Graduate Diploma in Design (Industrial Design)

University of South Australia - UniSA

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Graduate Diploma
1.0 year Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

This postgraduate qualification will give you a competitive advantage when seeking professional employment – it’s also a pathway to a Master of Design. As a design student you will develop your skills in our world-class design studios and workshops that boast digital fabrication equipment such as:

laser cutters
CNC routers
3D printers
industry-standard motion-capture and virtual reality systems
You will also be involved in on-campus practical projects, where you will benefit from our strong industry links and our experienced teaching staff. Our commitment to research with an industry focus is unprecedented in South Australia. In the 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia evaluation, 97 per cent of our assessed research was rated world-class or above. We are fast becoming a renowned centre of innovation and enterprise in the sectors that will drive Australia's future, including smart manufacturing.

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Our teaching staff are highly trained industry professionals who bring with them years of experience. They have strong industry links and many hold...

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