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The School is dedicated to provide quality design education for the general public. We offer full-time and part-time courses in different design areas. Our design programmes are led by a team of excellent staff comprised of professional designers, artists and academics with extensive experiences in the industry and in design education. The achievements of our design graduates have been remarkable. Some have won awards in prestigious local and international design competitions while others were recruited by renowned design firms in Hong Kong.

We offer various courses, ranging from short-term and certificate courses for beginners, to diploma and advanced diploma courses for individuals with basic design knowledge, as well as full-time higher diploma and undergraduate programmes. All courses aim to equip students with the essential knowledge and skills necessary for a career in design, as well as to develop a sense of creativity to help them succeed in any field they pursue. With our outstanding academic excellence and teaching quality, our programmes are the perfect choice for pursuing design study.

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This programme focuses on conceptual analysis and creative problem solving and aims to:
  • provide students with an understanding of interior design in its historical and contemporary contexts;
  • develop and refine students’ aesthetic sensitivity and creativity;
  • enhance students’ awareness of the responsibilities and potential liabilities of interior designers; and
  • enable students to formulate and communicate their ideas, by both verbal and visual means.
Start To be advised
Duration 12 months
Fee HK$36,000
Payable in 2 instalments:
1st Instalment: HK$25,200 (Upon admission)
2nd Instalment: HK$10,800 (Oct 2017)
In recent years there has been a marked increase in demand for quality landscaped outdoor areas. To meet the growing need for a part-time training programme in landscape design, HKU SPACE is offering a one-year Certificate Course in Landscape Design. This programme is intended to provide comprehensive coverage of different aspects of landscape design through lectures, site visits, computer workshops and case studies.
Start 24 FEB 2018 (SAT)
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$23,000 plus expenses incurred in optional field trips / site visits.
How can one represent the amazing buildings in Hong Kong? This course comprises of lectures introducing unique local buildings and basic sketching skills. Students will be sketching buildings at various locations with the teacher.

One sketchbook and required drawing instruments will be provided for students.
Start To be advised
Duration 6 days
Fee HK$3,900
This programme is positioned as a conversion training for students, who have no prior product design engineering knowledge, to acquire relevant concrete and comprehensive engineering knowledge and skills in order to facilitate them joining into the industry.
Start 02 OCT 2017 (MON)
Duration 16 months
Fee HK$33,800
開課日期 待定
修業期 3個星期
課程費用 HK$850
開課日期 待定
修業期 10日
課程費用 HK$4,700
Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London
This course will examine retail operations in different parts of the world with new retail business models and global case studies. Brands and retailers now need to innovate and re-engineer the way their branded spaces are delivered. Gone are the days of simple retail outlets. Retail spaces are getting more and more interesting. Retailers must understand how new trends and ideas such as pop-up-space concepts, strategies of scarcity, by invitation-only and secret spaces, online-retailers' physical spaces, and new locations in places like airport cities and temporary sites are connecting with today's sophisticated consumers.
Start To be advised
Duration 1.5 days
Fee HK$7,300 - 8,300
Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London
Life on the streets offers the modern digital photographer an exciting world of colours, faces, places and scenes just waiting to be captured. People, Places and Faces aims to equip students with the skills they need to make the most of the outside world, inspire them through studies of London’s dynamic street style scene, and challenge them with real life tasks documenting the exciting streets and faces of Hong Kong.
Start To be advised
Duration 3 days
Fee HK$13,000 - 15,500
本課程將介紹 AutoCAD 軟件的二維繪圖應用(2-Dimensional Drafting)。內容包括︰AutoCAD 的操作介面;基本繪圖工具:線、弧、圓等;修改繪圖;圖層、線形、線寬與顏色;文字用法;建立標註 / AutoCAD 2D 常用工具列。 軟件:AutoCAD 英文版
開課日期 2017年9月26日 (星期二)
修業期 12講,約3個月
課程費用 HK$3,360
開課日期 2017年10月13日 (星期五)
修業期 共8講,約2個月
課程費用 HK$3,600 (不包括物料費用)
Design your own graphic tee, typography, logo, invitation card, poster, leaflet, packaging or blog…? More and more people like to make their own designs. The basic design skills and aesthetic ability always benefit you whether personally or professionally. Besides introducing graphic design history, theory and printing process, the course also covers fundamentals of effective design by presenting basic principles of graphic design - line, form, colour, type and composition. Students will get inspiration through some non-digital-based design exercises - from brainstorming, through idea development to layout presentation. The course makes a good foundation for those students who are interested in further development in graphic design.
Start 14 SEP 2017 (THU)
Duration 12 meetings, approx 3 months
Fee HK$2,400