Design

Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

Cricos Code: 092484B

What is a Diploma of Interior Design & Decoration?

The Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration will provide you with a theoretical and technical base of knowledge of general interior design and decoration principles and practice, along with an introduction to specialist areas within the interior design and decoration field, leading either to entry level employment in the interior design and decoration sector or to further specialised design study at bachelor level.

Billy Blue College of Design courses are delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd, ABN 99 154 937 005, RTO 41343, CRICOS 03389E.

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Key Information

Where can I study
Where can I study

Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne

International students must not enrol into any more than a third or 33% of online subjects over their course and must study at least one subject that is face to face in each trimester.

Start Dates

Next intake is on 10 Jun 19

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Workload

10 hours per subject, per week. International students on a student visa are required to study full time, i.e. the student must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year.

Course Duration

1 year full-time

2 years part-time

WHY STUDY AT TORRENS

It’s study that suits you, with flexible online delivery taught by leading industry experienced lecturers, to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.

FLEXIBILITY TO SUIT YOUR SCHEDULE
You control your workload, choose to study full-time, part-time, or accelerate your study to graduate sooner. You will always be supported, whether you are studying on-campus or online.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT WHEN YOU GRADUATE?
As a graduate you’ll have a wealth of career opportunities available to you:
  • Interior Decorator
  • Architectural sales representative for industry product
  • Interior stylist
  • In-house Interior Designer or Decorator
  • Furniture, furnishings and fabric suppliers
  • Visual merchandiser
  • Events and Installation designer
  • Real Estate home stager
SET FOR SUCCESS
We focus on giving you the skills and the knowledge to ensure your long-term success in your career or entrepreneurial venture. Our academics are highly qualified and include practising industry leaders, while our Success Coaches are available for industry coaching and strength capability. We will support you in every step of your study with us.
"My classes were taught by lectures who also worked in the industry. "
- Josie Harvey, Graduate of Bachelor of Communication Design
"Not only did they know me by name, they also knew my work and genuinely cared about my success as a designer. It struck a good balance between real world and still giving really decent support."
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Course Overview

The world of digital design is ever expanding, and it’s the area to get into if you’d like to future proof your career. Whether you are a qualified designer feeling the need to upgrade your skills, or just want to become more digitally savvy, this web design course is designed to extend your understanding of the web design principles and user experience testing associated with web site design and development. Unlike short courses, this Graduate Certificate is eligible for FEE-HELP (domestic students only), and can be completed in as little as two 12-week trimesters.
Learning Outcomes:
  • New and emerging technologies
  • Apply research skills to test and evaluate user experiences
  • Working virtually in a team, independently and in leadership
  • Insights in the user experience design
  • Communication skills necessary to transfer complex knowledge and ideas

How you'll study

How much

Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.

Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
FEE HELP
If you are an eligible student you may choose to defer some, or all, of your tuition fees through FEE-HELP. And as we are a university you can also take advantage of no loan fees on FEE-HELP when you study a Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Nutrition) with us.
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SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
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Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS
Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?

Can I Apply

Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below

  • Australian Year 12 or equivalent or higher qualification;
  • Completion of a Design subject as part of Year 12 studies OR
  • Submission of three examples of creative work demonstrating design skills to support learning at Diploma level.

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CREATIVE ADMISSIONS CRITERIA

Students not meeting the Academic Entry Requirements may demonstrate their ability to undertake study at this level by:

Having prior industry / work experience, and / or completed or partially completed subjects or courses of a degree, associate degree or diploma from an accredited institution OR

Submission of three examples of creative work plus a supporting 300 word personal statement.
Approved English tests include:
  • IELTS 5.5, with no sub score less than 5.0
  • Australian Year 12 or equivalent or higher qualification;
  • Completion of a Design subject as part of Year 12 studies OR
  • Submission of three examples of creative work demonstrating design skills to support learning at Diploma level.

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CREATIVE ADMISSIONS CRITERIA

Students not meeting the Academic Entry Requirements may demonstrate their ability to undertake study at this level by:

Having prior industry / work experience, and / or completed or partially completed subjects or courses of a degree, associate degree or diploma from an accredited institution OR

Submission of three examples of creative work plus a supporting 300 word personal statement.
Approved English tests include:
  • IELTS 5.5, with no sub score less than 5.0

Ready To Apply

Applying to Torrens is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences.

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