6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2019 (On-campus)
This unit introduces students to the range of practical, fiscal, operational and legislated requirements for operation as a competent professional practitioner of interior architecture. Site visits relevant to the projects are undertaken.
Upon successful completion of this unit students will:
- Be able to analyse the key professional and management issues in a range of interior architecture projects;
- Develop strategies for undertaking research and design for projects and select appropriate research methods;
- Be able to undertake computer-based scheduling of the management of the design project and its implementation;
- Understand issues of ethics and morality specifically related to the interior architectural profession;
- Be familiar with commercial and contract law, with specific emphasis on construction related issues;
- Understand intellectual property laws, copyright, plagiarism, patents, and design registration;
- Have an understanding of management skills and relevant government workplace legislation;
- Observe and employ occupational health and safety principles and rules appropriate to studio practice.
100% in-semester assessment
12 hours per week including 4 contact hours plus 8 hours of independent study.
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