Department of Interior Design & Upholstery Technology

Overview of the Department

The Department of Interior Design and Upholstery Technology is under the Faculty of Built Environment and runs a programme in HND Interior Design and Technology. It is designed to provide professional careers and technical skills in interior design and related fields in defiance of the usual norm in furniture design.

Our programmes are aimed at producing operational and supervisory-level human resource in Interior Design and Technology and also provide a basis for career advancement in the area of interior works for the building industry.

Programme Structure of the Department
BTECH INTERIOR DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

Year 1 

Semester 1

No.Course CodeModule titleCredit Hours
1CLT101COMPUTER LITERACY I2
2COS101COMMUNICATION SKILLS I2
3AFS 101AFRICAN STUDIES2
4BIT 101APPLIED MATHEMATICS I2
5BIT 103APPLIED  SCIENCE 12
6BIT 105MATERIAL TECHNOLOGY I2
7BIT 107HISTORY OF INTERIOR DESIGN2
8BIT 109DRAWING3
9BIT 111MANUAL AND PORTABLE POWER TOOLS3
  TOTAL20

Year 1 

Semester 2 

No.Course CodeModule titleCredit Hours
1CLT 102COMPUTER LITERACY II                                                                                                                                                                                                      2
2COS 102COMMUNICATION SKILLS II2
3BIT 102APPLIED MATHEMATICS II2
4BIT 104APPLIED SCIENCE II2
5BIT 106MATERIAL TECHNOLOGY II2
6BIT 108SPACE MANAGEMENT I2
7BIT 110PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN2
8BIT 112WORKSHOP PRACTICE3
9BIT 114CRITICAL THINKING & PROBLEM SOLVING2
  TOTAL19

Year 2 

Semester 1

No.Course CodeModule titleCredit Hours
1IDN 201INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT2
2BIT 203 INTERNSHIP ( FIELD WORK) I8
3BIT 205REPORT WRITING ( ON INTERNSHIP)3
4BIT 207PRESENTATION I4
  TOTAL17

Year 2

Semester 2

No.Course CodeModule titleCredit Hours
1BIT 202ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT2
2BIT 204INTERIOR DESIGN I2
3BIT 206PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY2
4BIT 208RESEARCH METHODOLOGY2
5BIT 210COMPUTER APPLICATION I3
6BIT 212INTERIOR ACCESSORIES2
7BIT 214INTERPRETATION OF DRAWING3
8BIT 216ORNAMENTAL PLANT I3
9BIT 218TEAMWORK AND LEADERSHIP2
  TOTAL21

Year 3

Semester 1

No.Course CodeCourse NameCredit Hours
1IDN 301INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT II2
2BIT  303BIDDING & ESTIMATING3
3BIT 305INTERIOR BUILDING SYSTEMS  & MAINTENANCE I3
4BIT 307TECHNICAL REPORT WRITING2
5BIT 309JOINERY CONSTRUCTION I3
6BIT311FURNITURE CONSTRUCTION I3
7BIT 313INTERIOR LIGHTING2
8BIT 315COMPUTER APPLICATION II3
9BIT317LEADERSHIP2
10BIT 321BUSINESS FRENCH I*2
  TOTAL25

*Optional

Year 3 

Semester 2

No.

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hours

1

BIT 302

DESIGN STUDIO3

2

B IT 304

ENTREPRENEURSHIP3

3

BIT   306

INTERIOR BUILDING SYSTEMS & MAINTENANCE II3

4

BIT 308

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE FOR  INTERIOR DESIGNERS2

5

BIT 310/ 312/ 316

ELECTIVE3

6

BIT 314

MANAGING WORKS I3

7

BIT 318

SPACE MANAGEMENT II2

8

BIT 320

MARKETING & PACKAGING OF PRODUCTS2
9BIT 322BUSINESS FRENCH II*2
  TOTAL23

*Optional  

HND FURNITURE DESIGN AND PRODUCTION

C = Core                         E = Elective

Year 2 Semester 1

NoCourse CodeHND Furniture Design and ProductionCredit HoursRemarks
1CLT 201COMPUTER APPLICATION I2C
2FDP 205MATERIAL TECHNOLOGY III2C
3FDP 207PRODUCTION TECH. III2C
4FDP 209DESIGN PRINCIPLES III2C
5FDP 211DRAWING III3C
6FDP 213WORKSHOP PRACTICE III3C
7FDP 215FURNITURE ACCESSORIES2C
  Total16 

Year 2 Semester 1

NoCourse CodeHND Furniture Design and ProductionCredit HoursRemarks
1FDP 214WORKSHOP PRACTICE IV3C
2FDP 212DRAWING IV3C
3FDP 210HISTORY OF FURNITURE2C
4FDP 208PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY IV2C
5FDP 206MATERIAL TECHNOLOGY III2C
6CLT 202COMPUTER APPLICATION II2C
7FDP 204RESEARCH METHODOLGY2C
  Total16 

Year 3 Semester 1

NoCourse CodeHND Furniture Design and ProductionCredit HoursRemarks
1SMS 303MANAGEMENT I2C
2LGS 307REPORT WRITING2C
3FDP 305MATERIAL TECH. IV2C
4FDP 309HANDLING & MARKETING OF FUNITURE3C
5FDP 311PROJECT WORK (DESIGN FOLIO)3C
6ETP 301ENTREPRENEURSHIP I3C
7FDP 301ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF FURNITURE3C
  Total18 

Year 3 Semester 2

NoCourse CodeHND Furniture Design and ProductionCredit HoursRemarks
1FDP 302ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF FURNITURE PRODUCTION3C
2FDP 304MANAGEMENT II2C
3FDP 312PROJECT WORKII (REALISATION)3C
4FDP 306PRINCIPLES OF SUPERVISION2C
5FDP 308COST & ESTIMATING3C
6LGS 310CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION & PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE3C
  Total16 

Year 4 

Semester 1

No.Course CodeCourse NameCredit Hours
1IDN 401INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT III2
2BIT 403INTERNSHIP (FIELDWORK) II8
3BIT 405REPORT WRITING3
4BIT 407PRESENTATION4
  TOTAL17

Year 4 

Semester 2

No.

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hours

1

BIT 402

HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT2

2

BIT 404

INTERIOR FURNISHING3

3

BIT 406

FLOOR DESIGNS2

4

BIT 408

SURFACE MATERIALS FOR INTERIOR DESIGN2

5

BIT 410

PROJECT WORK6

6

BIT 412

UPHOLSTERY AND SOFT FURNISHING3

7

BIT 414

MANAGING WORKS  II3
  TOTAL21

 

 

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