Course details

CRICOS course code: 096565B

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Highlights

  • Create innovative, attractive, sustainable and user-friendly products and systems.
  • Learn the technical aspects of design, design management, CAID (computer-aided industrial design) technology, ergonomics, aesthetics, marketing and design leadership.
  • Graduates work as industrial designers, usability experts, interaction or interface designers, corporate identity designers, new product developers, model makers, special effects producers, design researchers and computer aided design experts.

Why choose this course?

As new materials and new technologies develop, industrial designers are discovering more ways to create the products, services and systems that improve people’s everyday lives. If you want your designs to have an impact in the real world, this degree could be just what you’re looking for.

Real-world learning

You will be prepared for your career with a range of activities and opportunities such as hands-on design units, project presentations, international study tours, entrepreneurial incubation programs and real-world internships.

You’ll also graduate work ready through QUT’s strong collaborative links with companies including BMW, Bombardier, Techtronic Industries, Marvel Studios, Doctors Without Borders, Dyson, Bugatti, Nokia, Amazon, G-Star Raw, Brisbane Airport Corporation, Australian Centre for Robotic Vision and Australian Institute for Rail Innovation.

Careers and outcomes

Graduates have an outstanding record of achievement nationally and internationally in diverse careers. Many graduates work as industrial designers in design consultancies or design departments of product manufacturers, or as entrepreneurs who design their own products. Other careers include usability expert, service designer, interaction designer, UX designer, corporate identity designer, model maker, movie concept designer, visualisation expert, automotive designer, design manager, design researcher, computer-aided design expert, game designer and strategic design expert.

Organisations that we collaborate with and students go on and work for include BMW, Bombardier, Techtronics Industries, Marvel Studios, Doctors Without Borders, Dyson, Bugatti, Nokia, Amazon, G-Star Raw, Brisbane Airport Corporation, Australian Centre for Robotic Vision and Australian Institute for Rail Innovation (ACRI).

Professional recognition

Graduates qualify for associate membership of the Design Institute of Australia. The course is an educational member of the World Design Council and is a Design Institute of Australia Recognised Course.

Possible careers

  • 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

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 36,100 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
20 July 2020
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Gardens Point Campus
2 George Street Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 36,100 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
20 July 2020
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Kelvin Grove Campus

Victoria Park Road
Brisbane Queensland 4059
Australia

Entry criteria

  • Foundation Program Year completed at an Australian University with a final overall grade average of 4.5 (on a 7 point scale) and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).
  • QUT Intensive Program with a grade average of at least 4.4 out of 7 and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).
  • QUT Foundation Program with a grade average of at least 4.4 out of 7 and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).
  • QUT Diploma program with a grade point average of at least 4.0 out of 7; and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).

IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 6; TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Listening, Reading score of 16, Writing score of 21 and Speaking score of 18; Pearson PTE (Academic) score of 58 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 50; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) score of 176 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 169.

Address

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
Gardens Point Campus
2 George Street Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia