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Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Interior Architecture

Offered by: UCSI University
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3.5 Yrs (7 Sem)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees59500/Course
Fees (International Student)67000/Course
CampusUCSI University, Kuala Lumpur Campus
FacultyEngineering, Technology & Built Environment-School of Architecture & Built Environment
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyArchitecture & Building
Course Description

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Interior Architecture offered at UCSI University is a full time 3.5 year fully accredited degree programme governed by the Council of Architectural Accreditation & Education of Malaysia (CAAEM). The programme gears its students towards the future of being thinkers rather than just doers; ‘think-and-do-tanks’ that addresses human needs on a variety of scales. This will enable students to engage with current public expectations of interior architecture practice with the adaptive and increasingly complex and ever changing demands of design and current trends from the industry.

Various electives courses are introduced in the degree programme where interior architecture and environmental skills are developed through lecture, studio presentations and workshop based projects. Theoretical and technological studies offered in the elective programme explore the use and experience of interiors in various ways.

Elective/Option courses are introduced in the degree programme in order for students to obtain exposure in a selected field of interest :

  • Concept Design
  • Digital Architecture
  • Set & Exhibit Design
  • Furniture Design & Workshop
  • Advertising and Promotion for Designers
  • Experiencing Culture

 

Curriculum
Year 1 [Semester 1]
  • Interior Architecture Design 1
  • Design Communication 1
  • Interior Architecture Technology 1
  • Interior Architecture History 1
  • Professional Communication
Year 1 [Semester 2]
  • Interior Architecture Design 2
  • Design Communication 2
  • Interior Architecture Technology 2
  • Interior Architecture History 2
  • Architectural Digital Media 1
Year 2 [Semester 3]
  • Interior Architecture Design 3
  • Interior Architecture Technology 3
  • Interior Architecture History 3 (MPU-U3)
  • Architectural Digital Media 2
  • Communication & Visualisation
  • Minor 1**
Year 2 [Semester 4]
  • Interior Architecture Design 4
  • Interior Architecture Technology 4
  • Theories of Interior Architecture
  • Interior Architecture Management
  • Minor 2**
Year 3 [Semester 5]
  • Interior Architecture Design 5
  • Interior Architecture Practice
  • Design Report
  • Building Science 1
  • Minor 3**
Year 3 [Semester 6]
  • Interior Architecture Design 6
  • Interior Architecture Contract & Law
  • Building Science 2
  • Minor 4**
Practical Training (6 months)
  • Professional Internship
Minor/ MPU
(U2 & U4)
  • Minor: Concept Design & Visual Arts 1 (MPU-U2)
  • Minor: Concept Design & Visual Arts 2 (MPU-U2)
  • Minor: Furniture Design Workshop 1 (MPU-U2)
  • Minor: Furniture Design Workshop 2 (MPU-U2)
  • Minor: Experiencing Culture 1 (MPU-U4)
  • Minor: Experiencing Culture 2 (MPU-U4)
  • Minor: Advertising & Promotion 1 (MPU-U4)
  • Minor: Advertising & Promotion 2 (MPU-U4)
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.

U1 –   For Malaysian students:
  1. Ethnic Relations
  2. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation

–   For foreign students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3

All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.

Entry RequirementsFor Engineering degree: STPM Minimum 2C including Mathematics and Physics ‘A’ Levels Minimum 2D including Mathematics and Physics UEC Minimum 5 credits, including Mathematics and Physics CPU CPU – Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects, incl. of a minimum score of 60% in Mathematics and Physics Local Matriculation Minimum CGPA 2.0 Foundation from other University/ College Minimum CGPA 2.0 WAEC/NECO Maximum aggregate of 15 points out of best 5 subjects, inclusive of minimum B’s in Mathematics and Physics Diploma/ Advance Diploma/ Degree/ equivalent Pass (Subject to School discretion after reviewing transcript & syllabus. Max credit transfer of 30%) Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by MQA Minimum overall average of 65%, inclusive of minimum 65% in Mathematics and Physics International Baccalaureate Minimum 26/42 points from 6 subjects (Minimum scores of 4/7 in Mathematics & Physics) SAM SAM – Minimum average of 65% in 5 subjects, incl of minimum scores of 65% in Mathematics and Physics *Chemistry is required for Chemical Engineering; Physics is required for all other programmes. For Engineering Diploma, Interior Architecture and Architecture programmes, please refer to http://www.ucsiuniversity.edu.my/foetbe/ for more details.
Intake MonthsSeptember and February
Career Prospects

Graduates will be able to gain professional working experience in:

  • Interior Design & Architectural Firm
  • Developer Firm
  • Film and Television Organisation
  • Construction Firm


Graduates may also venture into other fields of expertise, such as:

  • Interior Architect/Designer/Consultant
  • Project Manager
  • Environmental & Theme Park Design
  • Residential Design
  • Hospitality & Healthcare Design
  • Technical Assistant / Draftsperson
  • Site Supervisor
  • Lighting & Furniture Design
  • Retail & Commercial Design
  • Stage, Set & Exhibit Design


Opportunities also exist in support areas including:

  • Building Product Marketing & Promotion
  • Building Industry Resource-Supplier
  • Facilities Management & Development
  • 3-D Visualiser

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


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