The well received Interior Design degree from Kwantlen Polytechnic University has been accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) since 2000. As the first accredited program in British Colombia, our CIDA accreditation continues to ensure that our curriculum meets and exceeds industry standards and helps students build the foundation to become a registered interior designer.
The Interior Design faculty team is dedicated to:
- Providing a design education that includes all facets of interior design with emphasis on experience and skills in theory, research, critical analysis, problem-solving, design concepts, working drawings and specifications, technology, presentation media techniques, professional business practices and procedures, and awareness of human needs in interior design and related environments
- Preparing students for work in interior design and/or architectural offices
- Providing a practical and theoretical knowledge base that conforms to the definition and practice of interior design as described by the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) and as endorsed in the North American definition of an Interior Designer
- Providing education in developing career readiness
The career potential for this field is strong. When the economy is strong, building construction increases, and this in turn results in jobs for interior designers. Of course the career potential clearly depends on the individual, their portfolio, and work experience upon graduation. Graduates of the interior design program may work on hospitality and retail design projects, exhibition, theatre/television, and set design, the design of office/corporate or residential projects. Over time, some of our graduates become senior partners in design/architectural firms, and may also go on to start their own firms.
You may find more information on the field of Interior Design and salary outlooks on the National Occupational Classification located on the Human Resources and Skills Development Canada website at 'NOC-Interior Design' OR on the WorkBC website under 'Occupations'.
KPU's well received Interior Design degree has been accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) since 2000.
Programme StructureCourses included:
- Design Awareness
- Technical Drawing
- University Writing
- Building Systems
- Design Theories
- Environmental Human Factors
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesInterior Design View 38 other Bachelors in Interior Design in Canada
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
In addition to the School of Design's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, the following program admission requirements apply:
- Portfolio Review and Interview Session*
- * Qualified applicants will receive an invitation to the required Portfolio Review and Interview session.
All applicants to undergraduate studies must satisfy KPU's Undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement through an acceptable High school course, undergraduate course, KPU course, or testing option.
International20136 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10068 CAD per semester during 48 months.
National4426 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2213 CAD per semester during 48 months.
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