UNITAR International University Programme Details

Diploma in Interior Design
[N/214/4/0221(MQA/PA 13903)09/27]
Course Available
The Diploma in Interior Design is designed to provide skills of designing the interior of a spaces that can be functional as well as driven out the aesthetic values of the space. In the studio, students use digital and manual means to research and recommend design alterations and renovations that give existing buildings new life.

The studios focus on the aspect of residential design, commercial and institutional design.

The course is 100% project-based which will include on field task to provide the student the real experience of being an Interior Designer. The course is design to educate the student on the practice of both manual and digital drawing with a comprehensive drawing course.

It will develop the student to become an Interior designer which tailor based to the Industry market.

Course Structure
Career Prospects
Programme Entry Requirements
You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Diploma Programme :
  • Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with minimum 3Cs; OR
  • Pass in Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with minimum 3Bs;  OR
  • Pass in IGCSE/O-Level with minimum 3Cs;  OR
  • Pass Certificate (equivalent to MQF Level 3) in relevant field; OR
  • Pass Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level 3 in ARTS and Design Field and pass SPM with minimum 1 credit
    Related Technical and Vocational Certificate or equivalent which is recognized by the Malaysian Government, with one year related working experiences OR 1 semester bridging programme; OR
  • Other equivalent recognition which are recognised by Malaysian Government

    Note: Note: Candidates are required to pass the drawing test and interview conducted by UNITAR International University.
Course Structure
Study Mode & Duration
  • 7 Semesters / 2 Years 5 Months

Year 1
English 1
Fundamental of Drawing
Building Materials and Finishes
English 2
Principles and Elements of Interior Design
Pengajian Malaysia 2 OR
Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
Building Construction
Architectural Drafting
Computer Aided Drafting

Year 2
Skill Enhancement  OR
Bahasa Kebangsaan A
Furniture Design
Multimedia Presentation
Social and Cultural Antropology
Design Studio II
Interior Detailing & Specification
History of Interior Design
Introduction to Digital Business
Community Services
Final Design Studio
Professional Practice
Contract and Documentation
Working Drawings

Year 3
Industrial Training
Career Prospects
Interior Designer
Furniture Designer
Retail Designer
Sales designer
Interior Consultant
FFE specialist
Event Designer

Malaysian students who enroll in UNITAR Bachelor programmes must fulfill the following English proficiency requirements:
  • Students who have a distinction in English Language at the SPM/SPMV level are not required to take additional English courses.
  • Students who have credit in English Language at the SPM/SPMV level are required to take additional English courses. (Refer to the table below for placement purposes.)
  • Students who do not have a credit in English Language at the SPM/SPMV level are required to take the English Enhancement Programme before registering for their Faculty courses. (An internal assessment could be arranged with the HOD Language and General Studies.)
  • Students from a different institution are required to apply for exemption if they studied any English courses. (Students are encouraged to attach the syllabus of the courses they have taken in the previous instituition.)
B (4B), C+ (5C) BAND 2 ENGLISHS 2
7D, 8E, 9G - English Enhancement Programme
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UNITAR Main Campus
Tierra Crest, Jalan SS6/3,
Kelana Jaya,
47301 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia