Diploma in Interior Design – The Designers' Studio

Diploma in Interior Design

Diploma in Interior Design


The skills and knowledge of the Diploma course are specifically aimed at equipping the graduate for the world of work. In studio learning facilitates the development of ideas and the acquisition of the skills required to interact with other designers, contractors and suppliers.  The course approaches design method through the investigation and a varied number of projects and workshops that explore residential and commercial sites to familiarize students with the expectations of the professional design world.

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What does the course cover?

Students who wish to complete a Diploma with the Designers Studio will need to complete 7 courses with us, this must include the following: 

  • Residential 1-3
  • Commercial 1
  • Professional 1
  • A programme course- SketchUp or AutoCad.
  • An additional course of your preference (Photoshop, Commercial 2 etc.)

The bundle package offers the aforementioned courses at a discounted rate. Diploma students are encouraged to complete the courses back to back however can take more time if needed (max of 3 years from start date). For more information please view the Diploma page.

  • To develop students knowledge, skills in the creative and technical aspects of interior design and in the specialist skills associated with the profession
  • To promote the attainment of the skills and knowledge required to gain appropriate professional status in the design discipline
  • Develop an awareness and appreciation of design in general and interior design in particular to enable students to work with confidence and skill in their future careers
  • Encourage in depth design analysis
  • Introduce or develop research skills in support of design training and practice
  • Provide a historical context against which students can develop their ideas
  • Encourage individuality and creativity in all design work
  • Understand the nature of design as a problem-solving exercise and as a relationship between functional, technical and aesthetic elements
  • Successfully prepare and present a finalised design solution complete with all the necessary visual material and information to communicate a scheme fully, including a well-organised verbal presentation to their client
  • Make a valuable contribution within the interior design profession, or multi-disciplinary design practices; or as self-employed designers
  • Be able to successfully communicate concepts at sketch design stage with freehand sketches, visual material and rationales
  • Be aware of the value of research and sourcing in support of their design work.


  • 14,500 AED if purchased as a bundle package.
  • Students can purchase courses for Diploma individually however must give a 1000 AED deposit redeemable against their last (Professional) course.



Scale ruler, tracing paper, graph paper, double sided tape, metal ruler, Stanley knife, scissors, glue, A4 white paper, A2 foam board

Internship & Work

The Designers’ Studio runs an active Internship Programme whereby we collaborate with several interior design companies and showrooms such as Pottery Barn, Ethan Allen, Crate and Barrel to name a few. The end goal of our training is to secure work in the industry for our graduates and we actively facilitate this. Work shadowing is organised for top students during holiday breaks. Great care is taken to match the student’s aspirations and abilities with a suitable practice.

How is the Diploma Accredited?

We offer a Level 2 Diploma in Creative Techniques- Interiors with qualification number 7157-13. The City and Guilds are the world leader in skills development and are recognised as the benchmark for high quality training that meet the needs of today’s workplace. This Diploma is accepted internationally and can be attested in the United Kingdom.


Start any time with a Residential Level 1 course. The course must be completed within 3 years of start date.

  • Price :

    AED 14500

  • Start Date : 07-10-2021
  • Duration : flexible
  • Max Availability : 12
  • Difficulty : Beginner
  • Location : The Designers Studio