Top 5 Universities to Study Degree in Interior Architecture in Malaysia

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Interior Design/Architecture is not as simple as arranging pretty stuff, it requires education, experience, and examination in order to improve the quality of interior space. As an interior designer, you must be able to understand the customer’s goals and requirements, research and analyse it in order to design a sensible plan to specifically target your customers.

The plan and design concept must be safe, functional, appropriate and welfare requirements. Understanding the knowledge of human behaviour helps you to apply the correct colour pattern in a suitable environment and the selection of furniture, fixtures, and equipment must be functional and safe. It takes a lot of effort and time to properly complete the whole project.

Skills of Interior Designers


When it comes to design courses, creativity is a must for most people. It helps you to create and something meaningful from nothing, generating ideas easily that is both effective and efficient in solving the problems.

Good Communication Skills

Due to the nature of art, it is not simple to be evaluated and measured through verbal communication. Therefore, having excellent communication skills help you to understand more about customer’s needs and minimize the risk of errors.

Color Balancing Skills

As an interior designer, understand how colour affects a person’s moods and perceptions is vital. For example, according to research, the color “red” will affect and cause us to be more hungry, therefore, most of the fast food restaurant utilize ‘red’ colour as their signature colour.

General Qualifications

In order to enter into Interior Architecture courses, you will generally need:
Programme Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree
  • STPM/A-Level: Minimum of CGPA of 2.0, or
  • Foundation or Diploma: Minimum of CGPA of 2.0; or
  • UEC: Minimum 5Bs; or
  • SAM/AUSMAT: Minimum of ATAR 65
Note: The information displayed above may vary between universities, colleges, and institutions.

1. Taylor’s University

Campus: Subang Jaya, Selangor

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Interior Architecture
General Intake:
March and August
Indicative fee of 3.5-years (Full-time) (2019): RM103,250

2. Segi University

Campus: Kota Damasara, Petaling Jaya

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Interior Architecture
General Intake:
 January & May
Indicative fee of 3.5-years (Full-time) (2019): RM66,200

3. LimKokWing University

Campus: Cyberjaya, Selangor

Bachelor of Arts in Interior Architecture
General Intake:
Indicative fee of 3-year (Full-time) (2019): RM60,050
*All Malaysia Students are eligible for 50% of Scholarships (2019).

4. UCSI University

Campus: Taman Connaught, Kuala Lumpur

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Interior Architecture
General Intake:
January and July
Indicative fee of 3.5-year (Full-time) (2019): RM59,500

5. Raffles University

Campus: Johor Bahru, Johor

BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design
General Intake:
May & October
Indicative fee of 3.5-year (Full-time) (2019): Enquire Here
*Malaysia’s students (excluded Johor) are eligible for 20% of Scholarships (2019).

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Planning to start your baby steps in Interior Design but have no idea where to start?

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