Key information

Destination: Seoul, Korea

Dates: 30 June - 14 July 2024

Program cost: Approx. A$3,400 + airfares (inclusions and exclusions can be found below)


  • New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants available for eligible undergraduate students (amounts TBC)
  • $9,504 OS-HELP Loans available for eligible students

Program eligibility: Undergraduate students 

Application deadline: 25 March 2024


This study tour provides an exciting industry linked project opportunity for students to engage with Korean industry partners such as Hyundai Motors, Samsung and LG.  Working with Industrial Design students from our partner University, you will advance your knowledge and skills in design while working on a common future eco-friendly mobility design project.

The tour caters to students from the Industrial and Product Design disciplines and will expose you to global networking opportunities in the field of design. You will also connect with local Korean students through Swinburne’s partner institution Hongik University and participate in cultural experiences run through Hongik’s summer program.


You will be expose to global design network opportunities working together on a future eco-friendly mobility design project with HongIk University students and meeting Korean industry experts from Hyundai Motors, Samsung and LG.

  • Special lectures by Korean industries (Hyundai Motors, Samsung, LG…)
  • Exciting design excursions to R&D Centre
  • Design workshops, such as 3DSketching software ‘Feathers’

Academic information

Which unit/s can this program be taken for as credit?


Can this unit be taken as an elective by students in any Swinburne degree? 



To qualify for this program, you must:

  • be enrolled into an Undergraduate degree in Indusrial Design or Product Design Engineering
  • be  third or fourth year student

Seoul, South Korea

Program cost

 Approx. A3,400 + airfares

See below for the list of inclusions and exclusions of the program fee.


  • Accommodation
  • Ground transport
  • Lectures, visits and workshops with industry partners
  • Cultural activities
  • Travel and medical insurance


  • International airfares
  • Most meals 
  • Academic tuition fees
  • Visa (if required)
  • Personal expenses


Funding your overseas journey may be easier than you think

New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant

This program has New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants available for eligible students. The amounts will be confirmed in the coming months.

These grants provide financial support to help alleviate the expenses associated with your overseas program. Australian undergraduate students that meet all eligiblity criteria may apply. Students can apply for a grant as part of the application process.


Eligible Australian students can also apply for an Australian Government OS-HELP Loan of up to A$9,504 (depending on your program location) to help cover costs associated with your overseas program.

For more information on funding and eligibility, see Fee Help and Scholarships.

Information sessions

To attend an information session, register your interest and we'll send you further details.

Upcoming information sessions

6th March 2024, 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Location: AGSE108

13th March 2024, 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Location: Online

Register now


Keen to apply? You can submit your application now. Applications will be assessed after the application deadline.

Final application deadline: 25 March 2024

Jo Kuys
Course Director, Industrial Design (Honours)

Register your interest

Register your interest to join us on the Global Design Korea tour experience