Bachelor of Environment Design (Fashion Interior Design)


Program Description

Shanghai International College of Fashion and Innovation (hereinafter referred to as SCF), a subordinate school under DHU, is a non-profit Chinese-foreign cooperatively­ run educational institution. SCF introduces world-class models in design education, with each disciplinary programme run in partnership with a renowned international institution. Following the approval from the Ministry of Education of China in February 2014, SCF has launched two undergraduate programmes: Fashion and Accessory Design (Fashion Innovation), Environment Design (Fashion Interior Design), in cooper­ action with ECA of University of Edinburgh. Further cooperation will be set up with other leading international institutions in fashion.


Programme Objectives

The curriculum system is established with the combination of arts, fashion and engineering through the multi-interdisciplinary approach to architecture, design and fine art. By learning the fundamental theories and design methods of environmental design, students are expected to balance the relations between aesthetics and technology, space and structure, nature and culture in their design works and develop the ability of creative thinking and design performance. The design studio system of western interior design schools is introduced to this programme to encourage the students to gain design knowledge and independent design experience through project practice and, furthermore, to motivate initiatives of design and improve the problem-solving ability in real projects. Graduates will develop strong design skills to work as design or management professionals in the interior or outdoor environmental design sectors.

The students shall gain the basic theories of design and the basic training of creative interior design, understand the operation of the international interior design industry, and be familiar with the new trends of the commercial interior space design. The students will have the skills of interior design and display design, the ability of innovative thinking, a sense of aesthetics and a comprehensive understanding of interior design; The students will be able to communicate in English in any social or professional environment.

Main Courses

  • Cat-walk Design
  • Window Display Design
  • Flagship Store Design
  • Fashion Exhibition Design
  • Residential Interior Design Studio
  • Restaurant & Café Design Studio
  • Industry Space Innovation Design Studio
  • Furniture Design Studio
  • Environmental Graphic Design Studio
  • Computer-Aided Interior Design Skills
  • Structure and Form in Design
  • Architecture Sketch
  • Architectural Decoration
  • Materials & Processes, etc.

Career Development

Graduates may work as designers in design institutes and exhibition companies, or engage in display design in fashion companies or department stores, project management in architectural companies or further study for a master's degree.

Program Fees

  • Application Fee (non-refundable): CNY 800 
  • Tuition: CNY 50,000 per academic year
  • 4-year Insurance (Compulsory): CNY 3,200
  • Residence Permit (RP) (study visa) Processing fee:
    • Medical Examination Fee in Shanghai: approximately CNY 500
    • 4-year RP Application Fee: CNY 1,000 

*The insurance and visa application fee are charged by PingAn Insurance Company, designated hospital, and Shanghai Entry-Exit Administration Burearespectively.

Last updated Jul 2020

About the School

Donghua University (DHU) is one of China’s state-key universities. It is located in Shanghai, China’s financial and economic heart. DHU falls directly under the Chinese Ministry of Education, as part ... Read More

Donghua University (DHU) is one of China’s state-key universities. It is located in Shanghai, China’s financial and economic heart. DHU falls directly under the Chinese Ministry of Education, as part of the country’s 211 project for higher education. Read less