Diploma of Interior Design - MSF50218

The Diploma in Interior Design (MSF50218) is a nationally recognised qualification accredited by the Australian Government RTO 45423. You will graduate as a professional Interior Designer.

The core and elective units below are pre-selected and are integrated throughout the course modules.

Core Units

MSFID5022 - Explore and Apply Creative Design Methodology to Interior Space

BSBDES303 - Explore and Apply the Creative Design Process to 3D Forms

BSBDES302 - Explore and Apply the Creative Design Process to 2D Forms

BSBDES502 - Establish, Negotiate and Refine a Design Brief

MSFID5020 - Design Residential Interiors

MSFID4013 - Design Residential Interior Lighting

MSFID4016 - Design Colour Schemes for Interior and Exterior Spaces

MSFID5021 - Evaluate Site Structure and Services for Interior Spaces

MSFID5025 - Develop Residential Interior Design Project Documentation

MSFID4014 - Produce Digital Models and Documentation for Interior Design Projects

Elective Units

BSBDES305 - Source and Apply Information on the History and Theory of Design

MSFFDT4012 - Research Furniture Styles and Movements

MSFID4019 - Research Interior Decoration and Design Influences

BSBDES401 - Generate Design Solutions

MSFID4012 - Decorate Residential Interiors

MSFID5027 - Research and Recommend Colour Applications and Finishes

MSFID4018 - Research and Recommend Hard Materials and Finishes for Interiors

MSFID5028 - Research and Recommend Artwork

MSFID4015 - Prepare Materials and Finishes Boards for Client Presentation

MSFID4017 - Research and Recommend Furniture and Accessories

MSFID4021 - Design Soft Furnishing Solutions for Interior Spaces

MSFID4022 - Prepare Quotation and Contract Documentation for Design Projects

MSFID5018 - Provide Interior Styling Service

CUAANM303 - Create 3D Digital Models

CUADIG304 - Create Visual Design Components

BSBDES403 - Develop and Extend Design Skills and Practice

CUAPPR503 - Present a Body of Own Creative Work

What a fantastic course! I found this course to be completely practical, inspiring and most importantly exactly what you need to know when starting out your journey in the design industry.

Kelly Donougher

Ocean Reef, WA

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  • 36 days ago

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