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Arts, Design & Culture Design

Advanced Diploma in Interior Design

Course Code
Application Code

Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
Approx. 15 months
Course Fee
3762 0084
2151 0720
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This programme focuses on conceptual analysis and creative problem-solving in interior design. The Programme Objectives are as follows: 
  • develop and refine students’ aesthetic sensitivity and creativity; 
  • enhance students’ awareness of the responsibilities and potential liabilities of interior designers and eventually be able to undertake a supervisory role;
  • enable students to formulate and communicate their design ideas using verbal as well as 2D and 3D visual means; and
  • provide students with basic coverage of professional design management knowledge, building regulations and ethics in the interior design industry.

Programme Details

Class Size

  • 20

Assessment Method

  • Students are continuously assessed on the progress and quality of their projects or written assignments.

Award of Diploma

Students will be awarded an Advanced Diploma in Interior Design within the HKU system through HKU SPACE, provided that they:

  • attend at least 80% of the classes in each module
  • obtain a passing grade for all modules


  • Approx. 15 months, 200 hours


  • One weekday evening after 7pm; and
  • One Saturday morning or afternoon

2 or 3 hours each session

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There are seven modules:

Module Contact Hour
1. Concept Exploration 30
2. Computer Aided Design for Interiors: Drafting 20
3. Furniture and Furnishings 20
4. Advanced Design Project 30
5. Computer Modeling for Interiors 20
6. Design Management and Professional Practice in Hong Kong and PRC 20
7. Interior Design Studio 60
Total 200


Application Fee

HK$200 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$39,800 (Payable in 2 instalments after receiving the admissions offer)
  • Term Fee : HK$27,860 (1st Instalment)
  • Term Fee : HK$11,940 (2nd Instalment)

Entry Requirements

Applicants shall:
  • hold a Diploma in Interior Design awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE, or equivalent; OR
  • hold a Certificate in Interior Design awarded by a recognized institution with 1 year of relevant work experience, or equivalent; OR
  • be aged at least 21 with at least 2 years work experience in interior design or related fields;

Applicants with other qualifications will be considered on individual merit.

In addition to meeting the minimum entry requirements, all applicants:
  • must sit for an aptitude test in art and design;
  • will also be invited to attend an admission interview and present a portfolio of their design works; and
  • are expected to communicate fluently in Cantonese as they may need to contact local contractors from time to time in design projects.


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Enrolment Method

1. Online Application

 *To make an application online, you will need a web browser with JavaScript enabled. Internet Explorer 5.01 or above is recommended for the web browser.

  • Complete the online application form by clicking the icon  on the top right hand corner of the programme webpage and then follow the instructions.
  • Upload a soft copy of any proof of qualification as specified in the “Entry Requirements”.  Only file format in doc, docx, jpg and pdf are supported. 

 2. In Person / Mail

Please complete the Application for Enrolment Form SF26 and bring or post the completed form, together with the following to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres:

  • Application fee
  • A hard copy of proof of qualification

Applicants are required to present their HKID card/passport and originals of academic credentials for verification at the time of application.

Payment Method

1. Online Application

Application fee can be paid via PPS, VISA or MasterCard. Please refer to the Online Services page on the School website.

2. In Person / Mail

Payment can be made by:
  • Cash or EPS
  • Crossed Cheque or Bank Draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”.