Fostering social responsibility for interior design practice
Tertiary interior design courses incorporating the equivalent of four years education aim to provide students with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and values needed to practice as a professional interior designers. In doing this, the various universities recognise the parameters and elements of professionalism formalised by the International Federation of Interior Designers and Interior Architects (IFI) and correspondingly endorsed by the Design institute of Australia (DIA), a member organisation of IFI and professional organisation for design professionals in Australia.
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