Program Information

School: Carleton University
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Design
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study: Industrial Design
Description: Industrial designers work on or with product development teams to determine the features, appearance, materials, and ergonomics of te many products we use daily, which range from toasters and cell phones to sporting goods and tools.

Carleton University’s Industrial Design program explores product development blending design studies with applied sciences, such as math and physics, and social sciences like psychology and business. This program focuses on process, from concept and design, through to manufacturing and the everyday use of the product. There is also an emphasis on the context and social purpose of design.

URL: Industrial Design at Carleton University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $30,752
Careers: Industrial Designers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70 to 73

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • Grade12 Advanced Functions
  • Grade12 Physics

Plus four best 4U/M courses. MCV4U is strongly recommended. Design technology and visual arts are recommended.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Portfolio