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Industrial Design, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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UPM industrial design graduates draw on a range of core courses, inter-mix with creativity and technical know-how, which lead to the production of innovative design solutions. The programme encourages innovative thinking and development of practices which extend the discipline and application of new technologies to fulfill the needs of human resource by the industrial sectors.

Graduates of the program in Industrial Design at the University Putra Malaysia will have a wide opportunity to be employed as an industrial designer or an executive in various industrial and manufacturing sectors and in any relevant posts in the government sector. 

The Industrial Design Department

  • The Department of Industrial Design, Faculty of Design & Architecture, Universiti Putra Malaysia was established in 2002 and the first student intake of the bachelor program was at the First Semester of 2002/2003 session.
  • To date, the program has produced about 370 professional graduates who, particularly, meet the needs of national talent in the field of Industrial Design and, generally, as an important manpower that supports manufacturing industry.
  • Graduates from this department are mostly employed in public and private sectors with various specializations, such as skilled manpower especially on concept design, technical and computer aided design (CAD) work, design advisers, design management and consultancy, design research and development, business and entrepreneurship, education and more. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    130 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Industrial design is a field that focuses on art, design and user’s touch in the process of engineering and manufacturing. It is a process of designing new products that derives from creative problem solving and adding technology discoveries to make the product more appealing, functioning better, ease its use and improving the environment and ecosystem quality. 
  • At the Universiti Putra Malaysia, a Industrial Design program was created and offered to develop professional Industrial Designers, profound knowledge in design, skilled, critical thinkers in solving design problems, enhance creativity and empower innovation and, capable of planning and managing industrial design projects effectively.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Applicant who is interested in pursuing his/ her studied at UPM must fulfil thefollowing:

  • To have received a National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level or th
  • equivalent of 12 years of basic education) with the grade 80% and above or
  • A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00. and
  • There are also specific entrance requirements for some courses, particularly in the
  • sciences, so please check the requirements for your course. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3617 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3617 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    3617 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3617 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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16250 RM  


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