Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Bachelor of Design (Interaction Design)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

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

How we interact with our devices, with apps and websites, is constantly evolving. Interaction designers can shape that evolution, optimising the experience and putting people at the heart of design. This course focuses on the cutting-edge design skills, knowledge and capabilities needed for a contemporary designer to work across multiple fields, practices and contexts. Students will undertake a series of interaction design studios focusing on industry-leading practices in human-centred design, design thinking, experience design, service innovation and augmented reality. Opportunities exist for industry work experience, international study tours and networking with design industry professionals nationally and internationally. Career pathways beyond the design industries include roles in game design, information technology, health, education, science and engineering, as well as business and enterprise. Graduates will also be suited to create their own employment opportunities in emerging technologies such as wearable fashion technology and robotics.

Structure

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

Subjects

  • Interaction 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

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

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Gardens Point International: $100,600
  • ATAR: 70
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 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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