Bachelor of Design Arts: Interior Design
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With immense global urbanization, never before has interior design offered so many opportunities to change the way people live. In the LCI Melbourne Interior Design program, you will develop the conceptual, theoretical, and technical knowledge required to excel in a career where place and people meet, in a diverse range of private, public, residential, and commercial environments.
Major Study Units
- Foundations in Interior Design
- Interior Design CAD
- Colour and Light Studies in Interior Design
- Multi-sensory spaces and the Interior
- Interior Modelling techniques
- Interior Design and Industry
Bachelor of Design Arts (Interior Design)
During Orientation the Academy will provide you with a detailed list of the required materials for the program.
The Bachelor of Design Arts can be completed over 3 years full-time (10 units per academic year) or 2 years fast-tracked full-time (15 units per academic year). Part-time study is also available. An academic year is divided into three twelve-week study periods, called ‘trimesters’.
80% project work (including practical work, essays, presentations, and group assignments) and 20% test.
- Understand and appreciate a client’s needs and resulting space requirements
- Identify and address spatial and function needs for interiors
- Integrate research and technical specifications into the design process
- Understand and design for residential and commercial space needs
- Appreciate and apply key concepts in sustainability
- Understand style and trend forecasting in the design process.
Prospective Student Profile
- Creative students with an interest in space, function, and form
- Excellent communication skills
- Solutions-oriented problem solver
Graduating with a major in Interior Design prepares you for a range of different career possibilities both within a residential or commercial context. These may include: Interior Designer, Set Designer, Rendering Artist, Exhibition Designer, Interior Stylist, Visual Merchandiser, or Design Consultant.
The Professional Studies units of the Bachelor of Design Arts ensure students secure industry placements to enhance their skills and experience - giving them an edge when they graduate. Work experience in the design industry can include placements at architectural practices, interior design companies, or individual stylists.