Bachelor of Industrial Design

Western Sydney University

This program prepares you for the profession with a new culture of learning supported by a user/student-centred approach, competency learning, design studio-project based learning, applied design research and innovation.

Course Fee:

International: $125,760

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Assumed knowledge: Design and Technology and any 2 units of English, plus at least 2 of the following (Business Studies, Visual Arts, Physics, Mathematics); Optional interview.


32 subject units (4 units per semester for 8 semesters)

Subjects you can Study:

Design management and entrepreneurship; design-led innovation and management; human-computer interaction; industrial manufacturing; responsible design and sustainability; Visualisation and graphics.

Study Pathways:

Successful completion may satisfy the entry requirements to a Master of Teaching (Secondary).

Further information:

A 10-week session of industry experience in the student's area of interest is required from the third year.


Professional membership of the Design Institute of Australia (DIA)

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Parramatta 60.35 Yes Full time 4 years
Parramatta 60.35 Yes Part time 8 years
Founded in 1989, Western Sydney University is ranked in the top 2 percent of universities in the world. Over 70 per cent of the University's assessed research has been ranked at world class or better. The University is home to several research institutes, including the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, the Institute for Culture and Society, the MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development, Australia-China Institute for Arts and Culture and the Translational Health Research Institute. Each institute enhances the University's research strengths and expertise in areas such as climate change, water conservation, smart engineering, the changing social landscape and human-machine communication. The University boasts unique campuses across Western Sydney including Bankstown, Campbelltown, Hawkesbury, Liverpool City, Parramatta, Penrith and Sydney City. Western Sydney University, The College, owned by the University, offers university pathway courses and VET courses at Bankstown, Nirimba, and Sydney Olympic Park. With a student population of more than 44,000 and 3,500 staff, Western Sydney University has grown to be one of the largest universities in Australia. The University is closely linked to Western Sydney, one of the nation's economic powerhouses where ten per cent of all Australians live, and has a teaching and research structure designed to meet the challenges of today's economy. Western Sydney University offers students a wide range of traditional disciplines combined with the latest in innovative thinking. Courses are delivered through innovative, relevant, engaging and flexible study options.

Provider CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

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