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Supporting interior design initiatives in education

SBID assess how fit-for-purpose tuition transfers to the commercial world for students to make an informed choice when selecting a university. Measuring interior design modules and accrediting university course content specifically for interior design degrees.

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Course Content

Alongside the accreditation of existing university course content to ensure education is fit for purpose, SBID also produced modules for application to BA degree courses in interior design to address industry-identified gaps between education and professional practice. SBID are the only professional interior design body to create BA adopted course modules.

SBID Centre of Excellence

As part of SBID’s aim to ensure the Interior Design industry prepares emerging designers with the correct learning tools and skills to become professional interior designers, SBID created Centres of Excellence. Universities with ‘Centre of Excellence’ status are a hub for sharing research and knowledge at all levels for championing excellence in interior design.

interior design education, Careers & Training

The following Universities have been awarded Centre of Excellence Status:

Coventry University
Southampton Solent University logo for SBID Recognised University list for providing degree courses in interior design
Bournemouth Arts University
interior design education, Careers & Training

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Course Accreditation

Endorsing interior design education, SBID measures and accredits University course content for interior design practice.

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Interior Design Courses

Helping prospective students find the right university for their interior design studies, SBID strives to forge successful careers in interior design.

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The Next Generation

SBID offers emerging interior designers a pathway to achieve SBID professional Accreditation to progress their career in interior design.

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