Interior Design

University of Manitoba

Master On Campus
24 months
11325 CAD/year
5147 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Interior Design is uniquely placed in the Faculty of Architecture with professional masters programs in Landscape Architecture, City Planning and Architecture. The interdisciplinary nature of the Faculty offers excellent opportunities for extending collaborative perspectives and theoretical understanding. This program is offered by the University of Manitoba. 


The Professional Master Degree Program aims to graduate Interior Designers equipped to work nationally and internationally at the forefront of their profession, with a skill set that includes strategic thinking, a research orientation and an ethical and environmentally responsible frame of reference. 

We offer a master degree in Interior Design at the University of Manitoba. Areas of expertise in the Faculty include Universal Access, Design Education, Lighting, Work Environments, Human Comfort and Profession-based Research.

Interior Designers have an established reputation for successful collaboration in the building industry—they work independently or in conjunction with a design team to determine the interior environments; assessing and interpreting client and user requirements for projects as diverse as hospitals, offices, restaurants, retail design, and resorts.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Graduate Seminar in Interior Design 
  • Design Research Methods 
  • Theory Seminar 1 - Contemporary Issues in Design 
  • Theory Seminar 2 - Critical Perspectives 
  • Masters Studio 1 - Strategic Issues 
  • Masters Studio 2 - Events and Making 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (recommended)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First-professional degree in Interior Design
  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • Research proposal - a statement and description of research topic
  • Portfolio - Studio Course Work and Professional design projects included - Electronic submission (format: PDF maximum size of 20 MB)
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11325 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11325 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5147 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5147 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Interior Design
University of Manitoba


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