anywhere – while you continue with your full-time work and other commitments
  • Fast-track your global career in interior design with an internationally-recognised MA Interior Design

Career opportunities

As an MA Interior Design graduate with AUB, you’ll have the expert knowledge and skills required to firmly position yourself as an in-demand interior designer in the global job market.

You’ll be able to pursue your passion in interior design, whether in residential or commercial design settings.

Some interior design settings you could work in include:

  • Hospitality
  • Leisure
  • Retail
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Exhibition

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Specialism/Practice – Explore your own specialist practice interests to define a personal research focus
  • Sustainable Futures – Understand the current sustainable agenda and global crisis avoidance and how designers can contribute to the UK’s and UN’s sustainable goals
  • Collaboration – Harness a collaborative and practice-based approach in researching collaborative ideas within the healthcare and lifestyle living industries
  • Reinvent – Explore the meaning of ‘reinvent’ in the context of interior design
  • Transition – Discover transition: Movement through space and time through the interior environment
  • Inclusivity – Explore the design implications of multi-generational living, as well as design for accommodating the needs of the ageing population, work and learning environments
  • Research Methods – Consider a range of approaches to research design, and make effective links between theoretical frameworks and their practical application

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Arts University of Bournemouth Online and/or in United Kingdom, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

There are two different routes to entry: the standard and non-standard routes. 

Students accepted on the standard route are given offers based on qualifications and supporting documentation alone. If you do not have a qualification at the designated level or in a subject not directly related to the course to which you are applying, you’ll be contacted to request a portfolio, and/or given an interview date.

Standard route

  • You’ll have a BA (Hons) degree graded at 2.2 or above, or an equivalent UK or international qualification in your chosen subject or a related discipline.

As an overseas applicant, you’ll need to validate your proficiency in English. We accept a range of English language qualifications.

We also welcome your application if you have other qualifications, or work experience, that demonstrate you have the knowledge and skills to study at postgraduate level.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    4250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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