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Interior Design

Interior Design is a multifaceted discipline that deals with the design and construction of indoor environments. From inspired concepts through to detailing and project management, interior designers are responsible for creating spaces and places that are stimulating, functional, user-centred and sustainable. Interior Designers are creative people who enjoy solving problems and have a strong ability to visualise in three dimensions. Areas of employment include interior design and architectural practices, office furniture companies, kitchen companies and the design teams of large corporations, government departments, hotel and retail chains. The profession encompasses a wide range of fields including domestic and residential design, leisure and hospitality, corporate offices, retail environments and exhibition design. Potential employers include interior design and architectural practises, shopfitting and furniture manufacturers, exhibition/event companies and the design departments of large corporate institutions, hotel and retail chains.

Qualifications available through GDC:

Qualification Obtained NQF Level credits Years of full-time study SAQA ID
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interior Design 7 360 3 63009
Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Interior Design 8 120 1 93876