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Bachelor (Interior Design)

 4 years
 full time
 honours, co op & on campus

Field of Study

$ 12,487 

1st Year

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Program Description

  • Bachelor of Interior Design at Georgian College is offered as 4 years (8 semesters) plus 1 work term program.
  • It is an on-campus program offered on a full-time basis only.
  • 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, socially responsible design, building systems, technological applications, contract documentation, and interior design presentation. 
  • The 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.
  • From day one, students will be engaged in projects that are substantial in scale, scope, and depth.
  • These projects combine creative design with a focus on CADD, digital media, and communications, allowing them to showcase their work and produce industry-standard design and documentation projects.
  • Practical, hands-on learning gives students the skills, networks, and competitive edge needed to succeed in the industry.
  • A 14-week co-op is included in the program between student’s third and fourth years.
  • While studying in the four-year program students can travel to Europe and participate in an organized itinerary supporting cultural and historic interface. 
  • Each year students can attend professional events like the Toronto Interior Design Show and take excursions to connect with industry suppliers at major Design Centers.
  • Student's career opportunities are in interior design positions in government, facilities space planning and real estate development.
  • The average salary goes up to 39,000 USD after completion of this program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 63,748 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
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Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students have to complete the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with
    • minimum overall average of 65 percent
    • six Grade 12 U or M level courses including:
    • Grade 12 U English with a minimum grade of 65 percent
    • Grade 11 or Grade 12 U or M level Mathematics with a minimum grade of 60 percent
  • Mature students may also be considered for admission to this program providing their previous school performance and/or recent work record suggests a strong possibility of academic success.
  • In order to qualify the admission process, students must be 19 years of age by December 31 of the year of admission and must have been away from formal education for at least one year immediately prior to beginning studies.
  • Mature students must meet subject prerequisites prior to registration.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they have any one of the following certificates:

  • All-India Senior School Certificate (AISSCE)
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)
  • Indian School Certificate (ISC)
  • Intermediate Examination Certificate
  • Pre-University Examination Certificate
  • Diploma / Degree certificate Mark sheets for each year of study.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/PTE/any equivalent test to get admission to this program.

Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • Application form: All international student applications must be submitted through the International Application System (IAS), where program availability is located.
  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Academic Documents: Students need to show proof of graduation, subjects are taken and grades received.
  • Transcript: Students must submit the official marks statements or transcripts that are provided by the college.
  • Clinical and field placement forms: Students have to submit documents required prior to the start of registration in order to ensure students' placement and to allow participation in clinical and field placement facilities.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit original or certified copies of English language proficiency test scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.

Application Deadline

Feb 01

Scores Required

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Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fees$12487$12487$12487$12487
Health insurance$492$492$492$492
Other fees$2958$2958$2958$2958
Total fees$15937$15937$15937$15937

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 7,200
Food$ 3,600

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
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VISA & Work Study


  • Student visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) is required to study in Canada. 
  • The Student visa is a document that the Canadian government issues that allow foreign students to study at institutions in Canada.
  • A student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, with an additional 90 days. The 90 days lets the student prepare to leave Canada or apply to extend their stay.
  • The cost of the student visa is 112 USD.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity i.e. a valid passport or travel document.
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.
    • Immigration Medical Examination (IME).

Work Study

  • The International student can work as in Canada if their mode of study is full-time, they’re allowed to work on- or off-campus.
  • A SIN is a 9 digit number that the Government of Canada gives the students. They need one to work in Canada.
  • International students can work up to 20 hours per week during their studies and 40 hours per week during vacation.
  • Students can earn approximately CAD 8 - CAD 10 per hour as a part-time. Students can work full time off campus during co-op terms and can earn approximately CAD 10 - CAD 15 per hour.

Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities are:

  • Furniture Designers
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Lighting Designers
  • Kitchen Designer
  • Architect
  • Architectural Technologist
  • Product Designer
  • Textile Designer

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