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Internal Dip., Malaysia
2.5 Yrs (7 Sem)
Part Time/Full Time
Fees (International Student)
UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur Campus
Engineering, Technology & Built Environment-School of Architecture & Built Environment
Conducted entirely in Malaysia
Level of Study
Field of Study
Architecture & Building
Interior Architecture explores the link between the interior and architecture where interior spaces are inhabited and experienced as works of art that are rich in spatial investigations and interventions. The programme embarks on a revitalisation and enrichment journey through the development of design, conceptual creativity, theory and philosophy of spaces to create exciting and practical environments in which people live, work and play.
The Diploma in Interior Architecture course offered by the School of Architecture and Built Environment is a 2 and a half years programme in the discipline and professional practice of Interior Architecture. The course emphasises on delivering professional standard knowledge impartment, the understanding and skills in resolving and communicating design, technical and constructional drawing, practical and technological skills in its application to Interior Architecture projects.
Students are required to undergo a compulsory Industry Experience attachment for a minimum duration of 6 months , to learn and familiarise themselves with the working environment of the building and construction industry.
The Diploma in Interior Architecture Programme at the School of Architecture and Built Environment treats Interior Architecture as a holistic and multi-disciplinary design education domain which deals with a broad range of places to make a personal statement in the design of an interior. It also promotes a shared understanding of the social and architectural conventions as a common language in the realm of the built environment.
Professional Recognition Malaysian Qualification Agency
Assessments vary from the list below depending on the course:
Project critique session.
Site investigation / survey.
Building Construction & Science
Introduction to Design Principles
Architecture Drawing I
Interior Architecture Studio 1
Architecture Drawing II
Building Construction & Materials
Architecture History 1
Architectural Digital Media 1 (MPU-U2)
Introduction to Writing & Research
Architectural Digital Media 2
Community Architecture (MPU-U4)
Interior Architecture Studio 2
Architecture Drawing III
Building Construction I
Architecture History 2
Interior Architecture Studio 3
Interior Architecture Technology 2
Professional Office Practice (MPU-U3)
Interior Architecture Research & Dev.
Elective : to choose max 2 courses to make up 4 credits to graduate
Extra-curricular Learning Experience 1
Extra-curricular Learning Experience 2
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.
– For Malaysian students:
– For Foreign students:
Communication in Bahasa Melayu 2
All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.
For 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.
September and February
Graduates will be able to gain professional working experience in:
Interior Design & Architectural Firm
Film and Television Organisation
Graduates may also venture into other fields of expertise, such as:
Environmental & Theme Park Design
Hospitality & Healthcare Design
Technical Assistant / Draftsperson
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
All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.