|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Barrie|
|Type||Bachelor's Degree, College|
|Nominal duration||4 years, plus 1 Co-op term|
|Tuition fee||CA$19,868 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$16,816), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents) with an overall minimum average of 65 percent:
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If English is not your first language and/or you are coming from countries where English is not an official language, you should provide evidence of your English language proficiency through one of the language tests below:
If your IELTS/TOEFL score does not meet the minimum English language requirement for direct entry, you may choose to enter Georgian’s General Arts and Science – English for Academic Purposes program.
A relevant portfolio is required.
The portfolio submission is a mandatory component of the admission process for the Honours Bachelor of Interior Design program.
There are a total of four creative pieces plus one written document that needs to be submitted. The following five pieces must be submitted as follows:
1. Perspective line drawing of a chair
Learn more about the Digital Portfolio requirements.
Dream, inspire and create. This ARIDO and IDC-recognized, hands-on program will prepare you for your career as a professional interior designer.
This program specializes in creating interior environments in the context of professional interior design standards and practice. The curriculum emphasizes space planning and management, design process, research methodologies, socially responsible design, building systems, technological applications, contract documentation, and interior design presentation. Sustainable practices, entrepreneurship models, and regulatory codes are integrated throughout the curriculum.
The curriculum is designed to meet the current Council for Interior Design Accreditation’s (CIDA) standards of delivery and content. This program offers a uniquely collaborative learning experience that facilitates a hands-on model incorporating creative development, problem-solving, strategic thinking, and teaming protocols, providing the graduates with exceptional interior design knowledge and skills.
There are numerous avenues to pursue productive and creative interior design careers. These pathways include:
- corporate/office design
- residential and condominium design
- hospitality design
- retail design
- exhibition design
- health care design
- civic design
- historic preservation
Many graduates enter directly into positions within established interior design and architectural firms. Career opportunities also include interior design positions in government, facilities space planning, and real estate development.