B.Sc. On Campus

Interior Design

Abu Dhabi University

48 months
12702 EUR/year
12702 EUR/year
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Interior design is a multifaceted discipline which has a fundamental effect on our everyday lives. Join the Interior Design program from Abu Dhabi University to learn more.


Whether it is where we work, shop, live or spend our leisure time, our surroundings greatly influence our sense of well-being and it is the role of the interior designer to create healthy, functional and aesthetically pleasing spaces from conceptual development through to execution of the design. 

Under the umbrella of the Bachelor in Architecture in the College of Engineering, you will receive an in-depth education that will help you develop the knowledge and creative skills necessary to add real value as an interior designer.  The program combines both aesthetics and technology, such as computer aided design (CAD) and 3-D computer modelling, to help you create remarkable indoor environments.

During Interior Design program from Abu Dhabi University, you will learn to prepare a comprehensive program for an interior design project which will include an assessment of client and user needs and critical review of appropriate precedents. This will entail technical elements including inventory of space requirements, analysis of site conditions, and review of relevant safety provisions, codes, laws and standards, as well as creative elements such as integrating lighting, color schemes and furniture. 

Career opportunities

Both private companies and public agencies seek interior designers for a variety of professional positions. Many work for engineering and architecture consulting firms or construction companies as interior designers and interior project managers. Graduates are equally prepared to pursue master’s and Ph.D. degrees in allied fields of architecture and design.

Graduates of this program have gone on to work in a wide range of companies including 4 Style Interiors, Aldar Properties, All Black Interiors, Arco Interiors, Bayaty Architecture, CGI, Creative Concepts, Emirates Tents, El Diar Furniture & Design, Natuzzi, OVI Interiors and Perla Lichi Design.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graphic Thinking and Freehand drawing
  • Design Foundations
  • Architectural History 
  • Color Theory in Design Applications
  • Interior Design Studio 
  • Env. Design: Lighting & Acoustics
  • Materials and Specifications
  • Professional Practice & Ethics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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132 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Indian Senior Secondary Certificates (CBSE), or State Board Examinations, or Indian School Certificates awarded by ICSE: Achieving the minimum average of 50% on completing grade 12
    • British System (IGCSE & GCE): Completing a total of 7 subjects from either IGCSE level or AS/A2 levels, in at least 4 of the following fields: Mathematics, Languages, Sciences, Social Studies and Humanities, Art and Design; with a minimum required grade of C for the IGCSE level subjects, D for the AS Levels, and E for A2 subjects. Successfully provide evidence / certificate of completing at least 11 years of schooling.
    • Canadian & American High School Diplomas: Achieving the minimum average of 80% on completing grade 12 or its equivalent of overall average B grade or 3.0/ 4.0
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma: Successfully completing 6 subjects, with at least 2 at the higher level (HL) and a minimum total of 24 points.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12702 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50810 EUR for the full programme during 48 months.
  • National

    12702 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50810 EUR for the full programme during 48 months.
  • 223,740 AED

Living costs for Abu Dhabi

5000 - 8600 AED /month
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