Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will:

  1. evaluate and synthesise relevant knowledge in one or more disciplines or areas of practice to initiate and develop an Interior related research project
  2. develop a research structure to enable the interrogation and evaluation of a particular project that contributes to discipline knowledge
  3. work independently to critically analyse, evaluate and apply advanced discipline knowledge, principles and concepts to a project
  4. incorporate cultural and global perspectives to inform the development of the research project
  5. communicate the complexities of the research project clearly in text, orally and visually.
    • As this is an individual project that students will be working on, there are no set topics in this unit.
    • Students will be allocated time to discuss their project with a supervisor on a weekly basis.
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
    • Online materials

      • Online Assessment
      • Audio-Video streaming

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

CUR-BIA350-Interior Design Studio 10 - Future
CUR-BIA360-Interior Design Studio 9 - Workplace
CUR-BIA370-Exploration and Manifestation of Interiors

Special requirements

  • OtherDetails -

    Access to hardware: webcam, speakers and microphone

This studio encompasses the role and relevance of interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary research in contemporary design practice, reflecting on, synthesising, and building discipline related knowledge and expertise. Students select a topic of particular personal relevance and interest, to interrogate, position and develop a research project in consultation with their supervisor. The processes, including design as research, will demonstrate advanced theoretical and technical knowledge in one or more disciplines or areas of practice.

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.

  • Research Proposal (Non-Marked) (0%)
  • Research Methodology Exercise (Non-Marked) (0%)
  • Thesis plus viva (100%)

Textbooks are not required.

Textbook information is pending.

Related degrees

undergraduate CUR-AIA-DEG-2019

Bachelor of Applied Science Interior Architecture

  • Level Four Subjects
  • Level Four Subjects - Honours Stream