Online Interior Design Diploma Program - Educational Objectives

On completion of the Rhodec Diploma Program each student will be able independently to:

  • have developed a personal philosophy towards interior design and an individual approach to its conduct;
  • progress a project from inception to completion;
  • research into the nature of problems and devise strategies for their solution;
  • be competent in drafting and/or CAD and, through visual analysis, use these techniques to explore and express visual ideas;
  • have developed visual sensibilities in the use of proportion, form, colour and texture that will enable the manipulation of these elements knowingly and creatively;
  • have developed an understanding of the factors governing the selection of materials, finishes, artefacts and manufacturing and installation techniques and be able to apply them in the design of interiors;
  • respond with sensitivity and care to environmental and safety issues when realizing design concepts;
  • have gained an understanding of the implications of being a professional interior designer and the relationship of that profession to the many others engaged in the realization of the built environment;
  • have developed an understanding of the factors governing the selection of interior domestic furniture and fittings;
  • have acquired knowledge of the key elements on interior construction and its application;
  • have gained an understanding of the essentials of professional practice; prepare for entry to appropriate professional bodies.