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Sustainable Systems Engineering - Industrial Design (Honours), Bachelor

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  • 60 months
University rank #238 (QS) Melbourne, Australia
Get a head start in sustainable systems and industrial design in this Sustainable Systems Engineering - Industrial Design (Honours) program at RMIT University. You'll learn holistic approaches to the design of sustainable technologies and engineering systems for global development in the sustainable systems engineering component of this program. 
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Design offers technical, theoretical, and applied design opportunities. A focus of your studies in this area is on developing innovative, original and ethical designers.

You’ll have the opportunity to design creative solutions through inspiring and sustainable design-and-build projects, as well as taking part in the Engineers Without Borders Challenge - a humanitarian-focused course offered in all RMIT engineering degrees.

Your final-year project will combine and develop the skills and knowledge defined by Engineers Australia - the experience you need to commence your professional engineering career. The project will provide an opportunity to integrate engineering and industrial design capabilities.

In addition, design studios through preceding years of the program provide research and design project experiences where real-world projects are undertaken within industry and community organisations on issues of significance.


Graduates of this Sustainable Systems Engineering - Industrial Design (Honours) program at RMIT University will be ideally placed to find work in the areas of energy, transport, logistics, sustainable product design, energy efficiency, renewable energy, sustainable transport systems and vehicles, manufacturing, and logistics.


The Bachelor of Engineering (Sustainable Systems Engineering) (Honours)/Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours) is fully accredited by Engineers Australia.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Introduction to Professional Engineering Practice
  • Industrial Design Drawing
  • Design in Society: Histories, Politics and Contexts of Application
  • Further Engineering Mathematics 
  • Design Prototyping: Materials, Processes and Experimentation
  • Mechanics and Materials 

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General Requirements

CRICOS Code: 079789E

  • You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) with a minimum average of 70%
  • Equivalent qualifications may also include completion of the RMIT Foundation Studies program or a recognised post-secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades.

Tuition Fee

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    41184 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41184 AUD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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  • Domestic Students: Commonwealth supported places

Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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