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Diploma in Interior Design

Diploma in Interior Design

Programme Information

Qualification

A-Levels

Duration

2 Years 8 months

Intake

January, May, September

Tuition Fee

RM 48560

Overseas Program

Not Available

Location

Penang

Overview

This is an interior design course in Malaysia where students discover the beauty and practicality of built environment design. By learning the design process of interior design and architecture, we allow our students to dwell deeper into the creative aspect of built environment design. This interior design course provides our students with hands-on experience with design, through the understanding of material, design process, techniques and the application of digital softwares. We ensure our students are provided with a holistic design education in order for them to further pursue their design aspiration. Upon graduation, our students have the option of beginning their design career, or proceed to a degree program in Interior Architecture.

The course is created to offer broad based knowledge of Interior Design which will equip the graduates to research and develop skills like thinking, conceptualising spaces, etc. Students will be exposed to multiple skills like material selection, drawing, technical drafting, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Building Information Modeling (BIM), project management, communication skills, etc.

Entry Requirements

Academic Qualification

  • SPM / GCE O Level: Min. 3 Credits (3Cs)
  • UEC: Min. 3 Credits (3Bs)
  • Certificate in related field: Recognised Certificate from the government
  • Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM): Pass Level 3 (Art & Design) and Pass SPM with at least 1 Credit in any subject

Other Requirement

  • Pass interview and art test which will be conducted by UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College

English Requirement

  • Local Student: Pass English at SPM level or equivalent
  • International Student: Band 4 in IELTS; or a min score of 30 (IBT) or 397 (PBT) in TOEFL; or Cambridge English CAE & CPE (from 2015) (142); or PTE Academic (30); or MUET Band 2

Course Outline

Core

YEAR 1

  • Basic 2D 3D Design
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Colour Theory
  • Introduction to Computing and Information Technology
  • Digital Composition
  • Digital Architectural Drafting & Graphic Illustration
  • Visual Communication and Spatial Exploration
  • History of Architecture & Design 1
  • Technical Illustration & Presentation

YEAR 2

  • Interior Design Project 1
  • Digital Technology & Techniques 1
  • History of Architecture & Design 2
  • Interior Design Project 2
  • Furniture Design
  • Materials and Finishes
  • Marketing and Management for Designers
  • Digital Technology & Techniques 2
  • Environment Technology and Services
  • Interior Design Project 3
  • Interior Elements & Construction

YEAR 3

  • Professional Practice and Management
  • Practical Training
  • Interior Design Project 4

MPU

  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Personal Development Skills
  • Society and Development in Malaysia
  • Teamwork and Community
  • Oral Communication
  • Writing and Referencing

Programme Information

Qualification

A-Levels

Duration

2 Years 8 months

Intake

January, May, September

Tuition Fee

RM 48560

Overseas Program

Not Available

Location

Penang