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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 / Diploma of Vocational Baccalaureate; OR Yi Jin Diploma / Diploma Yi Jin; OR Equivalent.
To cope with the ever-changing economic environment and business development of the Fashion and Image Design industry. The programme is designed to fill the talent demand of the rigorous and demanding industries in of the Film, TV, Entertaining and Show business sector.
The programme aims to nurture graduates and develop designers for character and fashion design in connection with the performance requirements to enter the niche of the fashion and entertainment market.
With the strong support of Fashion Archive and through a series of structured studio practices, master lectures and collaborations with the industries, graduates are capable of working independently from developing concepts to realising the outputs in eastern and western period costumes, props, accessories and character design for performance.
This programme is designed with additional emphasis on generic, language and communication training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.
Graduates of the programme could be employed as :
Graduates 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)=10.501px :
Graduates are eligible to apply for admission to top-up degree programme offered by Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi):
Graduates can also apply for admission to relevant degree programmes of local universities. Some examples are :
Upon admission to relevant degree programmes, graduates can apply for credit exemption. The level of exemption will be considered on individual basis.
The Higher Diploma in Costume Design for Performance offered by the Hong Kong Design Institute is highly recognised by professional bodies, fashion designers and design industries.
Graduates are eligible to apply for ordinary membership of Hong Kong Fashion Designers Association (HKFDA).
Students are eligible to apply for student membership of Hong Kong Institution of Textile and Apparel (HKITA), The Hong Kong Association of Theatre Technicians & Scenographers, and Hong Kong Designers Association (HKDA).
Students may be required to attend classes on other VTC campuses. VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.