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DE110513 Higher Diploma in Product, Furniture and Jewellery Design (Subject Group)
Curriculum   Career Prospects   Articulation Arrangement / Credit Exemption
Duration of Study 2 Years
Mode of Study Full Time
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s) Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI)
Programme Stream
Students will choose one of the following specialised programmes so as to enhance professional knowledge and skills in specific areas :
  1. Higher Diploma in Product Design (HKDI)
  2. Higher Diploma in Furniture and Lifestyle Product Design (HKDI)
  3. Higher Diploma in Jewellery Design and Technology (HKDI)

* The 1st semester is a common semester. Students will progress to the professional programmes in the 2nd semester, subject to their programme choice, academic performance and study place availability in specific programme.
Entrance Requirements Please refer to General Entrance Requirement
Programme Aims The Department of Architecture, Interior and Product Design runs a one-semester product, furniture and jewellery design broad-based curriculum common to all first-year Higher Diploma students studying in Product Design, Furniture and Lifestyle Product Design, and Jewellery Design and Technology. The programme aims primarily at students who have completed their secondary school education and expect to take up specialist product, furniture and jewellery design studies. It is designed to reflect the context of basic three dimensional design and creative knowledge and skills, which serves as an introduction to, and preparation for, the year one students for the next four-semester study in their respective professional product, furniture and jewellery design programmes.

The product, furniture and jewellery design broad-based common curriculum design provides a holistic experience to the year one students and a sound foundation to enable the students to confirm their study programmes within the Department of Architecture, Interior and Product Design.
Curriculum
The 1st semester Higher Diploma in Product, Furniture and Jewellery Design (Subject Group) common foundation studies curriculum :
  • English and Communication : Workplace Interaction
  • Whole Person Development - Mindshift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness
  • Creative Thinking
  • Information Technology Essentials
  • Computer Aided Design Fundamentals
  • Design Drawing and Visualization
  • Material and Forms
  • Three Dimensional Design Studies
Remark : Students are required to complete the Enrichment Module in Semester 3 or 4.
Note(s):
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.
There might be changes in the course details.