Department of Interior Design

Interior Design at CUD provides an exciting learning environment: the heart of Dubai, the design capital of the Middle East and home to D3, a regional hub for the flourishing creative industries. Our strong connection to the local and global industry provides our students with a vast playing field to prepare themselves for careers with enormous potential and possibilities. Recognized as one of the best interior design programs in the UAE, our BSc in Interior Design is aligned with the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) and offers a unique education at the forefront of design, preparing students for leadership positions in the industry.

The Department of Interior Design at the Canadian University Dubai was founded in 2006. Since then, it has offered an environment in which Canadian values of higher education meet creativity, while drawing on the local culture and UAE academic higher education regulations. We offer an interactive, industry-aligned program delivered in a studio setting by faculty experienced in both teaching and professional practice. The Department of Interior Design offers a transdisciplinary learning approach, intertwining sciences, humanities, and arts to build a graduate profile that is responsive to the contemporary interior design thinking and professional practice.

Our program reflects contemporary design approaches facilitated by a full-time faculty and professional interior designers and architects who bring practical as well as theoretical experience, providing deep insights into the local and international world of design. The department maintains a close relationship with professionals in the industry with many of them coming to deliver guest lectures, conduct professional workshops and inviting our students into their workplaces and factories.