Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design) Program By Queensland University of Technology (QUT) |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    213
  • Degree BDes
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 72 months
  • Start date Jan-2000
Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design) is a hands-on program which emphasizes on the design of realistically detailed products suitable for manufacture with a focus on real-world industry and social engagement. This course involves learning the creative design process, model-making techniques, visual communication, product design manufacturing, design management, computer-aided industrial design (CAID), human factors and ergonomics, design research, coupled with innovation, aesthetics, entrepreneurship and business, cultural and social values, and design leadership. Graduates qualify for associate membership of the Design Institute of Australia. The course is an educational member of the World Design Council and is a Design Institute of Australia Recognised Course.

About University

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is one of Australia’s leading universities with a truly global outlook and focus on providing students with practical, relevant skills they can apply in the real world.

QUT offers hundreds of undergraduate and postgraduate study options that include extensive research programs. Our leading academics, state-of the-art-teaching facilities and a focussed approach to learning delivers real-world outcomes for students and graduates.

Studying at QUT offers you a world-class education in the heart of Brisbane, a welcoming, modern and multicultural city. Brisbane is Australia’s third largest city and known for its vibrant urban precincts, outdoor lifestyle, friendly locals and natural attractions.

Our 7000 staff and 50,000 students come from many different cultural and religious backgrounds, including international students from 140 countries.


Real-world learning

The real world isn't just about qualifications. It's about collaborating, innovating, and thinking outside the box. Our courses teach students to be adaptable, provide hands-on industry experience and connect students to future opportunities.

Our degrees and connections with industry are internationally recognised, which means our students and our research programs have a global impact. QUT actively engages with business representatives and industry professionals who contribute to course development and lend practical perspectives to students’ theoretical education. 


QUT’s undergraduate and postgraduate study options include: 


Everyone learns a little differently so QUT offers a range of fully-online qualifications through QUT Online. We also offer education programs - from one-day skills development courses to Executive MBAs - designed to accelerate careers and organisational performance through QUTeX.


Transdisciplinary and transformative research

We tackle some of the biggest questions facing the planet by combining different disciplines and capabilities. Our students advance their research skills, translate them into broader work environments and engage with industry and innovation to deliver real-world impact through QUT’s best practice and transformative learning environment.

At QUT, you’ll conduct research that matters and delivers outputs with real societal impact. Our research strengths and priorities include:

  • biomedical engineering, to deliver better health in our lifetime
  • data science, to use that data to benefit our world
  • digital media, for a flourishing digital society
  • education, for better outcomes
  • health outcomes, systems and services, practical insights to enable effective change
  • materials science - curiosity-driven research
  • plant and industrial biotechnology, to help feed the world sustainably
  • robotics and computer vision, to benefit and inspire society


Join the next generation of innovators and become a leader in high-impact, real-world research fields. Find out more about QUT research.


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