36 months
481 CAD/credit 28860 CAD/year
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The Bachelor of Interior Design delivered by Yorkville University prepares students for entry-level interior design practice, for advanced study, and to apply for membership in professional interior design organizations.

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Realize your potential with our Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) accredited Bachelor of Interior Design degree.

Through immersive studio experiences and industry internships, we equip you with technical skills, well-developed visual literacy, and creative problem-solving skills to prepare you for the next step in your career.

Our Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) and Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) accredited program culminates in a thesis project where you design your dream space and enhance the role of interior design in serving the society. Our graduates also move closer to becoming registered interior designers by taking their National Council of Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) exam.

Career Outcomes

Bachelor of Interior Design delivered by Yorkville University   graduates create functional, inspirational and healthy environments for living, working and playing.Graduates are qualified to write the NCIDQ exam to professionally register as an interior designer, which is required to practice in some jurisdictions in North America.A variety of rewarding careers include:

  • Hospitality Design (hotels and restaurants)
  • Health Care Design
  • Corporate Design
  • Educational Design
  • Residential Design
  • Furniture Manufacturing and Supply
  • Lighting Design
  • Exhibit Design


Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Manual & Digital Drawing Standards   

  • Design Studio: Residential   

  • Visual Communications: Perspective and Rendering   

  • Products & Materials – Foundation  

  • Western Art – Prehistoric to Gothic

  • Design Studio: Retail

  •  Building Systems ‐ Lighting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Yorkville University and/or in Canada, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official high school or post-secondary transcripts 
  • Resume and Statement of Interest
  • Detailed course descriptions for transfer credit consideration if applicable; course descriptions must be translated
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Completed online application
  • Application fee of CAD$75

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28860 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 481 CAD per credit during 36 months.
  • Online: $385 per credit hour

Living costs for Vancouver

1590 - 2686 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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