Algonquin College

Interior Design

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Media and Design
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Interior Design
Description:This four-year Bachelor of Applied Arts (Interior Design) degree prepares students to pursue a professional career related to the design of the built environment. The curriculum integrates professional and general studies with an emphasis on critical thinking and applied research, and is enriched with an additional focus on international perspectives in interior design. The program contains a strong experiential component that includes simulated studio experiences, community-based design initiatives, and a 14-week co-op work term. In the fourth year, students have the opportunity to specialize in an area of interest specific to the profession and are required to complete an applied research paper. The integration of theory, analysis and practice prepare graduates to assume leadership roles within the profession. Graduates are able to apply strategic thinking and a research orientation to their responsibilities as professional interior designers, and can contribute to the development and evolution of the field of design.

This program includes one mandatory cooperative education (Co-op) Work Term(s). Qualified students with a minimum GPA of 1.7, will be required to apply for paid co-op employment to gain valuable work experience and networks within industry.
URL:Interior Design at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $10,448
International: $18,374

Amounts include tuition fee, program specific lab and material fees, applicable eText fees, Students` Association fees and compulsory ancillary fees. Books and supplies cost approximately $3,000 in the first year, which includes a $400 toolkit.
Scholarships:17
Careers:Interior Designers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with a minimum of six Grade 12U or M credits including at least one Grade 12U English and Grade 12U mathematics. An overall average of 65% in six Grade 12 U, or M, or OAC courses is required. Subject to competition, applicants may be required to present grades/averages at 70%.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applicants applying to the Bachelor of Interior Design program must submit a portfolio of original work showing evidence of creative and technical ability and including a home test and short written statement. Interested applicants are welcome to address any portfolio-related inquiries to interiordesign@algonquincollege.com .

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 24, 2016