Bachelor of Industrial Design - 118JA
|Location:||UC - Canberra, Bruce|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline(s):||School of Design and the Built Environment|
|English Language Requirements:||Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0|
The Industrial Design course provides an understanding of the principles, knowledge and skills required to prepare graduates to enter the profession of Industrial Design and through it to fulfil personal, professional and community objectives. The course aims to provide graduates for the diverse sectors of the profession.
The course provides a general introduction to design followed by specific technical and artistic studies in both analogue and digital modes. There is significant industry involvement in the form of sponsored projects and visits to relevant companies. Students will achieve high levels of proficiency in the execution of design processes and procedures.
Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course.
No knowledge is assumed for this course.
Information on admission closing dates can be found here.
- Bachelor of Industrial Design (72 credit points)
Required - 66 credit points as follows
MJ0165 Major in Industrial Design and Technology (18 credit points)
- Required - Must pass 18 credit points as follows
Required Units - Must pass 27 credit points as follows
- 8132 - Influence, Belief and Argument - 3 cp, Level 1
- 8172 - Creativity and Critique - 3 cp, Level 1
- 8317 - 3D Digital Design 2.1 - 3 cp, Level 2
- 8321 - User Centred Design 3.1 - 3 cp, Level 3
- 8322 - Visual Representation - 3 cp, Level 1
- 8323 - 3D Digital Design 1.2 - 3 cp, Level 1
- 8334 - User Centred Design 2.2 - 3 cp, Level 2
- 8335 - Technology Laboratory - 3 cp, Level 1
- 8418 - Design History - 3 cp, Level 1
MJ0166 Major in Industrial Design Studio (Restricted) (21 credit points)
Restricted Choice - 21 credit points as follows
- Part A - Must pass 3 credit points from the following
- Part B - Must pass 6 credit points from the following
- Part C - Must pass 6 credit points from the following
- Part D - Must pass 6 credit points from the following
- Restricted Choice - 21 credit points as follows
- MJ0165 Major in Industrial Design and Technology (18 credit points)
Open Electives - 6 credit points as follows
- Must pass 6 credit points from anywhere in the University.
- Unit Levels: In selecting electives students should note that no more than 30 credit points at Level 1 is permitted for the entire course.
|Bachelor of Industrial Design||B IndDes|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Standard Full Time, Semester 1 Commencing
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- Semester 1
- Semester 2
- Year 2
- Semester 1
- Emerging Design Technologies (8331) - 3 cp, Level 3
- MJ0166 Part D Unit
- Open Elective Unit- 3 cp
- Standard Full Time, Semester 1 Commencing
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 ModesDelivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.
This course is closed to new admissions from semester 1, 2013. Please refer to course 206JA Bachelor of Design
Graduates will be equipped to pursue design careers in industry or in design consultancies, to extend their expertise in further studies or to initiate design or design-related enterprises. The course is also intended to provide the design expertise and qualifications necessary to progress to the postgraduate degree of Master of Industrial Design
|Course Objectives||Graduate Qualities|
|An ability to explore and resolve problems beyond the existing knowledge base. An approach to learning that encourages the development of creativity. An ability to communicate ideas to others and to identify the most suitable media for such communication.||1. Communication 2. Information literacy and numeracy 4. Problem solving|
|An understanding of current information technology and in particular of the software used in the design profession to explore and communicate ideas.||1. Communication 3. Information and communication technology|
|An understanding of the position and role of the profession in the wider community. An awareness of the associated design disciplines and how Industrial Design can interact with them. An awareness of the imperatives of sustainable design and an understanding of professional responsibilities and ethical behaviour.||5. Working with others 6. Effective workplace skills 7. Professional ethics 8. Social responsibility|
|The ability to relate to other professionals in mono or multi-disciplinary teams. To develop an attitude to design which recognises that change is constant and that a personal commitment to skills maintenance is essential.||5. Working with others 9. Lifelong learning 10. Personal attributes|
Standard six semesters full-time.Maximum twenty semesters.
- 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
- 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
- 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
- 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
- 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
- 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
- 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
- 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
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