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What will I learn?

Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design)

This hands-on program gets you involved with the design of realistically detailed products suitable for manufacture with a focus on real-world industry engagement.

Your studies include learning the creative design process, technical aspects of product design, design management, computer-aided industrial design (CAID) technology, human factors and ergonomics, design research, coupled with innovation, aesthetics, marketing, cultural and social values, and design leadership.

You'll 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 benefit from our strong collaborative links with world-class international and national industry professionals.

Many graduates work as industrial designers in consultancies or design departments of product manufacturers, or as entrepreneurs who design their own products.

Other careers include usability expert, service designer, interaction designer, interface designer, corporate identity designer, model maker, movie concept designer, visualisation expert, automotive designer, design manager, design researcher, computer-aided design expert, game designer, design leadership expert and strategic design expert.

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Study a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and gain access to multimillion dollar research facilities, as well as learning practical solutions that impact on the real world.

With industrial design skills in creating and developing innovative, attractive, sustainable and user-friendly products and systems, you may work in fields such as mechanical engineering, transport, service development or manufacturing.

Specialise and tailor your course to suit your own career aspirations. Study opportunities include student-led projects, international study tours, and access to multimillion dollar research facilities.

As part of this course, you must choose one of the following majors:

civil engineering
computer and software systems
electrical and aerospace engineering
electrical engineering
mechanical engineering
mechatronics
medical engineering
chemical process engineering.

Highlights

This hands-on design program gets you involved with the design of realistically detailed products suitable for manufacture with a focus on real-world industry engagement.
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.
Study a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and gain access to multimillion dollar research facilities, as well as learning practical solutions that impact on the real world.
With skills in creating and developing innovative, attractive, sustainable and user-friendly products and systems, you may work in fields such as mechanical engineering, transport, service development or manufacturing.

Career outcomes

With skills in creating and developing innovative, attractive, sustainable and user-friendly products and systems, you may work in fields such as mechanical engineering, transport, service development or manufacturing.

Possible careers

Engineer
Industrial Designer

Which department am I in?

Creative Industries Faculty

CRICOS

096569J

Study options

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
A$34,200.00 (18,81,188) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 July 2022

Venue

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Gardens Point Campus,

2 George Street,

BRISBANE CITY,

Queensland,

4000, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An aggregate score of 8 based on the best three A-Level subjects from General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced (A2) Level. A or A2-Level: A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1, A maximum of two Advanced Subsidiary (AS) level subjects can be counted in place of one A-level subject provided that the same subject has not been taken at A level. AS-or A1 Level: A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5. IELTS Academic - Overall 6.5, Listening Reading Writing Speaking - 6.0; Pearson PTE (Academic) - Overall 58, Listening Reading Writing Speaking - 50; TOEFL iBT - Overall 79, Listening Reading -16; Writing - 21; Speaking - 18. Cambridge Advanced English Score - Overall 176, Listening Reading Writing Speaking - 169.

For international students

  • 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).

Subject prerequisites

Maths B

You must have achieved this study at a level comparable to Australian Year 12 or in recognised post-secondary studies.

Prerequisites

Satisfactory completion of Year 12 in an Australian school system or equivalent.

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.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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About Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

QUT is a young, research-intensive university, ranking in the top 200 universities globally (THE World University Rankings 2021).

  • Australia’s top young university (THE 2020)
  • A world-class institution with a global outlook
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