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BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design
BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design
(N/214/6/0173(MQA/PA8564)11/21)
Overview

This programme is crafted to develop creative and knowledgeable graduates who are armed with skills and ability to embark on careers as professional interior architects.

 

Graduates will be able to:

 

• Understand the role of design and the designer within a professional context.

 

• Have a theoretical and critical perspective of design within its cultural, social, political and economic context.

 

• Align the design and development of interior spaces with the architectural context and building envelope.

 

• Understand structural, technical and material considerations at an appropriate level.

 

• Design interior spaces in a rational, sensitive and articulate manner that contributes to the creation of a physical framework for a sustainable environment and society.

 

PROFESSIONAL BODY RECOGNITION

 

• Graduates are eligible to be Non-Corporate Member of the Malaysian Institute of Interior Designers (MIID).

 

• After relevant working experience and fulfilling the requirements by MIID, members are eligible to be upgraded to Corporate Member.

 

• Thereafter one may apply to the Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia (LAM) to be a registered Interior Designer, subject to meeting LAM’s condition.

 

• First City UC will pay for the student membership subscription to the MIID. Student have the opportunity to keep abreast with developments in the industry.

Learning Outcome
  • Understand the role of design and the designer within a professional context.

 

  • Have a theoretical and critical perspective of design within its cultural, social, political and economic context.

 

  • Align the design and development of interior spaces with the architectural context and building envelope.

 

  • Understand structural, technical and material considerations at an appropriate level.

 

  • Design interior spaces in a rational, sensitive and articulate manner that contributes to the creation of a physical framework for a sustainable environment and society.
Course Structure

Year 1 

 

• Design Studio 1

• Design Communication 1

• Architectural History and Context 1

• Building Material and Construction 1

• Communication Writing Skills

• Design Studio 2

• Design Communication 2

• Architectural History and Context 2

• Building Material and Construction 2

• Communication Presentation Skills

 

Year 2 

 

• Design Studio 3

• Building Technology and Services 1

• Architectural History and Context 3

• Computer Aided Design 1

• Elective Subjects (select one)

– Creative Entrepreneurship

– Consumer Behavior

• Design Studio 4

• Building Technology and Services 2

• Architectural History and Context 4

• Computer Aided Design 2

• Professional Practice

 

Year 3

 

• Design Studio 5

• Project Management and Documentation

• Research Proposal and Methodology

• Elective Subjects (select one)

– Visual Merchandising

– Sustainable Design

– Design Competition and Special Project

• Design Studio 6

• Design Portfolio

• Dissertation

Career Outcome

• Interior Design Companies

• Architecture Firms

• Furniture Manufacturer

• Lighting Design Consultant

• Exhibition Design Consultant

• Exhibition Designer

• Set Designers and Retail Designers

Entry Requirement
STPM

Minimum 2Cs with credit in Malay Language and a pass in English in SPM

UEC

Minimum 5Bs

GCE A LEVEL

Minimum 2Es with credit in Malay Language and a pass in English in SPM and its equivalent

FOUNDATION/MATRICULATION

Pass with minimum CGPA 2.0

DIPLOMA

Pass with minimum CGPA 2.0 in Diploma in Interior Design / Art and Design / Design / Multimedia Design / Interior and Architecture Design and a pass in English in SPM or its equivalent

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Other equivalent qualifications which are recognized by the Malaysian government

Note: Portfolio review required