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Interior Design Courses

Billy Blue College of Design

Study a course in interior design

Billy Blue’s Interior Design courses create the pathway for your career as a commercial interior designer working on hotels, bars, brands and even virtual gaming spaces, or as a residential interior designer who focuses on creating inspiring and sustainable home environments that meet the demands of the 21st Century.

Industry-driven, future-ready

Our interior design courses are industry-driven, giving you in-demand skills for a high-growth industry. Our graduates are hot property in the employment world. Learn from skilled lecturers who work in the industry and make valuable contacts before you even graduate.

Billy Blue offers two degrees in interior design: Bachelor of Interior Design (Commercial) and Bachelor of Interior Design (Residential).

Your future career in interior design

Billy Blue graduates work around the world at the forefront of the residential and commercial interiors industry:

  • e-2, Sydney
  • Hassell, Shanghai, China
  • KANNFINCH, Sydney
  • Moon, Sydney
  • PDM International, Sydney
  • Edge ID, Sydney
  • Pyke Design, Sydney

INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS

Graduate with a qualification that gives you strong links to industry and is endorsed by those who matter.

As part of their study at Billy Blue, students have commercial and residential interior internships with our industry partners.

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Degrees in interior design

careersCommercial

Bachelor of Interior Design (Commercial)

Study Options

  • Full time: 3 years (accelerated 2 years)
  • Part time: 4-6 years

* 2 year track (3 trimesters per year)

On campus

SYDNEY * | MELBOURNE * | BRISBANE * (2014+) | PERTH

This degree gives you the skills and creativity to respond and adapt to the ever-changing drivers of commercial environments such as retail stores and exhibitions, hotels, bars, restaurants, night clubs, workspaces and even the design of online virtual commercial environments.

Throughout your study, you will engage with the theoretical and practical elements of commercial interiors – branding, lighting, sustainability and materiality. You will discover how commercial interior design strategies are developed and assessed and explore how commercial interiors can engage an audience. You will make commercial environments a reality through documentation, contract management, professional design practice and cross-disciplinary interaction. You will also have the opportunity to apply theory to practice by creating a range of commercial interior design solutions for real clients.

Graduate with the valuable skills to create state-of-the art commercial interiors. Digital technology is a strong focus of this course, as not only will you will engage with contemporary theory, but also learn how to represent spatial environments, and communicate information relevant to designing, costing, evaluating, and constructing commercial interiors using industry standard software. You can also apply for an internship with one of Billy Blue’s industry partners giving you real-world experience, industry contacts and material for your professional portfolio.

Bachelor of Interior Design
(Commercial)
careersResidential

Bachelor of Interior Design (Residential)

Study Options

  • Full time: 3 years (accelerated 2 years)
  • Part time: 4-6 years

* 2 year track (3 trimesters per year)

On campus

SYDNEY *

Billy Blue’s Residential Interior Design degree creates designers who have the skills and creativity to respond and adapt to the future challenges of sustainable residential design for 21st Century housing, high-rise living, mobile, multi-purpose and adaptive reuse environments.

Throughout your study, you will engage with the theoretical and practical elements of designing residential interiors. You will explore and respond to contemporary issues impacting residential interior design thinking such as our aging population, homelessness, evolving gender roles and definitions of family. You will unpack and understand frontier theory that informs the notion of home in both physical and virtual environments.

As a future-ready interior designer, new technologies and environmentally sustainable practices will be part of your learning. You will understand the impact in the selection of materiality, lighting, joinery, furniture and technology systems such as artificial intelligence robotics and interactive audio visual systems.

You will make residential environments a reality through documentation, contract management, professional design practice and cross-disciplinary interaction. You will also have the opportunity to apply theory to practice by creating a range of residential interior design solutions for real clients and can apply for an internship with one of our leading partners as part of your study.

Bachelor of Interior Design
(Residential)
Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

Study Options

  • Full time: : 1 year (3 trimesters)
  • Part time: 2 years (6 trimesters)

 

On campus

SYDNEY * | MELBOURNE * | BRISBANE *)

*Domestic students only

The Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration provides graduates with a theoretical and technical base of knowledge of general interior design and decoration principles and practice, along with an introduction to specialist areas within the interior design and decoration field, leading either to entry-level employment in the interior design and decoration sector or to further specialised design study at Bachelor level.

Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration