Universities in Malaysia with courses in Interior Design


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Are you always impressed by the harmony vibe and colour combination of futuristic furniture in IKEA? Almost every place you go, hospitals, restaurants, hotels, interior designers unleash their creativity and skills to create a pleasant environment that is functional, safe and comfortable.

Interior design equips you with the essential skills needed for this profession, such as how to plan interior layouts, understanding construction materials and using interior design software. Read on to find out more!

What will you study in Interior Design?

Here are some of the subjects you may study as part of your Interior Design degree:

  • Design Principles and Theories
  • History of Architecture and Design
  • Building Material and Construction
  • Environmental Psychology
  • Architectural Drawing
  • Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
  • Contract and Project Management

What are the entry requirements?

The academic entry requirements will also vary based on your choice of institution and level of study. Outlined below are the general academic entry requirements in Malaysia for each level of study:


  • SPM / O-Level: Minimum of 3 credits


  • A-Level: Minimum of 2 passes; or
  • STPM: Minimum of 2Cs with minimum CGPA of 2.00; or
  • Australian Matriculation: Minimum of ATAR 55; or
  • Foundation in Arts / Science: Minimum CGPA of 2.00; or
  • Diploma: Minimum CGPA of 2.00

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