BH104 - Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours)

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RMIT program code: BH104
Plan name: Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours)
Plan code: BH104P15
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 080225J

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2017 Enrolment Program Structure

For students who commence their study in this program from 1 January 2016 onwards, please note that some courses listed in this structure will have their course marks count toward your program's weighted average mark. Your weighted average mark will determine the honours level of your award once you have completed the program. If a course counts toward your weighted average mark, that fact will be stated in its course guide. In Enrolment Online, after you completed your course enrolment, you will be notified which of the enrolled courses will count toward the weighted average mark.

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 
AND  Year Three of Program
 
AND  Year Four of Program
 
AND  Industrial Design:
 

For more information about the weighted average mark, please click here
 

To graduate you must complete the following:

 

Please note that all courses listed may not be available each semester.
 
Students with previous tertiary study in a related design discipline who are eligible for credit are required to attend an academic advisement session in order to organise their credit transfer / recognition of prior learning. Please contact the Industrial Design program via email (industrial.design@rmit.edu.au) prior to the first week of semester.

Some courses require you to submit a ballot. Submitting a ballot is a separate process from enrolment and occurs in Week 0 please contact the Industrial Design Academic Services Officer industrial.design@rmit.edu.au for further information.

You have the option of undertaking some courses in either semester 1 or semester 2.

Please note that there is a quota for enrolment numbers for these courses. Once the quota is reached you will need to select the course in an alternative semester.

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Year One of Program

Complete the following Two (2) Design Studio Core Courses: (Note: undertake one (1) course in each semester)

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

User Centred Design Studio12GRAP1031City Campus20642025
Design for Sustainability Studio12GRAP1032City Campus20652026
AND

Complete the following Three (3) Core Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Industrial Design Drawing12GRAP1049City Campus20782039
CAID to CAM12GRAP1050City Campus20792040
Design Prototyping: Materials, Processes and Experimentation12GRAP1052City Campus20812042
AND

Complete One (1) Course from the following:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Interactive Systems Design12ARCH1479City Campus36133503
Industrial Design Engineering: Materials, Mechanics, Processes and Principles of Production12GRAP1051City Campus20802041
AND

Complete two (2) courses in the Design Studies course list. Please refer to the list of Design Studies courses at the end of this program structure document. (Note: undertake one (1) Design Studies course in each semester).

 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Select and Complete One (1) of the following that you have not taken or passed already:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Interactive Systems Design12ARCH1479City Campus36133503
Industrial Design Engineering: Materials, Mechanics, Processes and Principles of Production12GRAP1051City Campus20802041
AND

Complete Two (2) 24 credit point courses in the Design Studio course list. Please refer to the list of Design Studio courses at the end of this program structure document. (Note: undertake one Design Studio course in each semester).

AND

Complete One (1) course in the Design Studies course list that you have not taken or passed already. Please refer to the list of Design Studies courses at the end of this program structure document.

AND

Complete One (1) course in the Program Option course list that you have not taken or passed already. Please refer to the list of Program Option courses at the end of this program structure document.

AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any: (Note you can elect to undertake an Industrial Design Program Optional Course as a University Elective course)

University Elective
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

Complete the following Two (2) Core Courses: (Note: undertake one (1) course in each semester).

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

The Contemporary Industrial Design Enterprise: Modes and Practice in Design Business12YesGRAP1045City Campus20762037
Methods in Design Research and Practice12YesGRAP2225City Campus20832044
AND

Complete Two (2) 24 credit point courses in the Design Studio course list that you have not taken or passed already. Please refer to Design Studio courses at the end of this program structure (Note: undertake one Design Studio course in each semester).

AND

Complete One (1) course in the Program Option course list that you have not taken or passed already. Please refer to the list of Program Option courses at the end of this program structure document.

AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any: (Note you can elect to undertake an Industrial Design Program Optional Course as a University Elective course)

University Elective
 
AND

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Year Four of Program

Complete the following Four (4) Courses: (Note: These courses have pre-requisite progression rules)

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Industrial Design Honours Project Part One: Design Research and Development24YesGRAP2290City Campus20842045
Industrial Design Honours Project Part Two: Design Research and Prototyping24YesGRAP1040City Campus20722033
Professional Ethics and Design Strategy12YesGRAP1046City Campus20772038
Industrial Design Honours: Reflection and Exposition12YesGRAP2573City Campus20882049
AND

Complete One (1) course in the Program Option course list that you have not taken or passed already. Please refer to the list of Program Option courses at the end of this program structure document.

AND

Select and Complete One (1) Courses from any: (Note you can elect to undertake an Industrial Design Program Optional Course as a University Elective course).

University Elective
 
AND

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Industrial Design:

Design Studio Course List:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Design Studio: Critical and Creative Concerns24YesGRAP1033City Campus20662027
Design Studio: Design in Industry24YesGRAP1034City Campus20672028
Design Studio: Design in the Research Context24YesGRAP1035City Campus20682029
Design Studio: Digital Practice for Industrial Design24YesGRAP2221City Campus20822043
AND

Design Studies Course List:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Design in Society: Histories, Politics and Contexts of Application12GRAP1041City Campus20732034
Industrial Design Ecologies: Sustainability, Socio-technical Systems and Change12GRAP1042City Campus20742035
Industrial Design Tactics: Temporal, Perceptual and Experiential Methods12GRAP1043City Campus20752036
AND

Program Option Course List: (Note: Some of these courses have pre-requisite course requirements)

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Advanced Industrial Design Engineering12YesGRAP2575City Campus20892050
Advanced CAID12YesGRAP2577City Campus20912052
Industrial Design Prototyping and Complex Fabrication12YesGRAP2578City Campus20922053
Advanced Industrial Design Visualisation12YesGRAP2576City Campus20902051
Electronic and Interactive Prototyping12YesGRAP2572City Campus20872048
Atelier12YesGRAP2570City Campus20852046
Design Practicum12YesGRAP2571City Campus20862047
Computational Prototyping for Industrial Design12YesARCH1477City Campus36113501
Systems and Service Visualisation for Industrial Design12YesARCH1478City Campus36123502
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Academic Services Officer:
Industrial Design
School of Architecture and Design
Tel. +61 3 9925 5322
Email industrial.design@rmit.edu.au

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