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
  • 3D Visualizer
  • Event Designer
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Furniture Designer
  • ID Magazine Editor
  • Interior Designer
  • Lighting Consultant
  • Sale Designer
  • Set Designer

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


Programme Structure

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

*For Malaysian students w ho do not have a credit in SPM BM.

Programme Core / Areas of Concentration
  • Building Services
  • Building Technology
  • Computer Aided Design 1 (AutoCAD)
  • Computer Aided Design 2 (3D Studio Max)
  • Furniture Design 1
  • Furniture Design 2
  • History of Architecture
  • ID (Major Project)
  • Interior Design 1
  • Interior Design 2
  • Interior Design 3
  • Interior Design 4
  • Interior Material & Finishes
  • Professional Practice
  • Specification & Contract
  • Technical Drawing
  • Visual Delineation
Elective Modules (choose one)
  • Digital Imaging
  • Visual Merchandising

Industry Attachment (Compulsory)
  • Industry Work Placement Programme
Campuses & Intakes
INTI International College Subang
  • January
  • April
  • August

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
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Local Students
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