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Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration
Torrens University Australia - Fortitude Valley

Course outline

The Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration provides the technical skills, industry knowledge and understanding of design processes that shape the environments in which we live, work, shop and eat. Throughout the Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration, you will explore various design processes and learn everything about materials and finishes while also developing skills in residential and commercial design.

Together with other students in the Design Studio, you’ll learn about the principles and trends of interior design and how they fit into the design process; you’ll explore issues of sustainability, and ways to design appropriately for a range of clients. You will test-run various design processes and collaborate on exciting projects based in the real world. The design work you produce throughout the course will contribute to your professional portfolio – to help you land serious work in this ever-exciting, always evolving creative industry.

Area of study:

Design Drawing

Product Knowledge

Design Studio

Joinery and Finishes

Construction and CAD

Project Site Analysis

History of Architecture, Interior Design and Decoration

Industry partners and work placements:

The big difference at Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia is that you’ll start working in the design industry from day one – gaining valuable experience, learning from industry professionals and making industry connections. We have a strong network of partners and are always welcoming opportunities to build new relationships in the design world.

Work placement hours :Approximately 90 hours

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Fee notes

FEE-HELP available for eligible students.


Applicant must have completed Year 12 or equivalent

Additional entry requirements

Completed Year 12 or equivalent. Other admission pathways are available to applicants.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
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As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2024 information is not available.

Career opportunities

We have carefully organised this course to share our Interior Design and Decoration expertise with you, from floor to ceiling. Every lesson gives you realistic, practical experience, the most current theoretical knowledge and insights into the diverse aspects of today’s industry that will serve you well into the future. You’ll graduate ready for an entry-level role or interior design and decoration studies at Bachelor level.

Career paths:

Interior Decorator

Interior Stylist

Soft Furnishings Consultant

Real Estate Home Stager

Events and Installation Designer

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Offer rounds

23 Aug 2024
16 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025
Regular offers will be made

fee/$17440(first year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Study Area
Creative and Performing Arts
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

1 year Full time or 2 years Part time

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