Hong Kong Design Institute

Introduction

About Us

Committed to providing quality education to cultivate knowledge, professionalism and new talents for the evolving creative industries, Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) adopts a “Think and Do” approach through contemporary curriculum and active collaborations with industry. With many years of experience in design education, HKDI brings together the strengths of the Design departments to offer programmes spanning across Foundation Studies, Communication Design and Digital Media, Fashion and Image Design, and Product and Interior Design.

Following a philosophy of encouraging creativity in action, the state-of-the-art campus of HKDI was designed to provide an open and dynamic environment conducive to creative learning and innovative exploration. It blends an open outlook with teaching and learning spaces that encourage interaction, cross-fertilisation of ideas and responsiveness to the community and the wider world.

As a leading provider of design education in the region, the HKDI is committed to offering excellent learning opportunities to keep pace with the growing demand of the creative industries.

A Dynamic Learning Environment

The HKDI commenced the 2010/11 academic year in its award-winning new campus in Tiu Keng Leng. The campus is dedicated to providing the most dynamic learning environment for quality design education.

Creativity in Action

The HKDI’s comprehensive design programmes include activities to nurture your creative thinking and decision-making skills, cultural sensitivity and global perspective. The HKDI experience is based on a “think-and-do” approach that will allow you to develop your passion for design while imparting the skills and knowledge needed for success.

Quality Programmes and Student Support

Our curriculum is designed with input from industry leaders to ensure its relevance and responsiveness to industry developments. HKDI programmes are quality assured by the Hong Kong Council for the Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications.

Our students and alumni are provided with career development advisory and support services. Through articulation arrangements with renowned overseas universities, HKDI Higher Diploma graduates can pursue Top-up Degree courses locally and attain degree qualifications within one or two years.

A Valued Choice to Success

Design can offer you a rewarding and fulfilling career. We look forward to having you as a member of the HKDI family.

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Programs

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Diploma

Higher Diploma in Architectural Design

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Hong Kong

This programme lays a foundation of both design philosophy and technical practicality for students who intend to pursue the architectural profession, providing the background training in visual communication, two and three dimensional designs, architectural theory and history, building principles and overseas field trips for the students to practice or to continue with further study in architecture. [+]

Programme Aims

This programme lays a foundation of both design philosophy and technical practicality for students who intend to pursue the architectural profession, providing the background training in visual communication, two and three dimensional designs, architectural theory and history, building principles and overseas field trips for the students to practice or to continue with further study in architecture. Students can design projects with various scales gradually such as house, entertainment centre, exhibition complex or urban space. The design scope can range from the unique external form to the atmospheric internal space. This programme also places emphasis on the chance for students to realize their designs and to join overseas exchange activities.... [-]


Higher Diploma in Fashion Design

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Hong Kong

This programme is designed to enable students to work in the fashion design and product development field. Students will find the programme both practical and creative, learning through fashion shows, live projects, design competitions, international exchange program, working with visiting practitioners and organisations from fashion and related industries. [+]

Programme Aims

Hong Kong is one of the key fashion centres in the world. The fashion industry is extensive and includes fashion clothing and accessory design, research and development, merchandising, retailing, brand promotion and management.

This programme is designed to enable students to work in the fashion design and product development field. Students will find the programme both practical and creative, learning through fashion shows, live projects, design competitions, international exchange program, working with visiting practitioners and organisations from fashion and related industries. Students will be expected to acquire the techniques in design concept generation, pattern making and sewing of fashion products. The Knitwear Design and Accessories Design streams will further provide students with a more comprehensive learning scope as needed in the market.... [-]


Higher Diploma in Visual Communication

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Hong Kong

This programme aims to develop students' ability to communicate creatively by using creative visual and digital media. The focus of the programme is to equip students with visual communication skills on analytical thinking, visual expression and problem solving, message interpretation, [+]

Programme Aims

This programme aims to develop students' ability to communicate creatively by using creative visual and digital media. The focus of the programme is to equip students with visual communication skills on analytical thinking, visual expression and problem-solving, message interpretation, manipulation and communication through a wide range of graphic design media including branding and marketing, persuasive strategy, information, interactive design and visual manipulation. We aim at nurturing self-motivated problem-solvers who are observant, curious, passionate and dare to explore new frontiers in visual communication.

The programme also provides a broad educational experience with creativity, project management, interpersonal communication and team-building skills which match industry demands for flexible, articulate graduates who are able to compete in a dynamic, fast paced and ever changing regional creative environment.... [-]


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3 King Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O, N.T., H.K.
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