Successful completion of the Bachelor of Design (Interior Architecture) (Honours) requires students to complete units of study to the value of 400 credit points. All units of study are valued at 12.5 credit points unless otherwise stated.
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Course learning outcomes
Graduates of a Bachelor of Design (Interior Architecture) (Honours) 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.
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.