• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
The Industrial Design program from Humber College is project-based. Skills development is emphasized in years 1 and 2 and include visual presentation (manual and digital techniques), model making and computer-aided design (CAD). 
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Industrial designers are product designers. They create a wide variety of consumer products such as sports footwear, headphones, wearables and automobiles.

Our graduates are in high demand across industries for the practical skills gained through the program’s hands-on learning environment. These skills include sketching, digital graphic rendering, model-making and computer-aided design (CAD).

Many of your design projects will involve industry collaboration to ensure real-world relevance, rounded out with a work placement.

In the senior years of the Industrial Design program from Humber College , students will specialize in either vehicle design or product design. The thesis project (year 4) is the capstone of the program. Students propose a number of their own topics from which their final project is selected.  Students conduct research to inform their design and then generate their design concept. Ergonomic models, detailed CAD models and a detailed ‘hard’ model are then generated. The whole process and the rationale used for design decisions is documented in their thesis report.


Our program will give you a competitive advantage in finding employment. Humber graduates are in demand by employers not only for their design thinking, but for their skills such as:

  • sketching
  • digital graphics
  • model-making
  • computer-aided design

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Deadline for equal consideration in the admission process: February 1. Post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  •  Industrial Design Method
  •  Visual Communications
  • 2D Design Principles
  •  Concept Modelmaking
  •  History of Design
  • Technical Drawing
  • 3D Design Principles

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:

  • Grade 12 English (ENG4U or equivalent) minimum 65 per cent
  • Grade 12 Mathematics (MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent) minimum 60 per cent (Students who do not possess Grade 12U Mathematics or who have achieved a grade below 60 per cent may be considered for admission. Students will be required to complete a math equivalency course during their first semester at Humber. Additional course fees will apply.)
  • Four Grade 12 U or M courses in addition to those listed above
  • Overall minimum grade point average (GPA) 65 per cent

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17920 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8960 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7380 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3690 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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