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QUT (Queensland University of Technology)

  • 17% international / 83% domestic

Bachelor of Design (Interaction Design)/Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

  • Bachelor (Honours)

Combine interaction design and engineering to work in the fields of product design, product development, structural engineering, transport engineering and consultancy.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor (Honours)
5 years full-time
Course Code
ID14, 096569J
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
$9,500 per year / $47,500 total

About this course

Bachelor of Design (Interaction Design)

This course prepares you for diverse and agile career pathways in design, technology and innovation. It focuses on cutting-edge design skills, knowledge and capabilities needed for a contemporary designer to work across multiple fields, practices and contexts.

You'll undertake a series of interaction design studios focusing on industry-leading practices in human centered design, design thinking, experience design, service innovation and augmented reality.

Opportunities for industry work experience, international study tours and to network with design industry professionals nationally and internationally, will ensure you graduate with one of the most versatile and contemporary skill sets in the sector.

Career pathways available to you beyond the design industries include roles in game design, information technology, health, education, science and engineering, as well as business and enterprise.

You will be prepared for employment opportunities across interaction design industries and in roles that are yet to emerge, including in areas such as web and mobile app design, interface design, user experience (UX) design or interaction (IxD) design, wearable fashion technology, interactive exhibition design, health technology innovation, data visualisation, smart home and virtual reality environments design, robotics design, communication design, and many more.

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Study a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and gain access to multimillion dollar research facilities, as well as learning practical solutions that impact on the real world.

With your combined interaction design and engineering skills you may work in fields including product design, product development, structural engineering, transport engineering and consultancy.

Specialise and tailor your course to suit your own career aspirations. Study opportunities include student-led projects, international study tours, and access to multimillion dollar research facilities.

As part of this course, you must choose one of the following majors:

  • civil engineering
  • computer and software systems
  • electrical and aerospace engineering
  • electrical engineering
  • mechanical engineering
  • mechatronics
  • medical engineering
  • chemical process engineering.

Work Integrated Learning

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) is embedded in the curriculum and it is a core component for all engineering students. WIL allows you to graduate with a portfolio of professional skills that provides evidence of your professional competencies.

You are required to undertake 60 days of approved work experience in the engineering environment as part of your work integrated learning.

Entry requirements

Assumed knowledge

Before you start this course we assume you have sound knowledge in these areas:

  • English
  • Maths B

We assume that you have knowledge equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA).

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Guaranteed entry

If you receive an adjusted OP 1-5 (or equivalent selection rank), you are guaranteed an offer for this course.

Advanced standing

If you have prior studies or work experience, you may be eligible for advanced standing (credit). You can apply for advanced standing once you've been accepted to QUT. If you're in your first semester of study, you must apply for advanced standing within 10 days of receiving your offer.

More about advanced standing


You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.

More about deferring your offer

Adjustments to your selection rank

Any adjustments you receive to your selection rank (or OP equivalent) will be applied to this course.

Find out if you’re eligible for an adjustment to your selection rank

Offers we made to school leavers in Semester 1, 2019

The scores listed in the tables below reflect the offers that were made to recent school leavers. If you are not a school leaver, take a look at the entry thresholds box at the top of this page to see the lowest adjusted scores required overall to receive an offer.

Excluding adjustments Including adjustments OP Selection rank OP Selection rank * "<5" - indicates less than 5 OP/Rank based offers were made Highest OP/selection rank to receive an offer OP <5* Selection rank <5* OP <5* Selection rank <5* Median OP/selection rank to receive an offer OP <5* Selection rank <5* OP <5* Selection rank <5* Lowest OP/selection rank to receive an offer OP <5* Selection rank <5* OP <5* Selection rank <5*

You can find out more about your fellow students’ backgrounds with this course’s student profile.

Other admission options

If you are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, you may be eligible for admission through our Centralised Assessment Selection Process (CASP).

Study locations

Gardens Point

Kelvin Grove

Graduate outcomes

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