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Design (Interior Architecture) (Honours)

Swinburne University of Technology

48 months
34200 AUD/year
7950 AUD/year
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The Bachelor of Design (Interior Architecture) (Honours) from the Swinburne University of Technology  provides students with an understanding of the underlying principles and concepts in interior architecture and its applications in a broad range of contexts.

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Discover the environments in which we spend our lives and learn how they are formed and fabricated. Apply conceptual processes, creative tools, management strategies and research skills to designing a variety of public and private interior/spatial projects.

Develop a broad repertoire of high-level representation and visualisation skills using industry-standard software programs and technical expertise. Learn to capitalise on new technologies and materials in the construction of indoor and outdoor 3D spaces.

Course learning outcomes

Graduates of a Bachelor of Design (Interior Architecture) (Honours) from the Swinburne University of Technology acquire coherent and advanced theoretical and technical knowledge of the underlying principles and concepts of Interior Architecture and of research, principles and methods. Graduates of the degree possess initiative and judgement in Interior Architecture professional practice and/or scholarship, the capacity to adapt their knowledge and skills to diverse contexts, responsibility and accountability for their own learning and practice, the capacity to plan and execute project work, and the ability to conduct independent research.

On successful completion of the Bachelor of Design (Interior Architecture) (Honours), graduates will be able to:

  • apply cognitive and research skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise advanced knowledge and theoretical concepts in the field of Interior Architecture and the ability to adapt this knowledge to meet the professional and/or scholarship requirements of stakeholders in differing contexts
  • demonstrate cognitive and technical skills, and a broad understanding of Interior Architecture knowledge with depth in Interior Architecture History, Materials and Construction Technology, and Spatial Development in the contexts in which these knowledge and skills are applied
  • apply cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking, initiative, and judgement in identifying and solving Interior Architecture problems independently and/or collaboratively, taking responsibility and accountability for their own learning and professional practice
  • demonstrate communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas about Interior Architecture to diverse audiences and stakeholders
  • demonstrate cognitive and technical skills to apply principles of sustainability and respectful design to their knowledge.

Career opportunities

The variety of interior architecture design projects that Swinburne students undertake reflects the vast range of career paths graduates are able to stream into. Among other possibilities, graduates of Interior Architecture may pursue careers in: exhibition, furniture, set design, retail, education, hospitality, residential, commercial, high-rise tenancies, community and urban projects.

Graduates are also eligible to apply for entry into the Master of Design or a PhD program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 20th Century Design
  • History of Interior Architecture
  • Interior Architecture Communication
  • Interior Architecture Studio 1 - Space, Form and Human Occupation
  • Interior Architecture Digital Documentation 1
  • Contemporary Design Issues

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


400 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code- 085306A

  • Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.
  • VCE Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4: a minimum study score of 25 in English (or equivalent) or 30 in English (EAL); and Units 3 and 4: a minimum study score of 20 in one of Art, Interactive Digital Media C or VCE VET Creative and Digital Media, Product Design and Technology, Media, Studio Arts or Visual Communication Design.
  • International students must successfully complete any subject in art, design or media equivalent to Year 12.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34200 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 34200 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    7950 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7950 AUD per year during 48 months.

National fee is Commonwealth Supported

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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