Diploma in Interior Design

Sunway University
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Study mode
30 months
January March August
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About this course

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.

Entry Requirements

  • SPM / O-Level: 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)

Specific Requirements

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


Year 1:

  • Principles of Design (2D)
  • Principles of Design (3D)
  • Drawing Studies
  • English for Artists and Designers
  • Architectural Graphics
  • Interior Design 1
  • Building Construction
  • Furniture Design 1
  • History of Interior Design
  • Colour, Materials and Finishes

Year 2:

  • Interior Design 2
  • Building Services
  • Furniture Design 2
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Interior Design 3
  • Specification and Contract
  • Advanced Computer Aided Design
  • Professional Practice
  • Practical Training

Year 3:

  • Interior Design Final Project
  • Research and Report Writing


  • Computer Graphics 1
  • Model Making
  • Digital Photography
  • Ceramics

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