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Interior Architecture and Furniture Design (Design)

University of the Arts, The Hague

Bachelor Undergraduate Den Haag

Course description

Qualification Bachelor of Arts
Field of study Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts
Course summary The Interior Architecture & Furniture Design Bachelor programme is oriented to the full spectrum of the spatial domain: the spatial conditions that define how we experience our everyday surroundings.
Course description The basis of teaching is experimental and research-oriented. The core objective is to uncover opportunities and individual potential. Learning by doing. The strong focus on the personal, individual viewpoint and the identity of its designers is crucial from a professional perspective. Great value is ascribed to both the work process and the individual approach of the student, the objective being to develop an independent mindset, a reflective attitude towards design and the capacity to empathize. The designer with a BA of Design degree will then be able to handle any commission, without trouble and from an entirely individual approach, in a good match for the rapidly changing world we live in in the twenty-first century. After the first year of study, the programme offers a choice of a specialization major in Interior Architecture (full-time/part-time) or Furniture Design (full-time only). The course of study takes four years. The new BA of Design fits in with the teaching outlook of the Royal Academy of Art as well as national qualifications in design. Upon completion and the achievement of the BA of Design, the KABK offers the opportunity to continue a Master's education.
Study subjects After the first year of study, the programme offers a choice of a specialization major in Interior Architecture or Furniture Design. The course of study takes four years. Our didactic principle is learning by doing. The development of skills, knowledge and competences is linked to relevant assignments that preferably correspond to professional design practice. We strongly emphasise the students’ personal position and the way they approach their identity from a professional perspective.
Course objectives The core aim of the programme is the personal development of each individual student into a creative, inquisitive and independent designer. We pay close attention to discovering the potential of our students. The curriculum focuses on experimentation and research. This enables us to encourage the development of an independent inquisitive design attitude that generates unexpected results.
ECTS credits 240.00
Duration 4 year(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes computer exercise, design project, excursion, exhibition, group assignment, group discussion, individual assignment, internship, lecture, literature study, oral presentation, portfolio, project, research, working group
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department University of the Arts The Hague, Royal Academy of Art
Information about the institution The University of the Arts The Hague is the overarching organisation for the faculties of the Royal Academy of Art The Hague (KABK) and the Royal Conservatoire The Hague (KC). In addition there are two interfaculties: ArtScience and the School for Young Talent. Through a joint arrangement with the University of Leiden, the University of the Arts The Hague participates in the Academy of Creative and Performing Arts (ACPA) in which the University of the Arts and Leiden University reciprocally develop education and (doctoral) activities.

Admission

Admission requirements
Language requirements
IELTS overall band 999
TOEFL internet based 80
Professional experience required -
Duration 4 year(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2020 1 Apr 2020 1 Apr 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
No tuition fees available.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Holland Scholarship

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

Student Administration

Information

studentenadministratie@kabk.nl

International Office

Information

international@kabk.nl

Contact information for the institution

A.Dutta

Head of International Affairs

international@hdkdenhaag.nl

Telephone number
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