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Arts, Design & Culture Design

Diploma in Interior Design

Course Code
Application Code

Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
12 months
English, supplemented with Cantonese
Course Fee
Payable in 2 instalments:
1st Instalment: HK$27,860 (Upon admission)
2nd Instalment: HK$11,940 (To be advised)
3762 0084
2151 0720
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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.

Programme Details

Target Participants
  • Those who wish to enter the interior design field.
  • Practitioners in interior design or related fields who wish to obtain a formal qualification for career advancement.

Programme Structure

There are seven modules:

Module Contact Hour
1. History of Interior Design 10
2. Drawing, Drafting and Rendering 30
3. Materials and Detailing 20
4. Computer Aided Design for Interiors 30
5. Design Project 1 30
6. Interior Building Systems and Lighting 20
7. Design Project 2 60
Total 200


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

Students will be awarded a Diploma in Interior Design issued by HKU SPACE within the HKU system, provided that they:

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


  • ​One weekday evening after 7:00pm; and
  • One Saturday morning or afternoon

2 or 3 hours each session


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  • 12 months


Application Fee

HK$200 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • HK$39,800
    Payable in 2 instalments:
    1st Instalment: HK$27,860 (Upon admission)
    2nd Instalment: HK$11,940 (To be advised)

Entry Requirements

Applicants shall:

(a)   (i)   have gained in the HKDSE Examination Level 2 in 5 subjects including Chinese Language and English Language; or

       (ii)   have gained in the HKCEE Grade E in 3 subjects, and Level 2 in Chinese Language and English Language; or

       (iii)  hold a Certificate in Foundation Art and Design awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE; or

       (iv)  be aged at least 21 with 2 years of relevant work experience; and

(b)   have an aptitude for art.

Applicants may be required to attend an admissions interview with a presentation of their artwork portfolio as appropriate. Applicants holding qualification (a) (iii) or (a) (iv) above shall be proficient in both Chinese (Cantonese) and English.


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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 Apply Now 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”.
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