Bachelor of Interior Architecture (Honours)

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
42 months
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 9,082
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 15,911

About this course

The Bachelor of Interior Architecture (Honours) programme is geared to produce graduates and equip them with in-depth knowledge and skills that are essential to work as professionals in the interior design, architectural sector and research field. Graduates will be well trained to develop competencies in being conceptual design and planning thinkers in all areas within the interior design disciplines such as interior design consultancy, design of stage, lighting and furniture and design research development for the betterment of the human environment. 

Graduates will enjoy good prospects for employment in various sectors ranging from interior design and architectural practices, interior contractors, and other organisations within the interior architecture sector. The Bachelor of Interior Architecture (Honours) is a pre-professional programme that provide an effective pathway for the graduates to be Registered Interior Designer upon the passing of LAM Professional Examinations.

Entry Requirements

(1) STPM - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects listed in Schedule A
(2) A Level - Grade D in 2 relevant subjects listed in Schedule A
(3) UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects listed in Schedule A
(4) Other IHL - RelevantFoundation/ Diploma accredited by MQA
(5) TAR UC - Foundation in Arts (Track A) OR Relevant Diploma

Compulsory subjects:
i) (1), (2), (3) and (4) must include SPM Credit/O Level Grade C/UEC Grade B in one mathematics subject#
ii) (1), (2), (3) and (4) must include SPM Credit/O Level Grade C/UEC Grade B in English Language and Bahasa Melayu/Malay Language AND
Pass in Portfolio Interview conducted by TAR UC.

#Grade B and above in AMMS0104 General Mathematics conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the Mathematics requirement for applicants with a pass in SPM/Grade D or Grade E (pass) in O Level/Grade C in UEC in the required Mathematics subject.

a) TAR UC Diploma will be accepted on credit transfer into Bachelor Degree programmes.
b) Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
c) Subject to the Ministry of Higher Education latest requirements.


Programme Outline:

  • Interior Design Studios
  • Principles of Design
  • Principles of Construction and Materials
  • Architectural Graphic Techniques
  • Environmental Science
  • Building Services
  • Graphic Communication for Interiors
  • History of Architecture
  • Structural Studies
  • Building By-Laws
  • Interior Architecture Technology
  • CADD
  • Mechanical & Electrical Services
  • Working Drawing
  • Experiencing Architecture
  • History of Interior Architecture
  • Lighting and Acoustics
  • Furniture Design
  • Finishes and Furnishing Materials
  • Digital Modelling
  • Environmental Psychology
  • Interior Design Management and Practice
  • Design Theory for Interiors
  • Interior Design Dissertation
  • Industrial Training
  • Measurement and Contract Documentation (Elective)
  • Building Analysis (Elective)
  • Accounting and Financial Management  (Elective)
  • Facilities Management  (Elective)
  • Construction Health and Safety Management  (Elective)



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