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Diploma in Professional Interior Design at National Design Academy

The Diploma in Professional Interior Design course at the National Design Academy provides students with flexible learning that covers core interior design principles.

School: National Design Academy
Course: Diploma in Professional Interior Design
Location:  Nottingham, Dubai or online
Course dates: flexible
Application deadline: 22 December 2025

The National Design Academy's Professional Interior Design Diploma prepares students for a career in interior design.

With no entry requirements, this course is ideal for beginners with an interest in interiors or for those looking to retrain and change careers.

Covering the core areas of interior design such as colour theory, technical drawing, space planning and lighting, this professional level qualification can be studied online over 12 months.

There are also options to fast-track via Zoom or in-studio over the course of 12 weeks.

Students have full access to our Virtual Learning Studio, as well as access to a personal tutor and full student support. There's also an online student network for peer-to-peer support.

This course is fully accredited by AIM Awards, meaning it can be used as a pathway onto the National Design Academy's degree programmes.

Students can apply and start the course at any time. The course is fully flexible, allowing students to fit in their studies around work and other commitments.

Applications to this course have now closed.

Top image: Professional Interior Design Diploma student project by Jasmine Islam.

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