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ABB002 | 095576G | CRICOS Provider number 00212K

Bachelor of the Built Environment (Interior Architecture)

In partnership with the University of Canberra

Create inspirational spaces and interiors with this specialised course in interior spatial design. You will graduate with the skills and knowledge required to practice as a dynamic, agile and creative interior design professional.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: South Bank Start date: 06 Feb 2023 Duration: 3 years
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
Annual indicative cost

Course overview

Create inspirational spaces and interiors with this specialised course in interior spatial design.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook Service, the number of people working in interior design and building architecture is expected to continue to experience strong growth for at least the next five years, ensuring your skills will be in high demand.

During this course, you will explore a mixture of urban environments and public spaces and analyse their context in modern society. You will also develop a robust series of creative and critical-thinking skills which will allow you to visualise the potential of interior environments, communicate your ideas using digital design software, and shape the way humans experience and interact with interior spaces.

Successful completion of this course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to practice as a dynamic, agile and creative interior design professional.

What can I do?

  • Interior Designer (Commercial, Residential, Heritage/Adaptive Reuse)
  • Film and Television Designer
  • Set Designer
  • Furniture Designer
  • Visual and Spatial Branding Designer

Course outcome:

ABB002 Bachelor of the Built Environment (Interior Architecture)

Industry skills and experience

Throughout your studies you'll gain access to work experience opportunities and networks of industry professionals across the interior design spectrum. Our experienced teaching staff are still heavily embedded in the industry, so they know where the industry is headed and what skills employers are looking for.

State-of-the-art equipment

As a TAFE Queensland student you'll have access to a variety of industry-standard equipment and facilities. Get the skills you need to launch your career with access to the latest technology.

Ways to study
South Bank
06 Feb 2023
3 years
Full time up to 5 days per week
  • Annual indicative cost: $8,020

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Bachelor of the Built Environment (Interior Architecture) (ABB002)

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Bachelor of the Built Environment (Interior Architecture)

Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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HECS help

HECS‑HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme for eligible students studying in a Commonwealth Supported Place, that covers the cost of your tuition fees on your behalf.

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Important Information

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Selection criteria

Admission into this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

  • Year 12 ATAR
  • Diploma pathway
  • Other Australian qualification
  • Work experience
  • Overseas qualification


We also offer a number of entry initiatives that give you the opportunity to gain entry to university via alternate pathway programs and admission schemes.
More information is available on the University of Canberra website 

 More information is available on the University of Canberra website.

Resources required

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access the University of Canberra’s online learning system Canvas, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Reader. This equipment and software is available for you to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.


Work Integrated Learning (WIL) is embedded within this degree.

Need to know


•  Any one-year TAFE Diploma (or equivalent) can articulate with 24 credit point transfer, which equates to one year of full time study (or 8 units).
•  24 credit point transfer, which equates to one year of full time study (or 8 units) from any other degree program.

Student Services and Amenities Fee
You will be required to pay a SSAF.

Pathways to Honours:
The Bachelor of Arts and Design (Honours) is open to students who have completed a UC/TAFE QLD partnership degree with at least a grade point average of 5.0 or better (equivalent to a credit average), or students from a three-year degree in a cognate discipline with a relevant major in which they received a grade point average of 5.0 or better.
Pass degree graduates in similar disciplinary fields from other universities, with comparable results, may also be eligible to undertake this honours

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Apply through QTAC

You can apply to study this course through the Queensland Tertiary Admission Centre (QTAC). You will need to submit your application on the QTAC website. It will be assessed, and if you are successful you will receive an offer directly through QTAC. You will need to accept your offer from QTAC before enrolling with TAFE Queensland.

Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.