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Bachelor of Interior Architecture (Honours)

Offered by: Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3.5 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees37900 / Course
Fees (International Student)61300 / Course
CampusKL Main Campus
FacultyFaculty of Built Environment
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyArchitecture & Building
Course Description

The Bachelor of Interior Architecture (Honours) is a 3.5 years programme focusing on the design of architectural interiors with emphasis on sustainability, materiality, lighting and acoustics as well as the social and cultural aspects of habitable space. In addition, the programme concentrates on developing skills for designing adaptive re-use spaces and interior spaces with specific functions including various institutional, commercial, residential and mixed-used buildings. Opportunities to gain practical work experience are provided as an integral part of the programme, which include placements within a wide range of interior design and architectural practices.

  • Principles of Design
  • Principles of Construction and Materials
  • Architectural Graphic Techniques
  • Interior Design Studio I
  • Environmental Science and Building Services
  • Graphic Communication for Interiors
  • History of Architecture
  • Structural Studies
  • Building By-Laws
  • Interior Design Studio II
  • Interior Architecture Technology
  • CADD
  • Mechanical and Electrical Services
  • History of Interior Architecture
  • Interior Design Studio III Economics
  • Lighting and Acoustics
  • Furniture Design
  • Finishes and Furnishing Materials
  • Digital Modelling
  • Interior Design Studio IV
  • Environmental Psychology
  • Interior Design Studio V
  • Interior Design Management and Practice
  • Industrial Training
Entry Requirements
  1. STPM - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects which must include one Mathematics subject and 1 other subject listed in Schedule A
  2. A Level - Grade D in 2 relevant subjects which must include one Mathematics subject and 1 other subject listed in Schedule A
  3. UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects listed in Schedule A and SPM Credit/O Level Grade C/ UEC Grade B in one mathematics subject#
  4. TAR UC - Foundation in Arts (Track A) OR Relevant Diploma
  5. Other IHL - Relevant Diploma accredited by MQA and SPM Credit/O Level Grade C/ UEC Grade B in one mathematics subject

Compulsory subject:

  1. (1), (2), (3) and (5) must include SPM Credit/O Level Grade C/UEC Grade B in English Language and Bahasa Melayu/Malay Language AND
  2. Pass in Portfolio Interview conducted by TAR UC.

#Grade B and above in AMMS0104 General Mathematics conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the Mathematics requirement for applicants with a pass in SPM/Grade D or Grade E (pass) in O Level/Grade C in UEC in the required Mathematics subject.


  1. Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Bachelor Degree.
  2. TAR UC Diploma will be accepted on credit transfer into Bachelor Degree programmes.
  3. Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  4. Information is correct at the point of printing. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.
Intake MonthsJune
Career Prospects
  • Interior and Spatial Designer
  • Furniture and Manufacturer Designer
  • Visual Merchandising Designer
  • Fit-out and Retail Designer
  • Set and Production Designer
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Interior Landscaping Designer
  • Interior Conservation and Lighting Consultant
  • Colour Specialty Consultant
  • Computer Modelling and Animation
  • Facilities Space Programming
  • Kitchen and Bath Design Consultant
  • Document Drafting and Detailing

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

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