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  • ABB002

Bachelor of the Built Environment (Interior Architecture)

In partnership with 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. More Course Requirement information is available on the University of Canberra website.

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

This degree is available through direct entry via the University of Canberra website.

Admission into this course is based on the following Selection Criteria:

  • Diploma pathway
  • Other Australian qualification
  • Work experience
  • Overseas qualification

We also offer a number of entry initiatives that you the opportunity to gain entry to the university via alternate pathway programs. More information is available on the University of Canberra Alternate entry page.

Placement

Work Integrated Learning
A feature of this course includes engaging with leading design professionals and industry practitioners to gain valuable real-world interior architecture experience through the delivery of a series of ‘live’ projects. Internships at local, national and international interior architecture and interior design firms are also promoted.

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

Global study opportunity
Signature overseas study options have been tailored specifically to this course to ensure you are globally connected. You’ll be provided with the opportunity to work with leading practitioners and students at a variety of overseas institutions.

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

High-achieving students may be eligible for enrolment in the Bachelor of Arts and Design (Honours) course.

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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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
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland