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Diploma Programs in Interior Design

Many people seeking new career opportunities choose to work toward a diploma. This is a one- to two-year program that imparts the skills and knowledge necessary to work in a specific career. It is typically available at community colleges, technical schools or online institutions. What is a diploma in interior design? This type of program prepares students to design functional and aesthetically pl… Read more

Many people seeking new career opportunities choose to work toward a diploma. This is a one- to two-year program that imparts the skills and knowledge necessary to work in a specific career. It is typically available at community colleges, technical schools or online institutions.

What is a diploma in interior design? This type of program prepares students to design functional and aesthetically pleasing residential, institutional and commercial spaces. Students may learn to consider shape, color, texture and style when choosing and combining furnishings, lighting and materials to create a pleasing and functional look. They may learn to assess a client’s preferences and needs and to work within a set budget. They may also learn about historical and contemporary design styles and trends. Participants may learn to sketch and illustrate design concepts and use industry-specific software such as Photoshop and AutoCAD.

Completing an interior design program can open up new job opportunities, but participants can utilize their skills in their personal lives as well. They may learn to follow a budget and can use their design skills to arrange and adorn their own homes. 

Because it is a relatively short professional program a diploma can be an inexpensive path to a rewarding career. Some prestigious programs may be more costly. Students should contact schools directly for specific information.

An interior designer can apply their skills to a number of public and private spaces. They may take on domestic clients, helping others to beautify their homes and apartments. They can also apply design principles to public spaces such as airports, banks, hospitals, schools, post offices and museums. Commercial and hospitality venues such as retail stores, bars and hotels also employ interior designers. Graduates may even find work designing open spaces such as courtyards, playgrounds and public squares.

Students with an eye for detail and an interest in creating stylish spaces may choose to pursue a career in interior design. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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UNITAR
Selangor , Malaysia

The Diploma in Interior Design is designed to provide skills of designing the interior of a space that can be functional as well as driving out the aesthetic values of the spa ... +

The Diploma in Interior Design is designed to provide skills of designing the interior of a space that can be functional as well as driving out the aesthetic values of the space. In the studio, students use digital and manual means to research and recommend design alterations and renovations that give existing buildings new life. -
Diploma
Full-time
7 semesters
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Fanshawe College
London , Canada

The places we live and work affect us deeply. They can influence our moods and create harmony. These days, the designs of the spaces we inhabit are reflections of ourselves. I ... +

The places we live and work affect us deeply. They can influence our moods and create harmony. These days, the designs of the spaces we inhabit are reflections of ourselves. If you're interested in leaving your personal and creative mark on the physical spaces of the world, the Interior Decorating program will help you design a career that matches your passions. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
AAS College
Thessaloniki , Greece

By studying Interior Design at AAS College graduates will be with knowledge and understanding along with skill sets, attributes and behaviours that provide them with the poten ... +

By studying Interior Design at AAS College graduates will be with knowledge and understanding along with skill sets, attributes and behaviours that provide them with the potential to be an effective contributor in the global community of Interior Design including event design, set design and consultancy practices. To achieve this the course embraces a distinctive focussed study upon human needs and desires in a consumerist society. Throughout the course, students are encouraged to build upon the understanding of the importance of being socially and culturally aware as a designer, becoming conscious of their potential influence and need to embrace ethically considered practices and apply considered personal as well as professional codes. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
24 months
English
Campus
 

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Sunway University
Shah Alam , Malaysia

Inspiring new developments in technology and materials may sometimes overwhelm new interior designers, which is why we have created a program that will equip students with the ... +

Inspiring new developments in technology and materials may sometimes overwhelm new interior designers, which is why we have created a program that will equip students with the solid foundation of theories and practicalities of interior design. They are also taught to develop handy skills through hands-on interior design activities in class and participation in live projects and competitions in the industry. -
Diploma
Full-time
27 months
English
Campus
 
The Florence Institute of Design International
Florence , Italy

The diploma program is an introductory course to interior design. It gives students beginner knowledge of interior design along with fundamental information to the field. Mode ... +

The diploma program is an introductory course to interior design. It gives students beginner knowledge of interior design along with fundamental information to the field. Modeling and rendering programs are taught to help students develop their projects to their highest potential. The classes are led by working professionals who teach the students the basics of the profession such as space planning, materials and colour. -
Diploma
Full-time
English
Campus
 
LaSalle College Vancouver
Vancouver , Canada

LaSalle College Vancouver’s Interior Design program offers students the chance to take a passion and turn it into their future. The bachelor’s degree and diploma programs are ... +

LaSalle College Vancouver’s Interior Design program offers students the chance to take a passion and turn it into their future. The bachelor’s degree and diploma programs are structured around small class sizes and a teaching approach rooted in delivering skills that graduates will use in their design career, every day. -
Diploma
Full-time
English
Campus
 
The Design Ecademy - Online Design Courses

Accredited Interior Design Courses - you can be an Interior Designer in 2 yrs & continue up to BA Interior Design. Online courses, no experience or qualifications required

Accredited Interior Design Courses - you can be an Interior Designer in 2 yrs & continue up to BA Interior Design. Online courses, no experience or qualifications required -
Diploma
English
Online
 
Raffles University Iskandar
Johor Bahru , Malaysia

The new Diploma in Interior Design is industry focused and relevant to the workplace as students will have acquired the skills in designing businesses, creativity, and technic ... +

The new Diploma in Interior Design is industry focused and relevant to the workplace as students will have acquired the skills in designing businesses, creativity, and technical skills needed by the industry. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 - 3 years
English
Campus
 
National Design Academy
Dubai , United Arab Emirates

The Diploma in Professional Interior Design provides a fantastic introduction to the subject with no previous qualifications necessary. NDA Diploma courses are studied online ... +

The Diploma in Professional Interior Design provides a fantastic introduction to the subject with no previous qualifications necessary. NDA Diploma courses are studied online or In-Studio and are fully accredited by the British government and recognised all over the world. For all information on our Diploma course please visit https://www.nda.ac.uk/study/courses/diploma -
Diploma
Part-time
10 - 12 months
English
Online
 
ITECOM Art Design Paris
Paris , France

The Space Designer is a full-time job. The student participates in the design and implementation of architectural and public spaces. It must take into account the request of h ... +

The Space Designer is a full-time job. The student participates in the design and implementation of architectural and public spaces. It must take into account the request of his client, and must have a strong arts culture, with great creativity. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
French
Campus
 
Melbourne Polytechnic
Melbourne , Australia

Design your perfect career. Use your current interior design skills to place you into the world of commercial interior design. Work for large corporate clients and prestigious ... +

Design your perfect career. Use your current interior design skills to place you into the world of commercial interior design. Work for large corporate clients and prestigious customers to unleash your creative flair into their world. -
Diploma
Full-time
6 months
English
Campus
 
Raffles Design Institute Riyadh
Riyadh , Saudi Arabia

The BA (Hons) Interior Design course explores the human scale and relationship in the continuously changing context of spatial environments.

The BA (Hons) Interior Design course explores the human scale and relationship in the continuously changing context of spatial environments. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
English
Campus
 
The Interior Design School
London , United Kingdom

The Diploma in Residential Interior Design is aimed at students wishing to gain an understanding of the skills and knowledge required to change career in the Residential Desig ... +

The Diploma in Residential Interior Design is aimed at students wishing to gain an understanding of the skills and knowledge required to change career in the Residential Design sector, continue in further education a well as for those gaining individual development. -
Diploma
Full-time
6 months
English
Campus
 
MADIN USAL
Salamanca , Spain

The Modulo_diploma of historical interior design looks to use the design as a tool for regeneration of the inhabited environment, and economic engine, considering however the ... +

The Modulo_diploma of historical interior design looks to use the design as a tool for regeneration of the inhabited environment, and economic engine, considering however the conditions of the material, socio-cultural, and historical pre-existences. -
Diploma
Part-time
Spanish
Online
 
National Design Academy
Dubai , United Arab Emirates

STUDY FLEXIBLY ONLINE, COURSE FEES FROM £61.88 PER MONTH SUBSIDISED BY FUNDING. START ANY TIME OF YEAR. Do you make curtains for your own home, family and friends? Do they enc ... +

STUDY FLEXIBLY ONLINE, COURSE FEES FROM £61.88 PER MONTH SUBSIDISED BY FUNDING. START ANY TIME OF YEAR. Do you make curtains for your own home, family and friends? Do they encourage you to start your own curtain making business? Would you love a career change but lack the qualifications? Would you like to use this course as an entry onto a degree? -
Diploma
Part-time
10 - 12 months
English
Online
 

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