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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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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.
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Start 23 FEB 2019 (SAT)
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$23,000 plus expenses incurred in optional field trips / site visits.
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.
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Duration 12 months
Fee HK$36,000
Payable in 2 instalments:
1st Instalment: HK$25,200 (Upon admission)
2nd Instalment: HK$10,800 (October 2019)
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.
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Duration 16 months
Fee HK$33,800
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.
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Duration Approx. 15 months
Fee HK$36,000
This programme provides a basic understanding of art and design for beginners and those who have some knowledge of art to develop their artistic skills and creative ability.   Students are to choose 6 modules from our regular programme and complete special assignments.
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Duration 1.5 years to 3 years
Fee 1. Supervision Fee: HK$4,500 (One-off payment; payable at the time of registration)
2. Module Fee: See individual course description (Payable at the time of individual course enrolment)
3. Fees paid are not refundable
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. 
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Start 13 MAR 2019 (WED)
Duration 12 meetings, approx 3 months
Fee HK$2,400
課程教授時裝設計的元素,如輪廓、比例、布料配搭與顏色運用等,並介紹著名設計師的作品。學員亦將學習如何掌握及配合市場、對象及季節的需求,並透過習作體驗設計的過程和步驟。                                                                                                                    
 
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開課日期 2019年3月20日 (星期三)
修業期 共8講,約2個月
課程費用 HK$2,400
「設計思維」是一個以人為本的精神與解決問題的工具,從對象的角度出發,考慮他們的需求、想法與行為,在不同觀點中重新界定問題,集合各方面的智慧,在多個可能性之中找出最佳方案。
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開課日期 2019年3月23日 (星期六)
修業期 共3講, 即3個星期
課程費用 HK$1,400
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
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開課日期 2019年4月25日 (星期四)
修業期 共12講,約3個月
課程費用 HK$3,360
本課程適合初學者報讀。課程介紹室內設計的發展歷史和設計原則,並教授色彩配搭、物料選擇、採光照明及閱讀施工圖等基本知識。                                                   
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開課日期 2019年4月29日 (星期一)
修業期 共12講,約3個月
課程費用 HK$2,400