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Bachelor Of Interior Design (Commercial) - Higher Education Diploma

State ID: BB001


Interior design is a thriving industry and now you've the chance to get into it. Study the Bachelor of Interior Design (Commercial) through Billy Blue College of Design at North Metropolitan TAFE and enjoy the unique chance to enter the commercial design industry.

Develop and design unique interiors for commercial interior environments, ranging from exhibition to retail and workplace design. This course explores areas fundamental to these commercial interiors like branding, lighting, sustainability and materiality. Assess commercial interior design strategies, see how commercial interiors can engage an audience, and apply theory to practice by inventing a range of commercial interior design solutions for real clients.

Billy Blue, arguably the leading design college in Australia, has joined forces with us to bring the best in contemporary training to the west coast.

This partnership has culminated in the delivery of the Billy Blue Bachelor of Interior Design (Commercial) at North Metropolitan TAFE. This is a first for WA. This will give you the skills to create state-of-the-art commercial interiors in both the physical and digital world. In this partnership, Billy Blue College of Design is the Higher Education Provider (HEP No. 4375). Fee Help is available for this course.

This is a unique opportunity for you to

  • focus on cross disciplinary interaction within a commercial design context
  • open your pathway to further study anywhere in Australia with an internationally recognised qualification
  • maximise your future earning potential
  • gain a hands-on approach to interior design, taught by industry professionals.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Get ready to take on the world as a mighty creative commercial interior designer. Based in an architectural or interior design practice you'll have knowledge in the areas of exhibition, retail, and workplace design.

Course overview

Course details

Course Overview

Where Northbridge Building 5

3 years full time or part time equivalent

How Full-Time
International Students
When Available Semester 2, 2017

Get ready to take on the world as a mighty creative commercial interior designer. Based in an architectural or interior design practice you'll have knowledge in the areas of exhibition, retail, and workplace design.

Further study opportunities:

Local full time students

Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.

Tuition fees are determined by multiplying the course fee rate by the nominal hours, which is the number of hours in which an average student could be expected to complete each unit. They are not the hours of training or instruction.

Resource fees are charges for material that are essential to a course or unit, and are purchased by NMT to be used by students during the course.

Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in.

Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.
NOTE up to date fees will be available shortly. Please return to this page or contact us for details

International Students

If this course is available for International students you will need to pay your course fees to TIWA when you accept your offer.

When you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • critically analyse problems to find the most creative, strategic, sustainable and cost effective solution
  • understand the critical role of experimentation in the design process
  • critique, produce and evaluate a communications strategy from a brand and consumer perspective
  • demonstrate leadership skills as a team player and communicator
  • demonstrate their ability to creatively apply design theory to their professional practice
  • apply ethical and legal issues to their design practice
  • critically reflect on the roles and responsibilities of professional practitioners in contemporary industry
  • apply principles of continuous learning and reflection that are relevant to the industry
  • understand the parameters of design culture and theory
  • demonstrate their capacity to develop and create visual concepts and forms in response to a retail design brief
  • specify building systems, materiality, furniture and fixtures for a retail design environment
  • develop layout plans, elevations, sections and details for a retail environment design

North Metropolitan TAFE is committed to ensuring that all international students have an enjoyable experience studying in Australia. Students are supported by a dedicated International Centre team who provide personal counselling, course advice, student support and many other services.

Fees, applications and enrolments for International Students are different to those for local students. International students must be enrolled in full time study on campus. For more information about courses, enrolment and course fees for international students:

TAFE International Western Australia,
Department of Training and Workforce Development - Customer Service Centre
Level 7, 3 Forrest Place, Perth WA 6000
Tel: +61 8 9218 2100
Fax: +61 8 9218 2160
Email: study.tiwa@dtwd.wa.gov.au
Web: www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au


International Centre
North Metropolitan TAFE
30 Aberdeen Street, Northbridge, Western Australia, 6003
Tel: +61 8 94271873
Fax: +61 8 9427 1992
Email: internationalstudy@nmtafe.wa.edu.au
Web: northmetrotafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance requirements

  • minimum of 18 years of age prior to course commencement with completion of Australian high school Year 12 and an ATAR of 60 (or equivalent)
  • or mature age (aged 21 or over) entry with relevant work experience and
  • IELTS 6.0 (academic) with a minimum of 5.5 in each band if English is not your first language

There are now full time and part time study options available in this exciting program. If you are ready to apply for a position in the course, please call 1300 300 822 to be put in touch with the appropriate study area.

You can also apply via the Billy Blue website www.billyblue.edu.au/apply


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Page last updated August 22, 2017