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Interior Design – Undergraduate Degree

240 ECTS credits
4 Years years


IED Barcelona offers four-year Undergraduate Degrees in Design which are equivalent to University Degrees (240 ECTS) with the aim of transforming passion, talent and creativity into knowledge and skills that will enable future design professionals to develop their careers in the world of Design, Fashion, Visual Communication and Management.

Key facts

  • Language: English
  • Credits: 240 ECTS
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Schedule: Monday to Friday, full time
  • Calendar: September – June

Course Description

Both interior designers and product or transport designers have the goal of providing innovative and efficient solutions with a commitment to sustainable development. Studying at IED Design gives students the chance to work with design companies and institutions in the sector, as well as innovation centres. All the teachers are working professionals. And the school’s workshops are brand new and equipped with the best tools and materials for developing projects.

Interior Design

This course trains designers to become capable of taking on a broad range of projects linked to interior (or outdoor), permanent or ephemeral, spaces. Interior designers who graduate from IED Design are versatile and backed by multidisciplinary training based on the skills needed to develop spatial and multi-sensory perception, creative thinking, an understanding of the aesthetic-emotional dimension, and management and innovation skills. The course also focuses on the user’s experience, light control, finishes, technology and materials. IED students come from a variety of backgrounds, which creates an atmosphere where they can develop the skills they need to work in a global environment.

Who is it aimed for?

The Undergraduate Degree in Interior Design provides future professionals with the knowledge they need to design and communicate spatial projects bearing in mind the user, accessibility, resource and material sustainability, and the social and communicative function of the project. The course covers all manner of projects, including habitable spaces, contracts, retail and hospitality, as well as urban, corporate, institutional and public sector spaces.

Career Opportunities

Working as a freelance interior designer or in the design, marketing, colour&trim or R&D department of an interior design or architecture company or studio. Materials researcher, 3D modeller, project manager at companies dedicated to innovation and strategy. Creative or artistic director for specialised sector magazines or companies whose main line of business is design. Other career paths include working as an interior design consultant in the transport industry, as a theatre, film or TV set designer or as a window dresser.