Design Your Future

Become a Professional Interior Designer

Excellence in online British design education

Diplomas, Bachelor's & Master's Degrees

Three Learning Levels

Diplomas, Bachelor's & Master's degrees.

Six Design Subjects

Six specialist design subjects available to study

Guaranteed Progression

Completion one learning level and move onto the next. Progression Scholarships available.


The National Design Academy's Latest Short Course

Outdoor Living & Garden Design - Online (via Zoom)

Fully Accredited & Recognised Worldwide

The National Design Academy is the only institution to provide truly flexible, fully accredited, online interior design courses that are nationally and internationally recognised.

AIM Qualifications award all our Professional Diploma courses, an Ofqual approved National Awarding Organisation providing Ofqual Level 3 accreditation.

Our academic partner De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) provide accreditation and award all NDA degree courses. DMU is ranked in Times’ top 3% of world universities.

Flexible Learning Designed For You

Study flexibly online, around work and family commitments – or Fast-Track Online (via Zoom) or join us In-Studio.


Choose your own start date.
No terms or semesters.


Lower fees & progression scholarships available.


Study at your own pace,
or Fast-Track via Zoom courses.


Qualify in Just 12 weeks!
10 days in-studio + 10 weeks online.

Why Study With NDA?

At the National Design Academy, design is our passion, we strongly believe in the value and beauty of interior design and aim to make this knowledge and level of education accessible to all. Our courses offer a unique route into design education whilst still allowing students a flexible and integrated approach into a future career in interior design.

The flexibility and ease of study of the courses offered here at the National Design Academy means that many students across the globe have enrolled on one of our courses. We’ve been teaching interior design for over 35 years, with over 35,000 alumni.

At present we are proud to have students from over 100 different countries enjoying the challenges and depth of learning provided by a National Design Academy course.

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Over 35,000 Qualified Designers...

Studying with NDA

NDA’s exclusive online platform, The Virtual Learning Studio (VLS), replaces the usual lectures given at Colleges and Universities. It contains a range of interactive learning material including videos, images, quizzes and lectures, and provides links to other online resources.

There is no frantic note taking and no missing an important lecture as students can rewind and re-watch until they are sure they have understood. Study when and where it suits you!

Online Open Days

We run regular online Open Days, delivered through Zoom video sessions. Book now to find out more about NDA courses and talk to our experienced design tutors.

And Finally...

A message from our founder & Academy Director

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