Bachelor of Interior Design (Hons)

  • Awarding Body: Raffles University – Malaysia
  • Duration: 3 Years and 4 Months
  • Intake: January, May and September
  • Recognition: University Grand Commission (UGC) Sri Lanka

Interior designers are able to use their skills to design space and effects range from making a client’s home comfortable to transporting people into another space and era with periodic décor. Professional interior designers are able to draw floor plans, render their ideas in 3D, and make on-the-spot sketches to present their ideas.

Students pursuing their Bachelor of Interior Design will be familiarised with the working life of field professionals through simulated projects and assignments. Lessons will build basics in drawing and design theories. So students will be able to create digital artwork of blueprints, floor plans, and other necessary computer generated imagery.

Graduates will be able to visualise the potential of décor in various spaces, and also know how best to enhance aesthetic and functional elements in the room by playing with lighting, furniture, and other materials.


Year 1

  • Design Principles
  • Colour Theory
  • Drawing for Designers
  • Computing for Design
  • Constructing Prototypes
  • Furniture Design
  • Human Factors
  • Computer Modelling and Technology
  • Design Studio Residential
  • Interior Design Material and Technology
  • History of Design: Past and Present
  • Architectural Drawing and Digital Interiors

Year 2

  • Design Studio Commercial
  • Elective 1
  • Design Theory
  • Sustainable Design
  • Design Studio Retail
  • Elective II
  • Community Service
  • Public Space Design
  • Design Studio Exhibition
  • Building Materials and Technology

Year 3

  • Major Studio Project I
  • Construction Legislation
  • Project Management
  • Major Studio Project II
  • Law for the Creative Industries
  • Major Studio Project III
  • Creative Thinking
  • Professional Practice


Year 4

  • Practical Training / Internship


  • Design Communication
  • Design Leadership
  • Design & Marketing
  • Modular Design
  • Morality & Design
Career Opportunities

As a graduate of this interior design course, you might find yourself working as a consultant designing interiors for a range of buildings and purposes:

  • Residential Interior Designer
  • Office Interior Designer
  • Commercial Interior Designer
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Retail Interior Designer
  • Property Management and Maintenance
  • Architectural Interior Designer
  • Theatre and Dramatic Arts Designer
  • Hospitality Interior Designer
  • Public Space Designer
Minimum Entry Requirements:
  • A-Level: Full Pass in 2 subjects or
  • Foundation / Matriculation: min. CGPA 2.00 or
  • Diploma / Advance Diploma: min. CGPA 2.00
  • Others: Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the Sri Lanka or Malaysia Government which will be considered on a case by case basis
  • Additional Requirement: Pass “RU Portfolio Assessment and Interview”
Course Fee
  • Application Fee: LKR 35,000.00
  • Admission Fee: LKR 415,000.00
  • Course Fee: LKR 88,462.00 / month

Interior Design Faculties

Ashanthi Fernando


Nationality: Sri Lanka Lecturer for: Certificate Course Program Advanced Diploma Program (more…)
Daitha Darmasena

Daitha Dharmasena


Sri Lanka

Academic Qualification:
M.Sc. (Architecture), University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
B.Sc. (Built Environment), University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, Honours List (more…)

Nichola Packianathan


Sri Lanka

Academic Qualification:
Bachelor of Interior Design – Raffles College of Design and Commerce – Australia

Lecturer for:
Diploma Program
Advanced Diploma Program

Sajith Gaffoor


Sri Lanka

Academic Qualification:
MBA in International Business, Cardiff Metropolitan University, United Kingdom.
BA (Hons) Business Management, University of Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. (more…)

Shereen Bulner

Lecturer for Interior Design