Design Programmes and Short Courses - HKU SPACE. Explore our list or programmes for part-time and full-time.
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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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London College of Communication, University of the Arts London
The programme offers a combination of academic study with creative and professional practice in a project-led curriculum that draws on a range of interdisciplinary perspectives and address the needs of managerial professionals who work in the local design industry, as well as those who work in non-design areas and are looking for a new thinking approach to resolve complex design and management-related issues.
Start 30 SEP 2020 (WED)
Duration 24 months
Fee HK$145,500
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 21 JUL 2020 (TUE)
Duration 12 months
Fee HK$37,800
Payable in 2 instalments:
1st Instalment: HK$26,460 (Upon admission)
2nd Instalment: HK$11,340 (October 2020)
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 13 FEB 2021 (SAT)
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$26,000 plus expenses incurred in optional field trips / site visits.
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.
Start To be advised
Duration Approx. 15 months
Fee HK$37,800
開課日期 2020年7月20日 (星期一)
修業期 4個星期
課程費用 HK$3,480

建築材料探索系列 - 混凝土產品設計工作坊

混凝土是我們在建築設計中常用的物料之一,低調地和人的生活產生互動。 建築材料探索系列 - 混凝土產品設計工作坊便是透過設計和制作有趣實用的生活用品來讓參加者發揮創造力,認識混凝土的特性,和發掘它獨特的質感和優雅。

開課日期 2020年7月25日 (星期六)
修業期 2日
課程費用 HK$1260
開課日期 2020年7月27日 (星期一)
修業期 3個星期
課程費用 HK$2,700
開課日期 2020年7月28日 (星期二)
修業期 4個星期
課程費用 HK$2,320
Design your own graphic tee, typography, logo, invitation card, poster, leaflet, packaging or branding…?

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. 
Start 29 JUL 2020 (WED)
Duration 12 meetings, approx 3 months
Fee HK$2,520
This course introduces the historical development, theory and methodology of interior design. Topics include: development of design; design vocabulary and principles; measured drawing; space planning; materials; lighting and ergonomics. Case studies of interior projects will be discussed.
Start 30 JUL 2020 (THU)
Duration 12 meetings, approx 3 months
Fee HK$2,520