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Marbella Design Academy

29110 Monda , Málaga ,Spain

BA (Hons) Validated Programme in Interior Architecture & Design

Study Interior Architecture & Design at Marbella Design Academy in sunny Spain and be awarded an official Bachelor of Arts degree in Interior Architecture & Design by our UK partner – University of Bedfordshire.

This three-year Bachelor of Arts validated Interior Architecture & Design programme offered to our students is developed, delivered and assessed by Marbella Design Academy and validated by the University of Bedfordshire. When awarded your undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree by the University of Bedfordshire, you can apply for a Master’s degree at any university of your choice.

What an amazing vocation it is to be a professional Interior Architect. Projects are endless and you can open many different “doors” as a professional Interior Architect. Your creative expression is only limited by your own imagination. Our highly educated and professional tutors nurture our students to be individuals, to dare to think out of the box. Students are encouraged to solve their projects in innovative ways, starting each new project brain-storming and doing their research. The students' creative expression is highly respected.

Marbella Design Academy´s Bachelor of Arts validated Interior Architecture & Design programme provides you with the highest caliber of education in the interior architecture/design industry. Our students are provided with plenty of personal one-to-one attention to help cultivate their interior architecture and design skills.

From the first year of study, you will have top-class training and gain experience using the latest technologies, 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 as professional Interior Architects.

Marbella Design Academy is one of the top design schools in the world. Students receive excellent training, and after three years of study, our graduates are fully prepared to start their career as self-employed designers, or easily gain employment in companies worldwide. The employment rate among our graduates is outstanding as nearly 100% enjoy a successful career as professional Interior Architects.

Students are given the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through a six-week work placement in a real-world environment during the third year of study.

When satisfactory completed the Bachelor of Arts Validated programme in Interior Architecture & Design and graduated from Marbella Design Academy you are awarded a BA (Hons) degree by University of Bedfordshire and you can apply for a Master’s degree at any university of your choice.

New introduction for the 8th of January 2019 intake. This January´s intake will enjoy an accelerated programme which allows you to complete the academic stage of training in 2.5 years, instead of the normal 3 years. Upon successful completion, you will be awarded a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree, in Interior Architecture & Design by our UK partner university (University of Bedfordshire). You will start in January and study continuously through Summer till August and progress into the second year in September of the same year. This means that you will be able to save on living costs during your studies and enter employment more quickly.  When you have satisfactorily completed your first year you will have four weeks of Summer holiday before starting your 2nd year on the16th of September 2019. 


  • Jan Deadline: Jan
  • Sep Deadline: Sep

Application Processing Time in Days: 14

Application Process

Offer Letter Issued
14 Days
Visa Letter Issued if needed
14 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Students who possesses a high school diploma or similar level of education can enter the 3-year Bachelor of Arts Validated programmes at Marbella Design Academy. All international equivalent qualifications will be assessed and guidance will be taken from the National Academic Recognition Information Centre (NARIC). The Students have to have minimum 17 years of age to enter in the 1st year of the 3 years Bachelor of Arts Validated programmes. Visa requirements for non-european students: If you come from an EU country you don’t need VISA to study at Marbella Design Academy. To enter Spain as an international student at Marbella Design Academy on the 3 year Validated Programmes, you need a Student Visa from the Spanish Embassy/Consulate. (Students on Summer Courses and on the Foundation Course can enter Spain on a Tourist Visa, which is valid for 3 months. You will have to show a return ticket). Via Google you can find the Embassy/Consulate nearest to you in your home country. As soon as you have been accepted to our Academy we recommend that you make enquiries at the Spanish Embassy/Consulate for you to find out the exact requirements for your country.

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Under Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 03 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 32400 EUR
    Annual Cost of Living: 4500 EUR
    Application Fee: N/A
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