Diploma in Design (Interior Design)

Introduction

SP Design School is pleased to introduce our new Diploma in Design (Interior Design). This course provides an opportunity for ITE graduates and other working adults without any tertiary qualification to upgrade themselves academically as part of the journey of being a life-long learner. This part-time evening course can be completed in two-and-a-half years.

 

Course Objectives

The course aims to provide a broad based education in Interior Design, providing graduates with research and conceptual skills to investigate, think, ideate, interpret and conceptualise spaces and its accompanying experience. Technically, students are exposed to material selection and detailing, as well as be equipped with communicative skills, ranging from drawing, technical drafting standards and conventions to Computer Aided Design [CAD] and Building Information Modelling [BIM] skills. Students would also be introduced to Project Management and its accompanying tools.

 

Suitable for

This course is tailored for ITE Graduates and current practitioners in the Interior Design industry who wish to upgrade their qualifications, as well as deepen their skills. It is also suitable for those who wish to acquire Interior Design knowledge and skills so as to prepare themselves for a career in Interior Design and attain professional qualifications in the future.


Minimum Entry Requirements

Applicants with any of the following qualifications are invited to apply for the Part-Time diploma:

a) The following GCE 'O' Level grades and with at least 3 years of relevant working experience:

 
English Language Grade 1 – 6
Mathematics (Elementary or Additional) Grade 1 – 6
Any One other subject excluding CCA Grade 1 – 6

OR

b) Nitec with GPA ≥ 3.5 and with at least 2 years of relevant working experiences.

OR

c) Higher Nitec with at least 1 year of relevant working experiences.

OR

d) Nitec in Technology/Services with GPA ≥ 3.5 with at least 2 years of relevant working experiences and successful completion of bridging programme conducted by ITE.

OR

e) Higher Nitec in Technology/Services with at least 1 year of relevant working experiences and successful completion of bridging programme conducted by ITE.

OR

f) Relevant WSQ Diploma qualification or equivalent, with relevant working experiences and WPLN at Level ≥ 6 for English and Mathematics.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted will have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.


Course Outline

The course consists of 5 Modular Certificate (MC) courses conducted over five semesters within 2.5 academic years. Classes will be a combination of online learning and classes conducted in two to three evenings per week for 15 weeks each semester. This will culminate to 900 curriculum hours over 5 semesters. The classes are conducted in the evening.

The first MC to start with is MC1. Each MC will consist of a few modules and the details are as follows:


MC 1 Certificate in Design Foundation
Module 1 – Principles in Design
Module 2 – Design History
Module 3 – Basic Drawing

MC2 – Certificate in Spatial Design (Fundamentals)
Module 1 – Principles in Spatial Planning
Module 2 – Interior Design Communications 1 – AutoCAD

MC3 – Certificate in Design Methods
Module 1 – Design Methods
Module 2 – Interior Design Communications 2 – 3D Max

MC4 – Certificate in Project Management
Module 1 – Project Management
Module 2 – Materials, Detailing and Costing

MC5 – Certificate in Spatial Design (Advanced)
Module 1 – Spatial Design
Module 2 - Interior Design Communications 3 – BIM
Module 3 – Portfolio Design

The synopsis of the modules can be found here.


Award / Certification / Accreditation

Upon completion of the modules in each semester, the participant will be awarded one Modular Certificate (MC) respectively.

Upon successfully acquiring the five MCs, the participant will be conferred a Diploma in Design (Interior Design) qualification from Singapore Polytechnic.

Course Fees
 

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Diploma in Design (Interior Design)
Modular Certificates (MC) Singapore Citizens Below the age of 40 Singapore Citizens
Aged 40 and above
Singapore PR Enhanced Training Support for SME scheme Workfare Training Support scheme Others / Repeat Students
Certificate in Design Foundation $470.91 $313.94 $1,255.75 $324.21 $177.51 $3,139.38
Certificate in Spatial Design (Fundamentals) $470.91 $313.94 $1,255.75 $324.21 $177.51 $3,139.38
Certificate in Design Methods $470.91 $313.94 $1,255.75 $324.21 $177.51 $3,139.38
Certificate in Project Management $470.91 $313.94 $1,255.75 $324.21 $177.51 $3,139.38
Certificate in Spatial Design (Advanced) $470.91 $313.94 $1,255.75 $324.21 $177.51 $3,139.38
Total Course Fees: $2,354.55 $1,569.70 $6,278.75 $1,621.05 $887.55 $15,696.90
 

Other Fees Payable:

 
Fee Description Per semester (after GST)
Singapore Citizens Singapore PR and others
Statutory Licence Fee (CLASS) $0.94   $0.94
Examination Fee - $16.05
Miscellaneous Fee $7.49   $7.49
Insurance Fee (GPA) $0.85   $0.85
Students' Union Entrance Fee
(one-time payment upon enrolment)
$5.00*
(non-refundable)
  $5.00*
(non-refundable)
Students' Union Subscription Fee $4.50*
(non-refundable)
  $4.50*
(non-refundable)


*Not subjected to GST

- The fees shown (inclusive of 7% GST) are indicative as they are based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review.

- Module Certificate Fee is payable on a semester basis.

- Part-time diploma course participants who submit withdrawal notification more than 2 weeks before semester commencement, an administrative fees of $50 + GST and Student Union related fees would be levied.

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Application Procedures

Date of Course Commencement:
16 Apr 2018

Academic Calendar


Registration Period:
5 Dec 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
*Registration may be closed once seats are filled up


Class Schedule:
2 - 3 evenings a week


Duration:
900 hours (2.5yr)


MC to start with:
MC1


 


Enquiries
Email: ptenquiry@sp.edu.sg