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Design, Interior Architecture

Autumn 2016

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Orientation and Language Studies
Introduction to Studies and Computer Literacy 5
Working Communication 5  
Professional Swedish and English 5
Visual Studies
Drawing and Painting 5  
Life Drawing and Painting 5
Colour Perception and Composition 5
Photography and Portfolio 5  
Common Studies in Design
Theories of Design and the Law of Copyright 5  
History of Art and Design 5
Forecasting the Future and International Design Field 5    
Research Methodology and Writing 5      
Marketing and Entrepreneurship in Design Field 5    
Studies in Interior Architecture
Studies in Interior Architecture
Basics of Spatial Design 10
Basics of Furniture Design 10
Spatial Design - Housing 5  
Basics of Lighting Design 5  
Material Library, Workshop 5
History of Interior Design and Decoration 5    
CAD and Visualization Studies in Interior Architecture
Presentation Techniques 5
CAD II 5  
Studies in Building Technology
Basics of Building Technology 5  
Building Technology -Bathroom, Fireplace and Sauna 5  
Building Technology -Field Experience, Measuring and Renovating 10    
Project Studies in Interior Architecture
Project I Furniture Design 10  
Project II Spatial Design -Public Space 10    
Project III Spatial Design -Exhibition and Event Spaces 10      
Innovation Project 10    
Elective Studies
Practical Training
Practical Training I 15  
Practical Training II 15      
Bachelor's Thesis and Maturity Test 15      
ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 60754545303030453015301515151515151522.522.515157.57.515157.57.5

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.


The curriculum of the Degree Program in Design is a knowledge-based. It is divided into the studies of the University of Applied Sciences, core requirement studies of the degree program and professional studies. The professional studies include courses in e.g. interior architecture, textile design and industrial design. The professional orientation is selected at the application stage. The professional studies also entail collaboration projects with business and industry. In addition, the studies consist of a work placement, elective studies and finally the Bachelor’s thesis.
The curriculum has been developed in co-operation with partners in business and industry and the students to meet the future requirements in the field of design and to incorporate comprehensive design thinking and its use in multi-disciplinary collaboration. The curriculum is based on the following aspects: mastering design, production, design process, visual arts as well as developing skills in service design and building one´s professional identity.

Interior Architecture

The studies in interior architecture focus on crucial contents with respect to information and skills, e.g. space and light design as well as furniture and structure design. From the point of view of functionality, it is essential to know human measurements and behavior in different contexts. Knowing the construction and interior decoration materials, surface finishing, and mastering colors l play a significant role in the studies. The studies also include CAD studies, project studies, and an internship. The studies highlight mastering professional tools, drawing by hand, as well as by using various softwares.