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 Faculty of Design and Environment

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Product Design

Programme code DS145103

The following section presents the programme information offered in September 2023. Application information for AY 2024/25 will be announced in early November 2023.
Duration of Study
Entry to Year 3: 2 Years
Mode of Study
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)

(Core modules would be conducted at THEi (Chai Wan) and some General Education (GE) modules at other campuses.)

Entrance Requirements
Entrance Requirements for Year 3:
Higher Diploma OR equivalent qualifications in a relevant area of study.
Remarks :
  1. Additional core modules may be required (with fee charged) for sub-degree graduates according to the educational background of individuals.
  2. All applicants are screened and selected by an Admission and Interview Panel. All interviews are conducted in English.
  3. For enquiry please contact Faculty of Design and Environment (Telephone No: 3890 8323).
Programme Aims
This programme aims to provide students with an educational experience which will groom and develop their professional aptitudes and attitudes.  It also facilitates students to become inter-disciplinary product design professionals, equipped to meet both local and global needs.  In addition, the programme also aims to nurture and develop students’ intellectual capacity, practical abilities and professional attributes.
Sustaining the notion of project-based learning, an element that is firmly embedded in design studies, the programme encourages active engagement with all aspects of practice.  This includes an understanding of the theoretical framework of the subject and the creative application to produce imaginative yet practical outcomes.
Career Prospects
Upon completion of the programme, graduates will be equipped with professional knowledge of product design, awareness of new technology applications, and marketing acumen to join the product design and development industry.  They can be employed as designers, 3D artists, design engineers, project coordinators, project managers and product managers in various fields such as consumer electronics, digital entertainment, clocks and watches and jewelry, fashion and lifestyle products, home and kitchen products, automotive, toys and children’s products, gift and premium and many other design industries.
  1. Master degrees in specialty areas such as product design, industrial design, industrial design engineering, service design, interior and furniture design, design management/strategy, luxury design management, design for food, toy design, transportation design, design education, design innovation, user experience design, project management, product management, and business.
  2. M.Phil. or Ph.D. research studies in design-related areas.
Professional Recognition
Graduates are eligible to apply for membership to the Hong Kong Designers Association (HKDA) and Industrial Designers Society of Hong Kong (IDSHK).
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.