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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design at Virginia Commonwealth University

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design course at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar prepares students to work in the field of interior design.


School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar
Course: Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Interior Design
Location: Doha, Qatar
Course dates: August 2024 – June 2028
Application deadline: 15 January 2024

VCUarts Qatar's BFA Interior Design pathway is a studio-based program where students engage in interdisciplinary, critical, hands-on design approaches that explore the built environment.

Using space, form, materials, color and light, students in this program imagine and re-imagine human-centric living and working spaces.

The curriculum is fully accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) in the US and promotes diversity, research, innovation, sustainability and collaboration.

Interior designers are essential to the architecture, engineering and construction sectors to design user-centric spaces. Their solid understanding of construction and building systems helps them create practical and appealing spaces where people can live, work and play.

Students on this pathway study the theoretical and practical elements of interior design alongside environmental and behavioral sciences, including sustainability, communication, codes and regulations as well as business practices.

Upon graduation, most of our students enter the industry or pursue graduate programs in related fields.

Our students have been hired by Qatar Museums, Qatar Airways, Arab Engineering Bureau, Blueprint, Doha Film Institute, Film House, Katara Hospitality, Qatari Diar, ASHGHAL, QF, FROMM, Msheireb Properties, Doha Design District and HOK which is one of the largest architecture firms in the US.

Find out more about the course and apply ›

Top image: Furniture design by VCUarts Qatar Interior Design student Maryam Yacoub AlKuwari, installed in fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg's Msheireb Downtown Doha apartment, photograph by Maryam Yacoub AlKuwari.

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