School of Built Environment
Equator College offers a range of comprehensively designed Diploma Programmes.
These programmes are highly regarded for equipping students with specialist knowledge and skills which are designed to stimulate the imagination and provoke deals and creativity in students who will themselves shape the future of the nation.
To be the leading school in the fields of built environment and emerging engineering technologies.
To provide experiential learning for students to practice ethical leadership and professional responsibilities while stimulating innovation and creativity in architectural, engineering and construction industries.
Diploma In Interior Design
The Diploma in Interior Design course is designed to provide students the opportunity to study all aspects of Interior Design, Spatial Design, and Furniture Design. Students are trained to develop functional, creative, and attractive designs for residential and commercial interior projects.
The course emphasises skills in analysing design problems so as to produce creative and technically proficient designs that can be communicated through both the computer technology and traditional media. Students are also taught the theoretical and historical aspects of art and architecture, building technology, project management, and professional practice which will prepare them for a professional career in the field of interior design.
Study trips are included in the course to broaden students’ awareness of contemporary development in built environment. Furthermore, the course also utilises the latest computer-aided design technologies suitable for the modern industry.
R2/0212/4/0028 (30/05/2027) | MQA (A8155)
Mode of Study
Financial Assistance & Scholarship
PTPTN, EPF & Equator College
- Must pass in SPM / UEC / IGCSE/ ‘O’ level with 3 credits; OR
- Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level 3 and SPM (1 credit); OR
- Other equivalent qualification approved by MOHE.
- Please refer to “List of Entry Qualifications for International Student”; AND
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS) A competitive score is 4.0 or higher
Practical and Theory
Internship / Industry Training
12 Weeks/ 3 Months
Diploma in Interior Design
January / April / August
- Drawing I
- 2 Dimensional Design
- Colour Studies
- Basic Photography
- Sketching Workshop
- Basic Computer Graphic
- Presentation Techniques
- Major Discipline: Intro to Interior Design
- Minor Discipline: Elective
- Principles of Design
- Interior Design I
- Interior Design II
- Interior Design III
- Interior Design IV
- Furniture Design I
- Furniture Design II
- Furniture Design III
- Detailed Drawing & Specification
- Spatial Design
- Computer Aided Design & Drafting I
- Computer Aided Design & Drafting II
- Computer Aided Design & Drafting III
- Computer Aided Design & Drafting IV
- History of Art
- History of Architecture
- Building Construction
- Building Materials
- Building By Law
- Building Services
- Architectural Renovation
- Green Design & Sustainability
- Project Management
- Professional Practise & Entrepreneurship
- Project Report
- English for Designers
- English for Business Communication
- MPU 1, 2, 3, 4
Equator College to offer internationally recognised quality education with a wide latitude of flexibility in its programmes. This means that while achieving a specific qualification designed to equip students for a successful professional life.
Equator’s Diploma programmes are also structured to enable students to progress through one of the most comprehensive undergraduate, and subsequently, postgraduate portfolios that are offered by our international partner universities in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, and Malaysia.
The full-time MQA accredited courses at Equator are recognised by our international university partners where credit transfer are available.
BA in Interior Design
Leading the way in creative industries
Prof. Dr. Eugene Ch'ng
NVIDIA Joint-Lab on Mixed Reality
ST Concept, Malaysia
Lim Shinn Shan
Fuka Interior Decoration Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
JCS Design Project Sdb Bhd, Malaysia