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Interior Architecture

Our Interior Architecture degree with embedded honours offers the highest undergraduate Australian qualification for the Interior Design industry. Through this degree you will explore human experience as central to interior architecture, particularly as the information age generates significant change to the design of schools, workplaces, retail properties, residential spaces and more, including the adaptive re-use of old buildings.

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Aurelio Costarella's Flagship Store, designed by Interior Architecture lecturers Jack Tooley and Janet Keating - The State Buildings, St Georges Tce, Perth | Image credit: Greg Lewis

We understand our students to be future thinkers who will learn to think differently and become responsive designers, building design knowledge and accessing relevant skills to progress their agile and dynamic careers.

From your first year your experiences in this course will be enriched by close collaborations with exciting, highly regarded local and global practitioners. In this internationally networked realm of design, you will be challenged by real world problems and mentored by experienced practitioners and academics.

Numerous ‘work ready’ experiences are available, including opportunities to undertake international internships. From 2017 Interior Architecture has enabled students to study overseas at one of our partner organisations with support from the SIDA (Society Interior Designers of Australia) Foundation’s International Exchange scholarship program.

Before graduating from this degree, you will need to undertake a minimum of 10 days’ discipline-related work experience.

Professional memberships available

Students of our 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

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    Student and graduate achievements

    “As a result of the inspiring mentorship from tutors throughout the course I have come to believe that creativity is not only intuitive, but is also something that can be taught, practiced and worked on.”

    Emiko Carter, BAppSc (Interior Architecture)

    Career opportunities

    Upon graduating you may find work as:

    • Interior designer
    • Furniture and lighting designer
    • Design researcher and strategist
    • Design theorist
    • Exhibition and event coordinator
    • Branding specialist
    • Marketing specialist