Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Design
University College Of Technology Sarawak
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Industrial Design is a methodology responsible for creating products that can be both practical and aesthetically pleasing. It focuses on the design of products by using knowledge from applied science as well as applied arts and various engineering disciplines, supported with state of the art equipment and software. The aim of an industrial designer is to create a product which fulfils aesthetical, ergonomic as well as usability standards. This programme teaches students how to combine the theoretical concepts of materials and process with the practicality of design and patterns, and it is the type of discipline that adapts to the country it is taught in.
During their academic courses, students will participate in computer labs, design studios, theoretical courses, and classroom projects. Students will learn how to develop design concepts, taking into account social, environmental, functional, financial, and aesthetic aspects. Students will also develop computer and IT skills including CAD, 3D modelling, graphics modelling, multimedia, and web-design. All of these are made to help students develop their problem-solving skills, aesthetic ability, and creativity levels.
Studying Industrial Design can open the way for many career opportunities as it teaches students how to develop and design any kind of products, from mobile phones, vehicles, furnitures and even fashions or videos games. The opportunities are limitless whether one wants to become a product designer, researcher, or entrepreneur.