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Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours)

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Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours)

BACHELOR OF INTERIOR DESIGN (HONOURS)

MQA/FA 2202 | KPT/R/581/6/0028| (06/2025)

Interior designers design residential, commercial and urban spaces. The built environment they create has a major impact on our lives. Professional interior designers are able to draw floor plans, render their ideas in 3D, and make on-the-spot sketches to present their ideas. Students pursuing their Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours) will learn about the working life of field professionals through simulated projects and assignments.

Programme Length: 3 Years 6 Months
Programme Credit: 135 Credit Hours
Intakes: January / May / September

The Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours) is recognised by Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia.

Career Opportunities

Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours)

– Residential Interior Designer
– Office Interior Designer
– Commercial Interior Designer
– Exhibition Designer
– Retail Interior Designer

– Property Management and Maintenance
– Architectural Interior Designer
– Theatre and Dramatic Arts Designer
– Hospitality Interior Designer
– Public Space Designer.

Programme Modules

Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours)
Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3
– Design Principles
– Colour Theory
– Drawing for Designers
– Computing for Design
– Constructing Prototypes
– Furniture Design
– Human Factors
– Computer Modelling and Technology
– Design Studio Residential
– Interior Design Material and Technology
– History of Design: Past and Present
– Architectural Drawing and Digital Interiors
Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3
– Design Studio Commercial
– Elective 1
– Design Theory
– Sustainable Design
– Design Studio Retail
– Elective II
– Community Service
– Public Space Design
– Design Studio Exhibition
– Building Materials and Technology
– Malaysian Knowledge
Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3
– Major Studio Project I
– Construction Legislation
– Ethic Relations / Malaysia Studies 3
– Project Management
– Major Studio Project II
– Islamic and Asian Civilisation / Malay Language Communication 2
– Law for the Creative Industries
– Major Studio Project III
– Creative Thinking / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
– Professional Practice
Semester 1  
– Practical Training / Internship  
Elective  
– Design Communication
– Design Leadership
– Entrepreneurship and New Business Development
– Modular Design
– Morality & Design
  

TAY Chang Ming
Interior Design (2019)

My experience at Raffles University had not only made me a better designer and leader, but also prepared me in unpredictable ways for my career. The knowledge and information delivered by the lecturers had provided me with a deeper understanding of the Interior Design industry.

Entry Requirements

Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours)

STPM: Full Pass in 2 subjects
A-Level: Full Pass in 2 subjects
UEC: 5Bs
Foundation / Matriculation: min. CGPA 2.00
Diploma / Advance Diploma: min. CGPA 2.00
Others: Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysia Government which will be considered on a case by case basis

Additional Requirement: Pass “RU Portfolio Assessment and Interview”

Malaysian Student

MALAYSIAN ENGLISH ENTRY REQUIREMENT
No Minimum English Requirement

*RU ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS
IELTS: 5.0
TOEFL: 500
MUET: Band 3
GCE O Level /1119: English D
SPM: English Credit
UEC: English B
Cambridge English / Linguaskill with minimum score 154

*Students who did not meet RU English Requirement are required to take a Concurrent English Programme (CELP)

Contact us to receive the latest information about the tuition
fee.

Click here to check the available scholarship.

International Student

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ENGLISH ENTRY REQUIREMENT

IELTS: 5.0
TOEFL: 500
TOEFL iBT: 42
PTE: 47
MUET: Band 3
Cambridge English / Linguaskill: 154

*Students who did not meet International Student English Requirement is required to take an English Preparation Programme (EPP) and TOEFL or any equivalent English qualification.

Application Fee: RM4,500

Admission Fee: RM12,600

Indicative Tuition Fee:
Year 1: RM34,500
Year 2: RM34,500
Year 3: RM34,500
Year 4: RM9,200

Total Fee: RM129,800
(Approx. USD 33,000)

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