Architectural Technologies and Interior Architecture Undergraduate Courses

Creative courses with great links to industry mean that you will build your career on solid foundations at Derby.

A forward-thinking city, Derby is the birthplace of innovation – so where better to study for your degree?

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We are recognised as a Centre of Excellence by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists and work closely with employers to ensure that our courses meet industry needs and stay at the forefront of developments in thinking and practice in this rapidly changing world. You’ll learn in well resourced, professional design studios and will get hands-on in our traditional workshop facilities.

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"I loved the breakdown of the course!"

“Completing a placement has been such a valuable experience; it’s shown me how the job role I’m aiming for works in the real world.”

Get a feel for what it's like to study Architectural Technologies and Interior Architecture at the University of Derby
Ryan Wheeler on site with contractors

The student who redesigned our University

When student Ryan Wheeler steps through the doors at Kedleston Road he feels real pride. Because he helped redesign our main entrance while on work placement with our Estates department.

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About our courses

Facilities

We have a studio space dedicated to our Architectural Technology and Interior Architecture courses. This creative space is used for lectures/ seminars, one to one sessions, group work and presentations to employers. 

Virtual tour of the Architectural Technologies Studios at Markeaton Street
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Undergraduate Open Days

The best way to find out if studying at Derby is right for you is to experience an Open Day. Get a feel for the city and campus, tour our first-class facilities and see where you could be living.

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What our Architectural Technologies and Interior Architecture graduates do

Degrees recognised by industry mean that you’ll have plenty to offer employers after graduation.

Career opportunities open to graduates include:

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Degree Show 2021

We're showcasing the work of some of our talented Architectural Technologies and Interior Architecture students to celebrate their achievements over the 2020-21 academic year.

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Nicholas Ledden's design for the Assembly Rooms lit up at night

How our students' designs wowed Derby

Our students were asked for ideas on how to regenerate Derby city centre. Their designs have been called “great”, “superb”, “fantastic”, "imaginative" and "brilliant".

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Make it Real
at Derby

We want you to realise your vision for your future. The University of Derby is a place where you can take your passion and talent and use them to create a better world.

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