Highlights

  • Learn the expertise to produce interior spaces that enhance the quality of life and experience of occupants.
  • Undertake interior design projects in practical studio settings and participate in independent and collaborative problem solving.
  • Incorporate your creative eye with investment acumen to optimise returns and manage the performance of properties. You'll be valued in both the private and public sectors.
  • APREF is offering a $30,000 scholarship to a rural or regional applicant studying an Australian Property Institute (API) accredited degree specialising in the valuation field commencing in 2022. Applications close 30 October, 2021. Visit the API website to find out more and apply.

Highlights

  • Learn the expertise to produce interior spaces that enhance the quality of life and experience of occupants.
  • Undertake interior design projects in practical studio settings and participate in independent and collaborative problem solving.
  • Incorporate your creative eye with investment acumen to optimise returns and manage the performance of properties. You'll be valued in both the private and public sectors.

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What to expect

Bachelor of Design (Interior Architecture)

This course is internationally recognised and provides you with the expertise to produce spaces that enhance the quality of life and experience of occupants. You'll undertake interior design projects in practical studio settings and participate in independent and collaborative problem solving.

Our strong connections to local industry provide you with real-world experience and insight into your career options, through award-winning practitioners as tutors and promotion of your work in prominent public settings.

You will be supported by contemporary, relevant teaching and a focus on new and emergent fields including small and large-scale design in real and virtual environments, physical and digital experimentation, body/space relations, and design for health and social inclusion.

During the course you will conceptualise and develop your designs through expertise in spatial thinking and detailed resolution, using models, full-scale material constructs and digital animations.

Bachelor of Property Economics

We offer one of the few specialised property courses in Australia. Our course is concerned with all aspects of property: investment, asset management, development, valuation and research, with a focus on finance and the commercial property market sector.

Incorporate your creative eye with investment acumen to optimise returns and manage the performance of properties. You'll be valued in both the private and public sectors.

Other careers in property economics may include property valuer and adviser, investment analyst, development manager, property and asset manager, funds manager and positions in corporate real estate.

You may work in your own private enterprise or as an employee of property development, valuation, property management, professional services investment or property finance companies. You may also work in government departments and local authorities concerned with rating, compulsory acquisitions, property development or property and portfolio management. Your work will usually combine a mix of office and field work.

This degree is accredited by the Australian Property Institute (API) and meets the membership requirements of a Certified Property Practitioner (CPP).

Careers and outcomes

Careers and outcomes

Incorporate your creative eye with investment acumen to optimise returns and manage the performance of properties. You’ll be valued in both the private and public sectors.

Professional recognition

Graduates qualify for membership of the Design Institute of Australia (DIA).  

The Bachelor of Design (Interior Architecture) does not confer qualifications in Architecture and the Queensland Architects Act (2002) restricts the use of the title “Architect” to professionals registered by the Board of Architects of Queensland.

The Bachelor of Property Economics is accredited by the Australian Property Institute (API) and meets the membership requirements of a Certified Property Practitioner (CPP). With completion of the Property Valuation Accreditation Minor (Property Software, Boutique Valuation, Property Legislation, Transaction Process) this degree meets the additional educational requirements for professional accreditation and membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) valuation pathway; the Australian Property Institute (API) – Certified Practising Valuers (CPV), Certified Development Practioner (CDP), Certified Property Manager (CPM), and Certified Property Practitioner (CPP); the Valuers Registration Board of Queensland; and the Board of Valuers, Appraisers, Estate Agents and Property Managers (BOVAEP), Malaysia.

Possible careers

  • Interior Designer
  • Property Development

Details and units

In order to complete this course, you must complete a total of 384 credit points, made up of 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Design (Interior Architecture) and 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Property Economics. You will undertake the two components of the double degree concurrently.

Design component

You will complete:

  • four school-wide impact lab units (48 credit points)
  • the interior architecture major (144 credit points), including:
    • four shared foundation units (48 credit points)
    • eight units (96 credit points) from the discipline.

Property economics component

You will complete:

  • four core units (48 credit points) including a professional practice unit that requires completion of 30 days of workplace learning and a capstone project unit
  • the property economics major discipline units (144 credit points).

Study overseas

Study overseas while earning credit towards your QUT degree with one of our worldwide exchange partners.

Overseas study can be for one or two semesters (or during the semester break) and the units you take can be in either degree area, depending on how they match with your QUT course.

In order to complete this course, you must complete a total of 384 credit points, made up of 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Design (Interior Architecture) and 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Property Economics. You will undertake the two components of the double degree concurrently.

Design component

You will complete:

  • four school-wideimpact lab units (48 credit points)
  • the interior architecture major (144 credit points), including:
    • four shared foundation units (48 credit points)
    • eight units (96 credit points) from the discipline.

Property economics component

You will complete:

  • four core units (48 credit points) including a professional practice unit that requires completion of 30 days of workplace learning and a capstone project unit
  • the property economics major discipline units (144 credit points).

Study overseas

Study overseas while earning credit towards your QUT degree with one of our worldwide exchange partners.

Overseas study can be for one or two semesters (or during the semester break) and the units you take can be in either degree area, depending on how they match with your QUT course.

Requirements

Selection rank
70.00

These thresholds are the lowest adjusted scores to which QUT made an offer in Semester 1, 2021.

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Course code
ID17
QTAC code
419062
CRICOS code
096572C
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
Duration
4 years full-time
Duration
4 years full-time
Entry
February and July
Entry
February and July
Deferment

You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.

Assumed knowledge

Before you start this course, we assume you have sound knowledge of the subject/s listed below. If you don't have the subject knowledge, you can still apply for the course but we strongly encourage you to undertake bridging studies to gain the knowledge:

  • English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)

More about assumed knowledge

Offer guarantee

If you achieve an ATAR or selection rank of 77.00 or higher (including any adjustments) and satisfy all other admission requirements, you are guaranteed an offer for this course.

Advanced standing

If you have prior studies or work experience, you may be eligible for advanced standing (credit). You can apply for advanced standing once you've been accepted to QUT. If you're in your first semester of study, you must apply for advanced standing within 10 days of receiving your offer.

More about advanced standing

Deferment

You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.

More about deferring your offer

Adjustments to your ATAR/selection rank

Any adjustments you receive to your ATAR or selection rank will be applied to this course.

Find out if you’re eligible for an adjustment to your ATAR or selection rank

Offers we made to school leavers in Semester 1, 2021

The figures listed in the tables below reflect the offers that were made to recent ATAR students. The entry thresholds box at the top of this page shows the lowest adjusted ATAR/selection rank required to receive an offer for all applicants for the most recent January QTAC offer round.

Excluding adjustments Including adjustments
Highest ATAR/selection rank
to receive an offer
Selection rank 90.25
Selection rank 90.25
Median ATAR/selection rank
to receive an offer
Selection rank 80.65
Selection rank 80.65
Lowest ATAR/selection rank
to receive an offer
Selection rank 70.55
Selection rank 70.55

You can find out more about your fellow students’ backgrounds with this course’s student profile.

Other admission options

If you are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, you may be eligible for admission through our Centralised Assessment Selection Process (CASP).

Minimum academic requirements

I completed my studies outside of Australia

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this course.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

Subject prerequisites
  • General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)

You must have achieved this study at a level comparable to Australian Year 12 or in recognised post-secondary studies.

I completed secondary school in Australia

Assumed knowledge

Before you start this course we assume you have sound knowledge in these areas:

  • General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)

More about assumed knowledge

ATAR/selection rank
70.00
Offer guarantee

If you completed secondary school in Australia and achieve an ATAR/selection rank of 77.00 or higher (including any adjustments) and satisfy all other admission requirements, you are guaranteed an offer for this course.

Prerequisites

Satisfactory completion of Year 12 in an Australian school system or equivalent.

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
58 50 50 50 50
Cambridge English Score
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement. You must provide your Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
6.5 6 6 6 6
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
79 16 16 21 18
Occupational English Test (Nursing Profession)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
* A grade of B in each component for tests undertaken prior to September 2018.
-- 350* 350* 350* 350*

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2022 fees

2022: CSP $11,100 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2022 fees

2022: $31,700 per year full-time (96 credit points)

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Find out more about undergraduate course fees

HECS-HELP: loans to help you pay for your course fees

You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a HECS-HELP loan.

Find out more about government loans

Scholarships

You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.

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