BA (Hons) Graphic Design [NEW]
Graphic design makes a powerful contribution to the cultural and economic life of contemporary society. It exists in the public domain, acts as an indicator of current cultural thinking and is a catalyst for social, cultural and political change. This programme prepares you for an idea-driven, sustainable and flexible freelance practice, or studio career in graphic design.
You will study in a studio environment with professional-standard facilities and the focus on the real-world skills you need to succeed in your career.
The role of the graphic designer in society and the professional world is multifaceted. Graduates can go on successful careers as graphic designers, art directors, digital designers, curator, author, craftsperson, editor, educator, collaborator, agitator, and account managers for a range of studios and companies.
- Preparation for Extended Study in Graphic Design
This module is designed to give you the opportunity to define a short programme of study on a self-initiated basis in preparation for the major “Extended Study in Graphic Design” module. You will learn through experience how to identify and articulate personal aims and how to plan and manage a period of self-directed work. It also requires you to focus on the relationship of your design ideas/interests to individual career aspirations.
- Independent Research Project
Students design and produce a research project that develops a specialised interest in contemporary critical debates and contexts for contemporary creative production. There will be workshops and lectures to support you in developing your ideas, designing and implementing research projects, and provide guidance on independent study. Supervision tutorials will support your on-going research, critical reading and writing.
- Professional Practice and Work Experience in Graphic Design 3
In this module, you are required to develop a substantial and coherent body of work that reflects individual interests, intentions and ambitions within the context of Graphic Design, synthesising the use of making and materials in relation to personally generated studio practice. You will need to plan, manage and present your body of work to a professional standard.
- Extended Study in Graphic Design
This module enables you to consolidate your knowledge and understanding of your area of practice in relation to the professional context, and develop strategies for graduation and progression to employment or further studies. The module is designed to contribute to the refinement of your contextual understanding of your discipline, and enable you to focus this towards identified personal career aspirations and the opportunities offered, directly and indirectly, by the industry.
Portfolio(s) and project, etc.
QF Level : Level 5
Importance of choosing a non-local top-up with QF Level 5
Holders of the following VTC Higher Diploma (HD) programmes:
- HD in Advertising Design
- HD in Visual Communication
Holders of Higher Diploma (HD) or Associate Degree (AD) or equivalent qualification in a relevant Design area awarded by a recognised institution will also be considered.
English Proficiency Requirements
Applicants holding post-secondary qualifications (such as a Higher Diploma or Associate Degree) taught and assessed in English from recognised institutions;
- At least an overall IELTS score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component, or an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
The role of the graphic designer in society and the professional world is multifaceted. Graduates can become go on successful careers as graphic designers, art directors, digital designers, or related roles, such as curator, author, craftsperson, editor, educator, collaborator, and agitator, and account managers for a range of studios and companies.
- Application Fee : HK$200 (No application fee before the deadline!)
- Registration Fee : HK$3,500
- Tuition Fee : HK$91,850 by 2 instalments
(Deduct up to HK$33,740 via NMTSS)
|Eligible students for NMTSS only need to pay the tuition fee net of NMTSS. After admission, students with outstanding academic performance at sub-degree level will be nominated for OPS and the awardees will receive the scholarship around July/August next year. The disbursement of NMTSS and the award of OPS will be subject to the final approval by the Education Bureau (EDB).|