The American University in Cairo (Interior Design)

2018-01-17 11:35:35
New Cairo
Cairo Governorate 11835, Egypt
+20 2 26151000

Program Requirements
Candidates for the certificate must complete:

  • Five core courses (including a final design project course)
  • One elective course

Admission Requirements
Participants will be admitted based on instructor approval. The typical requirements for admission are a bachelor's degree in architecture or substantial professional experience in the domain of interior design. For more information on registration, email or call 20.2.2615.4333.

Program Overview
Each course in this program focuses on a different aspect of the interior design process. The topics covered in the program include:

  • Human factors: ambient environment and psychological effects
  • Design for sensorial qualities
  • History and theory of the interior
  • Interior materials and finishing elements
  • Design graphics, visualization, and presentation techniques
  • Professional practice: creating an interior design project
  • A design workshop where creative thinking and individual ideas are developed in a design studio

Program Objectives
After completing the diploma participants should be able to:

  • Understand the conceptual and design aspects of interior design.
  • Integrate human and functional requirements into design decisions of interior spaces
  • Understand aesthetic design criteria and space qualities that improve utilization of interior spaces
  • Identify and proper use of interior design styles
  • Understand the basis of finishing materials selection and components suitable for different interior applications and the associated implications
  • Analyse existing interior spaces and be able to functionally and aesthetically improve their utilization
  • Design simple interior spaces successfully
  • Communicate and present effectively interior design projects

Course Information
Courses consist of 45 hours, with sessions meeting on Saturdays. 

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