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Bachelor of Interior Architecture - 119JA

Course Code: 119JA
Course Version: 1
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline(s): School of Design and the Built Environment
UAC Code: 363144
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 design and allied design fields such as architecture and industrial design. The degree equips students with a range of critical and creative skills as well as specific technical expertise.

There is significant industry involvement in the form of sponsored projects and visits to relevant institutions. Students will achieve high levels of proficiency in the execution of design processes and procedures.

The Bachelor of Interior Architecture also provides the design expertise and qualifications necessary to progress to the postgraduate degree of Master of Interior Architecture.


Prospective Students
Email Ph 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Current and Commencing Students
Email Ph 1300 301 727

Admission Requirements

Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course.

Assumed Knowledge

No knowledge is assumed for this course.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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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

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, 2013. Please refer to course 206JA Bachelor of Design

Graduate Employment

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.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Graduates will have:an ability to explore and resolve problems beyond the existing knowledge base;an approach to learning that encourages the development of creativity;an ability to communicate ideas to others and to identify the most suitable media for such communication;a rich understanding of the relationship between buildings, cities and their interiors. 1. Communication 2. Information literacy and numeracy 4. Problem solving
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 3. Information and communication technology
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. 5. Working with others 6. Effective workplace skills 7. Professional ethics 8. Social responsibility
Graduates will have:the ability to perform at a level of professional expertise that allows them to confidently enter and contribute to the Interior Architecture profession;the ability to relate to other professionals in multi-disciplinary teams; an interdisciplinary approach to the designed environment developed through interaction with local practitioners and other disciplines within the design area;the ability to recognise that change is constant and that a personal commitment to skills maintenance is essential. 5. Working with others 9. Lifelong learning 10. Personal attributes

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum 20 semesters.




  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2020->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

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