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The program is aimed to equip students with knowledge and skills in the areas of theory of art, composition, color science, industrial and computer designing. It is worth mentioning, that the Tomsk University actively cooperates with industrial partners to give students real practice at leading national enterprises engaged in the development of high-tech production and at cultural institutions. The students will be able to participate in the work of Research Laboratory for Digital 3D Modeling and in other research activities of the Tomsk Polytechnic University. Along with the main program, the students may apply for advanced training and additional courses, allowing them to improve their skills.

The program uses the following facilities:

  • Center for Industrial Design
  • Research Laboratory for Digital 3D Modeling
  • TPU Supercomputer
  • 3D Visualization Device
  • Workshops equipped with all necessary machine tools
  • All necessary software products for designing

Degree title                           

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design

Duration4 academic years
Application deadline10.08 (fall semester)
Contact for application issues

International Admission Office (preferably)

E-mail: omrs@tpu.ru

Tel: +7 (3822) 60-64-76

Online Application

Program contacts:

Division for Automation and Robotics

Learning output

The balanced program will allow the graduates to:

  • analyze and define requirements for a design project and prepare specification
  • apply graphic and drawing skills for designing various objects for industrial and civilian purposes
  • blueprinting of various industrial and civilian projects
  • develop a project idea
  • prepare a complete set of design project documentation for its further implementation
  • conduct basic economic calculations for the project implementation


The program curriculum includes:

  • History and Methodology of Design
  • Designing Software
  • Professional English
  • Contemporary Design Problems
  • Innovations in Engineering and Design
  • Engineering Design
  • Academic Painting and Drawing
  • Ergonomics in Design
  • Materials Science in Design
  • Mathematics
  • Drawing
  • Сoloristics
  • and others

Areas of expertise and employment

Industrial design covers a wide range of objects, including industrial and high-tech products, household appliances, production machinery and their interfaces, ground and air transport (cars, airplanes, trains, and etc), and various equipment. Along with this, the Tomsk University program equips the students with skills for designing furniture and interior elements, dishes and cutlery, and the development of forms and concepts with a deep historical background.

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