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Design Discipline

Higher Diploma in Furniture and Lifestyle Product Design

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

Graduates may pursue relevant degrees locally or overseas. They are eligible to apply for admission to top-up degree programme offered by the following university in collaboration with the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE):
  • The Sheffield Hallam University, UK: BA(Hons) Product Design#
    (Registration Number of Non-local Higher and Professional Education: 253188)
# 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 programme of local university:
  • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University: BA (Hons) in Product Design
Upon admission to relevant degree programmes, graduates can apply for credit exemption. The level of exemption will be considered on an individual basis.
Career Prospects
With the steady growth in property market and economics of Hong Kong recently, there has been a tremendous need for better interior furniture and lifestyle products to suit various urban and modernised living spaces, including household space in residential buildings, working space in commercial buildings and other recreational spaces like trendy restaurants and boutique hotels. The market simply demands for variety in home furniture, office system furniture, designer furniture and other related interior lifestyle products.
In this connection, graduates may be employed in furniture production companies, lifestyle product design companies, furniture brand shops and other furniture retail business. Alternatively, they may work in interior design firms specialised in living space and furniture design.