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Design Discipline

Higher Diploma in Architectural Design

Graduates may articulate to the degree programmes offered by Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi):
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Product Design
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Landscape Architecture

Graduates may pursue relevant degrees locally or overseas. They are eligible to apply for admission to the top-up degree programme offered by the following university in collaboration with the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE):
  • University of Lincoln, UK: BA (Hons) Architecture#
    (Registration Number of Non-local Higher and Professional Education: 252460)

# It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead. Please refer to the corresponding programme page in the website of SHAPE.

Graduates may also apply for admission to relevant degree programmes of local universities:
  • Chu Hai College of Higher Education: BSc (Hons) in Architecture
  • City University of Hong Kong: BSc (Hons) Architectural Studies
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong: BSSc Architectural Studies
  • The University of Hong Kong: BA in Architectural Studies
They can continue to further their studies in relevant Master’s degree programmes, sit for professional examinations for membership in professional organisations and be qualified as Registered Architects.
Career Prospects
Graduates may be employed as architectural designer, architectural assistant, architectural draftsman, architectural visualiser, architectural renderer, project coordinator, BIM designer, and other positions related to built environment design.