Department of Interior Design

The program designed to develop and enhance students’ artistic abilities, knowledge and skills to be able to design, supervise, and implement interior design projects.

The Interior Design program aims to produce graduates who have:

  1. A foundation in basic skills and the ability to apply those skills in their design process and presentation
  2. Skills and abilities required for data collection, analysis, design and evaluation of interior design projects including technical details
  3. The ability to utilize up-to-date technology in the field of interior design, for example computer-aided design and other software applications, and working drawings and presentations
  4. The ability to work as an efficient team member in multi-professional groups
  5. The ability to recognize environmental factors and cultural, traditional and heritage aspects
  6. Ability of critical thinking and life-long learning
  7. Gained basic information about interior environment, with the application of lighting, acoustics and human factors.

As a creative, imaginative, practical and artistic professional, the interior designer can expect to be working with clients, engineers and designers from different firms, or other professionals to develop design solutions that are safe, functional and attractive, and meet the needs of the people who will use the space. To succeed, hard work prevails. Excellence will be the result of being energetic, technically proficient, and visionary and dedicated to the profession.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Interior Design program requires a UAE Secondary School Certificate, or its equivalent, with a minimum acceptable grade of 60 percent. For more information, please refer to the university admissions policy

Graduation Requirements

The Bachelor in Interior Design will be awarded upon the fulfillment of the following:

  • Successful completion of all courses in the program curriculum (130 Credit Hours)
  • Successful completion of four Credit Hours of Engineering Training
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0

Degree requirement

The Bachelor degree in Interior Design requires the completion of 134 Cr. Hrs. distributed according to the following plan:

Type of Courses
Credit hours
1. University General Education Requirements
(a) University Required Courses   15
(b) University Elective Courses   9
2. College Required  courses   3
4. Specialization required courses   98
5. Specialization Elective courses   9

Total Credit Hours   134

Architectural Engineering

Name Ext Email Designation
Jihad A.A. Awad 6718 Head of department
Abdulwahab Ahmed Tariq Al Osaj Architecture Engineering Teaching Assistant
Alessandro Cece Assistant Professor
Ayat Gamaleldin AbdelsalamElkhazindar Architecture Engineering Teaching Assistant
Bassim M. Saleh 6713 Assistant Professor
Bouzid Boudiaf 6715 Assistant Professor
Saher Najjeb Sulaiman Kharrufa 6717 Professor
Mohammad Shihadeh A. Arar 6707 Associate Professor
Iyad J. S. Abdaljawad 6107 Architecture Engineering Teaching Assistant
Gergely Tibor Csikvari Lecturer
Mahmoud Zakria Shafik Altemmamy 6190 Lecturer
Mohamad Ghanem Rabah 6106 Architecture Engineering Teaching Assistant
Muna Mahmoud Yousef Salameh 6716 Lecturer
Nashwa Shiqwarah Lecturer
Noor Salem Abdrabboh Salem Alyafie Architecture Engineering Teaching Assistant
Rabah Saoud 6719 Assistant Professor
Raghad Nawaf Mourad 6453 Lecturer
SAHAR F. MAKKY 6730 Lecturer
Gisela Loehlein 6726 Associate Professor
Firas Salim Noori 6129 Lecturer
Chul oh Chung 6015 Associate Professor
Afaq Hyder Chohan 6385 Associate Professor