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Interior & Spatial Design

Post-Graduate Program Specialization

PG D. Des Interior Design + MBA Project Management

 This Course is meant for those who wish to enter high-demand highly-paid specialist jobs in Architectural / Interior / Retail Design for which there is high demand and a real shortage of well-trained, industry-ready graduates. The NICC program is unique - it is taught by an award-winning Interior Design Studio had and includes every aspect from planning to execution. Concepts, Software and Materials, Methods and Machining are all covered in addition to aesthetics and customer-centric evolution of Design.

Program Duration: 2 Years  
Eligibility: Graduation in Architecture, Civil engineering or similar fields & NICC Admission Process

Program Breakup

D.Des : WES-Accepted UGC-Approved Degree + Govt.Approved International Professional Diploma (Linked via ELIA Amsterdam)


MBA - Project Management

The above WES-accepted supporting degrees are awarded directly by the University


1. Architectural & Interior styles

2. Planning, presentation & Execution

3. Materials, methods, machining & processes

2. Commercial & Retail Design

8. Green / Sustainable Design

9. All related software - CAD, 3D & Rendering


  • Academic Fees:
    Rs. 2.8 Lacs /Year 

  • Hostel Accommodation:

    • Single Room with attached bath & food - Rs. 1.9 Lacs/Yr. 

    • Twin Sharing Room with attached bath & food - Rs. 1.5 Lacs/Yr. 


National & International 

  • 2-Year International PG Professional Diploma*
    (NICC-ELIA Europe) with ECTS Marksheet

  • International Professional Projects & Portfolio

NICC is approved by DCE (The Directorate of Collegiate Education, Govt. of Karnataka)

Curriculum Highlights

Advance Design Theory and Practice

  • Explore advanced concepts in interior and spatial design theory, including environmental psychology, spatial planning, and design sustainability.

  • Engage in studio projects that integrate theory with practical application, addressing real-world design challenges. 

Sustainable Design and Environmental Psychology

  • Study sustainable design principles and strategies to create environmentally conscious interior spaces that promote health and well-being. 

  • Understand the psychological impact of spatial design on human behavior, cognition, and emotional well-being.

Advanced Spatial Planning and Design

  • Develop skills in spatial analysis, programming, and space planning for diverse interior environments, including residential, commercial, and institutional spaces. 

  • Explore advanced techniques in 3D modeling, rendering, and visualization to communicate design concepts effectively.

Materiality and Fabrication Techniques

  • Learn about materials selection, specification, and sourcing for interior design projects, with an emphasis on sustainability and durability.

  • Explore fabrication techniques and construction methods to bring design concepts to life in physical spaces.

Lighting Design and Technology

  • Gain expertise in lighting design principles, including natural and artificial lighting techniques, daylighting strategies, and energy-efficient lighting solutions.

  • Learn about lighting technology, fixtures, and controls to enhance the visual and functional aspects of interior spaces.

Professional Practice and Project Management

  • Develop skills in project management, client communication, and budgeting to successfully lead interior design projects from concept to completion.

  • Explore ethical and legal considerations in interior design practice, including building codes, regulations, and industry standards.

Career Prospects

With advanced knowledge in interior and spatial design theory, sustainable design principles, and practical skills in project management and technology, graduates of the program are equipped to pursue rewarding careers as interior designers, spatial planners, sustainable design consultants, lighting designers, educators, and researchers, contributing to the creation of innovative, functional, and environmentally responsible interior spaces.

Graduates of the Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Interior and Spatial Design Program are prepared for diverse career opportunities in the interior design industry, including:

  • Interior Designer: Design interior spaces for residential, commercial, hospitality, healthcare, and institutional clients, creating environments that are functional, aesthetically pleasing, and sustainable

  • Spatial Planner: Work with architects, urban planners, and developers to plan and design interior spaces within larger built environments, including mixed-use developments, urban revitalization projects, and public spaces.

  • Sustainable Design Consultant: Specialize in sustainable interior design practices, advising clients on green building strategies, energy-efficient technologies, and environmentally friendly materials.

  • Lighting Designer: Focus on lighting design for interior spaces, collaborating with architects, interior designers, and engineers to create lighting solutions that enhance the visual appeal and functionality of built environments.

  • Design Educator: Teach interior design courses at educational institutions, sharing knowledge and expertise with aspiring designers and contributing to the advancement of the field.

  • Design Researcher: Conduct research in interior design theory, practice, and technology, exploring new trends, innovations, and best practices in the field.


Meet the Experts

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Krupa Rose

Senior Associate Faculty - Interior Design

Founder of the Award-Winning Interior Design Company, Lemondust Studios. 


Vipin Chandran Pathiyil

Head of Faculty

A designer for 15 years and has been teaching various aspects of visual and communication design for the last 8 years.


Purushothaman Raju

Senior Associate Faculty - Multimedia Design

An accomplished 3-D & Computer Applications expert with two published books on the subject. 

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