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  • ABB002

Bachelor of the Built Environment (Interior Architecture)

In partnership with the University of Canberra
At a glance

At a glance

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.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • 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)

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Course overview

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.

Units

The below study pattern applies to second year entry from the following diplomas:

This is a typical study pattern and may differ depending on credit received. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Year 1 - Semester 1
11014
BE: Analysis Studio - Level 1 Level 1 - Credit Points: 3
11016
BE: History and Culture - Level 1 Level 1 - Credit Points: 3
11021
BE: Visual Communication - Level 1 Level 1 - Credit Points: 3
11591
Professional Orientation (Creative Industries and Digital Design) - Level 1 Level 1 - Credit Points: 3
Year 1 - Semester 2
11624
BE: Digital Design Techniques 1: Fundamentals - Level 1 Level 1 - Credit Points: 3
11015
Heritage Conservation - Level 1 Level 1 - Credit Points: 3
11020
BE: Design Studio - Level 1 Level 1 - Credit Points: 3
OEU
Open Elective Unit Credit Points: 3
Year 2 - Semester 1
11028
Interior Architecture Studio: Habitation - Level 2 Level 2 - Credit Points: 3
11026
Interior Architecture Technology1: Anatomy - Level 2 Level 2 - Credit Points: 3
OEU
Open Elective Unit Credit Points: 3
OEU
Open Elective Unit Credit Points: 3
Year 2 - Semester 2
11029
Interior Architecture Studio: Context - Level 2 Level 2 - Credit Points: 3
11027
Interior Architecture Technology 2: Formations - Level 2 Level 2 - Credit Points: 3
OEU
Open Elective Unit Credit Points: 3
11017
Professional Practice 1: Work Integrated Learning - Level 2 Level 2 - Credit Points: 3
Year 3 - Semester 1
OEU
Open Elective Unit Credit Points: 3
11030
Interior Architecture Technology 3: Systems - Level 3 Level 3 - Credit Points: 3
OEU
Open Elective Unit Credit Points: 3
11018
Professional Practice 2: Work Integrated Learning - Level 3 Level 3 - Credit Points: 3
Year 3 - Semester 2
11031
Interior Architecture Studio: Unstable Space - Level 3 Level 3 - Credit Points: 3
OEU
Open Elective Unit Credit Points: 3
OEU
Open Elective Unit Credit Points: 3
11592
Professional Evidence (Creative Industries and Digital Design) - Level 3 Level 3 - Credit Points: 3
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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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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 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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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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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


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.

Placement

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

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, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for you to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Need to know

Articulation:

•  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
degree.

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.

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.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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Get started with TAFE Queensland

If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Federation University
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland