Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Interior Architecture

Course ID
(R/581/6/0027)(05/25)(MQA/FA1340)
Campus
SEGi University
Level of Study
Bachelor Degree

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Interior Architecture at SEGi University is a forward-thinking programme that moulds creative and astute graduates for the global interior architecture industry. Accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, and recognised by the Board of Architects, Malaysia, this course instils not only technical prowess in design and building technology but also a deep understanding of cultural contexts and sustainability.

This degree programme, taught by lecturers with significant industry experience, covers a comprehensive curriculum including Architecture Principles, Environmental Psychology, and Advanced Computer Modelling. A unique feature is the ‘Industry into Classroom’ initiative, where students undertake real industry projects under the guidance of both academic tutors and industry practitioners, ensuring graduates are industry-ready.

With SEGi University’s commitment to diversity, students benefit from the rich tapestry of cultures shared by peers from over 90 nationalities, enhancing their learning experience and providing an invaluable international perspective. The programme prepares students for a range of careers in the interior architecture field, from technical assistants to project managers, ensuring they are wellequipped to meet the demands of this dynamic profession.

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Entry requirements

Pass in STPM or equivalent, minimum Grade C (2.00) in 2 subjects
Pass in A-Level in 2 subjects
Pass in Unified Examinations Certificate (UEC) at least B in 5 subjects
Pass in Foundation Studies in related field by Higher Institutions Provider recognised by Malaysia Government (at least CGPA 2.00)
Pass in Diploma in related field by Higher Institutions Provider recognised by Malaysia Government (at least CGPA 2.00)
Other Equivalent qualification recognised by Malaysia Government
AND
Pass in Art/ Technical Drawing subject in SPM or equivalent
Pass in portfolio assessment interview for those who failed or did not take Art subject”

For international student:
TOEFL with minimum of score 500 or IELTS with minimum of score 5.0.

Programme structure and modules

Year 1

Theory Practice and Design
Architecture Principle and Communication
Building Construction 1
Building Services 1
Software Application for Design
Residential Design
Architecture History 1
Architecture Graphic
Building Services 2
Interior Material and Furnishing
Building Construction 2

Year 2

Commercial Design
Architecture History 2
AutoCAD in Interior Design
Environmental Psychology
Furniture Design Workshop
Environmental Management & Technology
Advance Interior Design 1
Lighting Design
Construction Contract Law
Specification and Contract Documentation
Advance Computer Modelling

Year 3 (18 months)

Advance Interior Design 2
Project and Construction Management
Professional Practice for Interior Design
Research Methods
Business Ethic
Entrepreneurship
Design Project
Thesis
Industrial Training (6 months – to be completed before the Final semester)

Matapelajaran Umum (MPU)

Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban (Local)
Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International)
Falsafah dan Isu Semasa
Effective Listening
Bahasa Kebangsaan A (For Local Students without Credit in BM in SPM)
Personal Health Management
Pengurusan Ko-kurikulum

Career opportunities

A degree in interior architecture and design will equip you with the specific creative and technical skills you’ll need to succeed in the field. Career opportunities are vast and varies from Technical Assistant, Junior Designer, Interior Designer, Interior Architect, Interior and Spatial Designer, Furniture Designer, Set & Exhibition Designer to Lighting and Colour Consultant and Project Manager.

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