Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
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Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact us for more information.
There are no minimum academic requirements.
You must submit the Interior Design and Decoration selection kit by no later than the extended deadlines below:
- VTAC applicants register and submit the selection kit by Friday 1 December.
- RMIT current or recent students you will receive an email prompt to complete the selection kit when you submit your direct application by Sunday 31 December.
Advisory emails will be sent from mid-December.
The selection kit requires:
- an applicant statement outlining why you want to study Interior Decoration and Design (maximum 300 words).
- a folio of 6–8 bodies of work that reflect both conceptual and finished skills in drawing, problem-solving, creative use of colour, communication and 3D/spatial thinking. At least one body of work must be a computer-generated project displaying digital skills. Your folio should contain a combination of development and finished work.
- a statement for each body of work, describing the task and the outcome (maximum 100 words per work).
Your folio of six to eight images must be collated a single PDF (maximum 10MB), or a URL to a single PDF if online.
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You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) with a minimum 50% average (check calculator below).
Equivalent qualifications may also include completion of the RMIT Foundation Studies program or a recognised post secondary Diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades.
Meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee entry. Your application will still need to be assessed and accepted.
Folio: Please supply evidence of your creativity in the form of a folio that contains a maximum of 6–8 pieces that reflect concept and finished skills in drawing, problem-solving, and creative use of colour, communication and 3D/spatial thinking and a print out of a computer-generated project displaying skills of digital competency. Selected work should be a combination of development and finished work. Folios must be submitted electronically in PDF format. Each electronic file should be no larger than 10MB.
Folio presentation: You must present your folio to a selection panel. Where necessary, this may be conducted via email, phone or Skype.
English language requirements
To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:
- IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 5.5 (with no individual band below 5.0)
- TOEFL (Paper Based Test): minimum score of 530 (TWE 3.5)
- TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 71 (with minimum of 17 in all sections)
- Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 42 (with no communication band less than 36)
- Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 162 with no less than 154 in any component.
For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT, visit English language requirements and equivalency information.
Don't meet the English language test scores? Complete an Upper Intermediate Certificate at RMIT English Worldwide.
If you don't meet the entry requirements, there may be other RMIT programs you are eligible for that can lead you to your preferred program. Explore pathway options.