The Program of Industrial Design focuses on design and manufacturing for the industry through studying users and community needs. Students gain skills in design, manufacturing, engineering, and marketing that qualify them to embark on business, manufacturing, and creativity.
Leadership in the field of industrial design at the national, regional, and global
- Approved by IAU council on 18/10/1442 / 30/05/2021
- Update approved by IND council 25 May 2022 after the External Advisory Board recommendation
- The program of Industrial Design is committed to preparing innovative professional industrial designers through high-quality education, research, community partnerships and services with an emphasis on local and global industry needs.
- Creativity and Innovation
- Social Awareness
- Continuous Learning
1. Provide high quality educational services in the field of industrial design
2. Raise the level of scientific research and innovative work
3. Increase community partnerships and voluntary services to the community
4. Encourage professional development of faculty and students and achieve their quality-of-life
5. Implement values of sustainability within the program
6. Implement and follow-up quality management processes in the program
7. Seek and implement diverse self-funding resources and activities.
8. Employ the use of ICT systems in teaching and learning.
- College of Design
- Years of study
- (5 (1 Preparatory + 4 specialization) )
- Credit hours
- Additional requirements
Track College of Design – Scientific Track
IND Program Graduate Attributes
- Knowledge and understanding
Possession of a comprehensive industrial design principles, theories, and applications sufficient to contribute to key professional fields such as Design, Engineering and Business.
- The ability to evaluate problems and apply design thinking process evidence, arguments, and assumptions to make sound judgments within a structured discourse related to industrial design.
- Showing competency of advanced communication of verbal, written and design visualization with the use of advanced 2D and 3D tools or software.
- The ability to link the production of product or service knowledge to professional industrial practices.
- The ability to produce innovative design solutions and recognize the implication of it on the contemporary global context of industrial design, society, and environment.
- Possession of ethical, professional, and social responsibility towards the profession and the society in local and global contexts.
- The ability to adapt to and engage in various work settings, including leadership roles, team-work and multidisciplinary contexts.
- Commitment to self-learning, personal development, and following updates in the field.
Graduates of Industrial Design become industrial and product designers for a variety of products. They can work in jewelry, furniture, package design and production, and in stand and merchandising, etc. Product managers, strategic designers, marketing consultants, innovation consultants, academics and researchers, and entrepreneurs are among the lines of work as well.