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Industrial Design

The Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design addresses the creation of industrial goods and services.

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Key Facts



(BSc (Hons)) Industrial Design


Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree


Pathways Available

International Year One


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Degree Overview

The program is concentrated on three principle aspects of design – process, people, and product – and incorporates the study of user-centered needs, relative to the responsible and resourceful implementation of technology innovation, materials, marketing principles, and aesthetic values.

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You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

Students understand how design is shaped by and contributes to its contexts: social, cultural, technological, economic, and environmental.

Students have skills with contemporary tools, technologies, and materials relevant to the design professions, including 2D and 3D concept development and execution in physical and digital realms.

Collaborative learning approaches are encouraged, both within and beyond the classroom. This may include interdisciplinary collaborations with external partners such as community organizations, institutions, and industry partners.

Your Pathways

The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IY1 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IY1 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

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San Francisco State University

Founded in 1889, SF State offers world-class academics, a diverse campus and an incredible location for students.

With around 27,000 students from all over the globe, international students find SF State a truly welcoming community and diverse place to live in.

SF State has been included in the Top 20 colleges nationwide for best location. It was also rated one of the most diverse colleges in America, according to Wall Street Journal’s 2022 College Rankings.