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Interior Design Module Two Short Course

Course description

Part of our three-part interior design module course, join us on Interior Design - Module Two to hone your analytical design skills and develop your own personal interior design methodology. Module Two will focus on designing for a commercial interior space.

Following a similar structure to Module One, this course will take your knowledge and skill set to the next level. You will focus on a commercial project by designing a bar / restaurant.

These new skills will encompass surveying, detail drawing, designing staircases and Sketchup 3D. There will be a range of new considerations to make whilst designing for a commercial space including fire regulations and disabled access.

Course outcomes
By the end of this course you will:

  • Be capable of working logically through the design process up to the design scheme stage
  • Present your work professionally
  • Built on Interior Design Module One knowledge
  • Learned new design-related skills and completed a commercial interior design projec

Who should attend
This course is for those with prior and intermediate interior design skills. It is ideal if you want to design interiors professionally and have completed Interior Design - Module One. You can then move on to Interior Design - Module Three as a further step towards your goal of becoming an interior designer.

Prior skills required:

  • Concept boards
  • Inked or CAD plans to scale 1:50
  • Sections and elevations to scale 1:50
  • Sketch model making
  • Sketchbook
  • Sample boards

You should also have a basic knowledge of:

  • Lighting
  • Soft furnishings
  • Hard finishes
  • Presentation methods for mounting work

Clear, easy to understand lessons:

  • Our tutors will explain things in easy to understand, accessible English. If they need to use any special terminology they will make sure they explain what they mean.
  • New methods will be shown to students through live demonstrations, in a way that’s crystal clear and easy to understand.

Experience life on campus

  • Network and share ideas with students from across the globe
  • Access the technology and materials relevant to your discipline
  • Shop in our college shops for any materials you might need
  • Ask questions of your tutor in real time
  • Receive feedback and critique on your assignments
  • Experience the many sights of London on your down time

A certificate of completion:

  • You've put the work in so we want to make sure you have something to show for it!
  • As long as you attend a minimum of 80% of your classes, we will provide you with a certificate of attendance
  • We always recommend you attend all of the classes so that you get the most out of the experience!
  • Certificates are great to complement your CV


Your course place is confirmed once you have booked online using a credit or debit card. There is no deadline for booking. Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, and all courses have a maximum number of students. We suggest you book early to avoid disappointment.

This course is scheduled to run on campus in a face to face delivery format. Please note that due to the ongoing pandemic situation this course may be adapted in line with UK government guidance or other operational requirements. This may include changing course location (to another UAL site), cancellation of the course, or moving part or all of the course online. In the event of any changes being required we will inform you as soon as possible and support you in any changes required. Please bear this in mind when making any travel, visa, or accommodation arrangements.

Available dates

Enquire about this course and we will contact you when new dates are published.


Topics covered:

  • Survey drawings
  • Concept boards
  • Restaurant interior design
  • Staircases
  • Sections / elevations in Vectorworks
  • Fire regulations
  • Disabled access, lifts and ramps
  • Lighting
  • Detail drawing
  • Sketchup
  • Rendering techniques
  • Sample boards for restaurants and bars

Please note that this course requires dedication; students should therefore allow time to work on their design project outside of the class.


Please bring the following materials with you:

Week 1

  • Pen and notepad for taking notes
  • Scale ruler with scale 1:50 and 1:20
  • 2H pencil retractable 0.5
  • Eraser
  • 8m tape measure
  • Bic 4 colour pen
  • Clipboard or something to write on when standing up
  • Camera (phone camera is suitable)

Week 2

  • A3 sketchbook
  • Scissors
  • Small Sellotape or masking tape
  • Coloured pens or pencils (a selection to start the bubble diagrams)

Week 4

To access the current version of the Vectorworks software you will need to create a 3 month student account. Please upload a copy of your confirmation email as proof of registration. Please only download this on Week 4 of the course when you begin CAD lessons.

As part of your research you may wish to do some printing. Please bring a small amount of cash to the course on your first day to credit your printing account.

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