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Hands-on 3D printing experience in your first year of study
As the role of design changes, designers must be able to apply their creative imagination and abilities to new industries and emerging social practices. Learn how to express your initiative, aptitudes and skills, working with 3D printing technologies to create ingenious 3D design projects in your first year of study. Advance your computer skills and understand how products, systems, software and hardware work. You'll learn through making, developing the technical and creative knowledge to produce innovative pieces, thanks to our hands-on approach that combines the understanding and application of design skills with increased experience of technology.
Study 3D and product design at Griffith
Prepare for success as a professional product designer
Working confidently on a range of creative projects you’ll put our cutting edge technology to the test, using 3D printing, 3D modelling, 3D scanning, laser cutting and CNC routing equipment. Find out about materials and global manufacturing methods, from the research and concept stage to computer development and finished product. The Queensland College of Art is one of Australia’s oldest and most respected art and design institutions, offering world-class facilities and access to art galleries, exhibition spaces, studios and 3D printing laboratories. Study at our South Bank campus in the heart of Brisbane’s cultural precinct or at the thriving arts community at the Gold Coast campus.
Take advantage of a wide range of learning and cultural exchanges through our close ties with an increasing array of international partner institutions, including Beijing Normal University, California State University, University of Edinburgh, Shandong University of Art and Design, James Fraser University, and Korea’s KAIST Centre for Creative Entrepreneurs.
Continue your studies
As a graduate you’ll be equipped to complete honours and doctoral studies. Guided by academics, you can undertake an intensive research course and research dissertation to enhance your skills.
You’ll be eligible for membership of the Design Institute of Australia.
Creative Arts at Griffith is rated 5-stars for Educational Experience and Teaching Quality by the Good Universities Guide 2018, a leading independent provider of high-quality education and career information.
|Bachelor of Design||Gold Coast
|Bachelor of Design (Honours)||South Bank
Expand your qualifications and your career options with our range of double degrees. As a double degree graduate, you’ll have a special skill set that will help you stand out with future employers.
|Double Degrees||Campus||OP rank|
|Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Business||Gold Coast
It is important to check the degree requirements including placement requirements, before you apply.
Opportunity unlimited in a rapidly evolving profession
Griffith graduates have all the skills and practical experience required to succeed in the visionary world of 3D design, creating objects and experiences that can transform people's lives and businesses
3D design is a wide-ranging artistic field, taking in a variety of project types. In planning your career journey, you'll be well prepared for a constantly-changing future, with opportunities open to you in diverse sectors including:
- 3D printing
- Design for disability
- Commercial manufacturing
- Product design
- Packaging design
- Furniture design
- Lighting design
- Medical modelling
- 3D computer visualisation
- CAD for manufacturing
- Industrial design
- Creative entrepreneur
- Digital fashion design
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