36 months
32200 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Industrial design has its roots in the designing and making of products, and the understanding and application of design in manufacturing. With a Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design) from University of Canberra you’ll apply both traditional and advanced digital techniques to a wide range of products, while gaining a knowledge of both materials and production processes. 

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You’ll explore advanced communication skills, including digital manipulation and fabrication via additive and subtractive technologies, and will develop user-centred approaches to developing products.

The course will allow you to develop in-depth understandings of your specialised area while also expanding your potential as a designer. You’ll graduate as a resilient and adaptive design professional capable of solving a wide array of problems, and able to make significant contributions to any interdisciplinary industrial design team.

Study a Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design) from University of Canberra and you will: 

  • identify the different stages of the ‘design for manufacture’ process
  • select appropriate methods, materials and processes for designing and prototyping products
  • learn to apply advanced 2D and 3D digital design technologies
  • utilise a range of intuitive and rational creative design approaches which will allow you to explore relevant and innovative solutions.

Career opportunities

  • Design consultant
  • Design strategist
  • Product designer
  • Furniture designer
  • Consumer appliance designer
  • Design researcher
  • 3D modeller
  • Digital manufacturing designer
  • Advanced manufacturing designer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Orientation (Design)
  • Professional Practice: Work Integrated Learning 
  • Visual Representation Techniques 
  • Design Culture and Society
  •  3D Digital Design Advanced 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

  • Year 12 ATAR
  • other Australian Qualification
  • work experience
  • overseas qualification
CRICOS Code: 095571A  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32200 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • Domestic - Commonwealth Supported Place

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /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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