Certificate in Foundation Art and Design - HKU SPACE: Western Art, Design courses
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Class arrangement during COVID-19


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Arts, Design & Culture Western Art

Certificate in Foundation Art and Design
藝術及設計基礎證書

Course Code
AT002A
Application Code
1965-3106AW

Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
To be advised
Next intake(s)
Autumn 2022
Duration
1.5 years to 3 years
Language
English or Cantonese
Course 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
1) The School introduced the HKU SPACE Vaccine Pass which aligns with the Government’s Vaccine Pass policy. Anyone wishing to enter HKU SPACE premises will be asked to use the LeaveHomeSafe (LHS) mobile application to scan the venue QR code. Please view the School website for details.

2) Given the COVID-19 situation might still be fluid, please note that the School may substitute face-to-face classes with online teaching if necessary. The Programme Team will contact students concerned with details of such arrangements before the class starts or during the classes as necessary.

3) Application Code for First-time Registration: 1965-3106AW (Spring 2022)

4) Application Code for Individual Course Enrolment: See timetable below for specific application codes

This programme aims to provide 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 5 modules from our regular programme and complete special assignments.

Programme Structure
Students are to choose 5 modules comprising 3 compulsory and 2 elective modules from our regular programme and complete special assignments.
 
3 Compulsory Modules:
  1. Drawing I or Drawing II
  2. Painting I or Painting II
  3. History of Western Art: The Renaissance to Realism or History of Western Art: Impressionism to Post-Modernism
Any 2 Elective Modules:
  1. Figure Drawing I or Figure Drawing II
  2. Basic Watercolour Painting or Intermediate Watercolour Painting
  3. Introduction to Graphic Design
  4. Introduction to Interior Design
  5. Basic Photography
Award of Certificate
Students will be awarded a Certificate in Foundation Art and Design issued by HKU SPACE within the HKU system, provided that they:
  • complete 3 compulsory and 2 elective modules in 3 years from the date of registration;
  • attend at least 80% of the classes in each module; and
  • obtain a passing grade for all assignments and assessments.
Duration
  • Students can study at their own pace, according to the availability of courses, but have to complete 5 modules in 3 years from the date of registration. The normal duration of study is 1.5 years.
Venue

United Learning Centre - Art and Design Studio United Learning Centre - Art and Design Studio United Learning Centre - Art and Design Studio

Module Selection
  • Students are only allowed to take a maximum of 5 modules comprising 3 compulsory and 2 elective modules.  
  • Beginners are advised to take Drawing I before other studio courses.
  • Students shall choose either History of Western Art: The Renaissance to Realism or History of Western Art: Impressionism to Post-Modernism according to their interest.
  • Students according to their artistic skills and knowledge, are to choose either an introductory module or an intermediate module of the same subject (e.g. Drawing I or Drawing II; Basic Watercolour Painting or Intermediate Watercolour Painting).
  • Students once receiving a pass in a module will not be permitted to repeat that module.
  • As special assignments count towards the award of the Certificate, no exemption will be granted to students who have previously taken any of these modules.
Information in this webpage is the most up-to-date version and supersedes the printed Prospectus, wherever applicable.
 
Academic Year 2021-2022
Spring 2022 Timetable
  •  MOI:C = Conducted in Cantonese; MOI:E = Conducted in English
  •  AC = Application Code
  • Click on the links in the following timetable for module details
Module Title /
Module Code
Jan
2022
Mar
2022
Apr
2022
May
2022
Jun
2022
Drawing I
ARTW2001
       
Tue, 6:45-9:45pm
Start Date: 14 Jun 2022
MOI:C
►1990-2030AW
History of Western Art: The Renaissance to Realism
ARTW2005
       
[Online via Zoom]
Mon, 7:30-9:30pm

Start Date: 27 Jun 2022

MOI:E
History of Western Art:
Impressionism to Post-Modernism
ARTW2006
 
[Online viz Zoom]
Mon, 8:00-10:00pm

Start Date: 7 Mar 2022

MOI:C
►1975-2964AW
   
 
Introduction to Graphic Design
ARTW2011
Wed, 8:00-10:00pm
Start Date: 12 Jan 2022
MOI:E
►AC: 1965-2921AW
 
 
Wed, 8:00-10:00pm
Start Date: 18 May 2022
MOI:C
►AC: 1985-2716AW
 
Introduction to Interior Design
ARTW2012
 
 
Thu, 8:00-10:00pm
Start Date: 21 Apr 2022
MOI:C

 ►AC: 1980-2137AW

   
Basic Photography
ARTW2013
     
Tue, 8:00-10:00pm
Start Date: 31 May 2022
MOI:C
►AC: 1985-2725AW
 
 
 

Applicants shall have basic spoken and written skills in either Chinese or English.

Course 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

Application Form Download Application Form

Enrolment Method
First-time Registration
  • New students shall register for the programme before enrolling on the individual modules. Complete the Application for Enrolment Form (SF26) using the application code 1965-3106AW for registration and pay the non-refundable one-off supervision fee of HK$4,500.
  • Applicants will be asked to present their HKID card/passport for identity verification if applying in person at enrolment centres or to attach a copy of their HKID card/passport to the Application for Enrolment Form (SF26) if applying by post.
 
Individual Course Enrolment
  • Registered students enrol on individual modules by completing the Application for Enrolment Form (SF26) and using application codes specific to students of the Certificate in Foundation Art and Design.
  • If Certificate students fail to use the right application code, the course will not be counted towards the award of the Certificate. 
 
Payment Method
Fees can be paid at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres by:
  • Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay
  • Cheque (payable to HKU SPACE)
  • VISA/MasterCard
"Online Enrolment and Payment Service" is not available to Certificate Students. Please complete the Application for Enrolment Form (SF26) and bring or post the completed form together with the appropriate fee(s) to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres
 
Fees paid are not refundable.
 
 
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