Area of Study Programme Title Mode University Remark
Design BA (Hons) Architecture Full Time University of Lincoln Application Closed Recognised under the Qualifications Framework Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) (for designated full-time honours degree programmes only) Non-means Tested Loan Scheme (NLS) Non-means-tested Annual Subsidy Scheme (NMTSS) (Applicable to students pursuing full-time locally accredited top-up degree programmes only) 
Design BA (Hons) Design for Event, Exhibition and Performance Full Time University of Lincoln Application Closed Recognised under the Qualifications Framework Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) (for designated full-time honours degree programmes only) Non-means Tested Loan Scheme (NLS) Non-means-tested Annual Subsidy Scheme (NMTSS) (Applicable to students pursuing full-time locally accredited top-up degree programmes only) 
Design BA (Hons) Fashion Buying Management Full Time University of Westminster Application Closed Recognised under the Qualifications Framework Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) (for designated full-time honours degree programmes only) Non-means Tested Loan Scheme (NLS) Non-means-tested Annual Subsidy Scheme (NMTSS) (Applicable to students pursuing full-time locally accredited top-up degree programmes only) 
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Study a UK Design Top-up Degree in HK | VTC SHAPE

Enrol a design top-up degree programme offered by VTC SHAPE in collaboration with UK partner univiersities, taught by university and local lecturers.

Degrees on Design l SHAPE

School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE), being a member of VTC group, caters for the needs of and offers a wide range of tailor-made top up degree programmes including design top up degrees to graduates with higher diploma and associate degree qualification.

It has always been SHAPE’s missions to offer a wide spectrum of quality programmes for higher diploma and sub-degree graduates. If you are aspired to attain a design top up degree awarded by an overseas university, SHAPE would definitely be one of the best choices for you. In collaboration with 6 partner universities from the United Kingdom, SHAPE is providing 13 design top up degree programmes to suit the needs of students. All the design top up degrees are taught by the teaching team of partner universities and SHAPE academic staff. The close interaction with UK lecturers not only allows you to benefit academically, your horizon will also be broadened. SHAPE design top up degree programmes are quality-assured and recognized at Level 5 of the Qualifications Framework, rendering the award equivalent to the qualification of a locally-accredited bachelor’s degree.

Our design top up degree programmes

All the design top up degrees on offer are in full-time mode, you can obtain a bachelor’s degree in minimum 1 year. Below are the design top up degree programmes offered by SHAPE:

1.BA (Hons) Fine Art, Birmingham City University

2.BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture, Birmingham City University

3.BA (Hons) Product and Furniture Design, Birmingham City University

4.BA (Hons) Graphics Design, Coventry University

5.BA (Hons) Illustration and Graphics, Coventry University

6.BA (Hons) Media, Coventry University

7.BA (Hons) Fashion Design, Nottingham Trent University

8.BA (Hons) International Fashion Business, Nottingham Trent University

9.BA (Honours) Jewellery, Materials and Design, Sheffield Hallam University

10. BA (Hons) Architecture, University of Lincoln

11. BA (Hons) Design for Exhibition and Museums, University of Lincoln

12. BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design, University of Lincoln

13. BA (Hons) Fashion Buying Management, University of Westminster

Through studying the above SHAPE design top up degree programmes, you will be equipped with the professional design skills and knowledge to embark on a career in the design industry.

Partner Universities under design area

Since the establishment of SHAPE, we have committed to a continued effort in offering the best articulation pathways to both VTC and non-VTC sub-degree holders. We have been partnering with 6 world-recognized universities in offering various design top up degree programmes, maximizing the value of our provisions and adding significance to your award. Our partner universities offering design top up degrees include Birmingham City University, Coventry University, Nottingham Trent University, Sheffield Hallam University, University of Lincoln, and University of Westminster. All these educational institutions are internationally-renowned arts and design specialist providers. SHAPE design top up degree students will benefit from an outstanding quality of teaching, and experts from design industry and professional practice.

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Recognised under the Qualifications Framework
Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) (for designated full-time honours degree programmes only)
Non-means Tested Loan Scheme (NLS)
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