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Design Discipline

Higher Diploma in Jewellery Design (Subject Group)

Programme code DE110511

Duration of Study
2 Years
Mode of Study
Full-time
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
HKDI
Entrance Requirements
Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language; OR VTC Foundation Diploma (Level 3) / Diploma of Foundation Studies; OR VTC Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education; OR Yi Jin Diploma / Diploma Yi Jin; OR Equivalent.
Remarks :
  1. An "Attained", "Attained with Distinction (I)" and "Attained with Distinction (II)" in an HKDSE Applied Learning (ApL) subject (Category B subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2", "Level 3" and "Level 4" respectively, and a maximum of two ApL subjects (excluding ApL(C)) can be counted for admission purpose.
  2. A "Grade D or E" and a "Grade C or above" in an HKDSE Other Language subject (Category C subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2" and "Level 3" respectively, and one Other Language subject can be counted for admission purpose.
  3. Holders of Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education (DVE) award upon successful completion of prescribed modules are eligible to apply for Higher Diploma Programmes.
  4. Applicants may be required to attend an interview. Applicants are not required to show portfolio in the interview.
Programme Stream
Students will choose one of the following specialised programmes so as to enhance professional knowledge and skills in specific areas :
  1. Higher Diploma in Jewellery Design and Technology (HKDI)
  2. Higher Diploma in Jewellery and Image Product Design (HKDI)

* 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 specific programme.
Programme Aims
The Department of Architecture, Interior and Product Design runs a one-semester jewellery design broad-based curriculum common to all first-year Higher Diploma students studying in Jewellery Design and Technology, and Jewellery and Image Product Design. The programme is aimed primarily at students who have completed their secondary school education and expect to take up specialist jewellery design studies. It is designed to reflect the context of basic 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 jewellery design programmes.
 
The 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.
Notes
VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme title, content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.