Interior Architecture Practice
Broaden your view of the professional world in which an interior architect sits. Understand the impact of marketing, insurance and compliance. Go through the ins and outs of risk management. Explore the fundamentals of how to start your own practice.
Your upfront cost: $0
- 29 Nov 2021
- 30 May 2022
- 28 Nov 2022
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- evaluate, interpret and respond to hypothetical situations occurring in the professional practice of Interior Architecture
- critique professional design practice issues, scenarios and strategies
- communicate complex transdisciplinary realities of Interior Architecture professional practice including workplace culture, management and compliance
- construct and communicate a complex Case Study that includes interview processes and material inquiry
- explain components of professional design.
- Professional Practice
- Stages of a Project & Roles of Design Team Members
- Site Investigation
- Project Cost Management
- Contract Documentation
- Managing a Business
- Marketing design services & Client /Architect relations
- Risks in Design Practice
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
- Other requirements -
Access to hardware: webcam, speakers and microphone
This subject is designed to prepare students for the challenges and opportunities of a career in design practice that extends to the transdisciplinary nature of interior design professional practice. Students investigate the role of the interior designer within the complexities of a project and what it means to collaborate professionally with consultants, suppliers and clients. A range of guest speakers will share expertise and practice experiences from a number of perspectives including practice management, law, contracts and specifications presenting various insights into the workplace culture. Students will also explore the management of a project, risk management, procurement, client relations, insurances, financial management, working with consultants, and relevant Building Code compliance.
Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.
Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.
- Practice Case Study (35%)
- Scenario Report (40%)
- Professional Practice e-Test (25%)
Current study term: 28 Nov 21 to 27 Feb 22
Textbooks are not required.
Next study term: 29 May 22 to 28 Aug 22
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.
Bachelor of Applied Science Interior Architecture
- Level Four Subjects
- Level Four Subjects - Honours Stream