Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours)


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Re-Engineering Engineering

With a shorter time span between thinking and making graduates in industrial design need to create and innovate by adding value to experiences and interaction, products, businesses and systems.

They are thinker-makers and design entrepreneurs, self-starters and all-rounders that can figure out and problem-solve ambiguity. You will need to work independently or in collaboration with others in new product development teams, user experience and interaction, product service systems, production and manufacturing.

The program culminates in a final year industrial design project intending to develop visionary work leading to industry placement, Masters or PhD research place of design in society and its effect on people, the environment and the economy, and provides you with the ability to work alone or collaboratively.

Professional accreditation

Graduates from this program are eligible for membership of the Design Institute of Australia (DIA).

Alternate Entry

If you didn't quite get the required ATAR, you can apply for entry into one of our undergraduate degrees with a interview that shows your personal aptitude, design skills and creativity.

Entry by Interview, means your personal aptitude, professional experience, and educational degrees are taken into consideration supported by a portfolio of works to showcase your creative work. After applicants have applied for the Bachelor of Industrial Design, they are required to book an interview.

Interview Dates:

  • 22 & 23 August 2022
  • 14 & 15 November 2022
  • 19 & 20 January 2023


Program structure

The program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

This major has a focus on change, digital innovation and incorporates simulation and incubators for students who wish to pursue a corporate design role, or build their own start-up business generating new value and driving dynamic careers.

The Technology Entrepreneurship major is focused on guiding students through all stages of turning their innovative idea into a start-up company. In an entrepreneurial ecosystem, you will learn the knowledge and techniques for opportunity discovery, impact analysis, customer analysis, strategic team-building and leadership, the psychology and ethics of the start-up, funding modelling and financial analysis, growth and exit strategies. We will be helping you with defining your idea, forming a team around it, building a prototype, developing a pitch for investors and running a start-up company.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on subjects selected. View available subjects in our handbook.

For further information on University fees, please visit Fees and University Costs.

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $34,696*

Delivery: On campus



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"The work you undertake in design, even if it’s difficult, considered insignificant, or limited by current circumstances, can have the potential to transform how we live."

— Cameron Lee. Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours)

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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.