Certificate in Foundation Art and Design - HKU SPACE: Western Art, Design courses
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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
1865-2927AW

Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
28 Jun 2021 (Mon)
Next intake(s)
Autumn 2021
Duration
1.5 years to 3 years
Language
English or Cantonese. Normally all modules are available in both languages.
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
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.

Application Code for First-time Registration:
1865-2927AW (Spring 2021)

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.
Application Code 1865-2927AW -

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 2020-2021
Spring 2021 Timetable
 
- Click on the links for module details
- MOI:C = Conducted in Cantonese; MOI:E = Conducted in English
- AC = Application Code
 
 
Module Title /
Module Code
Jan
2021
Feb
2021
Apr
2021
May
2021
Jun
2021
Drawing I
ARTW2001
 
Sun, 10:00am-1:00pm
Start Date: 28 Feb 2021
MOI:C
AC:1870-2377AW

 

 
Tue, 6:45-9:45pm
Start Date: 29 Jun 2021
MOI:E
Painting I
ARTW2003
   
Thu, 6:45-9:45pm
Start Date: 22 Apr 2021
MOI:C
AC:1880-2816AW
 
Wed, 6:45-9:45pm
Start Date: 30 Jun 2021
MOI:E
History of Western Art:
The Renaissance to Realism
ARTW2005
       
[Online teaching
via Google Meet]
Sat, 10:30am-12:30pm
Start Date: 26 Jun 2021
MOI:E
History of Western Art:
Impressionism to Post-Modernism
ARTW2006
[Online teaching
via Zoom]
Mon, 8:00-10:00pm
Start Date: 25 Jan 2021
MOI:C
AC:1865-2801AW
       
Figure Drawing I
ARTW2007
       
[Course Full]
Fri, 6:45-9:45pm
Start Date: 11 Jun 2021
MOI:C
AC:1890-1705AW
Basic Watercolour Painting
ARTW2009
Fri, 6:45-9:45pm
Start Date: 29 Jan 2021
MOI:C
AC:1865-2804AW
       
Intro to Graphic Design
ARTW2011
   
Wed, 8:00-10:00pm
Start Date: 28 Apr 2021
MOI:E
AC:1880-2953AW
   
Intro to Interior Design
ARTW2012
 
 
Thu, 8:00-10:00pm
Start Date: 22 Apr 2021
MOI:C
AC:1880-2757AW
 
 
Basic Photography
ARTW2013
   
 
Tue, 8:00-10:00pm
Start Date: 11 May 2021
MOI:C
AC:1885-2603AW
Mon, 8:00-10:00pm
Start Date: 28 Jun 2021
MOI:E
 
 

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 1865-2927AW 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
  • 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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