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Bachelor of the Built Environment (Interior Architecture) - ABB002

Course Code: ABB002
Course Version: 1
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline(s): School of Design and the Built Environment
UAC Code: 363005
CRICOS Code: 095576G
Lowest Selection Rank: NEW
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Create inspirational spaces and interiors

The Bachelor of the Built Environment (Interior Architecture) provides an essential introduction to the field of interior spatial design. In line with the opportunities and constraints generated by a globalised and rapidly changing world, you’ll explore a mixture of urban environments and public spaces, and will analyse their context in modern society.

You’ll 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, ultimately, shape the way humans experience and interact with interior spaces. Successful completion of the course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to practice as a dynamic, agile and creative interior design professional.

Study a Bachelor of the Built Environment (Interior Architecture) at UC and you will:

  • evaluate the role of interior architecture from a range of different environmental, cultural, historical and interdisciplinary contexts
  • interrogate the traditional boundaries of interior architecture
  • collaborate, develop, discuss and debate ideas in a professional industry framework
  • use and evaluate a range of innovative industry-standard creative technologies in response to diverse and complex design problems.

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.

Career opportunities

  • Interior designer (commercial, residential, heritage/adaptive reuse)
  • Film and television designer
  • Set designer
  • Furniture designer
  • Museum and exhibition designer
  • Event planner
  • Design journalist, researcher or educator
  • Project manager
  • Visual and spatial branding designer

Course-specific information

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

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

Enquiries

Prospective Domestic Students:
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students:
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Current and Commencing Students:
Email FAD.Student@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1300 301 727

Admission Requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:
- Year 12 ATAR
- other Australian Qualification
- work experience
- overseas qualification

We also offer a number of entry initiatives that give you the opportunity to gain entry to the University via alternate pathway programs and admissions schemes.
More information is available on our Alternative Entry page: http://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/applications/apply-now/alternative-entry

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2019 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2020 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2021 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2022 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Credit Arrangements

Credit arrangements (if available) for this course can be found on the University's Credit Search website.

Course Requirements

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If your course contains an open elective component of 12 credit points or more you may like to complete a breadth major or minor. For a list of breadth majors and minors follow this link. Other majors may also be available so seek course advice if you want more information.

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of the Built Environment (Interior Architecture) BBuiltEnv (IntArch)

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2019 CSP $32,600
2020 CSP $33,400

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.


Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Reflect and evaluate the role of Interior Architecture from a range of environmental, cultural, historical and interdisciplinary contexts. 1.1 UC graduates are professional: employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills;
1.4 UC graduates are professional: work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict;
1.6 UC graduates are professional: take pride in their professional and personal integrity;
2.1 UC graduate are global citizens: think globally about issues in their profession;
2.3 UC graduate are global citizens: understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures;
2.6 UC graduate are global citizens: behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives;
3.1 UC graduates are lifelong learners: reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development; and
3.2 UC graduates are lifelong learners: be self-aware.
Analyse and develop critical responses to the material and spatial assembly, agency and effect of interior environments. 1.1 UC graduates are professional: employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills;
1.2 UC graduates are professional: communicate effectively;
1.3 UC graduates are professional: use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems;
1.4 UC graduates are professional: work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict;
2.2 UC graduates are global citizens: adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries; and
2.4 UC graduates are global citizens: communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings.
Select, apply and evaluate a range of innovative and creative technologies in response to diverse and complex design problems. 1.1 UC graduates are professional: employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills;
1.4 UC graduates are professional: work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict;
1.5 UC graduates are professional: display initiative and drive, and use their organisational skills to plan and manage their workload;
2.5 UC graduates are global citizens: make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives;
3.3 UC graduates are lifelong learners: adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas; and
3.4 UC graduates are lifelong learners: evaluate and adopt new technology.

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

High performing students may be eligible to enrol in the Bachelor of Arts and Design (Honours) course.

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
  • 2019->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for this course for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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