Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design) / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

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

The hands-on industrial design program immerses students in the design of realistically detailed products suitable for manufacture with a focus on real-world industry and social engagement. 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. The law degree provides a strong foundation in contemporary law knowledge and transferable skills such as critical analysis, problem solving and research that will equip students for their careers. Students have the opportunity to choose electives that align with their interests and can gain practical and hands-on experience. They benefit from meaningful connections with high profile industry employers and classes with leading and internationally renowned law experts. Students can also pursue work experience through industry internships and international exchanges. Career options include industrial design or intellectual property lawyers, industrial designers, and product or service designers for bespoke or mass production applications.

Structure

  • 528 credit points. Design component: 192 credit points (16 units)
  • 4 core units and 12 major units. Law component: 336 credit points. This is comprised of 19 core units, including units based upon the 'Priestley 11' required for admission to legal practice in Australia and 8 electives. Students are able to deepen their knowledge in areas of interest through their elective choices which reflect areas of legal practice and emerging developments in law.

Subjects

  • Industrial design
  • Law

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

Industrial Design: Design Institute of Australia (DIA). Law (Honours): Graduates satisfy the academic requirements for admission as a solicitor and/or barrister in all Australian states and territories. It is also recognised for admission purposes in West and East Malaysia, India, Fiji and Papua New Guinea.

Study pathways

Pathways to the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Master of Teaching (Secondary), or 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. QUT advanced standing rules apply.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Gardens Point International: $181,400
  • ATAR: 87
No
  • Full-time : 5.5 years

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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