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What will I learn?

A Bachelor of Interior Design (Commercial) provides the knowledge required to design the ever-changing features of our commercial environments, such as retail, hotels, restaurants, nightclubs and workspaces. It anticipates online virtual commercial environments, engages with contemporary theory and represents spatial environments with computer 3D modelling.

Throughout this course, 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. You will discover how commercial interior-design strategies are developed and assessed, as well as practical industry-based management skills, such as documentation, contract management, professional design practice and cross-disciplinary interaction. 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. The course engages you in contemporary theory and provides an overview of the leading interior-design trends and a look towards the future.

Learning outcomes

Create innovative commercial interiors to engage users.
Work with 3D-modelling software to design spatial projects.
Apply environmentally sustainable design strategies.
Develop construction documentation to industry standards of professional practice.

Career opportunities

You will graduate with the creativity, skills and experience to create state-of-the art, attractive and appropriate commercial interiors, with the capability in engaging with a diverse range of stakeholders, so you’ll be in high demand with the world’s best interior design firms as a Designer or Consultant, or you’ll be able to start your own design firm.

Career paths

Interior Designer
Virtual Environment Designer
Retail Design Consultant
3D Computer Modelling Consultant



Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$30,880.00 (16,63,793) per year
AUD $92,640 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected May 2023


Ultimo Campus

46-52 Mountain Street,


New South Wales,

2007, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$30,880.00 (16,63,793) per year
AUD $92,640 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected May 2023


Fortitude Valley Campus

90 Bowen Terrace,



4006, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have an Australian Year 12 or equivalent. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Academic - Overall 6.0 (min. 5.5 in each subtest); Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - 60 (with min 18 in writing); Pearson Test of English (PTE) – 50 (min. 42 in listening, reading, writing and speaking).

For international students

Australian Year 12 or equivalent

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Academic: Overall 6.0 (min. sub-score 5.5); Test of English as a Foreign (TOEFL) – Paper Based Test: 550; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Internet Based Test (iBT): 60-78 (min. 18 in writing); Pearson Test of English (PTE): 50 (no skill score <42); Cambridge English Requirements (B2 First = First Certificate Exam and C1 Advanced = CAE): Overall Cambridge English Scale score of 169, achievable in B2 First or C1 Advanced. No less than 162 in any paper; Occupational English Test (OET): C.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

Torrens University Australia offers below pathways course for this subject

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