Diploma in Interior Design

R/214/4/0127 10/19 (A5024)

Overview
In this programme, 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 programme 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 programme in the UK, Australia 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:
  • B.A.(Hons.) Interior Architecture, with Mobility programme with RMIT
Programme Structure
DURATION
2 Years 6 Months
PROGRAMME LOCATION
KDU Penang University College
YEAR 1
Common Courses
  • Basic 2D 3D Design
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Colour Theory
  • Academic English 1
  • Introduction to Computing and Information Technology
Diploma Courses
  • Introduction to Digital Photography
  • 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
  • Academic English 2
  • Environment Technology and Services
  • Interior Design Project 3
  • Interior Elements & Construction
  • Marketing and Management for Designers
  • Professional Practice and Management
  • Practical Training
MPU SUBJECT
Local
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2
  • Oral Communication 2/ Bahasa
  • Kebangsaan A
  • Ethics & Moral 2
  • Holistic Personal Development
Foreign
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Oral Communication 2
  • Ethics & Moral 2
  • Holistic Personal Development
Study Route
Fees & Intakes
INTAKE DATES
  • 16 Jan
  • 3 Apr
  • 5 Jun
  • 21 Aug
  • 16 Oct
ESTIMATED FEES
MALAYSIAN STUDENT
  • RM48,075
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT
  • RM54,007 
Fees will depend on their commencement dates
Entry Requirements
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONMINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
  • SPM
3 Credits
  • GCE 'O' Levels
3 Credits
  • UEC
3 Credits (Min Grade B)
  • 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
AND Other Requirement:
Pass interview and art test which will be conducted by KDU Penang University College
ENGLISH PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENT
Local StudentPass English at SPM level or equivalent
 
If English language is not fulfilled, students are required to take an additional module.
International Student
  • IELTS Band 4.5; or
  • TOEFL (Computer Based 160); or (Internet Based 49); or
  • Cambridge English CAE & CPE (from 2015) 147; or
  • PTE Academic 30; or
  • KDU English Entrance Test 64