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Higher Education in Interior Product Design

Study Interior Product Design at Marbella Design Academy in sunny Spain. 

Higher Education in Interior Product Design – New Programme starting in September 2017

Fee per academic year: 9.000Euros, Starts twice per year, in September and in January.

The three-year Higher Education in Interior Product Design programme that is offered to the students is developed, delivered, assessed and awarded by Marbella Design Academy.

When awarded your undergraduate qualification by Marbella Design Academy, equivalent to BA degree standard, then you can on the basis of your portfolio apply for a Master’s degree at any university of you choice.

Being a Product Designer is far from boring. The projects are endless within interior product design and stretch from lamps, chairs, kitchen equipment, office materials to airplane seats! With the speed in development of the latest technology a career as a professional Interior Product Designer is dynamic, challenging and varied. Your creative expression is only limited by your own imagination.

The highly educated and professional tutors at Marbella Design Academy nurture our students to be individuals; to dare to think out of the box. Students are encouraged to solve their projects in innovative ways.

At Marbella Design Academy brain-storming, research and each individual students creative expression is highly respected.

This Higher Education in Interior Product Design course provides you with the highest caliber of education in touch with the fast evolving industry. You will have top-class training from day one.

Our students are provided with plenty of personal one-to-one attention to help cultivate their design skills. You will gain experience using the latest technologies from the first year of study, such as AutoCad, PhotoShop, Illustrator and Indesign. 3D Studio MAX, is introduced in the second year of the programme. This training will further enhance your employability once you graduate.

We teach our students to be self-confident and to present themselves and their projects professionally in front of an audience; skills that are essential when they present their future projects to clients as professional Interior Product Designers.

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Study Plan & Materials List

Higher Education in Interior Product Design

Total – days – hours and Credits during the 3 years of study (Holidays are not included in this calculation).

1st Year, 1200 hours incl: lectures, direct, independent study – 120 CREDITS

2nd Year, 1200 hours incl: lectures, direct, independent study – 120 CREDITS

3rd Year, 1200 hours incl: lectures, direct, independent study – 120 CREDITS

In total for all 3 years of study: Approx. 3.600 hours incl. lectures, direct and independent study and 360 Credits.

FIRST YEAR: 120 Credits

PINT41 – Fundamentals of Design (40 Credits)

  • Fundamentals of Creative Design
  • History of Art
  • History of Interior Architecture I
  • Fundamentals of Product Design
  • Basic Rules in Product Design

PINT42 – Communicating Design (30 Credits)

  • Freehand Drawing
  • Photoshop I
  • AutoCAD I
  • AutoCAD 3D
  • Indesign I

PINT43 – Product Design Projects (50 Credits)

  • Group Project
  • Project I
  • Final Project & Portfolio

SECOND YEAR: 120 Credits

PINT51 – Fundamentals of Design (10 Credits)

  • History of Architecture and Environmental Influence
  • Conceptual Principals of Interior Decoration

PINT52 – Communicating Design (40 Credits)

  • Freehand Drawing II
  • Indesign II
  • Photoshop II
  • Photography
  • AutoCAD II
  • 3D Studio MAX II

PINT53 – Construction Systems (20 Credits)

  • Product Design
  • Technology and 3D Printing
  • Measuring, Quotation and Project Planning

PINT54 – Product Design Projects (50 Credits)

  • Group Project
  • Project I
  • Final Project & Portfolio

THIRD YEAR: 120 Credits

PINT61 – Interior Product Practices (30 Credits)

  • Project Management Theory
  • History of Interior Product Design and how to obtain a Patent.
  • 3D Studio MAX III
  • Sustainability & Ethics

PINT62 – Product Design Projects III (40 Credits)

  • Project 1
  • Project 2

PINT63 – Final Major Product Project (50 Credits)

  • Work Experience & EVO
  • Final Major Project & Portfolio

Digital SLR Camera
Preferably with a manual mode (meaning you can control the exposure).

PC Laptop (portable computer)

We recommend you to buy a Lap Top with sufficient RAM memory and a powerful graphic card. We also recommend a 13 to 17” screen. When you have purchased your computer, please practice working on it prior to start.

Computer Programmes

Please make sure you get the programmes in the same format as your laptop (for example a Mac formatted program will not work on a PC).

  • Adobe Master Collection CS6 or higher with manual from Adobe
  • Microsoft Office – student version
  • 3D Studio Max – latest version from Autodesk
  • AutoCAD – latest version from Autodesk

Remember to buy the original student version as they are much cheaper. Also ask for the latest version.

More stuff
You will be informed upon the start of the academic year regarding further required materials and handbooks.

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Marbella Design Academy is one of the top design schools in the world. Students receive excellent training, and after three years of study, have all the skills needed to graduate as outstanding professional Interior Product Designers.

The employment rate among our graduates is outstanding. Nearly all enjoy a successful career within their chosen field.

Student life is fulfilling and you cannot help but make friends from all over the world. Come and study with us in sunny Spain and enjoy one of the best times of your life. We offer lovely surroundings, with great design programmes taught in English. Students live in really good standard, furnished apartments from only 250 euros per month. Day to day living costs are especially low in Spain.

Students are given the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through a 6 weeks work placement in a real world environment during the 3rd year of study.

When awarded your undergraduate qualification – equivalent to BA degree level – then you can on the basis of your portfolio apply for a Master’s degree at any other university of you choice.

Marbella Design Academy is an exclusive design school with a family-like atmosphere among students and staff who originate from around the world.

Computer help for students: Should you have a problem with your computer, then we can strongly recommend using WEBCOMUNICA in Monda. JJ (the owner) is a genius when it comes to fixing computer problems. JJ can help students with their PC or MAC problems for a special Marbella Design Academy student price. You can call JJ any time on: +34 686515 371 or you can pass by his shop in Monda in Calle Hospital 6, 29110 Monda.

Important Information

Tuition Fees: Click Here
Tuition Language: English
Duration: 3 Years

6 Hours daily (Monday to Friday)
From 09:00 to 16:00

Entry Requirements: Click Here
International Students: Click Here
Accommodation: Click Here

New programme. Starting in January and in September each year. First intake: September 2017.

September 2017

Starts 18th September 2017

January 2018

Starts 15th January 2018

September 2018

Starts 17th September 2018

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