New Zealand Diploma in Interior Design (Residential)
Level 5

New Zealand Diploma in Interior Design (Residential) (Level 5)

  • Study for free

    Explore fees-free training options here.

  • Locations and dates


    21 February 2022
  • Study options

    Full-time and part-time

  • Length

    Full-time 40 weeks, consisting of 34 teaching weeks and 6 weeks of study breaks

  • Total credits


  • Fees


    Compulsory Student Services Fee also applies ($240 for fulltime students).
    Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection. View course details for individual fees.

  • National qualification code


Discover your future as an interior designer.

The New Zealand Diploma in Interior Design, Residential will provide you with a comprehensive foundation in interior design with a specific focus on skills and industry knowledge required in the development and communication of interior design solutions for residential spaces.

Career pathways could include professional residential décor/design consultant, a design stylist or project coordinator, a consultant in specialist trade showrooms and design stores, a consultant in kitchen and bathroom design, the New Zealand Diploma in Interior Design, Residential could also offer the opportunity to start your own business.

Key information for students

Entry requirements

Minimum requirements Learn more

Academic requirements: NCEA Level 2 OR Equivalent academic achievement Alternative Requirements: Applicants who are unable to evidence that they meet Academic entry requirements, but who can demonstrate acquired skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, may be approved for alternative entry by the Curriculum Manager (or delegate). English language requirements: If English is not the applicant s first language, applicants will need to provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Table: IELTS 5.5 Academic (no lower than 5.0 in each band), Note: Applicants who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English language skills

Detailed requirements
More information about entry to this qualification

Duration Learn more

1 Year

Tuition fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees Learn more $7,528 $7,528
Government tuition subsidy Learn more $9,803 $9,803
TOTAL Learn more $17,331 $17,331
Compulsory Student Services Fee
Student loan information Learn more StudyLink

Student success Learn more

Successful course completions 93%

National Graduate Outcomes Learn more

3 years after completion
Median earnings Learn more $41,818
Earnings range Learn more $33,456 - $48,479
In employment Learn more 73%
In further study Learn more 19%
On a benefit Learn more N/A

Note: All KIS information is the most recent available relating to domestic students only. Learn more about Key Information for Students








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