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 Fashion Branding and Buying

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Hong Kong

Hong Kong is an international fashion business centre. Many international fashion enterprises have regional offices in Hong Kong. Renowned international fashion brands have also been developing their markets in Hong Kong and China in recent years. [+]

Programme Aims

Hong Kong is an international fashion business centre. Many international fashion enterprises have regional offices in Hong Kong. Renowned international fashion brands have also been developing their markets in Hong Kong and China in recent years.

The Fashion Branding and Buying consists of a wide range of activities in the spectrum of the whole supply-demand pipeline, including brand promotion, communication, editorial, product development, sourcing, marketing, retail buying, retail operations , visual merchandising and display design, etc..

This programme is designed to enable students to work in the different areas of Fashion Branding and Buying. Emphasis will also be put on enriching students' international exposure. Students will find the programme both practical and creative, through different learning experiences such as lectures, tutorials, projects, visits, competitions and industrial attachments. Broad knowledge and skills in fashion branding and marketing, trend analysis, global business environment, design, materials and technology form the core components of the programme from which students can select one of the specific study scopes in (1) branding and communication, (2) product development and sourcing, (3) retail buying and management, or (4) visual merchandising.... [-]


Higher Diploma in Product, Interior and Exhibition Design (Subject Group)

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Hong Kong

The Department of Product and Interior Design runs a one-semester three-dimensional broad-based curricula common to all first year Higher Diploma students studying in Product Design, Interior Design and Exhibition Design. [+]

Programme Aims

The Department of Product and Interior Design runs a one-semester three-dimensional broad-based curricula common to all first year Higher Diploma students studying in Product Design, Interior Design and Exhibition Design.

The programme is aimed primarily at students who have completed their secondary school education and expect to take up specialist 3-dimensional design studies. It is designed to reflect the context of basic design and creative knowledge and skills which serve as an introduction to and preparation for, the year one students' next four semesters' study in their respective professional design programmes / streams.

The three-dimensional broad-based common curriculum design provides a holistic experience to the year one students and a sound foundation for enabling students to confirm their study programmes/streams within the Department of Product and Interior Design.... [-]


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 matches 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.
Hong Kong, HK