Bachelor of Industrial Design
Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

In this degree, you’ll apply your passion for creative design and production through the lens of advanced manufacturing. Under the guidance of our industry experienced teaching staff, you’ll gain insight and expertise in design, materials, process technology and practice within a global context. You’ll use cutting-edge advanced manufacturing technologies combined with traditional and sustainable manufacturing processes. This degree will ensure you are able to manage the entire product life cycle from design to production and beyond. You’ll graduate equipped with the skills, language and know-how of both design and manufacturing, giving you a competitive skill set highly valued by industry. You’ll learn to push the boundaries of existing and emerging industries, creating products that consider social, environmental and economic factors to improve people’s lives. Through a range of practical experiences, craft-based approaches, and the latest developments in 3D printing, digital modelling, electronics, programming and more, you’ll graduate ready to create and innovate across healthcare, aerospace, automotive, consumer goods, and fashion – among other industries. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Industrial Design at GU.

Combined diploma/degrees

Refer to entry under Griffith College for: D Engineering/B Industrial Design.

Fee notes

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Admissions Criteria

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Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit

Assumed knowledge

General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C).

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Lowest Rank to receive an offer

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Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

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Career opportunities

You’ll be prepared for work as an industrial designer, innovator, product designer, entrepreneur, creative designer-maker, designer for medical applications, or in automotive or digital fashion.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
CSP/$9000 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Engineering and Technology
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Gold Coast