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Hong Kong Design Institute Higher Diploma in Product, Furniture and Jewellery Design (Subject Group)
Hong Kong Design Institute

Higher Diploma in Product, Furniture and Jewellery Design (Subject Group)

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

2 Years

English

Full time

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HKD 59,000 / per year *

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* per year. Tuition fees are subject to annual review

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Introduction

Programme Aims

The Department of Architecture, Interior and Product Design runs a one-semester product, furniture and jewellery design broad-based curriculum common to all first-year Higher Diploma students studying in Product Design, Furniture and Lifestyle Product Design, and Jewellery Design and Technology. The programme aims primarily at students who have completed their secondary school education and expect to take up specialist product, furniture and jewellery design studies. It is designed to reflect the context of basic three-dimensional design and creative knowledge and skills, which serves as an introduction to, and preparation for, the year one students for the next four-semester study in their respective professional product, furniture and jewellery design programmes.

The product, furniture and jewellery design broad-based common curriculum design provides a holistic experience to the year one students and a sound foundation to enable the students to confirm their study programmes within the Department of Architecture, Interior and Product Design.

Programme Stream

Students will choose one of the following specialised programmes so as to enhance professional knowledge and skills in specific areas :

  • Higher Diploma in Product Design
  • Higher Diploma in Furniture and Lifestyle Product Design
  • Higher Diploma in Jewellery Design and Technology

*The 1st semester is a common semester. Students will progress to the professional programmes in the 2nd semester, subject to their programme choice, academic performance and study place availability in a specific programme.

Professional Recognition

Higher Diploma in Product Design
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).

Higher Diploma in Jewellery Design and Technology
This programme is strongly supported by the Hong Kong Jewelry Manufacturers' Association and the Hong Kong Gold and Silver Ornament Workers and Merchants General Union.

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

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