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Diploma in Interior Design

Offered by: City University Malaysia
Exam BodyInternal Diploma Malaysia
Course DurationFT: 3 Yrs ; PT: 5 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time / Part Time
FacultyFaculty of Architecture and Built Environment
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyArts & Design
Course Description

The aim of the Diploma in Interior Design is to provide an opportunity for students to study a wide range of design processes and develop their technical skills and problem solving abilities to appropriately carry out interior design projects. The program emphasis is on the acquisition of skills to analyse design problems and produce conceptual solutions to achieve practical goals in relation to human needs. Graduates will be able to pursue a bright career prospects in the interior design firms, architectural firms, home furnishing stores, hotel chains or restaurant chains.


Subject Offered

• Studio Interior Design 1
• Interior Design Graphic
• Interior Design, Principles and Theory
• English On The Go
• Pengajian Malaysia 2
• Studio Interior Design 2
• Technical Drawing
• New Direction In English
• Co Curriculum
• Basic Entrepreneurship
• Construction Interior Design 1
• Professional Communication
• Studio Interior Design 3
• Computer Aided Drawing 1
• Ergonomic & Human Factor



• History Arts and Architecture
• Workplace Psychology
• Studio Interior Design 4
• Lighting Design
• Materials and Finishes
• Interior Design Construction 2
• Building Services
• Computer Aided Drawing 2
• Building By Law
• Architecture Project Management
• Studio Interior Design 5
• Environmental Science
• Furniture Design
• Project Report
• Industrial Training

Entry Requirements

• Passed Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)/Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia Vokasional (SPMV)/O-Level with at least 3 credits including Mathematics; OR

• Passed Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or equivalent with at least a full pass in one (1) subject and a credit in Mathematics in SPM or equivalent; OR

• Passed Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level 3 in related field that is recognized or equivalent:

- Passed Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)/Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia Vokasional (SPMV)/O-Level with credit in one (1) subject; AND
- Continued studies until Diploma level in the same field; AND
- If necessary, PPT has to prepare a bridging program as a strengthening program for those who are switching from skills sector to academic sector

• Passed STAM with a Jayyid in one (1) subject and a credit in Mathematics in SPM or equivalent; OR

• Passed Certificate (Level 3 MQF) in any related area from Pemberi Pendidikan Tinggi that is recognized by the Malaysian Government with at least a CGPA of 2.00; OR

• Passed Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least a Grade B in 3 subjects including Mathematics; OR

• Other equivalent qualifications that is recognized by the Malaysian Goverment; AND
- Passed Art Subject/ Engineering Drawing in SPM or equivalent; OR
- Passed the portfolio test for those who failed or did not take Art Subject

Career Prospects

Interior Designer, Design Consultant, Furniture Designer, Landscape Planner, Commercial Space Consultant, Event/Exhibition Designer, Project Manager, Business/Studio Owner, Construction Technical Assistant, Site Supervisor


All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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