Bachelor of Interior Design (Commercial)

Bachelor of Interior Design (Commercial)

Start your career in interior design specialising in Commercial Interiors with this Bachelor of Interior Design (Commercial) qualification, delivered by Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia.

Learn to design for the ever-changing features of our commercial environments, such as retail, hotels, restaurants, outdoor spaces, and work places. Using industry standard software, you’ll develop the skills to communicate information that’s relevant to designing, costing and constructing interiors, and find out how to represent spatial environments. You will explore the theoretical and practical elements of designing and making commercial interiors – branding, lighting, sustainability and materiality – to create environments that meet your client’s needs.

DIA-recognised course

This course is recognised by the Design Institute of Australia, giving you confidence that your education is of the highest industry standard.

Exclusive Sibella Court ambassadorship

Our interior design courses are built in collaboration with international design icon Sibella Court, founder of Society Inc.

Master industry-standard software

Learn how to use Sketch Up Pro, AutoCAD, 3DsMax, Revit, Unreal Engine.

Free Adobe Creative Cloud Pro licence

You'll receive a free Adobe Creative Cloud Pro licence for the entire time you're studying Design with us.

#1 for Student Support

Our Interior and Environmental Design courses received the highest ranking for student support in the 2021 QILT Survey.

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  • Qualification:
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Study mode:
    Online
    On Campus
    Blended
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    3 years full time, 6 years part time, 2 years accelerated
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    Billy Blue College of Design
  • Location:
    NSW, VIC, QLD
  • Career Outcomes:
    Interior Designer | Interior Decorator | Assistant Designer | Interior Decorating Consultant | Retail Decorator | View All

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Course Rundown

Start your career in interior design specialising in Commercial Interiors with this Bachelor of Interior Design (Commercial) qualification, delivered by Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia.

Learn to design for the ever-changing features of our commercial environments, such as retail, hotels, restaurants, outdoor spaces, and work places. Using industry standard software, you’ll develop the skills to communicate information that’s relevant to designing, costing and constructing interiors, and find out how to represent spatial environments. You will explore the theoretical and practical elements of designing and making commercial interiors – branding, lighting, sustainability and materiality – to create environments that meet your client’s needs.

DIA-recognised course

This course is recognised by the Design Institute of Australia, giving you confidence that your education is of the highest industry standard.

Exclusive Sibella Court ambassadorship

Our interior design courses are built in collaboration with international design icon Sibella Court, founder of Society Inc.

Master industry-standard software

Learn how to use Sketch Up Pro, AutoCAD, 3DsMax, Revit, Unreal Engine.

Free Adobe Creative Cloud Pro licence

You’ll receive a free Adobe Creative Cloud Pro licence for the entire time you’re studying Design with us.

#1 for Student Support

Our Interior and Environmental Design courses received the highest ranking for student support in the 2021 QILT Survey.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this course, students need to have:

  • Completed Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent, OR
  • Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above, OR
  • Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification, OR
  • Work life experience demonstrating the ability to undertake study at the required level.

While completing the Bachelor of Interior Design (Commercial) qualification delivered by Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia, you will over the following subjects:

Year 1

  • Design Context
  • Design Drawing
  • Interior Design Practice
  • Design Studio 1
  • History of Interior Design and Decoration
  • Construction and CAD
  • Joinery and Finishes
  • Design Studio 2

Year 2

  • Computer 3D Modelling
  • Design Studio 3
  • Problem Based Learning Studio
  • Discover, Define, Develop, Deliver
  • Design Research
  • Environment Design 3 (Commercial)
  • Emerging Design Technologies (Commercial)

Year 3

  • Social Enterprise
  • Work Integrated Learning
  • Portfolio and Industry Experience
  • Systems and Documentation 2 (Commercial)
  • Creative Thinking Process
  • Scheduling Interiors 2 (Commercial)
  • Environment Design 4 (Commercial)
  • Systems and Documentation 3: Nominated

Billy Blue College of Design is the design and creative technology faculty at Torrens University Australia, and home to the industry’s best and brightest. They’re known for our engagement with industry and employability focus, with courses developed in collaboration with industry leaders.

You'll study in iconic, inspirational spaces where ideas flourish, and our educators are adventurous and eager to share their craft, and industry contacts. During your studies, you’ll master the practical skills you need back up your imagination and gain the commercial skills you need to scale up your career.

Best of all, university admission needn’t be a worry. You don’t need an ATAR to study with Billy Blue, just a passion to learn, and that hard-earned work-life experience counts too

You’ll benefit from the dedicated support of Course Advisors and Success Coaches, who can help you navigate your career dreams and study goals.

And, with all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part-time, on-campus, online, or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.

Where Will It Lead Me?

On successful completion of this course, delivered by Billy Blue College of Design, you will gain a nationally recognised Bachelor of Interior Design (Commercial) qualification from Torrens University Australia. The knowledge and skills gained through the course will ensure that you can start performing competently in any commercial interior design role, or start your own consultancy.

Curious about where a career in interior design could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Total cost for this course is $84,840 (24 subjects at $3,535 per subject).

Students may be eligible for scholarships covering up to 30% of the fee, making the discounted fee $59,388.

Billy Blue College of Design offers a number of easy payment plans or the ability to pay per subject or per semester as you go.

Eligible Australian students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.

Please enquire for further details.

FEE-HELPYou may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $48,361 (2022-23 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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