I am a civil engineer recently graduated I want to do interior design from UK or Canada. Are there any jobs for interior designer and is it worth it?What is the scope for interior designer there?

Or should I do interior design in India and then move to UK/Canada? What are the best courses for civil engineer to pursue in UK/Canada?

Asked by Mohammed uzair mauzam over 2 years ago

Answers 1


MentR-Me Team

Study abroad expert

UK interior design courses include bachelor's and master's study level programs. Some of the best universities for interior design in the UK offer international students world-class education. Apart from this, international students can also get hold of easily available job opportunities after pursuing an interior design degree in the UK.

UK's top institutions for interior design

  1. Royal College of Art
  2. University of Arts London
  3. Glasgow School of Arts
  4. Goldsmiths, University of London
  5. Loughborough University

Following are the requirements for admission to an interior design college in the UK:

  • High school transcripts
  • Bachelor's degree (for PG courses)
  • English language proficiency score
  • Additional requirements (portfolios, interviews, work experience)

The cost of interior design education in the UK
Bachelor's Degree: £11,871 - £23,742
Masters Degree: £16,619 - £28,491

In addition to having a well-organized educational system, Canada is renowned for its degrees that are accepted worldwide. Canada primarily uses public funding for education. There are, like in other nations, several private universities. The Canadian Educational System awards three bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.

Canada's top institutions for interior design

  1. Humber College
  2. University of Manitoba
  3. Algonquin College, Ottawa
  4. Bow Valley College
  5. Sheridan College
  6. LaSalle College
  7. St. Clair College
  8. Conestoga College

Following are the requirements for admission to an interior design college in Canada: 

  • Marksheet of your previous degree
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letter of Recommendation issued by previously attended university
  • Scorecard of English Proficiency Test – IELTS, TOEFL, and C1 Advanced.
  • Canada Student VISA
  • Proof of sufficient funds
  • Updated CV (if applicable)

The cost of interior design education in Canada: 
The yearly costs vary from 3.4 to 19 lacs. However, the price is greatly decreased if one applies for financial aid.

Now let's examine some of the interior design job descriptions with the highest salaries.

Interior designer
Average Annual Salary: £67,000

Kitchen designer
Average Annual Salary: £42,200

Average Annual Salary: £50,000

Architectural designer
Average Annual Salary: £80,000

Design manager
Average Annual Salary: £115,000

After graduating, the many UK and Canadian interior design universities provide placement opportunities to international students. You'll have a wide range of chances in the UK and Canada for interior design to start. Interior design is a complex process that necessitates intricate skills at every level.

Some institutions in the UK and Canada also provide placement programs, as part of which students are given more information about the profession to find employment quickly. After graduating from the top UK and Canadian colleges, students may expect an average income of £18,000 to £75,000.


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