Course Details

Award: Diploma in Interior Design (DID) (R2/214/4/0137) (11.08.2020-10.08.2025)
MQA Approval A5992
Duration 2.5 years (total up 7 semesters)
Intakes March & May
Total Course Fees RM 37,000 (To view complete fee structure, please click HERE)
Remark: This fee structure is applicable to Malaysian students only. Fee structure for international students please consult Institute of International Education (IIE), NEUC.
Medium of Instruction English
Department DEPARTMENT OF ART & DESIGN

Course Introduction

The Programme of Interior Design exposes students to both theoretical and practical components in the field of interior design, giving attention to aspects of aesthetic, function, planning and technology.

The programme is set up with the objectives to provide clear, complete and accurate information to the public, and furthermore foster the spirit of humanity, professionalism and critical thinking to enhance students' abilities in interior design theories as well as practical skills. The programme integrates the knowledge required for being a professional in the field and is designed to keep relevant with fast-moving design technologies such as building technology and services, computer aided design, traditional and modern materials application, and furniture design technology.

Programme Modules *

YEAR 1

Students will be introduced to key aspects of theories and principles of design, technical skills, design thinking and practice in interior design. Extensive demonstrations will be practised throughout the module to develop students’ skills and theoretical understanding.

CORE MODULES
Contextual Studies
  • Design History
  • Colour Studies
  • 2 & 3-Dimensional Designs
  • Drawing 1
  • Material Studies
Interior Design Fundamental
  • Design Studio - Residential
  • Building Technology 1
Technical Skills
  • Design Communication 1
  • Computer Graphic


YEAR 2

Students will be exposed to more intermediate level of interior design context with the integration of workshop-related and computer technology applications.

CORE MODULES
Design Theory
  • Building Technology 1
  • Building Services
  • Project Research
Interior Design Applications
  • Design Studio – Commercial
  • Design Studio – Institutional & Exhibition
  • Furniture Design 1
  • Furniture Design 2
Technical Skills
  • Design Communication 2
  • Computer Aided Design 1
  • Computer Aided Design 2


YEAR 3

The aspects of professional practice will be exposed with extensive design solutions and creativity for the relevant industry.

CORE MODULES
Design Theory
  • Professional Practice
Interior Design Applications
  • Final Design Project
Technical Skills
  • Bill of Quantity & Specification

* Selected programme modules

Minimum Entry Requirement

  • UEC with 3 Credits
  • SPM with 3 Credits
  • Certificate in Business Information Technology, New Era University College
  • Certificate in Humanities and Social Sciences, New Era University College
  • Other equivalent qualifications

*For detailed information on entry requirements, please contact Marketing & Sales Department.

Career Prospects

There are many career paths in interior design that graduates can venture into:

  • Interior Designer
  • Space Planner
  • Interior Consultant
  • Project Manager
  • Interior Educator
  • Furniture Designer
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Lighting Designer
  • Kitchen Designer
  • Set Designer
  • Colour Consultant
  • Material Specialist
  • 3D Visualiser
  • Interior Draughtsman
  • Interior Technician

FIND YOUR COURSE

address

Blok B&C, Lot 5, Seksyen 10, Jalan Bukit,
43000 Kajang, Selangor.

phone

+(60)3-87392770

email

neuc@newera.edu.my

OFFICE HOURS
Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 12:00pm; 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Saturday: 8:30am - 12:30pm

(Off on Sunday and public holidays)