Bachelor of Applied Science - Interior Architecture

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

Interior designers, as qualified professionals in Interior Architecture, design quality environments for a diverse range of users and functions. They coordinate the design and construction of building interiors including commercial, workplace, hospitality, medical, gallery, and retail environments. In addition, interior designers may be involved with more transient environments and the associated displays for trade fairs, exhibitions, museums, and public events. Their skills and knowledge are also utilised for adaptive reuse of existing buildings and conservation of significant sites. Interior designers require skills and understanding in all aspects of design, including technical knowledge of interior construction, equipment and building systems. They must also exercise ability in communication and administrative skills. The degree also provides a sound basis for more specialised careers and study in areas such as furniture or set design, education and/or research.

Structure

Bachelor Degrees typically contain a series of units which may include compulsory (core), optional or elective units to cater for student preferences. They may contain a range of majors, streams and/or minors for students to choose from to pursue learning in a specialised area of study.

Subjects

  • Interior architecture

Standard entry requirements

Non-TEE students seeking admission into Semester 1, first year are required to meet the general entry requirements. Non-TEE students seeking entry into second year or higher will need to apply for an interview with the Course Coordinator of Interior Architecture by no later than 1 December, however applicants are advised to do this as soon as possible. Non-TEE students seeking entry into second year or higher are required to submit a folio at the time of the interview. STAT elements considered are E, and either V or Q.

Recognition

Students of Curtin's Interior Architecture degree are eligible to become student members of the Design Institute of Australia. Graduates are eligible to become Associate Members and following practice experience, graduates are eligible to apply for full Membership. Curtin University's Interior Architecture course is one of ten international institutional members of the prestigious IDEA (Interior Design Interior Architecture Educators Association) and as such is then affiliated with IFI.

Study pathways

High achieving students may undertake honours within this bachelor degree.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Bentley - main campus International: $128,400 No
  • Part-time : 8 years
  • Full-time : 4 years

Further information

Curtin University Course Code: B-INTARCH

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