Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Interior designers, as qualified professionals in Interior Architecture, design quality environments for a diverse range of users and functions. They coordinate the design and construction of building interiors including commercial, workplace, hospitality, medical, gallery, and retail environments. In addition, interior designers may be involved with more transient environments and the associated displays for trade fairs, exhibitions, museums, and public events. Their skills and knowledge are also utilised for adaptive reuse of existing buildings and conservation of significant sites. Interior designers require skills and understanding in all aspects of design, including technical knowledge of interior construction, equipment and building systems. They must also exercise ability in communication and administrative skills. The degree also provides a sound basis for more specialised careers and study in areas such as furniture or set design, education and/or research.
Standard entry requirements
Please refer to http://study.curtin.edu.au for further information on entry to this course.
Students of Curtin's Interior Architecture degree are eligible to become student members of the Design Institute of Australia. Graduates are eligible to become Associate Members and following practice experience, graduates are eligible to apply for full Membership. Curtin University's Interior Architecture course is one of ten international institutional members of the prestigious IDEA (Interior Design Interior Architecture Educators Association) and as such is then affiliated with IFI.
High achieving students may undertake honours within this bachelor degree.
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