Higher diploma in Visual Arts and Design for Interior Design Project Management
- To create original and innovative interior design projects, with knowledge of materials and onsite execution.
- To gain knowledge in the conceptual, creative, technical, financial and functional fields that all interior design projects involve.
- To become involved with the design industry by creating projects for all types of commercial premises, designing open-plan apartments, fashion shows, furniture, exhibitions and product presentations, property renovations, etc.
- See the course dynamics in the Facebook group “Massana-Disseny d’Interiors”.
Options for accessing the field
- Integration in multidisciplinary teams in studios with experts from other fields such as architects, engineers, real estate agents and other interior designers.
- Create your own interior design studio that provides a cross-cutting service to future clients, from the project phase through to work execution.
- Design of all types of interior spaces: businesses, homes, facilities, etc.
- Design of exhibition spaces.
- Design of pop-up spaces (art installations, exhibitions, etc.)
- Working as a member of a multidisciplinary team (architects, designers, engineers, etc.)
- Graphic design applied to interior design.
- Project management.
- Works management.
- Creation of a commercial space related to the design industry.
- Customised consulting on interior design.
Work placement objectives
To facilitate transition into work and train qualified professionals for the workplace.
To identify and provide a detailed analysis of skills and career expectations.
To consolidate the skills learnt through on-the-job experience by building on the knowledge learnt through workplace and vocational experience.
To provide practical training in accordance with agreements between the Catalan Ministry of Education, the educational establishment and the business or organisation.
The professional placement tutor coordinates and prepares the IT and vocational guidance resources, as well as supervising each student in their on-the-job training.
The final project is of a global nature and includes all the different areas of academic and technical knowledge covered in the course. It is designed to showcase the students’ achievements and proficiency regarding the knowledge, processes, techniques and skills required to work in the field and to further their careers within the specialty and demonstrate the level attained.
The objectives are:
- Use and mastery of the theoretical and practical skills needed for project development.
- Planning and structuring of the work process.
- Presentation and defence of the project before an assessment committee.
Structure and Content of the Two Academic Years
|Content of Modules||Module Hours||Hours per Week|
|1st year||2nd year|
|History of Architecture and its Environment||60||2|
|History of Interior Design||60||2|
|Digital and Audiovisual Resources||120||2||2|
|Programming of Works||90||3|
|Projects: Carrying out and Managing Projects||390||3||10|
|Technology and Constructive Systems||120||4|
|Technology and Constructive Systems: Carrying out and Managing Projects||270||9|
|Training and Professional Orientation||60||2|
|Training in Centres of Work||60|
|Total hours per course1955|