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Industrial Design

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Bachelor On Campus
48 months
Duration
32198 USD/year
31308 USD/year
13858 USD/year
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About

In the Industrial Design program offered by the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, we encourage you to immerse yourself in the debates, theories, and histories of industrial design. Our courses emphasize the importance of personal discovery and problem-solving through experience-based assignments.

Overview

Program Overview

Working with feedback from professors and peers, you create designs that combine desirability, business viability, and technical feasibility. At the Industrial Design program offered by the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign you will work to create the products, interfaces and experiences that meet people’s needs for things as diverse as toys, sports, housewares, medical devices, and pet products. We make sure you keep things real by prototyping your ideas from start to finish. You will work individually and in teams to complete a variety of projects culminating in an individual senior project—preparing you with the tools that will enable you to advance into the wider world of industrial design professional practice or a variety of other careers.

Most of our faculty members are both teachers and practicing designers. Their work ranges from the design of bicycles to sustainable and accessible consumer products and explores empathy, designing with users, and the emotional relationship to the products we use. You will work closely with these professors as you articulate your own questions and, through your design work, propose your own answers.

And what might you do in the professional world? A quick glance at career paths of our alumni will give you a good sense of the possibilities that lie ahead:

  • Product design
  • Transport design
  • Interface and experience design
  • Furniture design
  • Toy design
  • Design management
  • Marketing
  • Design entrepreneurship

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Industrial Design
  • Introduction to Graphic Design
  • The Image World
  • Industrial Design I
  • Industrial Design II

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
99
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5
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Credits

122 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.23

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
99
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

National

  • High school transcript
  • Test score results (ACT, SAT)
  • Application fee (Domestic $50 ; International $75)
International
  • To be considered for admission, you must complete a program of study that qualifies you for admission to selective universities in your own country. Freshman applicants must report their academic credentials when they apply.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32198 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32198 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    31308 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31308 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    13858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13858 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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