Diploma in Interior Design

INTI International College Subang: KPT/JPS(MQA/PA2769)03/18

The Diploma in Interior Design programme emphasises innovative design processes that enhance interior environments while providing the technical know-how for a successful career in interior design and related industries. Students learn the basics of space planning, design processes and visual presentation as well as the professional aspects, including building materials, furniture design and construction, project specifications, contracts and more.

Design project work is the core of the programme. It enables the practice of creative skills and integrates knowledge acquired in each of the specialised areas. Examples of project work include residential, retail, restaurant and hotel designs.

In addition, students are exposed to real life projects, industry competitions, enriching field trips to showrooms and rigorous internships to ensure industry-readiness.


Career Opportunities
  • Interior Designer
  • Event Designer
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Set Designer
  • Sale Designer
  • Furniture Designer
  • Lighting Consultant
  • 3D Visualizer
  • ID Magazine editor

Industry Collaboration
  • QUEL

Industry Partners
  • Sellaria Design Associates Sdn Bhd
  • Palladio
  • SL+A Sdn Bhd
  • Axis Network Design Consultants Sdn Bhd
  • Quill Design Sdn Bhd
  • S.I. Design Sdn Bhd
  • PDI Design Associates
  • IKEA Malaysia
  • Lightcraft
  • Signature Kitchen Sdn Bhd
  • Nippon Paint (M) Sdn Bhd
Programme Duration
2.5 years
(inclusive of internship)
Financial assistance available:


Programme Structure

Common Core / Core Fundamental
  • Fundamentals of English
  • Photography
  • Fundamentals of Drawing
  • Theory and Practice of Design
MPU Subjects
  • Malaysian Studies 2 (Local students) /Malay Communication 1 (International students)
  • Critical Thinking for Better Communication /Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Community Service & Co-curriculum

*Exempted if a credit in BM has been obtained at SPM level. If credit is obtained student will take Critical Thinking for Better Communication

Programme Core / Areas of Concentration
  • Technical Drawing
  • History of Architecture
  • Visual Delineation
  • Interior Design 1
  • Interior Design 2
  • Interior Design 3
  • Interior Design 4
  • Interior Material & Finishes
  • Computer Aided Design 1 (AutoCAD)
  • Computer Aided Design 2 (3D StudioMax)
  • Furniture Design 1
  • Furniture Design 2
  • Building Technology
  • Building Services
  • Professional Practice
  • Specification & Contract
  • Interior Design (Major Project)

Elective Modules (choose 1)
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Digital Imaging
Industry Attachment (Compulsory)
  • Industry Work Placement Program
Campuses & Intakes
INTI International College Subang
  • 13 January 2014
  • 7 April 2014
  • 18 August 2014
Academic Calendar

Candidates will normally be expected to possess any one of the following qualifications listed below AND to meet the English language requirements.

Entry Level Entry Requirements
SPM/O Level 3 credits (including Mathematics)
UEC 3 B’s (including Mathematics)
STPM Minimum 1C and minimum CGPA 2.00
SKM Level 3 in related field with 1 credit in SPM
A Level Pass ‘A’ Level with minimum 1 subject
Certificate Pass  certificate in related field that is recognised by the government of Malaysia

Recognized Art and Design Certificate with minimum CGPA 2.00 or equivalent qualification that recognized by Malaysia Government;

i. Pass Art / Engineering Drawing subject at SPM or equivalent level

ii.Pass a portfolio test conducted by INTI International College Subang for those who did not pass or take the Art/Engineering Drawing subject 

Candidates who do not have a credit in Art may be required to take Placement Test to determine their suitability for the course. Applicants are also required to demonstrate proficiency in English, a pass in SPM/O-Levels English or have studied subjects that require a satisfactory level in English.
Fees Summary
INTI International College Subang
Local Students
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International Students
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Approximate Total Fee (USD)

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