Learning outcomes

Dutch-taught Bachelor of Interior Architecture


1. The Bachelor masters the context and the minimal requirements for an interior assignment, can independently and wilfully interpret it and can develop an interior concept in a synthetic, creative and innovative way and work it out into an authentic image, object or spatial design.

2. The Bachelor has insight in how to make a design feasible by having knowledge of and demands on materials, techniques and building elements and can apply this in an interior or object design within budgetary frameworks, building physics requirements, technical, health and safety regulations.

3. The Bachelor has a specific shaping ability that can be used expressively and specialised in the creation of spatial compositions.

4. The Bachelor has knowledge of and insight in design processes and design methods and can demonstrate in which context these come about and how a choice of these fits into their own coherent view on the problem (design question).


5. The Bachelor can easily and creatively formulate scientifically founded answers to interior problems through reasoning and reflection and evaluate research results.

6. The Bachelor can localize, analyse and synthesise scientific or discipline-related information that he considers relevant in a research context.

7. The Bachelor can execute specific research in the interior needs of specific target groups and use the findings critically in his interior or object design.

8. The Bachelor develops an attitude of lifelong learning.


9. The Bachelor can anticipate physical and mental residence needs of the user through sensory perceptions and can translate these spatially and perceptually in his designs.


10. The Bachelor can clarify the national and international historical, cultural, scientific, philosophical, ethical, political, social and economic context of interior architecture.

11. The Bachelor has a broad vision on the role and the position of the discipline of interior architecture in society and can anticipate the changing role as interior architect by evaluating work and opinions and relating these to current and global cultural and societal developments.

Team Player

12. The Bachelor can, as an interior architect, collaborate on a project, organise, take initiative and make compromises and herein deals responsibly with limitations and risks.

13. The Bachelor can describe the legal, financial, commercial and organisational aspects of the profession of interior architect and apply these in work situations.


14. The Bachelor can communicate essential information about every phase in the design process through image, writing and spoken word and can use professional language towards laymen as well as professionals.

15. The Bachelor can build an argued oral and written academic discourse and can form an opinion on a problem in a debate in the area of expertise and this from a cultural-scientific frame of reference and instrumentarium.