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BA Interior and Spatial Design at Chelsea College of Arts develops students skills in designing, creating and conceptualising new spatial situations. This course prepares our students for a wide variety of careers in the design industry, where they can focus on designing complex architectural spaces, multi-media installations or sensory environments.
Chelsea College of Arts, John Islip Street
|Study Mode||Full time|
|Course Length||3 years|
£9,000 per year (2016/17)
Please note that fees for the 2nd and any subsequent years is subject to inflationary increase.
£17,230 per year (2016/17).
International fees are subject to an inflationary increase as students progress through their course.
|Start Date||September 2016|
|Autumn Term Dates||Monday 26 September - Friday 9 December 2016|
|Spring Term Dates||Monday 9 January - Friday 17 March 2017|
|Summer Term Dates||Tuesday 18 April - Friday 23 June 2017|
Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS)
|Application Deadline||Open for UK, EU and international applicants for 2016/17 entry. Applications for 2017/18 entry will open in Autumn 2016.|
To explore disciplines and skills including:
The College's strong links with the creative industries means our students gain vital commercial experience through a number of live projects, with their professional practice developed through these, participation in external competitions and an evening lecture programme.
In 2011, the course designed a pavilion for the Ecobuild conference and convention using recycled Speedo swimsuits. This followed collaborations with the Design Research Lab at the Architectural Association, where we made an exhibition of prototypes and films for the onedotzero festival at the Royal Festival Hall in London.
The College also enjoys positive relationships with many art institutions in Europe and America, encouraging exchanges during student's second years so they can experience different cultures and design practices.
Colin Priest is a London based artist, architect and educator.
Having graduated from the Architectural Association, London in 2003, he operates within the fields of art, architecture and spatial production.
Recent BA Interior and Spatial Design graduates have found jobs in interior design, architecture, exhibition design, set design for film and TV as well as game design. Some of our alumni go on to postgraduate study, usually within architecture or spatial design, with many applying to Chelsea’s own MA Interior and Spatial Design course.
We select students based on the quality of their applications, looking primarily at their portfolio of work and personal statements.
Applicants will have, or are expected to achieve, either:
In exceptional circumstances, applicants may be considered if they present a portfolio of equivalent standard to a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design and have:
Where conditional offers are made to GCE A Level applicants these will normally be at grade C or above.
All classes are conducted in English. If English isn't a students' first language they must provide evidence at enrolment of the following:
We look for:
Portfolios should show the following:
All applicants for this course will be invited to submit a mini-portfolio of 10 images via the University’s Electronic Portfolio Review Tool (EPRT) upon receipt of application.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview.
Interviews will take place between the following dates:
Applicants may be offered a place on the FdA Interior Design course at Chelsea. This decision will be based on our assessment of an applicants' creative potential and interests.
Interviews and portfolio reviews - applicants can be interviewed in a number of different ways:
You must apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), where you’ll need the following information:
There are three ways international students can apply to an undergraduate course at Chelsea College of Arts:
To apply through the College, you’ll need to download and complete our international undergraduate application form and send this, along with your portfolio and any supporting documents, to the address below.
Chelsea College of Arts
16 John Islip Street
This course will give consideration to deferred entry application from both Home / EU and International applicants.
Through the Study Abroad programme international students can apply to join an undergraduate course for a period of up to three terms.
For information on how to apply visit the Study Abroad section
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