Interior Architecture Constructed Memory Studio

Qualification: Undergraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: HECS-HELP may be available
FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: Curtin University
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About this unit

An online undergraduate unit provided by Curtin University and Open Universities Australia, Interior Architecture Constructed Memory Studio allows you to apply your knowledge and technical skills to embrace the history and values attached to a heritage building. You will explore a range of design concepts and utilise relevant technology to develop adaptive re-use solutions that express the memory of a heritage interior.

On completion of this unit, you will have learned how to produce technically skilled, measured drawings demonstrating a foundational knowledge of the structure and materiality of a culturally significant building. You will also be able to apply the principles of design and heritage values to formulate a resolved system of technologies, and transform a functional brief into a sensitively resolved and integrated design insertion.

This unit is delivered via a range of learning resources and materials, including online testing and assignment submission, streaming multimedia, web links, printable format materials and discussion forums. Assessment consists of two assignments and a portfolio.

Eligibility

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Interior Architecture), Curtin University

You must also have successfully completed the following unit:

  • Interior Architecture Community Encounters Studio

Areas of study

In this Interior Architecture Constructed Memory Studio unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Identify basic elements of structural compression/tension elements
  • Structural systems advanced forms
  • Communicating your design through drawings and models
  • Examples of successful structures – revision

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following course:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Interior Architecture), Curtin University

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

Interior Architecture Constructed Memory Studio is a core unit of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Interior Architecture), which provides you with a solid foundation in the theoretical and technical aspects of design, interior construction and building systems. This course is highly respected in both the national and global interior design industries, and has connections with many related courses all over the world, encouraging student exchange, international field trips and participation in competitions.

Qualified interior designers are in a position to take advantage of a wide range of career opportunities. Job roles include independent design consultancy, working within established interior design organisations, facility management and more specialised fields such as lighting or furniture design. This unit helps you to build the tools to follow this rich and creative career along your individual lines of interest, setting you up for a long and fulfilling career.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Interior Architecture Constructed Memory Studio from Curtin University.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA's full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

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You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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