Algonquin College

Bachelor of 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:

Combine strategic and design thinking for a career creating functional spaces.

The Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours) degree program prepares you 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.

Enriched with a focus on environmental and global perspectives in interior design, you learn to consider ecological, economic and social aspects to analyze and design healthy living environments.

The program contains a strong experiential component that includes design studio experiences and an active engagement with the professional design community. In the fourth year, you have the opportunity to specialize in an area of interest specific to the profession and are required to complete an applied research paper.

To complete your degree, you must complete one mandatory paid co-op work term where you gain valuable work experience and network within the industry.

You also earn a Building Biology Advocate (BBA) Certification upon successful completion of the seven required Construction courses.

The integration of theory, analysis and practice prepare you to assume a leadership role within the profession. As a graduate, you are able to apply strategic thinking and a research orientation to your responsibilities as a professional interior designer and can contribute to the development and evolution of the field of design.

URL:Bachelor of Interior Design at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $18,929

Tuition and related ancillary fees for this program can be viewed by using the Tuition and Fees Estimator tool at www.algonquincollege.com/fee-estimator.
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) or equivalent. 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%.

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Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Portfolio
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 an assessment and short written statement. Interested applicants are welcome to address any portfolio-related inquiries to interiordesign@algonquincollege.com. In addition, applicants will be invited to attend an optional information session for the opportunity to view sample portfolios and student work as well as meet faculty and obtain program details.

* 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 May 12, 2020

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