Course Details

Award: Diploma in Interior Design (DID) (R2/214/4/0137A) (11 August 2020 - 10 August 2025)
MQA Approval A5992
Duration 2.5 years (total up 7 semesters)
Intakes February, May, July & September
Total Course Fees RM 38,000 (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

A two and half years of study Diploma in Interior Design equipped students with theoretical and practical components. The pivoted learning emphasizes aspects of design, including; spatiality, functionality, planning, sciences of human behaviors, building services, sustainability, structure, materiality, aesthetics, color application, and technology.

The program encapsulates the learning objectives to ensure students are equipped with the application of knowledge and foster the spirit of humanity, professionalism, and critical thinking. The program 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 construction and services, and computer-aided design.

Course pedagogical methods and experiential learning are tailored within and beyond the classroom domain.

Programme Modules *

YEAR 1

In the first year, students established the fundamental aspects of basic theories, design and cultural studies, construction, and technical skills. Students are nurtured in developing, adopting, and applying their skills, creativity, and promoting their talent to resolve design problems.

Design, Creative Work by Research Method
  • 2 & 3 Dimensional Studies
  • Color Studies
  • Design Studio - Residential
Knowledge of Material, Visual Research
  • Material Studies
  • Introduction to Ceramic
Technology and Building Services
  • Building Technology 1
Visual Communication
  • Drawing 1
  • Computer Graphic
  • Design Communication 1
People & Environment
  • History of Art & Design
  • History of Architecture 1

***General & HEP courses
 


YEAR 2

In the second year, students are attuned to integrated modules with prominence on Commercial interior design studies, where students are proficient in conceptualizing and crafting ideas visually aided by architectural software.

Design, Creative Work by Research Method
  • Design Studio- Commercial
  • Design Studio- Institutional & Exhibition
  • Furniture Design 1
  • Furniture Design 2
Technology and Building Services
  • Building Technology 2
  • Building Services
Visual Communication
  • Design Communication 2
  • Introduction to Digital Photography
  • Computer-Aided Design 1
  • Computer-Aided Design 2
People & Environment
  • History of Architecture 2
Professional Practices
  • Internship
  • Project Research

***General & HEP courses
 


YEAR 3

In the third year, students amplified design solutions that are relevant, current, and innovative reflected in their studies.

Design, Creative Work by Research Method
  • Final Design Project
Professional Practices
  • Professional Practice
  • Bill of Quantities & Specifications

***General & HEP courses

Minimum Entry Requirement

  • SPM with 3 Credits
  • UEC with 3 Credits
  • O Level / IGCSE / Other qualifications deemed equivalent by MQA

*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:

  • Junior Interior Designer
  • Interior & Spatial Designer
  • Production Designer
  • Design Consultant
  • Furniture Designer
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Lighting Designer
  • Kitchen Designer
  • Model Makers
  • Set, stage & theatre Designers
  • Colour Consultant
  • Material Specialist
  • 3D Visualizer
  • Interior Draughtsman
  • Merchandise Coordinator
  • Design & Sales Associate
  • Administrative & Design Assistant

FIND YOUR COURSE

address

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

phone

03-8740 6392 (Main Line)
03-8210 3709 (Main Line)
03-8740 4392
03-8741 8192
03-8741 4923
03-8741 4924
03-8740 6925
03-8737 9292

email

neuc@newera.edu.my

OFFICE HOURS
Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
(Off on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)