Bachelor of Industrial Design

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The program offers a pathway for Industrial Design Advanced Diploma holders to complete a University qualification. The Program's courses are based on Project Centred Learning Strategies where students are able to direct the outcome of their learning.

In addition to lectures, there is the opportunity of working on a professional level projects. The project can be undertaken in conjunction with an external manufacturer or a mentor.


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All students can now enrol in an undergraduate Diploma in Languages alongside their main degree program. This diploma will enhance proficiency in another language or languages, and will increase international career opportunities. Subject to course availability, this additional program will generally add an extra year to studies, and students will graduate with a Diploma in Languages as well as their other degree. Please note that all language courses are held on campus (face to face) at Callaghan.


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To be admitted to the program students must have both:

1) An Advanced Diploma in Product Design and Innovation (or approved equivalent) and

2) an ATAR equivalent consistent with University entry requirements.

Admission to this program is available to Australian students, residents and international students. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/what-can-i-study/undergraduate-programs/how-to-get-in/ for information on how to gain entry.

You may also be eligible to receive bonus points if you will be receiving an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). Please visit

http://www.newcastle.edu.au/what-can-i-study/undergraduate-programs/how-to-get-in/domestic-students/options-for-entry/bonus-points.html to see if you may be eligible.


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Graduate or Prior Study Status: Completion of an Advanced Diploma for Product Design and Innovation or approved equivalent studies at a university, institute of technology or polytechnic either in Australia or overseas.


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If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to a new program go to http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/credit-transfer/ and click on How to apply for credit.

Applicants are required to have successfully completed an Advanced Diploma Product Design and Innovation from the Hunter Institute of Technology (Program Code 7555) or approved equivalent.


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There is currently no Honours award available.


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International students must comply with the University of Newcastle's English language proficiency requirements. All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/students/international/student-support/ to find out more about the support services available to international students.

The Faculty has appointed School International Student Advisors whose roles are to provide a structured and proactive program of support to the Faculty's on-campus international students. This support is additional to that provided by the University's Student Support Services and the local support offered by teaching staff in one-to-one studio situations.


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International students must comply with the University of Newcastle's English language proficiency requirements. All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/students/international/student-support/ to find out more about the support services available to international students.


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All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/unit/ctl/lsp/.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through the Wollotuka Institute.


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The program consists of 240 units, however, as students who have completed an Advanced Diploma Product Design and Innovation or approved equivalent studies at a university, institute of technology or polytechnic either in Australia or overseas, will receive 160 units of credit, therefore requiring completion of 80 units of study in order to be awarded the degree.


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As programs are regularly reviewed and updated, some students may experience changes to their program of study during the course of their enrolment, which may require transition arrangements.

Students affected by changes to their program are advised to review any documentation contained in the "Further Information" section (located towards the top of this Handbook page), in the first instance. Any further questions should be directed to the Program Convenor or Student Hub.


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Core Courses (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)
Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.
ARBE3520Industrial Design Professional ProjectSemester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)20 units
ARBE3521Design for InnovationSemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)20 units
Directed Courses (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)
Choose 10 units from from these Directed Courses (Group A).
ENVS3006Sustainability: Theory and Practice

Not to count with EMGT3070

Semester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
PHIL3910Technology and Human ValuesSemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Singapore)
10 units
Choose 30 units from from these Directed Courses (Group B).
AART2400Photomedia: Studio to BureauNot currently offered10 units
ARBE2101Construction Ecology 2Semester 1 - 2014 (BCA)
Semester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2014 (DIST_CAL)
10 units
ARBE3200History and Theory in the Built Environment 3Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2014 (DIST_CAL)
10 units
ARBE3501Computational Design and ModellingSemester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
ARBE3503Ergonometric Principles for Furniture DesignSemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
DESN3730Illustration and IdeasSemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
INFT3302Multimedia and AnimationSemester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
Back to topElectives (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)
Choose 10 units outside core or compulsory courses for this program.10 units
For more information on electives, including online electives, please visit the Electives page. (opens in a new page)