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MSF50218 Diploma of Interior Design

Are you looking for in-demand skills for a high-growth industry? Our Diploma of Interior Design will equip you with the skills and knowledge to create dynamic spaces and vibrant atmosphere for commercial and residential interiors.
MSF50218

 

Targeting the practical aspects and employability skills for the design industry, this program will interest those wishing to work as a:

  • Interior Drafter
  • Interior Decorator
  • Interior Designer

Course Structure

COURSE SUBJECTS

Diploma of Interior Design (MSF50218)
8 Subjects

Interior Design course outline

  • Interior Design Drawing Techniques
  • Residential Interiors 1
  • Interior Structures
  • Modelling Interiors
  • Specifying Interiors
  • Interiors for the Less Able
  • Restoration Interiors 1
  • Residential Interiors 2

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Credit Transfer

Students may be eligible to obtain credits for individual modules as a result of experience gained in employment in the relevant business fields or from previous training or education. A fee is payable for assessing your RPL status. Students may also be eligible for credit transfer for relevant units studied at an Australian Registered Training Organisation.

RPL and credit transfer policy for overseas students
RPL and Credit Transfer Policy for domestic students

Mode of Delivery

Overseas students: All vocational courses are delivered face-to-face and with up to one third (⅓) delivered online. 

Domestic students: face-to-face, online and blended options available


Interior Design students will require the following equipment and software:

• A functioning and monitored email address
• A modern computer (see specs below)
• Face-to-face students: Laptop
• Online students: Laptop or desktop
• Broadband internet access (300 kbps is a minimum requirement)
• A video capable device and/or a digital camera
• Access to a scanner/printer (minimum 1000+ DPI, A4 size)
• Sufficient IT skill sets to operate in an online environment

• AutoCAD – Free for students
• SketchUp – Student price (Approx. $93.50 per year)
• Microsoft Office, Excel & Powerpoint or equivalent software (Approx. $199.00 one off payment)
• Relevant software to upload and download PDFs & videos

To operate AutoCAD and Sketchup the computer requires:

• Internet connection required
• PC: Minimum requirements are Microsoft® Windows 7+ or later, .NET Framework version 4.5.2. Intel® Core 2 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor; 1 GHz or faster processor, 4 GB RAM, minimum 700MB of available hard-disk space, 3D class video card (OpenGL 3.0 or higher) with 512MB of memory or higher and support for hardware acceleration. OpenGL 2.0-capable system 
Mac: Minimum requirements are Mac OS 10.14+ (Mojave), Mac OS 10.13+ (High Sierra), and 10.12+ (Sierra) or later, 2.1+ GHz Intel™ processor, 4 GB or more of RAM (8 GB recommended), 4 GB or more of available hard-disk space for installation, 3D class video card (OpenGL 3.0 or higher) with 512MB of memory or higher and support for hardware acceleration. OpenGL 2.0-capable system.

 


Sample Timetable

DAY DAY 1 DAY 2
08:30 - 12:30 Lecture Lecture
13:30 - 17:30 Studio workshop Studio workshop

Note

  • All subjects have a compulsory online component of 2 hours per subject

Assessment

All APC vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment types that may include short answer questions, studio projects, essays, reports, group tasks, portfolios and/or
presentations.


Entry Requirements

Academic

Successful completion of Australian Year 11 or equivalent, or a Certificate IV level course.

English Level Required (Overseas students only)*

Successful completion of 8 weeks of General English at Intermediate level or equivalent (plus 80% attendance) at English Unlimited or 10 weeks at other approved providers.

Check your English level here


APC Design School Policies (Domestic students only)


Pathways - For Articulations To:


  • Torrens University Australia

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    CRICOS Provider No: 03389E

    https://www.torrens.edu.au

    Torrens University Australia brings a fresh, modern, careers-focused and global perspective to higher education, with courses providing graduates with a globally oriented skill-set that will make them a valuable contribution to any employer.

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Interior Design (Residential) 80 Credits 1 year
    Bachelor of Interior Design (Commerical) 80 Credits 1 year

Course Quick Facts



Course Length

4 terms (approximately 12 months)


Start Dates

 

2020

03 February
27 April
20 July
12 October

 

2021

01 February
26 April
19 July
11 October

NOTE: Course and campus availability subject to demand. 

One term = 12 weeks (9 weeks study & 3 weeks course break. 
Please note the Christmas/New Year break is 7 weeks).


Fees

Tuition fees*

$8,000 ($2000 per term)
Application fee: $150 for international students

Tuition Fee Relief fees valid until 30 June 2021
$6,000 ($1,500 per term*)
Application fee: $150 for
international students



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