Specialist Major in Industrial Design (SM0010.1)
Faculty of Arts and Design
School of Design and the Built Environment
Information for Current Students
- Version 1 - Start Date: 01/01/2019 End Date: Current Version
This major provides students with key knowledge, approaches and skills for Industrial Design practice and has a focus on design for manufacture. Advanced design communication skills are introduced including digital manipulation and fabrication via 2D and 3D technologies as well as a comprehensive knowledge of materials and making processes. User centred approaches are explored and developed for critical product and problem analysis. The major takes a scaffolded approach to learning and obtaining relevant skills and knowledge. You learn to apply a range of creative design approaches, from the intuitive to the rational, to be able to explore and design relevant and innovative solutions.
Specialist majors are only available to students in the course for which the major is required.
Required - Must pass 24 credit points as follows
- 11046 - Industrial Design Fundamentals - 3 cp, Level 1
- 11047 - 3D Digital Design Fundamentals - 3 cp, Level 1
- 11048 - Design for Low-Complexity - 3 cp, Level 2
- 11049 - 3D Digital Design Advanced - 3 cp, Level 2
- 11050 - Design for Medium-Complexity - 3 cp, Level 2
- 11051 - Materials and Processes - 3 cp, Level 2
- 11052 - Materials and Processes - Advanced - 3 cp, Level 3
- 11053 - Design for High-Complexity - 3 cp, Level 3