The Advanced Diploma in Interior Design is an incremental 6 months programme that extends the Diploma In Interior Design Course and aims to instil participants with a sense of professionalism in design practices. Participants of this programme will be challenged with complex commercial design projects, and a series of critique sessions that implant strong design-solving skills at every stage of a project – from initial concept through to completion.

In addition to the ability to apply more philosophical design skills and knowledge, participants will be introduced to additional subjects relating to Environmental Design and Professional Design Practices. These will develop the participants to become well-rounded practitioners with a repertoire of versatile techniques not only in Interior aspects of design but also in environmental strategies, corresponding with the sustainable needs of the current design world.

​Aim of the Interior Design Advanced Diploma

​Participants will acquire a well-rounded knowledge appropriate for professional practitioners in the design industry, and with the capability to lead a team of designers. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be equipped with a range of practical skills that will enable them to interact effectively with all levels of professionals in the field of interior design, such as working with contractors, meeting customers’ demands and requests, as well as completing costings and budgeting analysis. In summary, our participants will be fully equipped to run any project from initial concept through to completion.

​Learning objectives

​Participants who successfully complete the course will be able to:

  1. ​Lead a team of designers.
  2. Identify, appreciate and practice the co-related design principles of form and space, colour and light, as well as materials and finishes, in projects of any complexity.
  3. Practice strong design problem-solving skills.
  4. Gain a sound understanding of building regulations, specifications and construction techniques, and stay abreast of changes in these regulations.
  5. Practice as a well-rounded designer with knowledge of environmental strategies and building technologies.
  6. Apply a comprehensive range of essential professional design practices for handling projects from conception through to completion.

Programme Duration

6 Months.
(being an incremental period that extends the 18 months Diploma in Interior Design to a total of 24 months)

Programme Details

​The programme consists of 4 Semesters and each semester’s duration is 6 months.

Delivery Mode​

Lectures, tutorials, studio work and course work.

Minimum Number of Students Before a Class Commences

Minimum 16 Students are required before the commencement of classes.

Interior Design Advanced Diploma Programme Structure

Semester 1

  • Design Communication 1
  • Design Studio 1
  • Construction 1
  • Digital Imaging 1
  • Computer-Aided Design 1
  • Design Fundamentals
  • Colour Concept for Design
  • Interior Design 1 (Residential​)

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Semester 2

  • Design Communication 2
  • Design Studio 2
  • Construction 2
  • Digital Imaging 2
  • Design Contextual Studies
  • Material Technologies
  • Building Services & Lighting Practices
  • Interior Design 2 (Hospitality)

Semester 3

  • Design Communication 3
  • Design Studio 3
  • Construction 3
  • Design Calculation & Costing
  • Computer-Aided Design 3
  • Design Practice Management
  • Interior Design 3 (Commercial)

Semester 4

  • Design Communication 4
  • Design Studio 4
  • Building Technologies
  • Advanced Computer-Aided Design
  • Professional Design Practice
  • Interior Design 4 (Commercial)

Assessment and Examination

At the commencement of each Semester, students will be provided with the project Brief and the submission checklist. This course has several points of assessment, which may include assignments, tests, projects, and final examinations.

Minimum Age

16 years old


  • Diploma in Interior Design

Minimum Academic Requirements

  • 3 GCE ‘O’ Level credit with a Pass in English, OR
  • 4 GCE ‘N’ Level credit with a Pass in English, OR
  • ITE/Higher NITEC Certificate Holders minimum 2.5GPA

​Language Proficiency Requirement :​

  • GCE ‘O’ Level – C6 in English language, or equivalent OR
  • GCE ‘N’ Level – C5 in English language, or equivalent OR
  • Minimum IELTS (Academic) overall band 5; with no individual band – below 6.0 OR
  • TOEFL (Paper-based) 500
    (Test results achieved within the year preceding application)
  • International Student – Completed Senior High School or equivalent

* Those who do not meet the minimum entry requirements will be required to sit for an entrance test.

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Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

Total Course Fee Payable

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*Applicable for December Intake Admissions Only (valid from 1st October 2021 – 15th November 2021)
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Step 1: Complete Application and Pre-Admission counselling Forms

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​Step 2: Provide Supporting Documents

  • Photocopy of NRIC/ Passport
  • Copies of Transcripts and Certificates
  • 2 Passport Sized Colour Photograph

Note: All documents may either be original documents or certified true copies of the original documents. If documents are not in English, official translations must be included.

Step 3: Send Us Your Application (Email/Walk-in)

Please send your application documents and proof of application fee payment to us.

We accept applications via email and walk-in.

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