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Design Discipline

Higher Diploma in Product Design

Duration of Study
2 Years
Mode of Study
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
Programme Aims
Hong Kong aspires to develop into a design hub regionally while China is a major manufacturer globally, and product design in Hong Kong has become more important. The programme will allow students to study culture and lifestyle and how these factors influence the design of a product. Students will also learn to conduct research, analyse product and market trend, master technology and produce concept to rejuvenate or enhance products. The programme will provide individual or group projects in collaboration with industries, through which students will acquire communication, presentation skills and professional practice required by industries. Graduates will be confident, technically competent, creative and culturally sensitive, ready to embark on a career as a product designer.
The programme is designed with an emphasis on generic, language and communication training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.
Professional Recognition
Students are eligible to apply for student membership of the Hong Kong Designers Association (HKDA) and the Industrial Designers Society of Hong Kong (IDSHK).
  1. Admission score in 2023 refers to score of the best 5 HKDSE subjects, including Chinese Language and English Language of admitted students in 2023. For reference only.
    (Scoring scale: 5**=7 points; 5*=6 points; 5=5 points; 4=4 points; 3=3 points; 2=2 points; 1=1 point)
  2. Students may be required to attend classes on other VTC campuses. 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.