Study industrial design

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Further your professional experience in our state-of-the-art design fabrication labs.

Why study industrial design at QUT?

  • Turn your professional expertise and creative interests into a postgraduate research degree to master new techniques, skills and research methods.
  • Develop an advanced level of investigation and critical thinking to apply to your creative practice.
  • Complete a thesis or creative project to further your skills and advance your knowledge.

Flexible study approach

Complete your research as either:

  • a thesis with our Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Arts (Research) or Master of Design (Research)
  • a practical industry-focused creative work and a written component with our Doctor of Creative Industries or Master of Design (Research).

Further your professional practice

Our range of postgraduate industrial design courses lets you incorporate practice-led research into your creative profession, meaning that you can complete your research degree as you work. A research degree can also prepare you for a career in a range of research-oriented and policy-focused roles.

State-of-the-art facilities

Our Creative Industries Precinct offers a world-class space with some of Australia's most sophisticated digital facilities. Here, you can collaborate with and work alongside like-minded creatives in an interdisciplinary environment that inspires imagination and innovation.

Your study will be supported by new digital technologies, well-equipped workshops and design studios. Our design fabrication labs provide a space for hands-on prototyping of designs.

Pathways to a research career

Studying one of our postgraduate industrial design courses offers a pathway towards a more research-focused career in industry or academia, where you'll be qualified to apply your creative practice research skills.

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Creative Industries Faculty

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    QUT Creative Industries Faculty
    Musk Ave
    Kelvin Grove QLD 4059