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INTERIOR DESIGNER?

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: 3.5 years
Programme Credit: 120 credit hours
Intakes: January/May/September

PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours)
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Internship included programme
LAM accredited programme
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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours)
  • Residential Interior Designer
  • Commercial Interior Designer
  • Retail Interior Designer
  • Theatre and Dramatic Arts Designer
  • Public Space Designer
  • Office Interior Designer
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Property Management and Maintenance
  • Architectural Interior Designer
  • Hospitality Interior Designer

PROGRAMME MODULES

Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours)
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 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 1 Semester 2 Semester 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 1 Semester 2 Semester 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
ELECTIVES
  • Design Communication
  • Design Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship and New Business Development
  • Modular Design
  • Morality & Design

HO Zi Yee
Interior Design (2019)

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Life as an RU student was a unique experience. The growth I have seen in myself thanks to Raffles University is invaluable. It has taught me things far beyond theoretical knowledge and helped me broaden my horizons. I loved the friendly atmosphere at Raffles University and the fact that the lecturer were really close to the students.

TAY Chang Ming
Interior Design (2019)

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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.

LEE Chai Zhi
Interior Design (2017)

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Raffles University sparks creativity and provides a platform for student to have the opportunity to shine bright in their future. Our lecturers use various teaching methods to enhance our knowledge and ensure that we are on par with the industry standard by inviting professionals for Interior Design critique sessions.

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HO Zi Yee
Interior Design (2019)

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Life as an RU student was a unique experience. The growth I have seen in myself thanks to Raffles University is invaluable. It has taught me things far beyond theoretical knowledge and helped me broaden my horizons. I loved the friendly atmosphere at Raffles University and the fact that the lecturer were really close to the students.

TAY Chang Ming
Interior Design (2019)

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stutestimonial (10)

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.

LEE Chai Zhi
Interior Design (2017)

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Raffles University sparks creativity and provides a platform for student to have the opportunity to shine bright in their future. Our lecturers use various teaching methods to enhance our knowledge and ensure that we are on par with the industry standard by inviting professionals for Interior Design critique sessions.

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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 / Advanced 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

IELTS: 5.0
TOEFL Paper: 410- 413
MUET: Band 3
GCE O Level /1119: Grade C
UEC: English B5

IELTS: 5.0-5.5
TOEFL Paper: 410- 413
TOEFL iBT: 34 – 46
PTE: 36-42
CAE: 160
CPE: 180
MUET: Band 4

PROGRAMME FEE

Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours)

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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)