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Bachelor of Industrial Design

Carleton University
Program overview
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
English
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Ottawa
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Ottawa
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Ottawa
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Bachelor of Industrial Design

Program description

Bachelor of Industrial Design

Industrial designers are responsible for the concept, the design and the details that are worked out before the manufacturing process of any product can begin. They work behind the scenes to determine the features, appearance, materials and ergonomics of the many products—from toasters to cell phones—that we use every day.

Admission requirements

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • Grade12 Advanced Functions
  • Grade12 Physics

Plus four best 4U/M courses. MCV4U is strongly recommended. Design technology and visual arts are recommended.


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Program content

Industrial designers are the specialists who determine the features, appearance, materials and ergonomics of the many products we use daily—from toasters and cell phones to sporting goods and tools. Industrial designers play a vital role on product development teams to ensure the connection between a product and its end user.

You are required to submit a portfolio that demonstrates creativity and aptitude for the study of industrial design. Your portfolio should include:

  • curriculum vitae (academics, work experience, interests, etc.)
  • statement of interest with reasons for wanting to study industrial design
  • diverse selection of creative work with explanatory notes

Creative work may include freehand or computer-generated drawings, technical drawings, paintings, graphics and photographs, and images of 3-dimensional work such as sculptures, models, renovations, furniture, fashion items, etc.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

Carleton is planning for a safe and gradual return to campus in fall 2021. We are offering a flexible learning model, allowing students the option of attending sessions in the classroom, online or a hybrid of both. Please visit the Carleton University website to find out more about course delivery for September 2021.

Tuition fees

Tuition for one full academic year (September 2021 - May 2022): CAD 41,450

Career opportunities

Carleton Industrial Design graduates are well-prepared to join any professional design team. Carleton graduates can be found working as design entrepreneurs and consultants and/or as members of design teams in companies such as Bata, Teknion, Lee Valley Tools, Mitel, Canada Post, Mountain Equipment Co-op and Umbra.

Industrial Design graduates can also opt to continue their studies by completing a Master of Design (MDes) at Carleton University.

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Carleton University

Carleton University is located in beautiful Ottawa, the capital of Canada. Carleton is committed to giving back through education while pursuing contributions to the common good. These founding values are at the heart of the university’s focus on research, community...


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Why study at Carleton University

Why Carleton?

  • A large percentage of Canada’s major medical, clinical and life science research centres are located in the Ottawa area, as well as a growing technology industry with over 1,900 companies.
  • The majority of their programs feature work-study opportunities (known as “co-op”), that allow students to gain full-time, paid employment related to their academic program.
  • Carleton is a close-knit, supportive and diverse community. This includes academic support, help with jobs and career, health and counselling, student life, athletics, and 300+ student-run clubs and societies. Students come from 140+ countries and have many opportunities to get involved in community-building activities both on and off-campus.
  • Campus is a green oasis, nestled between the Rideau River, Rideau Canal and Dow’s Lake. Their self-contained campus and focus on community encourage student interaction, which can provide you with both valuable communication skills and lasting friendships.
  • Qualified applicants are automatically offered entrance scholarships ranging from $4,000 to $16,000 CAD over four years, and a place in one of Carleton’s on-campus residences.

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Carleton University

1125 Colonel By Drive
K1S 5B6 Ottawa Ontario
Canada

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