Diploma in Interior Design

In this program, students discover the beauty and practicality of built environment design. By learning the design process of interior design and architecture, we allow our students to dwell deeper into the creative aspect of built environment design. This program provides our students with hands-on experience with design, through the understanding of material, design process, techniques and the application of digital softwares. We ensure our students are provided with a holistic design education in order for them to further pursue their design aspiration. Upon graduation, our students have the option of beginning their design career, or proceed to a degree program in the UK or  New Zealand.

 

The diploma provides pathways to:

Employment:

  • Booming construction industry for the past decades in Malaysia has created limitless opportunities in the area of Interior Design & Architecture.

Degree:

  • Bachelor of Interior Architecture (Hons), with Mobility program with Top Universities.

Program information

Why Choose Built Environment & Interior Design at UOW Malaysia KDU?

Built Environment refers to the man-made surroundings that give the setting to human movement, going in scale from structures and parks or green space to neighbourhoods and urban communities. In other words, we are designing how humans interact with its surroundings. Here in UOW Malaysia KDU we are focusing on Interior Design and Architecture, and how we can make our surroundings sustainable and comfortable.

 

INDUSTRY STANDARD DESIGN STUDIOS
Learn using what the PROs use with our iMac Lab, Drafting room, 3D Modelling, 3D printers and Photography studios plus so much more!

 

A ROBUST CURRICULUM WITH EMPHASIS ON MULTIPLE DISCIPLINES AND PROJECT-BASED LEARNING

 

INTERNATIONAL LEARNING EXPERIENCE
International exposures through international visits. Taught by Industry Professionals with Master Degree Qualification. Learn from the BEST with our team who are industry practitioners, award winner and MQA panel of specialists.

Our comprehensive syllabus which features only the necessary CORE subjects prevents any unnecessary wastage of time! First ever Bachelor of Interior Architecture (Hons) in the Northern Region provided by a private institution.

Duration
2 years 8 months
Programme Location
UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College, Batu Kawan
Core

YEAR 1

  • Basic 2D 3D Design
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Colour Theory
  • Writing & Referencing
  • Introduction to Computing and Information Technology
  • Digital Composition
  • Visual Communication and Spatial Exploration
  • History of Architecture & Design 1
  • Technical Illustration & Presentation
  • Personal Development & Leadership Skills

 

YEAR 2

  • Interior Design Project 1
  • Digital Architectural Drafting & Graphic Illustration
  • Digital Technology & Techniques 1
  • History of Architecture & Design 2
  • Interior Design Project 2
  • Furniture Design
  • Materials and Finishes
  • Digital Technology & Techniques 2
  • Critical Reading
  • Environment Technology and Services
  • Interior Design Project 3
  • Interior Elements & Construction

 

YEAR 3

  • Marketing and Management for Designers
  • Professional Practice and Management
  • Practical Training
MPU

Local Student:

  • Pengajian Malaysia 2
  • Oral Communication 2 / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Ethics & Moral 2
  • Holistic Personal Development

 

International Student:

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Oral Communication 2
  • Ethics & Moral 2
  • Holistic Personal Development

Intake dates

2020

26 March 1 June 14 September
Estimated fees
Local students

RM50,200

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International students

RM60,300

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Academic Qualification

SPM / GCE O Levels :
Min. 3 Credits (3Cs)

 

UEC :
Min. 3 Credits (3Bs)

 

Certificate in related field :
Recognised Certificate from the government

 

Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) :
Pass Level 3 (Art & Design) and Pass SPM with at least 1 Credit in any subject

 

Other Requirement :
Pass interview and art test which will be conducted by UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College

English Requirement

Local Student:
Pass (SPM / 1119 / UEC / O-Level English)

 

International Student:
Band 4 in IELTS; or a min score of 30 (IBT) or 397 (PBT) in TOEFL; or Cambridge English CAE (160) & CPE (180); or PTE Academic (30); or MUET Band 2

 

 

*If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at UOW Malaysia KDU.

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