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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2022 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 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 Four of the program will be held at the Brunswick Campus.

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

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 Studio 12 GRAP1031 City Campus 3096 (B104) 3030 (B104)
Design for Sustainability Studio 12 GRAP1032 City Campus 3097 (B104) 3031 (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 Drawing 12 GRAP1049 City Campus 3100 (B104) 3034 (B104)
GRAP2924 Brunswick Campus 3029 (B104)
Computer Aided Industrial Design 12 GRAP1050 City Campus 3104 (B104) 3035 (B104)
Design Prototyping: Materials, Processes and Experimentation 12 GRAP1052 City Campus 3108 (B104) 3037 (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 Design 12 ARCH1479 City Campus 2724 (B104) 2783 (B104)
Industrial Design Engineering: Materials, Mechanics, Processes and Principles of Production 12 GRAP1051 City Campus 3105 (B104) 3036 (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

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 Design 12 ARCH1479 City Campus 2724 (B104) 2783 (B104)
Industrial Design Engineering: Materials, Mechanics, Processes and Principles of Production 12 GRAP1051 City Campus 3105 (B104) 3036 (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

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 Business 12 GRAP1045 City Campus 2889 (B104) 2788 (B104)
Methods in Design Research and Practice 12 GRAP2225 City Campus 2890 (B104) 2789 (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

Year Four is held at the Brunswick Campus.

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 Development 24 Yes GRAP2935 Brunswick Campus 3113 (B104) 3024 (B104)
Industrial Design Honours Project Part Two: Design Research and Prototyping 24 Yes GRAP2930 Brunswick Campus 3114 (B104) 3025 (B104)
Professional Ethics and Design Strategy 12 GRAP2923 Brunswick Campus 3111 (B104) 3022 (B104)
Industrial Design Honours: Reflection and Exposition 12 Yes GRAP2939 Brunswick Campus 3112 (B104) 3023 (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:

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: Materiality 24 Yes GRAP1033 City Campus 2730 (B104) 2784 (B104)
Design Studio Speculative 24 Yes GRAP1034 City Campus 2734 (B104) 2785 (B104)
Design Studio: Social 24 Yes GRAP1035 City Campus 2881 (B104) 2786 (B104)
Design Studio: Digital 24 Yes GRAP2221 City Campus 2887 (B104) 2787 (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 Application 12 GRAP1041 City Campus 3098 (B104) 3032 (B104)
Industrial Design Ecologies: Sustainability, Socio-technical Systems and Change 12 GRAP1042 City Campus 3099 (B104) 3033 (B104)
Industrial Design Tactics: Temporal, Perceptual and Experiential Methods 12 GRAP1043 City Campus 2717 (B104) 2602 (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 Engineering 12 Yes GRAP2940 Brunswick Campus 3115 (B104) 3026 (B104)
Advanced CAID 12 Yes GRAP2941 Brunswick Campus 3117 (B104) 3028 (B104)
Industrial Design Prototyping and Complex Fabrication 12 Yes GRAP2942 Brunswick Campus 3118 (B104) 3107 (B104)
Advanced Industrial Design Visualisation 12 Yes GRAP2926 Brunswick Campus 3116 (B104) 3027 (B104)
Electronic and Interactive Prototyping 12 Yes GRAP2572 City Campus 2892 (B104) 2792 (B104)
Design Internship 12 Yes GRAP2571 City Campus 2726 (B115) 2791 (B104)
Computational Prototyping for Industrial Design 12 Yes ARCH1477 City Campus 3119 (B104) 3038 (B104)
Systems and Service Visualisation for Industrial Design 12 Yes ARCH1478 City Campus 2891 (B104) 2790 (B104)
 

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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

 

Timetabling

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

 

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