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Bachelor of Interior Architecture - 119HG

Course Code: 119HG
Course Version: 1
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
UC Melbourne - Chadstone Campus
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline(s): Discipline of Design & Architecture
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0


The Interior Architecture course explores the principles, knowledge and skills required to prepare graduates to enter design and interior architecture fields and to fulfil personal, professional and community objectives. The course aims to prepare graduates for the diverse sectors of the profession including living, working, social and service space design and their management and fit-out.

The course provides a general introduction to design and through a range of interdisciplinary and interior architecture specific studies affords a liberal and technical education. Students will explore the broad cultural and environmental issues associated with interior. The degree equips students with a range of critical and creative skills as well as specific technical expertise.

Students will achieve high levels of proficiency in the execution of design processes and procedures.

Graduates will be equipped to pursue design careers in interior architecture consultancies, to extend their expertise in further studies or to initiate design or design-related enterprises.


Current and Commencing Students
Prospective International Students
Email or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Prospective Domestic Students
Email or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet normal University requirements for admission to an undergraduate course or hold qualifications deemed to be equivalent.

Additional Admission Requirements


Assumed Knowledge


Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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


Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Interior Architecture B 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.

This course is closed to new admissions from semester 1, 2015. Please contact the Faculty via the enquiry details below for further information.

Professional Accreditation


Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Graduates will have:
- an ability to explore, analyse and resolve design problems with a high level of rigour, sophistication, and innovation ;
- an approach to professional development that encourages constant interrogation of condition, context, and outcome;
- A specialist knowledge of interior architecture principles, construction technologies, materiality, and historic precedent;
- A strong sense of the interdependent relationship between the societal condition (cultural, social, economic, and environmental), and the development of designed interiors;
- a rich understanding of the importance of the contextual relationship between city, built form and spatial interior;
- an ability to communicate ideas to others and to identify the most suitable media for such communication
1 Communication
2 Analysis and inquiry
3 Problem Solving
5 Professionalism and social responsibility
Graduates will have:
- a working knowledge of and advanced skills in current information technology in the software used in the design profession to explore and communicate ideas;

- a high level of communication skills including visual, written and oral.
1 Communication
5 Professionalism and social responsibility
Graduates will have:
- an understanding of the position and role of the profession in the wider community;
- an awareness of the associated design disciplines and how Interior Architecture can interact with them;
- an awareness of sustainable design and an understanding of professional responsibilities and ethical behaviour.
4 Working independently and with others
5 Professionalism and social responsibility

Course Duration

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


High performing students are eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) available at the UC campus in Canberra.


  • Past Offerings
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-External
    • 2014->UC Melbourne - Chadstone Campus-Internal
    • 2015->UC Melbourne - Chadstone Campus-Internal
    • 2016->UC Melbourne - Chadstone Campus-Internal

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