Course Title: Professional Interior Practice

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Professional Interior Practice

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


320T Architecture & Urban Design


Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 1 2018

Course Coordinator: Jennifer Crowley

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Coordinator Email:

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

In this course you will establish a procedure for working as a professional in the interior design and decoration industry. You will work in teams to produce and evaluate a business proposal for an interior design consultancy. Using established operational small business strategies you will develop goals and objectives in line with industry standards and compliance. Further depth will be established through embedding these procedures into projects throughout the program. A particular focus on social media networking will address the newest techniques in marketing and a strong focus on entrepreneurship which will develop leadership skills

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

In this course you will develop the following program capabilities;

  • Respond to a brief providing creative design solutions to meet the needs of the client and address all industry conventions in both hand and digital formats.
  • Communicate your ideas and designs through a broad range of technology and presentation techniques to a range of stakeholders including clients and relevant industry practitioners.
  • Work collaboratively and perform effectively as a member of a creative team with responsibility and accountability for own learning and work


On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Develop a clear and coherent business plan for a small interior design and decoration consultancy
  • Problem solve to plan, organise and communicate your business goals and objectives clearly and in line with legal requirements.
  • Work collaboratively with others and perform effectively as a member of a creative team with responsibility for own learning and work.
  • Identify, analyse and evaluate current business systems and to implement amendments to operational procedures.

Overview of Learning Activities

Learning activities will include supervised project work, independent investigation, peer feedback, reflection, site visits, demonstrations, audio visual presentations, online learning (blogs and wiki), studio work, guest presenter demonstrations

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

Audio visual presentations, library references, architectural and interior design websites, interface & activity via MyRMIT learning and support material,

Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program capabilities. Assessment may include a range of activities such as in-class exercises, portfolio, models, reports and individual / group projects.

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

An assessment charter ( summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which are described and referenced in a single document:;ID=ln1kd66y87rc