In stimulating studio-based educational environments, students are taught, learn, and work collaboratively to gain the design experiences of several types of interior environments. In the studios, the students are supported by up-to-date theoretical, historical, and technical knowledge and practice through a “student-centered” learning approach; in a teamwork environment the students cultivate their oral, written, and visual communication skills.
In stimulating studio-based educational environments, students are taught, learn, and work collaboratively to gain the design experiences of several types of interior environments. In the studios the students are supported by theoretical, historical and technical knowledge and practice; in a teamwork environment, the students cultivate their oral, written and visual communication skills.
This Program is designed in alignment with international accreditation standards which enable the graduates to stand and compete locally, regionally, and internationally as creative professional Interior Design Engineers. To meet the industry demands, our students are empowered by problem solving, critical intellect and futuristic thinking skills. Associated with self-development, teamwork and leadership, our graduates are resourceful in a wide spectrum of design fields including interiors architecture, furniture, gardens, T.V & theater set design, exhibitions & event planning. Additionally, their awareness on sustainability and the socio-cultural issues on Green Design can qualify them to deal creatively with the challenges of human health, lifestyles, and communities’ development in Bahrain and beyond. The graduates of the program are qualified to join postgraduates’ study in relevant field of interior design.
Distinctive Features of the Bachelor in Interior Design at Kingdom University:
Distinctive program outcomes:
In general, interior design programs are aligned with two disciplines either ‘art’ or ‘architecture’. The interior design program at Kingdom University associated the learning facilities and resources with architecture program but with its distinctive program outcomes focus on interior design, technical competency and sustainability of interior, transformable and theatre spaces. Therefore, interior design and architectural programs are overlapping in several courses. In Addition, the students of both programs could exchange concepts, ideas and experiences while sharing and collaborating productively in the use of the university’s facilities: studios, computer labs, workshops, and library resources. Moreover, the college of architecture and design has multidisciplinary faculty members with art, environmental design, architectural design, and civil. This kind of integration ensure achieving distinctive program learning outcomes associated with Interior Design profession.
Scenarios based Design studios:
Innovation starts by setting the scenarios of both real life & imaginable scenarios and events: where interactive scenario between space and users will start forming each other. This concept finds application in the Interior Design Studios, which rest at the core of our curriculum and all students’ academic life. Scenario-based studios promote the student’s design experience of the complex mutual relationship between human beings and the built environment and principles in a wide range of spaces like residential/commercial, private/public, and ephemeral/permanent.
Employability & Entrepreneurship:
Global Interior Design Engineers ready for a local, regional, and international markets are graduating from Interior Design Program at Kingdom University. It also offers successful Designers skilled in multi-disciplinary design fields. For instant the stenography design, furniture design and transformation design.
The Interior Design Program of Kingdom University can be described as the students’ vast knowledge about the variety of interior environments; therefore, design studios introduce mixed-used projects including residential, commercial, healthcare, educational, cultural, and performance functions.