Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

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.

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

  • Industrial design

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assumed knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C).

Recognition

Design Institute of Australia, World Design Organization

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.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Gardens Point International: $107,700 No information available Yes No information available

Further information

QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. Our offer guarantee can give you peace of mind about your study choices. If you receive an ATAR or selection rank equal to or higher than the offer guarantee, you are guaranteed a place in the course regardless of the threshold. This means that when you know your ATAR or selection rank you can check your eligibility for a QUT course before receiving an offer. You still need to lodge a QTAC application by the closing date. A small number of courses do not participate in the offer guarantee scheme.

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