BA in Industrial Design

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Department of Industrial Design, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Department: Department of Industrial Design
Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: BA in Industrial Design
Programme Code: B8ID1Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 7
NQF Credits: 360
SAQA: 90884

Application Start Date: 
Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022


The purpose of the Bachelors of Arts Degree in Industrial Design is to develop entry-level designers, problem finders and problem solvers who have the competence to work independently as designer-makers, or who work for industrial designers as niche skills specialists. The objective of this degree is to equip students both with a thorough grounding in the knowledge and theory of design, through which they are able to conduct design criticism and research, as well as with the principles and skills required for entry level industrial design.

Career Opportunities

Graduates enter the following career paths: Member of a design team at a design consultancy, Member of an in-house design team at a manufacturing company, Manufacturer of products, Designer/maker, Model maker, Illustrator


Admission Requirements


Selection Process

An appropriate Bachelor’s degree with a recommended minimum of 60% for all final year modules.

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