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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2021 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:
 

Your program section code is B104

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

To graduate you must complete the following:

You must successfully complete a total of 384 credit points in order to be eligible to complete the program according to the structure below.

You should only enrol into one studio per 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 program via the RMIT Connect Student Portal prior to the first week of semester for further information. 

You have the option of undertaking 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.

Year One of the program will be held at the Brunswick Campus.

There are 8 core courses that need to be completed in the first year of your studies (these are listed in the Year One section).

If students are unclear which courses to enrol into, please seek advice from the program administration team.

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Year One of Program

Due to changes in the Program Structure, the Year One courses are held at the Brunswick Campus.

8 core courses need to be completed in this first year. These courses are:

User Centred Design
Design for Sustainability
Design in Society
Industrial Design Ecologies
Industrial Design Drawing
CAID to CAM
Design Prototyping
Industrial Design Engineering

If students are unclear which courses to enrol into, please seek advice from the program administration team.

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 Studio12GRAP2914Brunswick Campus2627 (B104)2609 (B104)
Design for Sustainability Studio12GRAP2915Brunswick Campus2628 (B104)2610 (B104)
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 Drawing12GRAP2924Brunswick Campus2636 (B104)2613 (B104)
Computer Aided Industrial Design12GRAP2931Brunswick Campus2641 (B104)2614 (B104)
Design Prototyping: Materials, Processes and Experimentation12GRAP2933Brunswick Campus2643 (B104)2616 (B104)
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 Campus2645 (B104)2576 (B104)
Industrial Design Engineering: Materials, Mechanics, Processes and Principles of Production12GRAP2932Brunswick Campus2642 (B104)2615 (B104)
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

Due to changes in the Program Structure, the Year Level that some courses are listed under may have changed.

If students are unclear which courses to enrol into, please seek advice from the program administration team.

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 Campus2645 (B104)2576 (B104)
Industrial Design Engineering: Materials, Mechanics, Processes and Principles of Production12GRAP2932Brunswick Campus2642 (B104)2615 (B104)
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

Due to changes in the Program Structure, the Year Level that some courses are listed under may have changed.

If students are unclear which courses to enrol into, please seek advice from the program administration team.

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 Business12GRAP1045City Campus2586 (B104)2589 (B104)
Methods in Design Research and Practice12GRAP2225City Campus2590 (B104)2592 (B104)
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

Due to changes in the Program Structure, the Year Level that some courses are listed under may have changed.

If students are unclear which courses to enrol into, please seek advice from the program administration team.

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 Campus2593 (B104)2593 (B104)
Industrial Design Honours Project Part Two: Design Research and Prototyping24YesGRAP1040City Campus2584 (B104)2580 (B104)
Professional Ethics and Design Strategy12GRAP1046City Campus2587 (B104)2590 (B104)
Industrial Design Honours: Reflection and Exposition12YesGRAP2573City Campus2599 (B104)2599 (B104)
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:

Due to changes in the Program Structure, the Year Level that some courses are listed under may have changed.

If students are unclear which courses to enrol into, please seek advice from the program administration team.

Design Studio Course List:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Design Studio: Materiality24YesGRAP1033City Campus2560 (B104)2577 (B104)
Design Studio Speculative24YesGRAP1034City Campus2583 (B104)2578 (B104)
Design Studio: Social24YesGRAP1035City Campus2561 (B104)2579 (B104)
Design Studio: Digital24YesGRAP2221City Campus2589 (B104)2591 (B104)
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 Application12GRAP2919Brunswick Campus2629 (B104)2611 (B104)
Industrial Design Ecologies: Sustainability, Socio-technical Systems and Change12GRAP2920Brunswick Campus2630 (B104)2612 (B104)
Industrial Design Tactics: Temporal, Perceptual and Experiential Methods12GRAP1043City Campus2585 (B104)2586 (B104)
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 Campus2603 (B104)2602 (B104)
Advanced CAID12YesGRAP2577City Campus2607 (B104)2605 (B104)
Industrial Design Prototyping and Complex Fabrication12YesGRAP2578City Campus2611 (B104)2607 (B104)
Advanced Industrial Design Visualisation12YesGRAP2576City Campus2605 (B104)2603 (B104)
Electronic and Interactive Prototyping12YesGRAP2572City Campus2594 (B104)2597 (B104)
Design Practicum12YesGRAP2571City Campus2844 (B104)2829 (B104)
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

The BH104 Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours) program conducts its teaching across two campuses (Brunswick and City Campuses).

1. Log an Academic Assistance enquiry via the RMIT Connect Portal

OR

2. Call your program administration team on (03) 9925 2470

OR

3. Visit the School office Building 9, Level 4 Reception Desk (Monday-Friday, 9.00am-4.30pm)

 

Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

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*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

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Student Electives

University Electives are available to Undergraduate students, and in selected Postgraduate programs.

Information about University Elective courses at RMIT is available on the University Electives web site.

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