BACHELOR OF ARTS (HONS) INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE

KPT/JPS (R/581/6/0077) (MQA/FA9773) 08/20
INTAKES : MARCH, AUGUST
 
Taylor's Interior Architecture degree programme is a pre-professional programme that provides a recognised qualification in Interior Architecture, which is necessary in the journey to become a Registered Interior Designer. Professionally accrediated by Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia (LAM), the programme is developed in-line with the guidelines of LAM or Board of Architects Malaysia and appraised under the same rigour as the Architecture programme.

Students will experience a thorough education to Interior Architecture and gain valuable industry exposure through lecture series, external design reviews, field trips, site visits and the option to participate in international study trips. The programme also includes a 6-month internship locally or abroad, to develop better understanding of the industry through real-life experience and first-hand practice in the field.
 
3½-YEAR PROGRAMME
 
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PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
 
YEAR 1
Semester 1
  • Introduction to Interior Design Projects
  • Construction & Technology
  • Design Communication
  • Materials & Finishes
  • MPU (U1) - Module 1*
Semester 2
  • Building Science & Services
  • CAD 2D
  • Environmental Psychology
  • Historical Influences on Interior Design I
  • Interior Design Projects I
  • MPU (U1) - Module 2*
YEAR 2
Semester 3
  • CAD 3D
  • Detailing & Working Drawings
  • Historical Influences on Interior Design II
  • Interior Design Projects II
  • MPU (U2)*
Semester 4
  • Interior Design Projects III
  • Contemporaries Design Theories
  • Furniture Design
  • Research Methodology
  • Elective
  • MPU (U3)*
YEAR 3
Semester 5
Practicum (6 months)
  • Reflective Practice: Documentation
  • Design Methods
Semester 6
  • Advanced Interior Design Practice I
  • Design Proposition
  • Interior Design Professional Practice I
  • MPU (U4)*
YEAR 4
Semester 7
  • Advanced Interior Design Practice II
  • Design Realisation
  • Interior Design Professional Practice II
 
Career Options
  • Academician
  • Conceptualiser
  • Event & Exhibition Designer
  • Film, TV, Stage, Set & Theatre Designer
  • Furniture Designer
  • In-House Designer
  • Interior Architect / Interior Designer
  • Interior Model Specialist
  • Interior Photographer
  • Project Manager
  • Research Assistant
  • Visualiser (2-D & 3-D)
 
NOTE:
* The Ministry of Education (MOE) requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) (i.e. General Studies) which is categorised under U1, U2, U3 and U4 within the duration of their studies. U1 modules are prescribed by MOE whereas U2, U3 and U4 modules are from a list of University Core Modules (UCM) prescribed as per the Programme Guide.
 
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