Higher Diploma in Product Design

General

Program Description

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Programme Aims

Hong Kong aspires to develop into a design hub regionally while China is a major manufacturer globally, and product design in Hong Kong has become more important. The programme will allow students to study culture and lifestyle and how these factors influence the design of a product. Students will also learn to conduct research, analyse product and market trend, master technology and produce a concept to rejuvenate or enhance products. The programme will provide individual or group projects in collaboration with industries, through which students will acquire communication, presentation skills and professional practice required by industries. Graduates will be confident, technically competent, creative and culturally sensitive, ready to embark on a career as a product designer.

This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and work experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.

Career Prospects

Graduates may work for product design consultancies or be employed as product designers in a wide range of industries including consumer electronics, electrical appliances, IoT products, household products, toys and lifestyle products.

Professional Recognition

Students of this programme are eligible to apply for the student membership in the Industrial Designers Society of Hong Kong (IDSHK) and the Hong Kong Designers Association (HKDA).

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General Entrance Requirements

Graduate from senior secondary school with proven English language proficiency, eg. IELTS at 5.0 or equivalent.

The applications will be assessed individually by the department concerned.


Details: http://ido.vtc.edu.hk/en/programme_detail/DE110513A

Last updated Dec 2019

About the School

The Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) is a leading design institution under the VTC Group. It provides high-quality education to cultivate knowledge and professionalism and produces emerging talents w ... Read More

The Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) is a leading design institution under the VTC Group. It provides high-quality education to cultivate knowledge and professionalism and produces emerging talents who underpin the creative industries in Hong Kong. Read less