Diploma in Industrial Design

Understanding & Appreciation of the Fundamentals

The Industrial Design course begins with a grounding in design fundamentals, and later focuses on the study of aesthetics, functions, use of materials and manufacturing processes. Its aim is to train competent designers who are able to develop innovative designs for human needs and improve the quality of living.

The program emphasizes hands-on skills and methods for solving design problems. The students will be trained in various aspects of design, from original ideas to building 3-D prototypes while learning the manufacturing processes and marketing strategies.

Design projects cover areas such as consumer goods, leisure and sporting equipment, workshop machinery and hardware, medical and educational equipment, products for disabled people, electronics and design for transportation.

MAIN AREAS OF STUDY

  • Fundamentals of Art & Design
  • Industrial Design
    • Transportation/Vehicles
    • Communication Products
    • Toys
    • Furnitures
    • Electrical Home appliances
    • Lighting
  • Presentation Techniques
  • Workshop Practice
  • Ergonomics
  • Material & Processes
  • Design Methodologies
  • Engineering Drawing
  • CAD, etc

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Furniture Designer
  • 3-Dimensional Designer
  • Kitchen System Designer
  • Office System Designer
  • Wood-Base Product Designer
  • Plastic-Base Product Designer
  • Metal-Base Product Designer
  • Display & Exhibition System Designer
Program taught in:
  • English

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Jan 2020
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