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.
- 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
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.
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
Information on admission closing dates can be found here.
Credit arrangements (if available) for this course can be found on the University's Credit Search website.
English Language Requirements
Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0
Information for Fee Paying Students
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.
Typical Study Pattern
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- Bachelor of the Built Environment (Interior Architecture) (72 credit points)
Required - 48 credit points as follows
CM0004 Core Major in the Built Environment (24 credit points)
Required - Must pass 21 credit points as follows
- 10334 - Professional Orientation (Built Environment) - 3 cp, Level 1
- 11013 - Pixels and Polygons - 3 cp, Level 1
- 11014 - BE: Analysis Studio - 3 cp, Level 1
- 11015 - Heritage Conservation - 3 cp, Level 1
- 11016 - BE: History and Culture - 3 cp, Level 1
- 11017 - Professional Practice 1: Work Integrated Learning - 3 cp, Level 2
- 11019 - Professional Evidence (Built Environment) - 3 cp, Level 3
Restricted Choice - Must pass 3 credit points from the following
- 11018 - Professional Practice 2: Work Integrated Learning - 3 cp, Level 3
- 11574 - Professional Practice: WIL Studio 3 - 3 cp, Level 3
- From 2020 unit 11574 Professional Practice: WIL Studio 3 has replaced unit 11018 Professional Practice 2: WIL. Students who have not already passed 11018 must complete 11574.
- Required - Must pass 21 credit points as follows
SM0014 Specialist Major in Interior Architecture (24 credit points)
Required - Must pass 24 credit points as follows
- 11020 - BE: Design Studio - 3 cp, Level 1
- 11021 - BE: Visual Communication - 3 cp, Level 1
- 11026 - Interior Architecture Technology 1: Anatomy - 3 cp, Level 2
- 11027 - Interior Architecture Technology 2: Formations - 3 cp, Level 2
- 11028 - Interior Architecture Studio: Habitation - 3 cp, Level 2
- 11029 - Interior Architecture Studio: Context - 3 cp, Level 2
- 11030 - Interior Architecture Technology 3: Systems - 3 cp, Level 3
- 11031 - Interior Architecture Studio: Unstable Space - 3 cp, Level 3
- Required - Must pass 24 credit points as follows
- CM0004 Core Major in the Built Environment (24 credit points)
Open Electives - 24 credit points as follows
- Must pass 24 credit points from anywhere in the University, as a breadth major, a breadth minor and/or as individual units.
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.
Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.
Unit Delivery Modes
Each unit within your course may be offered through various delivery modes like on campus, online, flexible and intensive modes. Check how each of your units are delivered in the Course Requirements section.
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