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Design Discipline

Higher Diploma in Jewellery Design and Technology

Duration of Study
2 Years
Mode of Study
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
Programme Aims
The programme covers jewellery design, technology and management, which provides students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills related to the fields of jewellery design, personal accessories and image product design such as eyewear and timepiece, CAD / CAM technology, gemmology, marketing and retailing. It enables students to develop their potential in the modern principles of jewellery design, craftsmanship, manufacturing technology, and gemmology. Graduates are equipped with comprehensive skills for building their careers in the jewellery, personal accessories and image product design industry.
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
The programme is strongly supported by the Hong Kong Jewelry Manufacturers' Association (HKJMA). Students are eligible to apply for student membership of the Hong Kong Designers Association (HKDA), the Hong Kong Jewellery Designers Association (HKJDA) 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.