Course Details

Diploma in Interior Design

Sunway University




  • Description

    This programme allows you to explore the art and science of enhancing interior spaces to make it aesthetically pleasing to the end user. Interior spaces no longer just meet functional and practical requirements, they are crucial to how we experience life, work and play.

    Inspiring new developments in technology and materials has created countless opportunities for the creative professional who chooses to pursue interior design. You will be equipped with the principles and theories of interior design before you begin to explore your creative potential through the many hands-on interior design activities as part of your curriculum.

    With the support of experienced lecturers, you will discover the intricacies of space planning, design processes and visual aspects of presentations as well as concepts relating to building materials, furniture design, building construction, project specifications and professional ethics. During the programme, you would also have opportunities to participate in industry competitions and real world projects.

    Field of Study

    Interior Design

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees (RM)

    RM 43,600 (USD 10,381)

    MQA No.


    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)
    January, March & August

Entry Requirements


    Pass with minimum 3 credits (including a pass in Art /Technical Drawing / Portfolio)

  • O-Level/GCSE

    Pass with minimum 3 credits (including a pass in Art /Technical Drawing / Portfolio;

  • UEC

    Pass with minimum 3 Grade Bs (including a pass in Art /Technical Drawing / Portfolio)

  • Other

    *Pass a portfolio review and interview conducted by the university.

    Any other equivalent qualifications

    Applicant with no standard qualification will be considered on a case-to-case basis

  • English Requirements

    Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP)
    Pass Level 4 with minimum 50%

Programme Structure

  • Year 1

    Principles of Design (2D)

    Building Construction

    Principles of Design (3D)

    Furniture Design 1

    Drawing Studies

    History of Interior Design

    Architectural Graphics

    Colour, Materials & Finishes

    Interior Design 1

    English for Artists & Designers

    Model Making

  • Year 2

    Interior Design 2

    Specification & Contract

    Building Services

    Advanced Computer Aided Design

    Furniture Design 2

    Professional Practice

    Computer Aided Design

    Interior Design 3

    Introduction to Design Proposal Writing

    Electives (choose any in Year 2)

    Computer Graphics 1

    Digital Photography


  • Year 3

    Interior Design Final Year Project

    Practical Training

  • Others
    Additional MOHE compulsory General Studies Subjects:

    for Local Student

    Malaysian Studies 2

    Moral Education

    Community Service

    Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)

    for International Student

    Malay Language for Communication 1

    Moral Education

    Community Service

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 43,600 (USD 10,381)

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