Synopsis​

The Diploma in Interior Design is an incremental 6 months programme that extends the foundation Certificate In Interior Design Course, and is designed to further enhance the participants’ design skills by engaging in various design research projects. Learning techniques that convey interior design ideas through visual and verbal means, participants will be able to produce creative and pragmatic solutions for every kind of interior design project that has functional and purposeful usage.

This Course includes two additional subjects not covered in the 1-Year Certificate Course: Design Calculation & Costing, and Design Practice Management. These subjects enable participants with a more complete knowledge of the real interior design industry. In addition, participants’ customer-facing skills are honed with mentoring in design communication to allow them to present their ideas and proposals to clients in a sincere, professional manner.

Upon completion of this Diploma Course In Interior Design, participants who are interested to learn about larger-scale commercial projects are then qualified to take up another 6-month incremental programme leading to the Advanced Diploma in Interior Design.

Aim of the Interior Design Diploma

Participants will acquire in-depth knowledge of design processes and related conceptual thinking methodologies through the completion of a more complex project submission. This is explored through studio project work, which also involves design history, theory of colours, technical knowledge of building materials and technology, manual drafting, and the latest computer-aided drawing and 3D visualization software. Upon completion, participants will be qualified to work as a junior interior designer.

Learning objectives

​Participants who successfully complete this Diploma Course will be able to:

  1. Convey their interior design ideas through effective visual and verbal means.
  2. Produce creative solutions for various interior design projects.
  3. Make effective design calculations and costing analyses.
  4. Gain a sound understanding of building regulations, specifications and construction techniques.
  5. Apply material costing knowledge and project management skills to their interior design projects.
  6. Present proposals of versatile interior design projects to prospective client in a professional manner.

Programme Duration

6 Months.
(being an incremental period that extends the 1-year Certificate in Interior Design to a total of 18 months)

Programme Details

​The programme consists of 2 Semester and each semester 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 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​)

Certificate in Interior Design

Diploma in Interior Design

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)

Assessment and Examination

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

Minimum Age

16 years old

Pre-requisites

  • Certificate in Interior Design and Decorative Techniques

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.

‘Tuition Fee Relief – COVID 19’: Special Tuition Fee

Semester 1 (SGD)

Semester 2 (SGD)

Semester 3 (SGD)

Total Course Fee Payable (SGD)

Tuition Fees (Usual)

S$3,980/-

S$3,980/-

S$3,980/-

S$11,940/-

COVID-19 Special Course Fee

S$2,100/-

S$2,100/-

S$2,100/-

S$6,300/-

*Applicable for November Intake Admissions Only (valid from 8th August 2020 – 15th November 2020)
*Terms and Conditions Apply

Step 1: Complete Application and Pre-Admission counselling Forms

​Please call the school for appointment

​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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