Bachelor of Industrial Design

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

This program prepares you for the profession with a new culture of learning supported by a user/student-centred approach, competency learning, design studio-project based learning, applied design research and innovation.


32 subject units (4 units per semester for 8 semesters)


  • Design management and entrepreneurship
  • design-led innovation and management
  • human-computer interaction
  • industrial manufacturing
  • responsible design and sustainability
  • Visualisation and graphics.

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assumed knowledge: Design and Technology and any 2 units of English, plus at least 2 of the following (Business Studies, Visual Arts, Physics, Mathematics)
  • Optional interview.


Professional membership of the Design Institute of Australia (DIA)

Study pathways

Successful completion may satisfy the entry requirements to a Master of Teaching (Secondary).

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parramatta International: $132,000
  • ATAR: 67
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

Further information

A 10-week session of industry experience in the student's area of interest is required from the third year.

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