Bachelor of Interior Design – Algonquin College

Program Info

School: Algonquin College
Faculty: School of Media and Design
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Interior Design
Description: Combine your strategic and design thinking for a career creating functional spaces.

The Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours) degree program prepares you to pursue a professional career related to the design of the built environment. The curriculum integrates professional and general studies with an emphasis on critical thinking and applied research.

Enriched with a focus on environmental and global perspectives in interior design, you learn to consider ecological, economic and social aspects to analyze and design healthy living environments.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:* These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English

For admission to this program, applicants should visit: www.admissions.carleton.ca/requirements. For details about the program, applicants should visit: www.bitdegree.ca.

Application Notes : Application for admission to an Ontario University for Ontario Secondary School students – For applicants presently registered full-time in an Ontario high school, this application is available only at Ontario high schools.

Application for admission to an Ontario University – For applicants who wish to apply to an undergraduate program for full-time studies and who have never taken courses at Carleton University, this application is available online at www.ouac.on.ca and is used by all Canadian, permanent residents and all others who live in Canada.

Application for admission to an Ontario University – International applicants – For non-Canadian applicants outside Canada who are applying to an undergraduate program for full-time studies, this application is available online at www.ouac.on.ca. Canadians outside the country use the 105D application.

Facts

LOCATION: Ottawa, Ontario
SCHOOL TYPE: College
LANGUAGE: English
FULL-TIME UNDERGRADUATE: 22,000 Students
ENTRANCE DATES: January, May, September
CANADIAN STUDENT TUITION STARTING AT $1,513
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION STARTING AT $5,603
TELEPHONE: (613) 727-4723 – 7031
TOLL FREE: (800) 565-4723
FAX: (613) 727-7665
EMAIL: international@algonquincollege.com
ADDRESS: 1385 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

About

Located in the nation’s capital, Algonquin College’s main campus is 15 minutes away from everything. National parks, museums and galleries, Canada’s largest high-tech community, and the Rideau Canal are all minutes from one of the most well equipped and largest college campuses in the country. Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology was established in 1967 and is located on the unceded territory of the Algonquin People, after whom the College was named.

The College has served over 50 years as a leader in post-secondary education and has undergone significant growth since its establishment. Algonquin College Campuses include Ottawa, Perth, Pembroke and Online. The Ottawa Campus features an innovative award-winning trades building (Algonquin Centre for Construction Excellence), a first-of-its-kind Student Commons building, the DARE (Discovery, Applied Research, and Entrepreneurship) District which includes the College’s library and learning centre, an Indigenous Commons and a MakerSpace that allows students to get their hands on the latest technology. Most recently, The Algonquin Students’ Association completed construction of the Jack Doyle Athletics and Recreation Centre. This building provides students with the space they need to meet and exceed their fitness and recreation goals, as well as offer new challenges and experiences. The centre features gyms, a restaurant, rock climbing, bowling, an inside track, billiards, a golf simulator and more.

On Campus Housing

# Beds Lowest Highest
Female only: Lowest: $3,000 Highest: $11,670
Male only: Lowest: $3,000 Highest: $11,670

All rooms are shared occupancy with roommates designated by the Housing Administrator. Students can request a roommate if they have someone in mind. The Deposit for the Academic Year 2023-2024 is $500.00 and the total amount payable for two terms, fall through winter is $8,520 (payment options are available). A mandatory Meal Plan of a minimum $2,600 for two terms is required for first year residents (additional Meal Plan options are also available). All payments made to the Residence for the Residence Meal Plans are subject to the cancellation policies of Algonquin College Food Services. See the Algonquin College Residence homepage for more.

Off Campus Housing

The Students’ Association operates a housing referral service to assist students in finding off-campus accommodations. Please see the website for more details.

Cultural

Ottawa is home to many national museums, including the Museum of History and the Museum of Science and Technology. Ottawa is also home to the prestigious National Art Gallery. The city hosts many festivals and celebrations each year and is a favourite destination for tourists. The city has a variety of rich cultural communities that reflect Canada’s policy of diversity and tolerance.

Special Services

The Centre for Accessible Learning (CAL) provides educational support services to students with disabilities applying to or attending Algonquin College. Assistance is available for students who may have a learning disability, be blind or visually impaired, be hard of hearing or deaf/deafened, have multiple disabilities, have a mental health disability, have a head injury; and/or have a physical disability or be mobility impaired.

Affiliated Institutions

The College offers joint degree programs with Carleton University and the University of Ottawa. There are also numerous articulation agreements with many other Canadian universities including Lakehead University, McMaster University, Toronto Metropolitan University, University of Lethbridge, Brock University, University of Guelph, Nipissing University, and others.

Admissions

You must be 19 years of age or older to register in any course. Students 18 years of age or less must possess an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent to register. Students under 19 years of age and without an OSSD will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Most programs have other admission criteria or requirements as well. These may include specific academic prerequisites, completion of an essay, test or questionnaire, submission of a portfolio and/or attendance at an information session. It is your responsibility to find out about and complete any mandatory program requirements. The specific admission requirements for each program are listed in detail in Programs & Courses.

Requirements for International Students

 

If your first language is not English, you will need to complete a language assessment or provide IELTS documentation or another English proficiency testing. Each program has published minimum scores for program eligibility. Please follow this link and review the program eligibility for your selected program algonquincollege.com/future-students/programs/.

 

Procedure for Canadian Students

Applicants who wish to apply for a program must complete an application form through ontariocolleges.ca. An application fee (payable to ontariocolleges.ca) of $110, and an official transcript, must accompany your application form. Ontariocolleges.ca receives and records applications and applicant responses to offers of admission from the college(s).

 

Procedure for International Students

International Students: If you will be studying in Canada on a study permit from Citizenship and Immigration Canada, you must complete the International Student Application at https://algonquincollege.force.com/myACint/.

 

Academic Year

Type of System Semester
Entrance Dates January, May, September
Language of Instruction English

Fees & Scholarships

International student: $19,337

Notes for Canadian Students:

College fees are set in accordance with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities’ policies. Fees must be paid each term for you to officially register for your classes. Your costs will vary depending on your program of study, lifestyle and other variables.

Notes for International Students:

A differential fee will apply to international students. Please contact International at international@algonquincollege.com for current fee information.

Scholarships, prizes and awards are given in recognition of academic excellence, and can include money, plaques, books, medals, etc, or any combination thereof. They are given in recognition of achievement at a variety of levels (program, department, school), for various areas (subject, program, activity, student government, etc.) and often reflect the interest and commitment of donors from the community. Visit Financial Aid page for more information.

Dr. John Davis Burton AwardAlgonquin College, Carleton University, La Cité Collégiale, University Of Ottawa/Université D’Ottawa n/s October 31, 2023 Low

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