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Design Discipline

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

Programme code DE110513

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. Applicable to holders of Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education (DVE) (students admitted to DVE in AY2017/18 or before are required to complete prescribed further studies modules).
  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 Product Design (HKDI)
  2. Higher Diploma in Furniture and Lifestyle Product Design (HKDI)
  3. Higher Diploma in Jewellery Design and Technology (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 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.
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.