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Diploma in Interior Design

Course Code
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Study mode
Start Date
23 Jun 2018 (Sat)
Next intake(s)
Jun 2019
12 months
English supplemented with Cantonese
Course Fee
Payable in 2 instalments:
1st Instalment: HK$25,200 (Upon admission)
2nd Instalment: HK$10,800 (October 2018)
How to Apply
Deadline on 26 May 2018 (Sat)
3762 0087
2151 0720

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.

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.
Days / Time
  • Tuesday/ 7:00pm - 10:00pm or 8:00pm - 10:00pm; and
  • Saturday/ 2:30pm - 4:30pm or 2:30pm - 5:30pm
  • 12 months

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.

Application Fee

HK$200 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • HK$36,000
    Payable in 2 instalments:
    1st Instalment: HK$25,200 (Upon admission)
    2nd Instalment: HK$10,800 (October 2018)

Application Form Download Application Form

Enrolment Method

Applicants shall use the Application for Enrolment Form (SF26) to apply for the Programme. Bring  the completed form, together with the application fee of HK$200 and the following to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres:

  • a hard copy of HKID card/passport; and
  • proof of qualifications
Applicants are required to present their HKID card/passport and originals of academic credentials for verification at the time of application/interview.
Payment Method
Online payment is not applicable. Application fee can be paid at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres by:
  • Cash/EPS
  • Cheque (payable to HKU SPACE)
  • VISA/MasterCard
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