University of Alberta

Design - Engineering Route

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Design and Visual Communications, General
Engineering, General
Description:This route provides valuable insight into the relationship between industrial design and engineering, as well as the understanding of engineering fundamentals that is critical for close collaboration between industrial designers and engineers. The engineering courses in this route will help you become a valuable contributor to the development of user-friendly and effective products. You’ll develop a solid framework for combining unique knowledge of the human factors involved in product design with the expertise of engineers.

Designers create innovative solutions for industry and community that shape how our world looks and functions, from information design and environmental signage to the design of medical assistive devices. Our Bachelor of Design degree in the Faculty of Arts, one of the most innovative of its kind in North America, focuses on socially responsible and sustainable design in the areas of Industrial Design and Visual Communication Design. In addition to a specialization, you may choose one of the following program routes: Business and Marketing, Engineering, Computing Science, Social Sciences, Printmaking, or General Route.



URL:Design - Engineering Route at University of Alberta
Length:4 Year(s)
Scholarships:1
Careers:Engineering ManagersManufacturing ManagersCivil EngineersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Portfolio
A successful portfolio is required for admission to this program. Submit your portfolio to the Department of Art and Design by May 1. Assessment may include an interview.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 12, 2020

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