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Industrial Design

University of South Australia

24 months
32600 AUD/year
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This hands-on Industrial Design degree from University of South Australia will equip you with a comprehensive understanding of the innovative, changing world of design. You will study emerging trends and technologies, contemporary design issues, design thinking methodologies, qualitative research practices and sustainability. 


This Industrial Design degree from University of South Australia explores the intricacies of product design, further building on your existing knowledge and skill set. You will develop the tools and techniques to investigate and analyse human centred design problems and develop techniques to manage complex design projects. You will also develop knowledge and skills in design thinking principles and practices as they are applied to industrial design projects. Emerging materials and processing technologies will be covered, as will manufacturing, technical skills and 3D design.

Your career

Job prospects in this field are looking good, with strong growth prospects in the sector1.

Careers to consider: 

  • industrial designer: develop concepts and designs for manufactured products, such as cars
  • furniture designer:  develop design concepts, experiment with different materials, liaise with clients and build sample models for either mass produced furniture prototypes or one-off exclusive pieces 
  • product designer:  use your design skills to make existing products more effective

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Studio 
  • AAD Research Methods
  • Nature, Culture and Sustainability  
  • Business Practice for Artists and Designers 
  • Masters Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There is no closing date for submitting your application however the admissions process takes between one and three weeks.


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements


  • Successful completion of a Bachelor degree or Graduate Diploma from a recognised higher education institution, or equivalent, in a related discipline. Applicants must also submit a portfolio of work, curriculum vitae and a written statement of intent.
  • Applicants who have completed the Graduate Diploma in Design from the University of South Australia are eligible to enter the program with 1.0 EFTSL Advanced Standing and complete the program in 1 year of full time study or equivalent part time study, and are not required to submit a portfolio of work and statement of intent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32600 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Domestic Students: Commonwealth Supported

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 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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