Diploma in Interior Design

Bharathiar University
Tamilndu open university
Alagappa university
Madras university
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Diploma in Interior Design

The rapid growth of the construction industry in India is one of the key factors for attracting global giants to enter the Indian market. The construction industry accounts for approximately 11% of the GDP of the country and is expected to grow at 34% annually. By 2030, the Indian construction industry is expected to become the third-largest in the world. This is one of the biggest drivers of demand for the interior design industry. Along with this, urbanization and lifestyle modifications also contribute to the growth of the industry. If you have a flair for the arrangement of things and have creative skills, our Diploma in Interior Design course is the right choice for you.

As one of the best interior designing institutes in Chennai, Madras Institute of Fashion Technology (MFT) offers an industry-focused Diploma in Interior Design course. This course will not only provide in-depth knowledge of the subject but also equip you with the skills required to succeed in this profession. We adopt a wide range of teaching and learning methodologies to enable students to develop specialized skills of the discipline with aesthetic and technical perfection. If you are the one with a creative eye for colors, patterns, and designs around you, pursue this course for a better career.

Diploma in Interior Design Curriculum

The curriculum of our Diploma in Interior Design is structured to impart practical skills in the discipline along with the theoretical understanding of the same. Since this course is an initial level certification in the field of interior design, our syllabus focuses primarily on imparting the holistic knowledge about the subject to the students. Our Diploma in Interior Design syllabus covers all the fundamental concepts and principles of the subject.

This industry-oriented fast-track course prepares our students from the conceptualization stage to developing their own designs by guiding them with the relevant curriculum and the use of the latest software like CAD. We also create opportunities for students to tap into the knowledge of industry experts in the field. Our curriculum is aimed to prepare the students for the challenging interior design industry.

1Design Elements and Process
2Color and Visualization
3Flat Rendering and Layout
4Presentation and Communication Skills
5Space Layout and Design
6CAD in Interior Design
7Material Exploration
8Decor and Planning
9Material Sourcing & Costing
10Internship and Project

Diploma in Interior Design Course Details

The course offers detailed, practical information that guides the students in becoming a professional interior designer. The course covers the current design trends, contemporary interior designs, and decors. The course provides all-round specialist knowledge on interior designing, right from understanding the material, interpreting floor plans, design elements and process, 3-dimensional visualization of space, and knowledge in all related software/tools, acoustics, lighting, and more.

We provide creative assignments and take the students to industrial visits to offer practical exposure to students along with providing theoretical knowledge to them. Along with the subjects, we also train our students in industry-ready skills like communication skills, creativity, problem-solving, and more to help them explore their true potential and succeed in their careers.

Course Duration

MFT’s Diploma in Interior Design is a 1-year course divided among 2 semesters. It imparts basic skills and awareness in both the general and professional aspects of interior design in a short period.

Course Eligibility

Students who have passed 10th/SSLC are eligible to apply for this diploma course.

On completing our Diploma in Interior Design course, students get good placement opportunities through MFT’s placement cell.

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Interior Design Diploma Course FAQs

  • Which course is best for interior design?

    Many colleges offer different interior designing courses at various levels like Short-term courses, Weekend courses, Diploma courses, UG courses, and PG courses. These courses are available with a focus on commercial, residential, or institutional interior design. And the duration of the courses also varies from institute to institute. So, choose the course based on your interest. On completion of an interior design course from a premier institute, you can get placement in leading interior design companies.

  • What kind of education is required to be an interior designer?

    Becoming an interior designer requires you to complete any basic degree in interior design. A degree in interior design will help you equip with specific technical and practical knowledge in the field. For most Diploma in Interior Design courses, SSLC/10th pass is considered as the eligibility criteria. For Bachelor's in Interior Design course, a Diploma or 12th pass in any stream conducted by a recognized board is the eligibility criteria.

  • What can we do after a diploma in interior design?

    After completion of your diploma in interior design, you can get exposure to diverse job opportunities. You can choose to work as Interior Designers, Wedding Decorators, Set Designers, Draft Person, Freelancer, Entrepreneur, Office Space Planner, Retail Designer, and more. Further, you can also choose to pursue a bachelor’s course in interior design like B.Sc Interior Design or B.A Interior Design.