Bachelor of Science in Design – Interior Design

Study Discipline: Arts & Humanities
Study Programme Details
Country: United Arab Emirates
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session, Summer Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


48 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

The Bachelor of Science in Interior Design at AUE equips students with the skills to create functional and aesthetically pleasing interior spaces. Through this program, students learn to analyze design factors by understanding project objectives, goals, and user requirements. They engage in hands-on coursework covering design, analysis, construction, and project management. The curriculum is enriched with current industry trends and future possibilities, ensuring students are well-prepared for the evolving landscape of interior design. Storytelling elements are woven into the learning experience, making it relatable and engaging, while fostering a deep understanding of how to create environments that enhance the human experience.


The Interior Design program at AUE is dedicated to nurturing creative awareness, professional attitudes, and technical proficiency. This multifaceted profession requires innovative and technical solutions to create interior environments that are both functional and beautiful. Students are guided from the conceptual stage to project completion, learning to apply both traditional and modern design methods.

The program provides access to state-of-the-art design studios, advanced electronic media, and a comprehensive library, fostering an engaging learning environment. Under the mentorship of experienced architects, engineers, and tutors, students work on diverse projects, including commercial and residential interiors, with a focus on how people interact within these spaces. Through a blend of lectures, workshops, and real-world projects, students develop a robust portfolio that showcases their ability to create impactful interior designs.

Admission Requirements

  • Holders of UAE Secondary School Certificate:
    • Original copy of the General Secondary School Certificate, attested by the UAE Ministry of Education.
    • Elite stream: 70%
    • Advanced/Scientific stream: 75%
    • General/literary stream: 80%
    • Other streams (Technical, Vocational, Commercial): 80%
  • Holders of American High School Diploma:
    • Minimum average as stipulated in part (A).
    • High School Diploma (grades 10, 11 & 12) attested by the UAE Ministry of Education.
    • Certificate of equivalency from the UAE Ministry of Education.
  • Holders of British System Certificate (IGCSE, GCSE):
    • Total of seven (7) courses at O-level and AS/A2 level with a minimum grade of “C”.
    • Courses should cover at least four of the following fields: Mathematics, Languages, Sciences, Social Studies and Humanities, Arts and Design.
  • Holders of Senior Secondary School Certificates from schools within UAE based on Foreign Curriculums:
    • Minimum average as stipulated in part (A).
    • Certificate of Equivalency from the UAE Ministry of Education.
  • International Students:
    • Minimum average as stipulated in part (A) for direct admission.
    • Certificate considered for admissions in public universities of the country where it was delivered.
    • Certificate obtained after at least 11 years of schooling.
    • Certificate includes at least 6 subjects covering Mathematics, Sciences, Languages, and Social Sciences & Humanities or Arts.
    • Higher level certificate if applicable.
    • Certificate of equivalency from the UAE Ministry of Education.
  • English Proficiency:
    • TOEFL ITP 500 or TOEFL iBT 61
    • IELTS Academic 5.0
    • EmSAT English 1100
    • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) 44
    • Cambridge English: Advanced Test of English 41
  • Drafting Lab
  • Studio I – Introduction to Interior Design
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • History of Interior Design
  • Materials and Finishes
  • Studio II – Residential
  • Building Systems and Codes
  • Studio III – Office Design
  • Building Information Modeling
  • Time Based Media for Interior Design
  • Contemporary Design Theory
  • Interior Design Profession
  • Lighting for Interior Design
  • Textiles for Interior Design
  • Studio IV – Sustainable Design
  • Detailing

229,269 AED

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates from the AUE Interior Design program have gone on to achieve significant success in the industry. For instance, alumna Jane Doe now leads a top design firm, specializing in sustainable commercial spaces. The demand for skilled interior designers continues to grow, with employers seeking professionals who can combine creativity with technical expertise. Our program’s emphasis on practical experience and industry-aligned skills ensures graduates are well-equipped to meet market demands. The comprehensive training provided prepares students for various roles, enhancing their career prospects and positioning them as valuable contributors to the field of interior design.

Visa Requirements:

For visa information, please visit United Arab Emirates page for student visa and student life.