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 Code Module title Credit Hours
1 CLT101 COMPUTER LITERACY I 2
2 COS101 COMMUNICATION SKILLS I 2
3 AFS 101 AFRICAN STUDIES 2
4 BIT 101 APPLIED MATHEMATICS I 2
5 BIT 103 APPLIED  SCIENCE 1 2
6 BIT 105 MATERIAL TECHNOLOGY I 2
7 BIT 107 HISTORY OF INTERIOR DESIGN 2
8 BIT 109 DRAWING 3
9 BIT 111 MANUAL AND PORTABLE POWER TOOLS 3
  TOTAL 20

Year 1 

Semester 2 

No. Course Code Module title Credit Hours
1 CLT 102 COMPUTER LITERACY II                                                                                                                                                                                                       2
2 COS 102 COMMUNICATION SKILLS II 2
3 BIT 102 APPLIED MATHEMATICS II 2
4 BIT 104 APPLIED SCIENCE II 2
5 BIT 106 MATERIAL TECHNOLOGY II 2
6 BIT 108 SPACE MANAGEMENT I 2
7 BIT 110 PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN 2
8 BIT 112 WORKSHOP PRACTICE 3
9 BIT 114 CRITICAL THINKING & PROBLEM SOLVING 2
    TOTAL 19

Year 2 

Semester 1

No. Course Code Module title Credit Hours
1 IDN 201 INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT 2
2 BIT 203  INTERNSHIP ( FIELD WORK) I 8
3 BIT 205 REPORT WRITING ( ON INTERNSHIP) 3
4 BIT 207 PRESENTATION I 4
  TOTAL 17

Year 2

Semester 2

No. Course Code Module title Credit Hours
1 BIT 202 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT 2
2 BIT 204 INTERIOR DESIGN I 2
3 BIT 206 PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY 2
4 BIT 208 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2
5 BIT 210 COMPUTER APPLICATION I 3
6 BIT 212 INTERIOR ACCESSORIES 2
7 BIT 214 INTERPRETATION OF DRAWING 3
8 BIT 216 ORNAMENTAL PLANT I 3
9 BIT 218 TEAMWORK AND LEADERSHIP 2
    TOTAL 21

Year 3

Semester 1

 

No. Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 IDN 301 INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT II 2
2 BIT  303 BIDDING & ESTIMATING 3
3 BIT 305 INTERIOR BUILDING SYSTEMS  & MAINTENANCE I 3
4 BIT 307 TECHNICAL REPORT WRITING 2
5 BIT 309 JOINERY CONSTRUCTION I 3
6 BIT311 FURNITURE CONSTRUCTION I 3
7 BIT 313 INTERIOR LIGHTING 2
8 BIT 315 COMPUTER APPLICATION II 3
9 BIT317 LEADERSHIP 2
10 BIT 321 BUSINESS FRENCH I* 2
    TOTAL 25

*Optional

 

Year 3 

Semester 2

No.

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hours

1

BIT 302

DESIGN STUDIO 3

2

B IT 304

ENTREPRENEURSHIP 3

3

BIT   306

INTERIOR BUILDING SYSTEMS & MAINTENANCE II 3

4

BIT 308

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE FOR  INTERIOR DESIGNERS 2

5

BIT 310/ 312/ 316

ELECTIVE 3

6

BIT 314

MANAGING WORKS I 3

7

BIT 318

SPACE MANAGEMENT II 2

8

BIT 320

MARKETING & PACKAGING OF PRODUCTS 2
9 BIT 322 BUSINESS FRENCH II* 2
    TOTAL 23

*Optional  

HND FURNITURE DESIGN AND PRODUCTION

C = Core                         E = Elective

Year 2 Semester 1

No Course Code HND Furniture Design and Production Credit Hours Remarks
1 CLT 201 COMPUTER APPLICATION I 2 C
2 FDP 205 MATERIAL TECHNOLOGY III 2 C
3 FDP 207 PRODUCTION TECH. III 2 C
4 FDP 209 DESIGN PRINCIPLES III 2 C
5 FDP 211 DRAWING III 3 C
6 FDP 213 WORKSHOP PRACTICE III 3 C
7 FDP 215 FURNITURE ACCESSORIES 2 C
Total 16

Year 2 Semester 1

No Course Code HND Furniture Design and Production Credit Hours Remarks
1 FDP 214 WORKSHOP PRACTICE IV 3 C
2 FDP 212 DRAWING IV 3 C
3 FDP 210 HISTORY OF FURNITURE 2 C
4 FDP 208 PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY IV 2 C
5 FDP 206 MATERIAL TECHNOLOGY III 2 C
6 CLT 202 COMPUTER APPLICATION II 2 C
7 FDP 204 RESEARCH METHODOLGY 2 C
Total 16

Year 3 Semester 1

No Course Code HND Furniture Design and Production Credit Hours Remarks
1 SMS 303 MANAGEMENT I 2 C
2 LGS 307 REPORT WRITING 2 C
3 FDP 305 MATERIAL TECH. IV 2 C
4 FDP 309 HANDLING & MARKETING OF FUNITURE 3 C
5 FDP 311 PROJECT WORK (DESIGN FOLIO) 3 C
6 ETP 301 ENTREPRENEURSHIP I 3 C
7 FDP 301 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF FURNITURE 3 C
Total 18

Year 3 Semester 2

No Course Code HND Furniture Design and Production Credit Hours Remarks
1 FDP 302 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF FURNITURE PRODUCTION 3 C
2 FDP 304 MANAGEMENT II 2 C
3 FDP 312 PROJECT WORKII (REALISATION) 3 C
4 FDP 306 PRINCIPLES OF SUPERVISION 2 C
5 FDP 308 COST & ESTIMATING 3 C
6 LGS 310 CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION & PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE 3 C
Total 16

Year 4 

Semester 1

No. Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 IDN 401 INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT III 2
2 BIT 403 INTERNSHIP (FIELDWORK) II 8
3 BIT 405 REPORT WRITING 3
4 BIT 407 PRESENTATION 4
    TOTAL 17

 

Year 4 

Semester 2

No.

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hours

1

BIT 402

HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT 2

2

BIT 404

INTERIOR FURNISHING 3

3

BIT 406

FLOOR DESIGNS 2

4

BIT 408

SURFACE MATERIALS FOR INTERIOR DESIGN 2

5

BIT 410

PROJECT WORK 6

6

BIT 412

UPHOLSTERY AND SOFT FURNISHING 3

7

BIT 414

MANAGING WORKS  II 3
  TOTAL 21