If you are looking for a well-respected, challenging Interior Design Course in Dublin, the Griffith College Interior Design course is the one for you.
The BA in Interior Design is a three-year level 7 degree course that can be taken as either a full-time or an evening access programme. All candidates for the evening access programme should be 23 years or older. This course takes the student from initiation through to successful completion to produce an Interior Design graduate who can create, design, problem solve and act professionally in all related working environments. Successful Interior Design graduates are industry ready, and creatively and technically proficient to propose innovative solutions and problem-solving expertise within the built environment.
Like the honours degree, this Interior Design programme has been created with consultation from industry professionals and is staffed by practising Designers and Architects and subject specialists. Amended in 2013 to current best practice within the industry and approved by QQI, the programme now includes Revit, AutoCAD 3-D, AutoCAD, as well as traditional communication tools such as model making and free-hand drawing.
Our intake for this course commences September 2019.
Prospective Timetable - Year 1 (Full-time)
Prospective Timetable - Year 1 (Part-time)
5 O6/H7 grades, to include a language (English, Irish or another language) and either Maths, Art or Design and Communication Graphic.
Applicants over 23 years of age on 1st January 2019 must provide a copy of ID i.e. passport
If English is not your native language, you must show that your English level is of a suitable standard. For further information please contact a member of the admissions team
FETAC/PLC Entry Requirements:
Level 5: Min. Pass in a Full Level 5 Award achieved.
Level 6: We will assess on a case by case basis applicants from Level 6 FETAC awards for advanced entry to Year 2/3. Please contact the Admissions Office to discuss.
BTEC e.g. Higher National Diploma (HND) Entry Requirements:
We will assess on a case by case basis applicants from Level 4 or above BTEC awards for advanced entry to Year 2/3.
Please contact the Admissions Office to discuss.
Applicants under 23 years
Applicants under 23 years of age on 1st of January 2019 must apply through the CAO system www.cao.ie. Please consult the CAO website for information on important dates for 2019 applications.
Applicants over 23 years
Applicants over 23 years of age on 1st January 2019 must apply to Griffith College directly online using the Apply Online facility on the website homepage. Mature applicants will be asked for a copy of their passport.
An Academic Administration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below. The fees below relate to Year 1 fees only.
Irish/EU living in Ireland: EUR 5,650.00
Irish/EU living in Ireland: EUR 3,550.00
An Academic Administration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.
Non-EU students: a Medical Insurance, Student Services and Administration fee of EUR300 is payable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.
Non-EU Living in Ireland: EUR 10,000.00
Non-EU living Abroad: EUR 10,000.00
EU Living Abroad: EUR 6,650.00
Students wishing to pay for their fees monthly may avail of our direct debit scheme. Please download our Fee Payment Information document to review the payment plan schedule and how to apply.
Is your company paying for your course?
They will need to complete a Griffith College Sponsorship Form and send this to the Student Fees Office:
All QQI accredited programmes of education and training of 3 months or longer duration are covered by arrangements under section 65 (4) of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 whereby, in the event of the provider ceasing to provide the programme for any reason, enrolled learners may transfer to a similar programme at another provider, or, in the event that this is not practicable, the fees most recently paid will be refunded.
Please note that a QQI Award Fee applies in the final year of all QQI courses. To find the relevant fee for your course level, please see the Fees page.
Graduates of this course have the option to continue their studies at Griffith College. We offer a number of options including:
You can contact our admissions team to discuss what progression options are available to you.
Through the BA in Interior Design, you will have gained valuable design experience, built a strong foundation of creativity skills, and covered a diverse range of topics. There is a wide range of career options for our graduates including: