Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. deconstruct and evaluate theoretical positions (including indigenous) that underpin design work,
  2. evaluate and synthesise information local, international and Indigenous, relevant to a complex project,
  3. incorporate theoretical knowledge within an approved self-nominated project,
  4. communicate a complex design hypothesis visually and in writing.
    • Research Design
    • Research Framework
    • Research Methods
    • Literature Reviews
    • Critical Thinking
    • Interior Theory
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

      • Standard Media
      • Web links
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Online assignment submission
      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
    • Online materials

      • Audio-Video streaming
      • Online Assessment
      • Printable format materials
      • Resources and Links

Equivalent subjects

You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

Special requirements

  • OtherDetails -

    Webcam, Speakers, Microphone

This subject was previously known as BIA420 Interior Architecture Advanced Theory and Research.

This subject explores techniques, methods and methodologies relevant to design research and practice, extending an understanding of ways in which the interior can be experienced. Students learn how to integrate traditional methodologies and creative practice. They will incorporate theory, practice and research that informs design. International, local and Indigenous perspectives are considered.

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Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

  • Literature Review (30%)
  • Case Study (35%)
  • Presentation (35%)

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