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Bachelor of Industrial Design - 288JA

Course Code: 288JA
Course Version: 3
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline(s): School of Design and the Built Environment
UAC Code: 363124
CRICOS Code: 068891J
Selection Rank: 60
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Innovate and improve lives

UC’s industrial design degree is well-established and respected throughout the industry supported by leading researchers and academics undertaking many unique and exciting projects.

The focus of our program is on industry relevant skills and design technology with cutting edge materials. Our link into sports design through carbon technology is especially exciting and provides students interesting options and experiences.

Study a Bachelor of Industrial Design at UC and you will:

  • achieve high levels of proficiency in the execution of design processes and procedures
  • understand our physical and psychological relationship to products and the ethical considerations of social and environmental responsibility
  • apply a variety of design strategies to improve people's lives
  • undertake projects that progressively develop your design communication skills from 2D drawing to advanced Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and rapid prototyping
  • engage with the community, and collaborate with industry to apply your design knowledge to real projects
  • be part of a rich and vibrant studio-based program where practical design experience is supported by the latest design technology and workshop equipment, both digital and traditional.

Work integrated learning

You will participate in live projects, research-led teaching and industry engagement via visits to manufacturers and design studios. Project options include but not limited to: product design of hand-held devices, packages, furniture, lighting, sports equipment, electric and electronic appliances, future product concepts and the design of services.

Career opportunities

  • furniture design
  • sports equipment design
  • design strategy
  • design consulting

Course specific information

Standard entry to this course is by ATAR score however you can also apply via portfolio entry: canberra.edu.au/arts-design/portfolio-entry

Enquiries

Prospective Domestic Students
Please email study@canberra.edu.au or telephone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au, Tel +61 2 6201 5342
Current and Commencing Students
Email FAD.Student@canberra.edu.au Ph 1300 301 727

Admission Requirements

Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course.

Assumed Knowledge

Year 12 Mathematics and English

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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Information for Current Students

There are previous versions of this course. As a current student you will complete the requirements for the course that were in place when you commenced. Click on the relevant link below to view the requirements of your version of the course.

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Industrial Design B IndDes

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2019 CSP $31,400

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.


Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Students will be able to demonstrate design literacy and a critical understanding of Design sufficient to contribute to the design profession; demonstrate advanced communication skills including visual, written and oral; and perform at a level of professional expertise that allows them confidently to enter the industrial design profession. 1. Communication
The ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries

2. Analysis and inquiry
The ability to gather information, and to analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way

5. Professionalism and social responsibility
The capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment
Students will demonstrate an awareness and understanding of:

- the implications of contemporary global challenges, including sustainability, in the context of design, society and the environment;

- the roles and duties of design agencies in addressing these social, economic and environmental challenges.
2.Analysis and inquiry
The ability to gather information, and to analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way

3. Problem solving
The ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations; to identify and analyse problems then formulate and implement solutions

5. Professionalism and social responsibility
The capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment
Students will demonstrate highly developed skills in collaborative and strategic problem solving through multi disciplinary learning; and articulating the designer's contribution to complex design challenges involving multiple stakeholders; 4. Working independently and with others
The ability to plan their own work, be self-directed, and use interpersonal skills and attitudes to work collaboratively

1. Communication
The ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries
Students will be able to make a positive contribution to a socially just, environmentally responsible and culturally diverse society; and contribute to the profession as a designer by demonstrating best practice and ethical behavior. 1. Communication
The ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries

2. Analysis and inquiry
The ability to gather information, and to analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way

5. Professionalism and social responsibility
The capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

High performing students may be eligible for enrolment in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours).

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
  • 2019->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for this course for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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