Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design)
Queensland University of Technology - Kelvin Grove

Course outline

This course emphasises practical experience through projects and design studios, and encourages creativity within a vigorous design culture. You develop adaptable and resilient capabilities to design, think critically, effectively communicate and collaborate to realise your ideas in diverse situations. Industrial design graduates create and produce commercial and industrial products, services and systems to improve people’s lives. Your studies include learning the creative design process, model-making techniques, visual communication, product design manufacturing, design management, computer-aided industrial design (CAID), human factors and ergonomics, and design research, coupled with innovation, aesthetics, entrepreneurship and business, cultural and social values, and design leadership. The course also enables you to incorporate knowledge and skills from other study areas into the degree.

This course is covered by the QUT Offer Guarantee and Year 12 Early Offer Scheme.

For more course information, visit Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design) at QUT.

Combined diploma/degrees

You can combine this course with the QUT Diploma in Creative Industries

Fee notes

There are additional course requirements that you will need to meet as a student in this course. These requirements may have associated costs. Information is available from qut.edu.au/study.

Other requirements

A Suitability Card may be required; refer to institution.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.

Prerequisites

Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Assumed knowledge

English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C).

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
70.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

92.95

76.30

67.45

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

94.95

78.30

70.05

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Automotive designer, computer-aided designer, design researcher, design strategist, interaction designer, interface designer, model designer, movie concept designer, service designer, sustainability design consultant, usability expert, visualisation expert.

Membership

Design Institute of Australia

Course Code
412382
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$8700 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Creative and Performing Arts, Built Environment and Design
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Brisbane