Faculty of Architecture & Built Environment

Diploma in Interior Design

(R2/214/4/0188) (MQA/FA 2063) 05/2029

Programme Description

Interior Design programme aims to produce graduates professionally as semiprofessional in interior design environment and building industry with savvy theoretical and technical
knowledge and to develop learners who are able to communicate effectively, endeavour teamwork, adapt readily talent to altering situations by problem solving with high confidence and guided by high ethical and moral values that prepares them to fulfill their professional career in competitive global market. If you believe that you have a creative, futuristic, imaginative, and artistic approach to the things around you, then you can definitely think of interior design as a career path. Taking an interior designing course will help you professionalize your creative skills.

Programme Highlights

  • Mode: Full Time
  • Duration: 36 months
  • Credit Hours: 90
  • Scholarships Available
  • Intake: Jan/Feb, May/June, Sept/Oct
  • Course in Petaling Jaya

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 / Penghayatan Etika
  • dan Peradaban / Falsafah dan Etika Peradaban

  • Academic English I
  • Fundamental Design Studio
  • Graphic and Technical Drawing
  • Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A*/Basic Entrepreneurship
  • Academic English II
  • Studio Interior Design 1
  • Material and Finishes
  • Building Construction 1
  • Professional Communication /Pengajian Malaysia 2*
  • Theory and History of Architecture
  • Diploma in Interior Design


  • Co Curriculum
  • Studio Interior Design 2
  • Building Construction 2
  • Computer Aided Design 1 (CAD)
  • Building Services
  • Academic English III
  • Studio Interior Design 3
  • Lighting Design
  • Building By Law
  • Computer Aided Design 2 (CAD)
  • Furniture Design
  • Working Drawing and Documentation


  • Studio Interior Design 4
  • Design Technical Report
  • Principles of Architectural
  • Practice and Management
  • Industrial Training


i) A pass in SPM with a minimum of 3 credits in any subject including Mathematics, or its equivalent; OR ii) A pass in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.0) in any subject and credit in Mathematics at SPM level, or its equivalent; OR iii) ApassinSijilTinggiAgamaMalaysia(STAM)with a minimum grade of Maqbul including credit in Mathematics at SPM level OR iv) A Certificate (Level 3, MQF) and credit in Mathematics at SPM Level; OR viii) A Certificate (Level 3, MQF) in Architecture related field; OR v) *Pass SKM (Level 3, MQF) in Early Child Care/Preschool (HEP is required to implement a screening and bridging program which correspond to the program field). AND For qualifications (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv), a. Passed Art (Pendidikan Seni)/ Engineering Drawing subjects at SPM level or equivalent; b. Pass the portfolio test for those who fail or do not take Art subjects.

For International Students

Senate minimum requirements: A minimum score of 4.0 in IELTS OR / Malaysian University English Test (MUET) with Band 3 OR its equivalent.

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