Diploma in Interior Design

General

Program Description

Programme Overview

The new Diploma in Interior Design is industry focused and relevant to the workplace as students will have acquired the skills in designing businesses, creativity, and technical skills needed by the industry.

The curriculum is aimed at developing the creative and technical skills through project-based learning. This program promotes knowledge and skills through project work and advances the students’ thinking through the development of a personal research capability. At the end of the program, students will be able to describe and explain the concepts and principles of interior design, demonstrate competence in the practical skills of interior design, communicate effectively, and work effectively as designers in the industry. Students will have gained a strong ground in design principles and processes with an ability to take on Interior Design project in a competent and professional manner.

Programme Modules

Core Modules

Year 1

  • Academic Reading
  • Academic Writing
  • Computer Graphic Skills
  • Creativity and Concept Development
  • English for Communication
  • Foundation Sketching and Drawing for Designers
  • Free-hand Drawing
  • History of 20th Century Design and Culture
  • Interior Colour Application
  • Interior Design Principles and Theory
  • U1: Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 / Pengajian Malaysia 2
  • U2: Teamwork and Leadership

Year 2

  • 2D Computer Aided Drawing
  • 3D Computer Aided Drawing
  • Architectural Drafting
  • Building Technology and Construction
  • Design Studio (Commercial)
  • Design Studio (Residential)
  • Environmental Lighting
  • Interior Materials and Finishes
  • Presentation Drawing 1
  • Presentation Drawing 2
  • U3: Malaysian Economy
  • U4: Co-Curricular

Year 3

  • Internship

Compulsory Modules (MPU)

International students only

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (Malay Language Communication 1)
  • Kerja Berpasukan dan Kepimpinan (Teamwork and Leadership)
  • Ekonomi Malaysia (Malaysian Economy)
  • Ko-Kurikulum (Co-Curricular)

Malaysian students only

  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 (Malaysian Studies 2)
  • Kerja Berpasukan dan Kepimpinan
  • Ekonomi Malaysia
  • Ko-Kurikulum

Career Opportunities

Interior Designer

Last updated October 2019

About the School

Raffles University Iskandar is an Asian-based Malaysian university that prides itself as a practice-oriented university with intensive curricula and practical hands-on experiences that prepares studen ... Read More

Raffles University Iskandar is an Asian-based Malaysian university that prides itself as a practice-oriented university with intensive curricula and practical hands-on experiences that prepares students for their future careers. The University was formally approved by Malaysia’s Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) on 31st October 2011. Read less