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Bring your designs to life with cutting edge skills and technology
Industrial Design brings engineering and design together, combining engineering principles, creative thinking, digital media and digital manufacturing. You'll develop advanced 3D computer modelling skills and will use advanced technologies, including 3D printing, right from your first year of study.
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Study industrial design at Griffith
Essential hands-on experience
You'll learn through project-based design studios and technical learning studios, as the degree takes a hands-on approach to teaching that uses advanced technologies such as 3D printing.
Develop interdisciplinary skills
This degree sits within both the Queensland College of Art and the Griffith School of Engineering, which is testament to the practical and interdisciplinary nature of your study. You’ll be taught electronics, mechanics, thermofluids and more by engineering specialists, while also being taught design skills, digital modelling and 3D printing by design professionals. The result is a well-rounded degree that sets you up to start your career equipped with the skills and knowledge you need.
Study your way
You can create your course timetable to fit in with your job or your travel plans, just ask us how. With the flexibility of studying part-time or full-time, and over two or three trimesters each year, you have choices.
Engineering at Griffith is rated 5-stars for Skills Development, Educational Experience, Teaching Quality and Student Support by the Good Universities Guide 2018, a leading independent provider of high-quality education and career information.
Pathway to professional accreditation
This degree provides a pathway to accreditation into Engineers Australia (on completion of an additional two years of study) or into design and technology teacher training.
The Bachelor of Industrial Design is recognised by the Design Institute of Australia (DIA). Students and graduates of the courses are automatically eligible to be DIA members.
Bachelor of Industrial Design graduate
Product Designer, Next Level Racing
Gin Kunaka works for one of the world’s leading racing simulation companies, Next Level Racing, as a core Product Designer after completing an internship with the company as part of his studies. “In my final year I had the privilege of undertaking an internship at Next Level Racing. The experience helped me explore different elements involved in the design process on a commercial scale.” In his current role Gin is involved with market research, custom product ideation, design development, and the execution of the life cycle of a product all the way to commercial production.
75% of the fastest growing occupations now require science, technology, engineering or math skills*
With a graduate portfolio demonstrating your creative knowledge, commitment and skill, the Bachelor of Industrial Design degree generates a multitude of opportunities in a wide range of global industry careers including: industrial designer, innovator, product designer, entrepreneur, creative designer-maker, medical applications designer, automotive designer and digital fashion designer.
* Office of Australia's Chief Scientist, September 2014.
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