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Diploma in Interior Design
KPT/JPS (R/581/4/0030) 07/19

Interior Design

The Diploma in Interior Design provides students with a comprehensive foundation in interior design with a specific focus on the development of the relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes required in the design and communication of design.

Who is this For?

The curriculum caters to individuals looking to enhance a number of key design principles. Fundamental technical skills and vocational knowledge are developed through design investigations, explorations, experimentations and conceptual thinking methods.

Programme Description

The Diploma in Interior Design is designed to provide a comprehensive learning experience in both theory and practical within the interior design space. Students will get a complete exposure in the interior design process through technical skills learned and applying the creative problem solving skills on a specific project relating to its function and aesthetic.

Programme Aims

The programme aims to expose students to a wide range of design processes while developing the student’s technical skills and problem-solving ability to appropriately carry out interior design projects. The programme will also develop and enhance drawing skills, creative abilities and general design knowledge to be used in the working environment.

Career Prospects

Upon completion of this programme, a graduate will be able to become professional décor or design consultants and may enable students to undertake further studies in interior or architectural design.

Entry Requirements

  • SPM with 3 credits in any subjects including Pendidikan Seni
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least Grade B in 3 subjects including at least a Pass in Pendidikan Seni
  • Other equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution of Government of Malaysia
  • Other equivalent certificate by a Polytechnic
  • Students who did not take Pendidikan Seni as a subject in SPM shall attend AND pass the interview session/ drawing test/ portfolio evaluation conducted by KLMUC

Semester Duration

Semester Duration

8 Semesters

Key Subjects

• Reading, Vocabulary & Grammar I & II
• Internediate English I & II
• Business Communication Skills
• Visual Communication in Design
• Design Communication I & II
• History & Theory of Architecture I & II
• PC Competency
• Principles of Architecture & Design
• Colour Studies
• Critical & Creative Thinking
• Interior Design Studio I, II, III & IV
• Furniture Design
• Materials & Finishing
• Computer Aided Design I & II
• Principles of Environmental Science
• Digital Design Modelling
• Building Methods & Construction
• Contemporary Business
• Interior Building Systems & Services
• Practicum