Associate Degree of Interior Design (Residential)
Visualise innovative residential interiors
Explore form, technology and techniques in residential interior design with this DIA-recognised course. You’ll work on your portfolio and grow a creative network. Use industry-standard software including Sketch Up Pro and the Adobe suite.
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
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At Torrens University Australia you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle. Thanks to their innovative digital learning system you’ll gain the ultimate in flexibility, and still receive personalised guidance from academics and access to work placement, mentorship and internship opportunities. Online you can attend live classes or view recorded sessions, connect with lecturers and fellow students, and access content on-demand 24/7.
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As one of Australia’s fastest growing universities, we take a progressive approach to learning. Our courses are co-designed, developed and delivered with industry, giving you confidence that you’ll graduate job-ready. During this course you will:
- Create future-ready living solutions that embrace new technologies.
- Work with 3D-modelling software to design residential environments.
- Explore the impact of joinery, materiality and finishes to meet client needs.
- Develop construction documentation to industry standards for the future of home design.
Graduates may find a range of career pathways and employment opportunities including:
- Assistant Interior designer
- Home design journalist/editor
- Joinery designer
- 2D CAD construction documentation
- 3D computer modelling consultant
- Soft and Hard materiality and furnishings consultant
- Residential design consultant
Torrens University Australia offers flexible entry options and study pathways, whether you’re finishing school, pursuing career progression or looking for a change. Entry requirements for this course includes:
- Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification.
- Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent.
- Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above.
Work and Life
- Work life experience demonstrating the ability to undertake study at the required level.
English Proficiency Requirements
Standard English language requirements apply.
Don’t meet the entry requirements? We have numerous pathway programs to get you started. Contact our Future Student Advisors to learn about alternative entry options.
This course has been designed to provide depth in practice, forms, technologies and techniques of residential interior design. Apply research methods, technical knowledge and critical thinking skills in response to residential interior design problems. Collaboration of knowledge and skills to plan work of self and others in project and team-based problem-solving prepares students to take an anticipatory stance toward ways of working and use of technology in their careers. You'll continue to learn, practice and improve 2D and 3D computer and analog design skills while using communication methods, media and technologies to deliver evidence-based specialist residential interior design advice, ideas and solutions to a variety of audiences.
Tailor your study to your lifestyle thanks to our innovative digital learning system, accessible from anywhere with 24/7 personalised support. With all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part time, on-campus, online or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.
Course duration: 2 years full time, 4 years part time
Recommended Study Pattern
The course structure comprises 6 common core subjects, 10 specialised subjects over Levels 100 and 200, as follows:
- Level 100: 3 common core subjects + 5 specialised subjects
- Level 200: 3 common core + 5 specialised subjects