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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 82.8k
  • Foreign: $ 82.8k
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 15 October
  • StudyQA ranking:
  • 530pts.
  • Duration:
  • 3 years

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    Industrial design offers individuals with both aesthetic and technological interests a rewarding way to make our lives more sustaining, by creating objects of beauty and purpose.

    In this specialisation you will learn to apply your understanding of materials, manufacturing and people to develop products that improve society, enrich our culture and contribute to our economy – from furniture and smart phones, to domestic appliances and public transport.

    You will develop the practical knowledge and technical skills that industrial designers use on a daily basis, so you can confidently step straight from University into industry.

    With a specialist course at Monash you begin study in your area of interest from day one. If you have a specific career goal or more specific field of study firmly in your sights, this may be the option for you. These courses are designed to ensure you have the right combination of skills needed for your professional field.

    The course develops through theme studies in History and theory, Drawing foundation, and Design studios specific to each of the specialisations. These will come together in the form of a graduand exhibition normally developed during the final two studio units in the third year of the course.

    Year 1

    • Design studio 1
    • Inttroduction to visual culture
    • Drawing 1
    • Introduction to art and design health and safety
    • Design studio 2
    • Design and the avant garde
    • Elective

    Year 2 

    • Design studio 3
    • Sociologies of design
    • Elective

    Year 3 

    • Design studio 4
    • Design strategy and professional practice
    • Design studio 5
    • Design strategy and professional practice
    • Elective

    Australia requirements for international students

    In Australia each institution has its own application procedures and admission requirements so il would be better to contact your chosen university for an application form. To study here you'll need to apply for both admission to an institution and also for a student visa from the Australian Government so it's necessery to carefully check student visa information on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).

    Entry requirements can include: the academic requirements, evidence of funds to support your study and overseas student health cover. The academic requirements you need to study in Australia depend on the level of education you want to study. Indeed, in some cases, you may need to present your results of an English language test. 

    You can choose up to six courses in your application. Each university you've applied to consider your application separately. This means that you may receive an offer from each course that you include in your application. 

    University requirements

    Program requirements

    Applicants must also meet the English language requirements. 

    Your application must include one original test:

    • IELTS (International English Language Testing System - Academic)
    • TOEFL (American Test of English as a Foreign Language)
    • PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English)
    • Cambridge English

    Secondary school qualifications

    • Satisfactory completion of final year secondary school, or equivalent, including English
    • Satisfactory completion of the International Baccalaureate (IB), including English
    • Satisfactory completion of the New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA), including English
    • Completion of the Gaokao (for minimum scores, see Gaokao entry requirements)

    Applicants with complete or incomplete overseas tertiary qualifications are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

    Australian government scholarships for international students

    The Australia Awards are prestigious international scholarships and fellowships funded by the Australian Government. They offer the next generation of global leaders the opportunity to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia.

    The scholarships and fellowships are administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), and the Department of Education.

    Australia Awards scholarships

    • Contribute to the long-term objectives of developing countries to promote growth and stability.
    • Open to students from participating countries.
    • For full-time undergraduate or postgraduate study.

    Australia Awards Leadership Program

    • Offers leadership learning and development opportunities.
    • Open to current and future leaders in academic, business, government and non-government services.
    • For masters and doctoral degrees only.

    Australia Awards Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships

    • Internationally competitive, merit-based scholarships for study, research and professional development.
    • Options of undergraduate and postgraduate, postdoctoral research,  and professional development opportunities.

    Career options

    As an industrial designer you will work with engineers, marketers and manufacturers to create diverse products for a range of industries, including automotive, packaging, electronics, exhibitions, sporting and furniture. With a Bachelor of Industrial Design from Monash, you will have a skill set that is both multidisciplinary and portable. You will be able to design for boutique local studios or huge global brands.

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