Bachelor of Design - Industrial Design

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Finding a balance between beauty and practicality takes expert knowledge. That's why this hands-on program immerses students in the design of realistically detailed products suitable for manufacture with a focus on real-world industry and social engagement. It also challenges students to develop future solutions to complex problems facing humanity and the environment. Studies include learning the creative design process, model-making techniques, visual communication, product design manufacturing, design management, computer-aided industrial design (CAID), design research, human factors and ergonomics, coupled with innovation, aesthetics, entrepreneurship and business, cultural and social values, and design leadership. Students will be prepared for their career with a range of activities and opportunities such as hands-on design units, project presentations, international study tours, entrepreneurial incubation programs and real-world internships.

Course Fee:


International: $107,700

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Assumed knowledge: English (4,SA)

Structure:

288 credit points comprising 4 impact lab units; an Industrial Design major (12 units); plus 4 design specialisation units and a minor (4 units) or 4 electives, or 8 design specialisation units.

Subjects you can Study:

Industrial design

Study Pathways:

Pathways to Master of Teaching (Secondary) and Master of Philosophy are available. Students may be able to claim advanced standing for part of their course, on the basis of completed or partially completed studies, and other assessable learning outcomes.

Further information:

QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. Applicants who receive an OP 1-5 or equivalent are guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.

Recognition:

Design Institute of Australia, World Design Organization

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Related Careers:

Ergonomist, Industrial Designer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gardens Point No info Yes Full time 3 years

Why study with us?

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession through real experiences and contacts.

Many of our courses offer you the flexibility to expand your knowledge into fields that your degree doesn’t traditionally explore—making study more stimulating and preparing you for a more agile future. You can also choose from an extensive range of double degrees for a competitive advantage that gives you greater variety in your study and career, plus opportunities and networks across two fields. There are also options to study online or undertake a short professional development course through QUTeX to apply quickly in your career.

Be career ready

You will gain experience in labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with industry partners. We are ranked in the top 50 in the world for employer-student connections*.

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. In fact, more founders of start-ups have studied at QUT than any other Queensland university**.

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked in the world’s top 250 universities***.

City-based campuses

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, as well as a dedicated Creative Industries Precinct and new Education Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus.

 

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* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019.

**Startup Muster Report 2018.

***QS World University Rankings 2019.

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