Qualification: Diploma in Interior Design (Level 3 UK – 120 Credits)
Awarding Body: Raffles College of Higher Education – Singapore
Duration: 6 Months (2 Terms)
Intakes: January, April, July & October
Standard Benchmarks: UK – QAHE Benchmark for Art and Design

The objectives of the Diploma in Interior Design programme is to develop the students basic technical knowledge, creative skills and analytical ability that will enhance their competence in their chosen fields, taking into account the ever changing global environment. The students must learn to be flexible and sensitive to the changes in the current trends in modern business organization and management needs of the industry. They will develop individual strategies, and learn the intricacies of leadership and teamwork necessary in designing residential Interior spaces. The programme will introduce new ideas and practices and encourage them to think about the purposes of interior design in contemporary society.

The overall emphasis of the Programme is to provide the students with “hands-on” knowledge. The classroom environment is traded for real world experience. This multi-faceted programme includes project preparation, presenting relevant solutions, and acquiring professional skills and experience. Following graduation, students can make use of their design skills they have developed and work as an interior draftsman on to a successful career.

Modules:

  • Interior Design, Principles and Theory
  • Free-hand Drawing
  • Architectural Drafting
  • Interior Colour Application
  • Presentation Drawing 1
  • Creativity and Concept Development
  • Computer Graphic Skills
  • Cultural Studies

Qualification: Advanced Diploma in Interior Design (Level 4 & 5 UK – 240 Credits)
Awarding Body: Raffles College of Higher Education
Duration: 18 Months (6 Terms)
Intakes: January, April, July & October
Standard Benchmarks: UK – QAHE Benchmark for Art and Design

The objectives of the Advanced Diploma in Interior Design programme is to develop the students technical knowledge, creative skills and analytical ability that will enhance their professional competence in their chosen fields, taking into account the ever changing global environment. The students must learn to be flexible and sensitive to the changes in the current trends in modern business organization and management needs of the industry. They will develop their own individual strategies, and learn the intricacies of leadership and teamwork necessary in designing Interior spaces. The programme will introduce new ideas and practices and encourage them to think about the purposes of interior design in contemporary society.

The overall emphasis of the Programme is to provide the students with “hands-on” knowledge. The classroom environment is traded for real world experience. This multi-faceted programme includes project preparation, making industry contacts, presenting relevant solutions, and acquiring professional skills and experience. Following graduation, students can make use of the business contacts they have developed and launch themselves on to a successful career.

Modules:

  • Academic Research and Communication Skills
  • Interior Materials and Finishes
  • Building Technology and Construction
  • 2D Computer-Aided- Drawing
  • Design Studio 1 – Residential
  • Presentation Drawing 2
  • 3D Computer-Aided- Drawing/REVIT
  • Design Studio 2 – Retail
  • Construction Studies 1
  • Furniture History and Application
  • Computer Rendering and Animation
  • Design Studio 3 – Office
  • Environmental Lighting
  • Construction Studies 2
  • Design Studio 4 – Restaurant & Hospitality
  • Budget, Costing and Documentation
  • Portfolio Professional Practice
  • Industrial Attachment

Pathway after Advanced Diploma in Interior Design: Top-Up – Bachelor in Interior Design (Hons) – Raffles University

Entry Requirements:

  • O’ Level / High School Grade 10.
  • Interview with Raffles Academic.