Bachelor Degree (Honours) in Engineering (Sustainable Systems Engineering)/Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours)

Advanced Life Cycle And Systems Assessment
Computer Aided Engineering And Design
Design For Sustainability Studio
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Shortest full-time duration

5 years

Available campus:

City / Bundoora

The course consists of core sustainable systems engineering and industrial design, along with elective courses to help you develop specialist skills in areas of particular interest to you.

Sustainable systems engineering brings together the new technologies and innovative engineering approaches we need for sustainable global development. Sustainable systems engineering studies will focus on mathematics, sustainable systems, engineering design and engineering professional practice with specialisations in energy or transport and logistics.

Industrial design courses aspires designers to develop the skills to invent, visualise and prototype design solutions to solve complex problems. There are four core study streams including design studies and professional practice, communications, technology and design studio.

You’ll undertake a capstone project in the final year, providing an opportunity to integrate engineering and industrial design capabilities.
Professional accreditation

This course is fully accredited by Engineers Australia.

In Australia there are no professional bodies that accredit programs in the area of Industrial Design. However, graduates of the Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design) are eligible to become members of the following Professional Associations:

  • Design Institute of Australia (DIA)
  • International Interaction Designers Association (IxDA)
  • Association of Women Industrial Designers (AWID)

Graduate career opportunities

The type of careers this qualification leads to may include energy, energy efficiency, logistics, manufacturing, renewable energy, sustainable product design, sustainable transport systems, sustainable transport vehicles and engineering consulting services.

Work-based learning available as part of the course

RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.

To find out more click on the links below.

Additional information

This is a gender underrepresented program and awards SEAS bonus points to female applicants. To be eligible you must submit a SEAS application and complete category 1.

Facilities and staff

Years 1, 2 and 3 are conducted on the City campus and years 4 and 5 are shared between the City and Bundoora campuses. The industrial design component is studied on the City campus for all five years.

Course fees

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Scholarships available

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