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Overview

Throughout the programme, students are educated in design awareness, ability and critique, method construction and the technical characteristics required to advance a career in the vast and complex industry of interior design.

Why study Interior Design (Hons) at Heriot-Watt Dubai?
  • Strong links and support from a broad range of design industrial partners both in the UAE and within our global network.
  • Practical based programme addressing in detail all aspects of the interior design sector.
  • Unique British design education with an emphasis on high academic standards where students are exposed to design-focused collaborations with industry experts.
  • Praised highly for considerable active press and media coverage received over last three years.
  • Voted number one in Scotland for art and design and number eight in the UK.

Career

Upon graduation, students can pursue a range of careers and roles within the interior design industry and its related areas, including:

  • interior designer (commercial, residential)
  • lighting designer
  • television, magazine and film set designer
  • healthcare design specialist
  • furniture designer
  • sole interior design practitioner
  • design director
  • retail window designer
  • interior site coordinator
  • interior space planner
  • exhibition designer

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to the Environment 
  • Design Thinking & Process
  • Visual & Digital Development
  • Introduction to Design
  • Design Studio
  • Textiles 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    15529 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15529 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15529 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15529 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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AED 63000 per year

Living costs for Dubai

  • 5300 - 9200 AED/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

  • A special International Student Scholarship of up to 50% of the tuition fee will be offered to a maximum of 50 students.
  • This scholarship will be open to all applicants for any of the foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
  • These scholarships will be awarded based on a range of criteria including merit, sports, service to community/industry etc.
  • Students who are awarded the International Student Scholarship are expected to voluntarily contribute to the University’s marketing efforts in their respective countries.

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Interior Design (Hons)
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