Industrial Design

University of South Australia

Master On Campus
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. 


Degree overview

  • This Industrial Design degree from University of South Australia helps you gain advanced design and research skills, as they relate to emerging materials, technologies, design methodologies and practices, and sustainability.
  • Learn in our state-of-the-art on-campus workshops. 
  • Benefit from our networks and relationships with the industrial design industry – locally, nationally and internationally.  
  • Work on real-life projects, gaining valuable practical experience.  
  • Learn from teachers who are practicing professionals with strong links to industry. 
  • Study at a School that has it's degrees ranked in the World Top 100 for art and design.

Career outcomes

Your career

Job prospects in this field are looking good, with growth in employment nationally expected in the coming years through to November 2020.

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
  • Masters Research Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • If you require a student visa, you will need to allow additional time to apply for a student visa.




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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.
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).
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Other requirements

General requirements


  • Successful completion of a Bachelor degree 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 and are not required to submit a portfolio of work and statement of intent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32600 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • Domestic Students: Commonwealth Supported


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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