BTEC – Interior Design

Every day we wake up, work , travel, study, play … all human activities must require a system of products, small items, such as lamps, cups, tables, chairs, pens … to phones, computers, cars … People have created the world of product and service and it is almost natural survival instincts toward human evolution . Have you ever had the idea to change the product for better quality, more convenient or desire to make things more advance, more versatile, and more environmentally friendly? This is a key sector tied to industrial production of the country, contributing to the economy, providing competitive and high value goods. It is the noble mission of the products designers.

The curriculum is a combination of harmony and synchronization between theory and practice to create a dynamic learning atmosphere . Along with providing the basics for beginning students to understand the design and the means to express ideas , while also learning program aimed at inspiring creativity , hobbies and personal style through the implementation of major projects.  Besides , the entire course will teach students to explore and apply the factors creating ethnic style , material developments in the water and go into the professions are popular or prospects in Vietnam.

COURSE DESCRIPTION CORE UNITS

There are total 5 core units, such as:

No
Core Unit
Credit
1
Professional Development in Art & Design
15
2
Contextual Studies in Art & Design
15
3
Individual Project in Art and Design
15
4
Techniques & Processes in Art and Design
15
5
Professional Practice in Art and Design
15
6
Applied Practice Collaborative Project (Pearson) 
30

1. Professional Development in Art & Design

The aim of this unit is for students to begin to define areas for personal professional development, in the context of a growing awareness of the broad scope of the creative industries.

2.Contextual Studies in Art & Design

This unit is designed to introduce students to key cultural developments, practices and movements related to the history of art, design, visual and popular culture since 1900. Emphasis will be placed upon developing a broad knowledge of art and design contexts, considering the technological, economic, social and aesthetic causes which have, and continue to, inform our understanding of art and design within the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

3.Individual Project in Art and Design

This unit is designed to develop the skills to apply creative practice in response to a theme and topics set by Pearson. Students will carry out and apply the knowledge and skills, developed through other areas of their studies, to complete and present an individual project. Wherever possible the unit will simulate working studio conditions, which will enhance and develop professional industry skills and practice.

4.Techniques & Processes in Art and Design

Through this unit students will explore the critical facets of art and design practice that will enable any project. Through the development of skills associated with brief analysis and writing, research, experimentation an testing, and presentation students will begin the process of establishing the grounding for future development of their own practice and further their study

5.Professional Practice in Art and Design

The aim of this unit is to support students in making the transition from study to employment or freelance work. In previous study (Unit 1: Professional Development), students explored the broad areas of personal and professional development and preparing for employment. Building upon this, students will now apply their skills and knowledge to the development of a strategy for their future career, whether in employment or self-employment

6.Applied Practice Collaborative Project (Pearson) 

The aim of this unit is to support students in making the transition from study to employment or freelance work. In previous study (Unit 1: Professional Development), students explored the broad areas of personal and professional development and preparing for employment. Building upon this, students will now apply their skills and knowledge to the development of a strategy for their future career, whether in employment or self-employment

SPECIALIZED UNITS

No
Specialized unit
Credit
7
3D Practices
15
8
Computer Aided Design
15
9
Advanced Interior Design Studies
30
10
Materials & Structures
15
11
Visual Merchandising
15
12
Technical Drawing
15
13
Conceptual Practice
15
14
Professional Modelmaking
15

  Interior design is the industry of application art . Your work is three-dimensional space, so you should be equipped with the knowledge of the layout, aesthetic style, color, perspective and creativity. You will face self-innovation, live in creative thinking and follow the world’s highest trend.

7. 3D Practices

This unit aims to develop students’ understanding of 3D practices, including the

materials, techniques, technologies and processes associated with this specialist area.

8. Computer Aided Design

This unit aims to provide students with opportunities to develop their understanding and knowledge of CAD software applications used in the creative industries, and the practical skills to utilise the technology within their own creative work.

9. Advanced Interior Design Studies

Through this unit, students will engage in the study and design of interior spaces for commercial, residential, retail and cultural environments. Developing an awareness of the historical and cultural context in which interiors have developed will further students’ understanding of how to design spaces that are meaningful to those who inhabit them. Students will also develop an understanding of the technical requirements of designing for interiors and the professional practice of interior design.

10. Materials & Structures

Through this unit students will develop an understanding of the fundamental properties of common materials and their structure. Through evaluation and testing, students will develop strategies for identifying appropriate materials for a variety of applications.

11. Visual Merchandising

Through this unit, students will explore this variety of roles and the techniques used to support visual merchandising. Students will be introduced to historical and contemporary movements and examine the ways in which the time, place and conditions of production influence and shape visual merchandising.

12. Technical Drawing

Through this unit students will develop their awareness of different types of technical drawings, and related information, with consideration of their uses in the design and manufacturing processes.

13. Conceptual Practice

This unit aims to develop knowledge and skills for artists, craft makers and designers to apply and communicate conceptual responses across practice and application.

14. Professional Modelmaking

The aim of this unit is for students to gain an appreciation of the collaborative nature of modelmaking as they identify and demonstrate practical knowledge of a wide variety of material behaviours and craft processes through the creation of different types of model in response to a brief.

It takes 2 years and a half for each major with total 8 terms

To successfully complete the approval course of study, students MUST pass all units with total 240 credits.

You can work as

– Interior Designer (Commercial/Exhibition/Residental/Furniture…)

– Home décor Specialist, Creative Specialist, CAD Designer

– Industrial Product Designer

– Art Consultant

– Merchandiser/Technician/Manufacturing Corporation Manager

You have opportunity to work for

– Interior design companies, Artchitecture and Construction companies

– Furniture export – import companies

– Architecture and Interior Consulting Service Companies

– Large corporations, Multinational Companies

– Government agencies, non-profit organizations

– Design and consulting agencies

– Furniture and handicraft export company

– Large corporations

– Government departments, trade and export promotion organizations

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