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What will I learn?

Learn how to work collaboratively on commercial and residential projects, bringing together the diverse elements of Interior Design into a cohesive vision.

You will build your theoretical, technical and creative skills and apply them to create engaging, interactive and imaginative interior spaces. Excel in a career that combines people and place, with creative briefs in a diverse range of private, public, residential and commercial environments.

Prepare yourself for a contemporary career in a connected world. The Diploma is a great opportunity to test-drive Interior Design before furthering your studies with the Bachelor of Design Arts or entering the industry.

You can:

  • Study the standalone Interior Design Diploma in just one year over three trimesters, full time.
  • Use the Diploma as a foundation for a direct pathway into our unique Bachelor of Design Arts degree. After completing the full Diploma, you can get credit for the first three trimesters of the Degree with a major in the aligned discipline.
  • Use the Diploma as an entry pathway to work in the field that you love. We provide extensive career support to help find a position that is right for you.

Interior Design Diploma Course Objectives

  • Understand and assess various client needs and space requirements.
  • Identify and apply functional and technical specifications into the design process.
  • Conceptualise, develop, and produce dynamic and engaging spaces for residential and commercial needs.
  • Learn to design spaces that integrate forecasted styles, trends and specific industry requirements.
  • Explore sustainable design and apply key concepts, through consideration of natural textiles, energy efficient materials and ergonomic design.
  • Build relationships with industry experts through networking and placement opportunities.

Possible Careers after studying Interior Design diploma

  • Interior Design Consultant
  • Interior Decorator
  • Interior Stylist
  • Set Designer
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Retail Consultant

Prospective Student Profile

  • Creative students with an interest in space, function, and form
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Solutions oriented problem solver

Class Size and Facilities

  • Small classes. Generally no more than 18.
  • State of the art facilities, including industry standard computing equipment and software.



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$31,900.00 (17,35,582) per year
Start date

Information not available


LCI Melbourne

150 Oxford Street,



3066, MELBOURNE, Australia

Online/Distance (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$31,900.00 (17,35,582) per year
The indicative annual tuition fee is based upon a student enrolling in 100% full time study load.
Start date

23 September 2022

Entry requirements

For international students

  • Evidence of satisfactory completion of VCE or year 12 equivalent or work experience equivalence.
  • is aged 18 and over
  • Proof of English Proficiency (IELTS score of 6.0 with no skills band lower than 5.5 or equivalent like TOEFL, Pearson Test of English or CAE)

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