12 months
877 AUD/credit 42096 AUD/year
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The Bachelor of Design in Interior Architecture (Honours) degree at the University of Technology Sydney helps students to re-imagine interior environments and public spaces in local and global contexts.     

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The Bachelor of Design in Interior Architecture (Honours) degree at the University of Technology Sydney enhances employability through the development of a portfolio. 

The course allows students to develop skills in a specialised area, such as performative space, commercial interiors or residential interior design. 

Uniquely, digital technologies of representation, fabrication, internationalisation and design practice are emphasised.   

The degree offers students a path from undergraduate through to postgraduate coursework and research study, including a PhD. 

Often the first step towards a research degree, an honours degree allows students to undertake self-determined, critical research and apply this to a specific project. 

Students prove their ability to develop and respond to a complex design brief, and develop innovative, holistic and professional design solutions.

Course aims 

This course uses project-based learning to allow students to develop a focused portfolio. Through their study, students develop spatial intelligence and excellence in design practice. 

The program fosters a creative and explorative attitude towards the design process, underpinned by reflective and critical engagement. 

Students generate a cohesive design approach where research and practice are consolidated in design outcomes.

The course has:

  • an emphasis on creative, innovative spatial practice and international networks
  • practice-oriented and research-integrated learning regarding specific projects
  • engagement with innovative and creative technologies
  • an emphasis on emerging design practices
  • close links with creative practitioners.


Career options include commercial and residential interior design, adaptive re-use design, interactive and responsive environment design, museum and exhibition design, production design for film and television, theatre and performance design, and visual and spatial branding.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • Investigations: Research and Conceptualisation 
  • Directions: Context and Analysing  
  • Design Studio: Realisation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 071630D    

Applicants with a degree which is equivalent to the UTS Bachelor of Design in Interior Architecture and who have attained an overall minimum WAM of 65 or above must provide the following additional material in order to be considered for a place in the Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Interior Architecture:

  • a digital portfolio of 10 x A4 landscape PDFs that display digital files, scans and/or photographs of original design work done by the applicant (max. size 5MB)
  • a 200–300 word statement addressing the applicant's reasons for undertaking honours level study in design at UTS and the specific learning that they are seeking given their intended career direction on completion of the degree
  • a one-page CV in PDF format that clearly articulates the applicant's design or related experience.
  • a verified copy of the candidate's previous academic transcript.
English proficiency 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42096 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 877 AUD per credit during 12 months.
  • All offers made to domestic undergraduate students will be for Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP).   

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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