DESIGN 2019-20 TOP-UP DEGREE AND MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMMES IN - SHAPE

 
DESIGN 2019-20 TOP-UP DEGREE AND MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMMES IN - SHAPE
Partner Universities :

  TOP-UP DEGREE AND
  MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMMES IN

  DESIGN
  2019-20
  For Degree, Higher Diploma and
  Associate Degree Holders
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Message from the Principal
SHAPE strives to nurture talents for the future workforce.

Kong, SHAPE provides opportunities for sub-degree holders and working adults to pursue further study at degree and master’s levels.
With 13 partner universities from the UK, Australia and Mainland China, SHAPE is currently offering over 50 programmes covering a
wide range of professions in eight areas of study: Accounting and Finance; Applied Science; Business and Management; Childcare,
Elderly and Community Services; Computing and Information Technology; Design; Engineering; as well as Hospitality, Tourism and
Leisure.
Our top-up degree programmes are tailor-made for sub-degree holders. Furthermore, we provide both full-time and part-time
programmes that enable you to obtain a degree in one to three years at your own pace. Accredited by the Hong Kong Council for

degree. Some of our programmes are also recognised by professional bodies in related industries.
Apart from top-up degree programmes, our part-time master’s degree programmes offer you opportunities in pursuing lifelong learning,
enhancing your professional knowledge and strengthening your competitive edge in your career development.

from international knowledge exchange and transfer. During your study, you can enjoy using the comprehensive learning facilities, sport
facilities, as well as the learning support services for SHAPE students at our purpose-built and thriving campuses at IVE and HKDI.

learning journey.
I encourage you to read up on our various programmes in this booklet and select the one well-suited to your career goals. I look forward
to welcoming you soon.

Prof. Simpson Poon
Principal
School for Higher and Professional Education

Registration Validity Period of SHAPE programmes, please refer to the corresponding pages in this booklet.
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Design
    Contents
    MESSAGE FROM THE PRINCIPAL                  1

    BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY
    MA Design Management                        4

    BA (Hons) Fine Art                          6

    BA (Hons) Interior Design                   8

    BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture           10

    BA (Hons) Product Design                   12

    COVENTRY UNIVERSITY
    BA (Hons) Media                            14

    BSc (Hons) Music Technology                16

    NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY
    BA (Hons) Fashion Design                   18

    BA (Hons) International Fashion Business   20

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SHEFFIELD HALLAM UNIVERSITY
BA (Hons) Jewellery and Metalwork                                                                     22

UNIVERSITY FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS
BA (Hons) Fashion Promotion and Imaging                                                               24

UNIVERSITY OF LINCOLN
BA (Hons) Architecture                                                                                26

BA (Hons) Design for Exhibition and Museums                                                           28

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE                                                                                  30

HOW TO APPLY                                                                                          31

APPLICATION FORMS                                                                                     33

Terms and Conditions of Application Fee Waiver for 2019 Admission:
1. All applicants can enjoy a waiver of application fee for ONCE during the period of 1 September 2018 to 31 August 2019 when applying to ONE of the
   top-up degree and master’s degree programmes offered by the School for Higher and Professional Education in collaboration with overseas universities.
2. To enjoy the offer, applicant must submit the application form and supporting documents before the application deadline stated in this booklet.
   The offer does not apply to late applications.
3. The offer cannot be exchanged for cash and cannot be used in conjunction with other promotional offers.
4.
5. The above information is subject to change without prior notice.

Please refer to the corresponding programme pages in this booklet for the registered course number.

Validity Period of SHAPE programmes, please refer to the corresponding pages in this booklet.

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Registration Number (Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Reg
                                                                                     Ordinance): 252619-22

                                                Birmingham City University
                                                MA Design Management
                                               Registration Number (Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance): 252619-22

    Birmingham City University
    The Faculty of Arts, Design and Media of Birmingham City University has a proud tradition dating back to the foundation of the
    School of Art established in 1843, and has an international reputation for the quality of its programmes.
    With over 4,500 students enrolled on courses in music, theatre, writing, media, digital technology, art, design, jewellery and
    architecture, Birmingham City University is one of Britain’s leading providers of talented professionals to the cultural and
    creative industries.
    The Faculty’s internationally-renowned arts training provision includes a specialist music conservatoire and drama school,
    a leading provider of media training, and the UK’s largest regional centre for art, architecture and design education,
    incorporating Europe’s largest jewellery school.
    From music to media and film to fashion, students in the Faculty regularly win awards and gain national recognition for their
    achievements. You will see them on television and on stage, hear them in concert halls, jazz clubs and on CD, and see
    their works in galleries and on the high street. Aspiring music, performance, art, design, and media professionals are
    attracted by the combination of world-class teaching, excellent facilities and professional development opportunities.

    Programme Overview                                                       web casts, on-line discussion groups, tutorials and the University’s
                                                                             virtual learning environment. The wide range of assessment
    Introduction
                                                                             methods is designed to be industry relevant. Students can also
    The MA Design Management provides the knowledge and skills               develop their communication skills through regular presentations
    to work with, and communicate effectively across design and              and written assessments, which are based on industry standard
    business disciplines. This is a multi-disciplinary programme for         formats to ensure their professional relevance.
    ambitious designers and non-designers working in the design
    industry, who want to accelerate their careers by gaining                Career Opportunities
    business and marketing insights.                                         Many of our students are established designers working in
    Led by highly respected industry professionals in both Hong              architecture, fashion, graphics, interiors, jewellery, media,
    Kong and the UK, the curriculum has a distinctive professional           product, service and design related businesses.
    focus and embraces business management, marketing, design
                                                                             Career opportunities are found in design and brand consultancies,
    strategy, entrepreneurship, innovation, sustainability, design
                                                                             in-house design and marketing departments as designers,
    leadership and design practice including project management,
                                                                             design managers, project and account managers, buyers and
    intellectual property law and finance. Strong emphasis is placed
    on the development of evidence based decision-making, high-              marketing communication managers.
    level leadership and communication skills. Students can focus
    on their chosen area of specialisation and relate their study            Programme Structure
    directly to the workplace if they wish to.
                                                                             This part-time programme is delivered within two years and in
    This programme offers four pathways: Professional Practice,              six semesters.
    Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Sustainable Design Policy and
    Service Design. The pathways reflect the changing nature of the          The programme structure consists of the following modules:
    global design context and create opportunities to specialise.
                                                                               Semester                    Modules                    Credits
    The Programme
                                                                                              Research Methods                          15
    The MA Design Management sets out to provide a high quality,                    1
    intellectually challenging environment whilst acknowledging                               Professional Development                  15
    designers’ learning styles. Learning and teaching opportunities
                                                                                              Leadership Project                        15
    are based on lectures, seminars, workshops, an optional                         2
    placement, live and simulated projects, guest lectures, study                             Design Practice                           15
    groups, group and individual tutorials. Students are also
                                                                                    3         Placement / Case Study                    30
    encouraged to take advantage of a wealth of extra-curricular and
    networking opportunities.                                                                 Business Perspectives                     15
                                                                                    4
    This programme allows students to research subjects and                                   Design and Innovation Strategy            15
    tailor their work designed to fit with their individual career goals.
    Attendance at lectures, seminars and workshops is supported by                5&6         Major Project / Dissertation              60

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gulation)

            Entry Requirements*
            •   At least a Second Class Honours Bachelor’s Degree in a
                related discipline such as design, design management or
                marketing, or any disciplines with two years of working
                experience as a designer or a design manager in marketing
                or design related business; OR
            •   Other admission route (non-standard entry) requirements –
                applicants without a degree, but with more than three years of
                working experience as a Designer or Design Project Manager
                in a design-related business will be considered on a case-by-
                case basis; AND
            •   A background or proven interest in design or design                                    Additional Information
                management.
                                                                                                           Study Mode and Duration             Part-time, 24 months
            •   All applicants should submit a statement outlining their
                personal goals and how they plan to use the programme to                                                                       Hong Kong Design Institute
                achieve these.                                                                             Study Location                      (HKDI) & IVE (Lee Wai Lee) &
            * Under review and subject to change
                                                                                                                                               Wan Chai Campus
                                                                                                                                               Application : HK$200
                                                                                                                                               Registration : HK$3,500
            English Proficiency Requirements                                                               Fees
                                                                                                                                               Tuition   	  : HK$115,000 by
            •   IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (e.g. HKDSE English with an overall                                                                                   4 instalments
                Grade 5 with minimum Grade 3 in each band in each target                                   Application Deadline                13 December 2019
                description); OR
                                                                                                           Commencement                        To be advised
            •   Successfully completed a programme of full-time study
                                                                                                       *   Applicants may be required to attend Admission Interview.
                of at least one year duration or part-time study of at least
                two years duration at Higher Diploma / Associate Degree /
                Professional Diploma or above level at a non-UK institution                            Enquiries
                which is taught and assessed in English and leads to a
                qualification which is formally accredited by a recognised                                 Programme Co-ordinator              Mr. Sherman Siu
                higher education institution in the United Kingdom.                                        Tel no.                             3928 2849
                                                                                                           Email                               shermansiu@vtc.edu.hk
            Assessment
                                                                                                           General Enquiries                   Ms. Claudia Lo
            •   120 credits of 7 modules – 100% continuous assessment                                      Tel no.                             2727 9577
            •   60 credits of “Major Project / Dissertation” module – 100%                                 Email                               claudial@vtc.edu.hk
                dissertation / project

            It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.
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Birmingham City University
                                             BA (Hons) Fine Art
                                            Registration Number (Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance): 252577

    Birmingham City University
    The Faculty of Arts, Design and Media of Birmingham City University has a proud tradition dating back to the foundation of the
    School of Art established in 1843, and has an international reputation for the quality of its programmes.
    With over 4,500 students enrolled on courses in music, theatre, writing, media, digital technology, art, design, jewellery and
    architecture, Birmingham City University is one of Britain’s leading providers of talented professionals to the cultural and
    creative industries.
    The Faculty’s internationally-renowned arts training provision includes a specialist music conservatoire and drama school,
    a leading provider of media training, and the UK’s largest regional centre for art, architecture and design education,
    incorporating Europe’s largest jewellery school.
    From music to media and film to fashion, students in the Faculty regularly win awards and gain national recognition
    for their achievements. You will see them on television and on stage, hear them in concert halls, jazz clubs and
    on CD, and see their works in galleries and on the high street. Aspiring music, performance, art, design, and
    media professionals are attracted by the combination of world-class teaching, excellent facilities and professional
    development opportunities.

    Programme Overview                                                   Programme Structure
    BA (Hons) Fine Art is centred on the development of an art           The programme structure* is as follows:
    practice to a professional standard. This involves, through the
    study of three interlinked modules, the initiation, development           Semester                            Modules
    and a professional resolution of a body of practical art work in                              Practice-Led Dissertation
    the form of an exhibition; a 5,000 to 6,000 word dissertation                  1
                                                                                                  Professional Portfolio
    linked to your practice; and a professional visual and verbal
    presentation in the form of a website and a 10 to 15 minutes                   2              Practice and Professional Presentation
    live ‘pitch’ in front of an audience.                                    Under review and subject to change
                                                                         *
    In the studio, outside of your set tutorial times, you will be
    independent in organising and managing your study and the
    effective use of resources. The course requires self-motivation,     Entry Requirements
    initiative and imagination. You need to think like an artist!        •   VTC Higher Diploma graduates in a relevant discipline; or
    Students can progress to professional practice, to further study     •   Holders of other equivalent qualifications are welcome to
    and to a wide range of career sequels including teaching,                apply and will be asked to submit a portfolio and attend an
    design, theatre, television and media, marketing, curation and           interview.
    arts administration.                                                 •   Applicants who have alternative qualifications and/or relevant
                                                                             work experience may be eligible to apply for admission
                                                                             through the Accreditation of Prior Learning. Applicants are
                                                                             required to submit a portfolio and attend an interview.

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English Proficiency Requirements
•   An overall band score of at least 6.0 in IELTS, with no less
    than 5.5 in any band or equivalent; or
•   Other English language qualifications are also acceptable.
    See http://www.bcu.ac.uk/international/your-application/
    english-language-and-english-tests/accepted-qualifications
(Graduates of relevant VTC Higher Diplomas are exempted from the requirements.)

Assessment
In addition to the examination of your research and development
work, all modules include the assessment of the student’s
professional performance based on submitted work including
visual and verbal presentations.

Qualifications Framework
                        BA (Hons) Fine Art is recognised under
                        the   Qualifications Framework    (QF)
                        (www.hkqf.gov.hk).

    QF Level                               Level 5
    QR Registration No.                    15/003023/L5
    Validity Period                        19/10/2015 - 18/10/2019
The QF level of this programme accredited by the HKCAAVQ is the same as that
of locally-accredited honours bachelor’s degree programmes.
This programme is in the process of seeking re-accreditation by HKCAAVQ. The               Additional Information
re-accreditation status of the programme is subject to final approval of HKCAAVQ.

                                                                                             Study Mode and Duration   Full-time, 1 year
                                                                                             Study Location            IVE (Morrison Hill)
                                                                                                                       Application :     HK$200
                                                                                                                       Registration :    HK$3,500
                                                                                             Fees
                                                                                                                       Tuition     	 :   HK$88,100 by
                                                                                                                       		                2 instalments
                                                                                             Application Deadline      31 March 2019
                                                                                             Commencement              September 2019

                                                                                           Enquiries
                                                                                             Programme Co-ordinator    Dr. Kaman Tsang
                                                                                             Tel no.                   3928 2582
                                                                                             Email                     kamantsang@vtc.edu.hk

                                                                                             General Enquiries         Ms. Alice Au
                                                                                             Tel no.                   2835 7472
                                                                                             Email                     mh-shape@vtc.edu.hk

It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.
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Birmingham City University
                                              BA (Hons) Interior Design*
                                              Registration Number (Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance): 251238

    Birmingham City University
    The Faculty of Arts, Design and Media of Birmingham City University has a proud tradition dating back to the foundation of the
    School of Art established in 1843, and has an international reputation for the quality of its programmes.
    With over 4,500 students enrolled on courses in music, theatre, writing, media, digital technology, art, design, jewellery and
    architecture, Birmingham City University is one of Britain’s leading providers of talented professionals to the cultural and
    creative industries.
    The Faculty’s internationally-renowned arts training provision
    includes a specialist music conservatoire and drama school, a
    leading provider of media training, and the UK’s largest regional
    centre for art, architecture and design education, incorporating
    Europe’s largest jewellery school.

    Faculty regularly win awards and gain national recognition for
    their achievements. You will see them on television and on
    stage, hear them in concert halls, jazz clubs and on CD, and
    see their works in galleries and on the high street. Aspiring
    music, performance, art, design, and media professionals are
    attracted by the combination of world-class teaching, excellent
    facilities and professional development opportunities.

                                                                           p   Chan Yip Yeung, Johnny - ODYSSEY - restaurant of slow life experience

    Programme Overview                                                     Programme Structure
    This programme has a long history of successes. It has                 The programme structure* is as follows:

                                                                                                         Full-time Mode

    design industries throughout the world.                                    Semester                                 Modules

    This programme offers a dynamic, stimulating and exciting                       1             Competition & Collaboration
                                                                                                  Signature Project
    motivated interior designer.                                                                  (Contextual Research & Analysis)
    To maximise this opportunity, you will need to bring commitment,                2             Signature Project
    motivation, creative ambition, and a willingness to contribute                                (Development & Realisation)
    positively in a range of seminars and modules. Stimulating and                                (CEF Code: 22Z04323-7)
    demanding methods of teaching, learning and assessment,
    which are clear, will be employed to develop and extend your                                         Part-time Mode
    full potential by encouraging you to take responsibility and
    ownership of your learning process.                                        Semester                                 Modules

    Graduates can work as designers for architects or design                        1             Competition & Collaboration
    groups in private practice, or for commercial organisations                                   Signature Project
    that contain in-house design departments. It is also possible                   2
                                                                                                  (Contextual Research & Analysis)
                                                                                                  Signature Project
    events and theatre design, as well as exhibition and museum
                                                                                  3&4             (Development & Realisation)
    design, sales and marketing, trends editorial or design research.
                                                                                                  (CEF Code: 22Z04323-7)
    On graduation, Birmingham City University offers further                     This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the
    opportunities for study, including courses at Master’s, and                  Continuing Education Fund.
    ultimately PhD, level.
                                                                           *   Programme name and structure are under review and subject to change

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Entry Requirements *                                                                       Qualifications Framework
•    VTC Higher Diploma or Professional Diploma graduates                                                             BA (Hons) Interior Design is recognised
     in a relevant discipline as recognised by Birmingham City                                                        under the Qualifications Framework (QF)
     University; or                                                                                                   (www.hkqf.gov.hk).
•    Holders of other equivalent qualifications are welcome to
                                                                                               QF Level                           Level 5
     apply and will be asked to submit a portfolio and attend an
     interview.                                                                                QR Registration No.                15/002214/L5
•    Applicants who have alternative qualifications and/or relevant                            Validity Period                    01/09/2015 - 31/08/2019
     work experience may be eligible to apply for admission                                The QF level of this programme accredited by the HKCAAVQ is the same as that
     through the Accreditation of Prior Learning. Applicants are                           of locally-accredited honours bachelor’s degree programmes.

     required to submit a portfolio and attend an interview.                               This programme is in the process of seeking re-accreditation by HKCAAVQ. The
                                                                                           re-accreditation status of the programme is subject to final approval of HKCAAVQ.
    *Under review and subject to change

English Proficiency Requirements*                                                          Additional Information
•    An overall band score of at least 6.0 in IELTS with no less than
     5.5 in any band or equivalent; or                                                                                            Full-time (FT), 1 year
                                                                                               Study Mode and Duration
                                                                                                                                  Part-time (PT), 2 years
•    Other English language qualifications are also acceptable.
     See http://www.bcu.ac.uk/international/your-application/                                  Study Location                     IVE (Morrison Hill)#
     english-language-and-english-tests/accepted-qualifications                                                                   Application : HK$200
(Graduates of relevant VTC Higher Diplomas are exempted from the                                                                  Registration : HK$3,500
requirements.)                                                                                 Fees                               Tuition   	  : HK$88,100 by
*Under review and subject to change                                                                                                              2 (FT) or by 4 (PT)
Assessment                                                                                                                                     		instalments
                                                                                               Application Deadline               31 March 2019
Students are assessed on the submission of course work                                         Commencement                       September 2019
and a presentation of their work based upon the module                                     #    Some lectures / practical sessions will be conducted at the Hong Kong
learning outcomes. This will include research and                                               Design Institute.
developmental work, including technical processes and
exploration of concepts and ideas and final creative visual                                Enquiries
outcomes, presented in a professional way. The Signature
Project (Development and Realisation) is marked for                                            Programme Co-ordinator             Ms. Margaret Lai
proficiency at final assessment by an academic panel.                                          Tel no.                            3928 2814
                                                                                               Email                              laimarg@vtc.edu.hk

                                                                                               General Enquiries                  Ms. Alice Au
                                                                                               Tel no.                            2835 7472
                                                                                               Email                              mh-shape@vtc.edu.hk

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                                                                                           p    Yip Mo Hei, Terence - The Resonance Chamber - Music Museum in HKAPA

It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.
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Birmingham City University
                                                BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture
                                               Registration Number (Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance): 252578

     Birmingham City University
     The Faculty of Arts, Design and Media of Birmingham City University has a proud tradition dating back to the foundation of the
     School of Art established in 1843, and has an international reputation for the quality of its programmes.
     With over 4,500 students enrolled on courses in music, theatre, writing, media, digital technology, art, design, jewellery and
     architecture, Birmingham City University is one of Britain’s leading providers of talented professionals to the cultural and
     creative industries.
     The Faculty’s internationally-renowned arts training provision includes a
     specialist music conservatoire and drama school, a leading provider of
     media training, and the UK’s largest regional centre for art, architecture
     and design education, incorporating Europe’s largest jewellery school.
     From music to media and film to fashion, students in the Faculty
     regularly win awards and gain national recognition for their
     achievements. You will see them on television and on stage, hear
     them in concert halls, jazz clubs and on CD, and see their works in
     galleries and on the high street. Aspiring music, performance, art,
     design, and media professionals are attracted by the combination
     of world-class teaching, excellent facilities and professional
     development opportunities.                                                      p   Pamela Wan - Habitation: Wetland Recovery

     Programme Overview                                                      Birmingham City University BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture is
                                                                             a fully recognised and accredited programme by the Landscape
     Through guided but self-directed investigations, you will define        Institute in the UK. Graduates of this programme could further
     your own academic pathway. Built on research and led via                their studies in the PgDip in Landscape Architecture, MA in
     creative but pragmatic exploration in landscape architecture,           Landscape Architecture, MA in Urban Design and Master of
     you will successfully communicate connections between:                  Philosophy (MPhil) at Birmingham City University or relevant
     theory, contextual analysis, project brief, conceptual proposals,       postgraduate programmes at local and overseas universities.
     design development and design detail, to produce a broad-               Upon completing a professional degree accredited by the
     scale, multi-layered design from strategic regional scale, right        Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects and attaining the
     down to construction detail.                                            prescribed amount of relevant work experience, a graduate
                                                                             can apply for professional membership after passing the
                                                                             professional practice examination set by the Hong Kong
                                                                             Institute of Landscape Architects.

                                                                             Programme Structure
                                                                             The programme structure* is as follows:

                                                                                                                Modules
                                                                                  Special Study Investigate
                                                                                  Major Design Project Scope
                                                                                  Major Design Project Concept
                                                                                  Major Design Project Synthesis
                                                                                  Major Design Project Detail

                                                                             *    Under review and subject to change
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BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture is
                                                                                                         recognised under the Qualifications
                                                                                                         Framework (QF) (www.hkqf.gov.hk).

                                                                                      QF Level                          Level 5
                                                                                      QR Registration No.               15/003024/L5
                                                                                      Validity Period                   19/10/2015 - 18/10/2019
                                                                                  The QF level of this programme accredited by the HKCAAVQ is the same as that
                                                                                  of locally-accredited honours bachelor’s degree programmes.
                                                                                  This programme is in the process of seeking re-accreditation by HKCAAVQ. The

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                                                                                  Additional Information

Entry Requirements                                                                    Study Mode and Duration           Full-time, 1 year
                                                                                      Study Location                    IVE (Kwun Tong)

from the Birmingham City University. Therefore, students must                                                           Application : HK$200
                                                                                                                        Registration : HK$3,500
                                                                                      Fees
(Hons) degree programme in a cognate discipline.                                                                        Tuition      : HK$88,100 by
                                                                                                                                       2 instalments
The minimum entry requirements are:
                                                                                      Application Deadline              31 March 2019
•   Holders of VTC Higher Diploma in Landscape Architecture
                                                                                      Commencement                      September 2019
    (DE114502); or
•
    apply and will be asked to submit a portfolio and attend an                   Enquiries
    interview.
•                                                                                     Programme Co-ordinator            Ms. Kady Wong
    work experience may be eligible to apply for admission                            Tel no.                           2727 9528
    through the Accreditation of Prior Learning. Applicants are                       Email                             kady@vtc.edu.hk
    required to submit a portfolio and attend an interview.
                                                                                      General Enquiries                 Ms. Cherry Lam
                                                                                      Tel no.                           2727 9576
                                                                                      Email                             hiutungcherry@vtc.edu.hk
•   An overall band score of at least 6.0 in IELTS, with no less
    than 5.5 in any band or equivalent; or
•
    See     http://www.bcu.ac.uk/international/your-application/

(Graduates of relevant VTC Higher Diplomas are exempted from the requirements.)

Assessment
Students are assessed on the submission of course work and
a presentation of their work based upon the module learning
outcomes. This will include research and developmental
work, including technical processes and exploration of
concepts and ideas and professional presentations of final
creative visual outcomes.

                                                                                  p   Pamela Wan - Habitation: Wetland Recovery

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Birmingham City University
                                               BA (Hons) Product Design*
                                               Registration Number (Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance): 251239

     Birmingham City University
     The Faculty of Arts, Design and Media of Birmingham City University has a proud tradition dating back to the foundation of the
     School of Art established in 1843, and has an international reputation for the quality of its programmes.
     With over 4,500 students enrolled on courses in music, theatre, writing, media, digital technology, art, design, jewellery and
     architecture, Birmingham City University is one of Britain’s leading providers of talented professionals to the cultural and
     creative industries.
     The Faculty’s internationally-renowned arts training provision includes a specialist music conservatoire and drama school,
     a leading provider of media training, and the UK’s largest regional centre for art, architecture and design education,
     incorporating Europe’s largest jewellery school.

     Faculty regularly win awards and gain national recognition for
     their achievements. You will see them on television and on
     stage, hear them in concert halls, jazz clubs and on CD, and
     see their works in galleries and on the high street. Aspiring
     music, performance, art, design, and media professionals are
     attracted by the combination of world-class teaching, excellent
     facilities and professional development opportunities.

     Programme Overview
     This programme has a long history of successes. It has

     design industries throughout the world.
     This dynamic, stimulating and exciting learning experience             p   Lee Tsz Kin - Nature Exploration Toy For Kids

     product designer.
     This programme is designed to embrace the ever-widening                Programme Structure
     values and concerns of current design practice, and anticipates        The programme structure* is as follows:
     future business and cultural trends. The programme content,
                                                                                Semester                                 Modules

     needs in preparation for their careers, together with current                                 Competition & Collaboration
     and foreseeable employment opportunities nationally and                         1             Signature Project
     internationally.                                                                              (Contextual Research & Analysis)
     Graduates may pursue a variety of careers within manufacturing                                Signature Project
     industry or in consultancy, as design practitioners, or design                  2             (Development & Realisation)
     managers. In addition, they may wish to pursue a freelance                                    (CEF Code: 22Z04321-0)
                                                                                    This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the
     marketing, product design innovators, design editorial or                      Continuing Education Fund.
     design research are also options for the graduates.
     On graduation, Birmingham City University offers further
     opportunities for study, including courses at Master’s, and
     ultimately PhD, levels.                                                *    Programme name and structure are under review and subject to change

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BA (Hons) Product Design is recognised

                                                                                                             (www.hkqf.gov.hk).

                                                                                        QF Level                             Level 5
                                                                                        QR Registration No.                  15/002215/L5
                                                                                        Validity Period                      01/09/2015 – 31/08/2019
                                                                                    The QF level of this programme accredited by the HKCAAVQ is the same as that
                                                                                    of locally-accredited honours bachelor’s degree programmes.
                                                                                    This programme is in the process of seeking re-accreditation by HKCAAVQ. The

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                                                                                    Additional Information
                                                                                        Study Mode and Duration              Full-time, 1 year
Entry Requirements                                                                      Study Location                       IVE (Kwun Tong)#

•   VTC Higher Diploma graduates in a relevant discipline; or                                                                Application : HK$200
                                                                                                                             Registration : HK$3,500
•                                                                                       Fees
                                                                                                                             Tuition      : HK$88,100 by
    apply and will be asked to submit a portfolio and attend an
                                                                                                                                            2 instalments
    interview.
                                                                                        Application Deadline                 31 March 2019
•
    work experience may be eligible to apply for admission                              Commencement                         September 2019
    through the Accreditation of Prior Learning. Applicants are                     #   Some lectures / practical sessions will be conducted at the Hong Kong Design
    required to submit a portfolio and attend an interview.                             Institute.

                                                                                    Enquiries
•   An overall band score of at least 6.0 in IELTS with no less                         Programme Co-ordinator               Mr. Lee Kai Hang
    than 5.5 in any band or equivalent; or                                              Tel no.                              3928 2830
•
                                                                                        Email                                kailee@vtc.edu.hk
    See http://www.bcu.ac.uk/international/your-application/
                                                                                        General Enquiries                    Ms. Cherry Lam
(Graduates of relevant VTC Higher Diplomas are exempted from the requirements.)         Tel no.                              2727 9576
                                                                                        Email                                hiutungcherry@vtc.edu.hk
Assessment
Students are assessed on the submission of course work and
a presentation of their work based upon the module learning
outcomes. This will include research and developmental work,
such as technical processes and exploration of concepts

visual outcomes. The Signature Project (Development and

academic panel.

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Coventry University
                                              BA (Hons) Media
                                             Registration Number (Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance): 252720

     Coventry University
     Located in the heart of England, with academic roots going back to 1843, Coventry University has a tradition of providing quality
     education. Today, Coventry University combines its academic heritage with modern international outlook across a wide range
     of subject areas. Coventry University was voted the UK’s top modern university, and voted 13th top overall in the UK by the
     Guardian University Guide (2019).
     Over 16,000 students study a Coventry University degree in over 30 countries around the world - that’s in addition to the
     5,000 international students welcomed to the Coventry campus every year. The University focuses on providing its students
     with the practical, hands-on knowledge and skills to prepare them for successful future careers. The University’s supportive
     learning and teaching environment were being rated ‘GOLD’ in
     the Teaching and Excellence Framework in 2017. Combined with
     its international network of academic partners, and academics
     who are specialists in their field, Coventry University attracts and
     nurtures outstanding students from around the world, creating
     truly global graduates.

     Programme Overview
     The BA (Hons) Media is a practice-based programme informed
     by key theoretical considerations from the disciplines of media,
     visual arts and design. It is designed to develop creative           Programme Structure
     practitioners and to give students extensive knowledge of
                                                                          This programme is delivered in full-time and part-time modes,
     the principles of media practice and processes applied in the
                                                                          comprising the following modules:
     creative industries. The potential for the programme is centred
     upon rapid technological change and development in the                                            Modules
     creative industries.
                                                                              Understanding Visual Media
     This programme aims to equip students with the skills and
     knowledge associated with the visual media ecology including             Creative Development
     film, television, animation and design. The key aims of the              Final Major Project
     programme are:
                                                                              Professional Practice
     •   understanding the contemporary media and art and design
         landscapes;                                                          Academic English for Media and Performing Arts
     •   developing disciplined and rigorous thinkers and producers
         with a critical, contextual engagement in their work;            Entry Requirements
     •   operating as a creative practitioner, producing regular
                                                                          Graduates of the following VTC feeder programmes:
         professional-standard work;
                                                                          •   Higher Diploma in Creative Media (Animation)
     •   engaging with technology to develop and future-proof their
         work; and                                                        •   Higher Diploma in Film and TV
     •   experiencing and evaluating the business of the creative         •   Higher Diploma in Print Media and Publication Design
         industries and belonging to a community of practice locally,     •   Higher Diploma in Transmedia
         nationally and internationally.                                  •   Professional Diploma in Transmedia
     The programme supports the career aspirations of students            •   Professional Diploma in Visual Effects Design
     to enter the creative industries as practitioners in film and
                                                                          Non-feeder applicants are considered on a case-by-case basis.
     television, visual media, graphic design or animation. The
     broad exposure to technology and the critical evaluation of the      Admission of non-feeder applicants will also be subject to a
     ever-changing global media landscape facilitates employment          review of the applicant’s portfolio of work and an admission
     in related fields such as communications, public relations and       interview conducted by SHAPE and Coventry University staff
     design fields.                                                       together.

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•    Holders of VTC Higher Diploma or Professional Diploma
     taught and assessed in English; or
•    Applicants who are not from the approved VTC feeder
     programmes should have successfully completed a Higher
     Diploma, Associate Degree or Professional Diploma, taught
     and assessed in English from a recognised institution in Hong
     Kong or equivalent, or alternatively they should have attained
     a minimum overall IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Assessment

                      BA (Hons) Media is recognised under
                      the  Qualifications Framework  (QF)
                      (www.hkqf.gov.hk).

    QF Level                         Level 5
    QR Registration No.              17/000514/L5
    Validity Period                  01/09/2017 - 31/08/2021
The QF level of this programme accredited by the HKCAAVQ is the same as that
of locally-accredited honours bachelor’s degree programmes.

Additional Information                                                         Enquiries

                                     Full-time (FT), 1 year                     Programme Co-ordinator   Dr. Anthony Kong
    Study Mode and Duration
                                     Part-time (PT), 2 year                     Tel no.                  3928 2794
                                     Hong Kong Design Institute                 Email                    anthonykong@vtc.edu.hk
    Study Location
                                     (HKDI) & IVE (Lee Wai Lee)
                                     Application : HK$200                       General Enquiries        Mr. John Fung
                                     Registration : HK$3,500                    Tel no.                  3928 2484
    Fees                             Tuition      : HK$88,100 by                Email                    johnwktfung@vtc.edu.hk
                                                    2 (FT) or 4 (PT)
                                                    instalments
    Application Deadline             31 March 2019
    Commencement                     September 2019

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Coventry University
                                              BSc (Hons) Music Technology
                                             Registration Number (Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance): 252664

     Coventry University
     Located in the heart of England, with academic roots going back to 1843, Coventry University has a tradition of providing quality
     education. Today, Coventry University combines its academic heritage with modern international outlook across a wide range
     of subject areas. Coventry University was voted the UK’s top modern university, and voted 13th top overall in the UK by the
     Guardian University Guide (2019).
     Over 16,000 students study a Coventry University degree in over 30 countries around the world - that’s in addition to
     the 5,000 international students welcomed to the Coventry campus every year. The University focuses on providing its
     students with the practical, hands-on knowledge and skills to prepare them for successful future careers. The University’s
     supportive learning and teaching environment were being rated ‘GOLD’ in the Teaching and Excellence Framework in
     2017. Combined with its international network of academic partners, and academics who are specialists in their field,
     Coventry University attracts and nurtures outstanding students from around the world, creating truly global graduates.

     Programme Overview
     This programme will give you the skills, knowledge and
     techniques that required to be involved in the creation and
     recording of music and audio. The programme is designed to
     reflect the range of areas that make up the subject of music
     technology and the wide range of jobs available to you once
     you have completed your studies.
     You will learn about the tools and techniques commonly
     used in music technology for application in areas such as
     live concert sound production, electronic music composition,
     and multimedia and game audio design. The programme
     has a strong sense of its position within the music business
     environment and you will study organisations within the
     music industry that will give you a greater understanding of
     the business context for music technology and will help you
     manage your career more effectively.
     Through a research project, you will get the opportunity to          Programme Structure
     concentrate on a chosen subject area, according to your
                                                                          The programme is delivered in full-time mode, comprising the
     scholarly interest or career aspiration and develop, design and
                                                                          following modules*:
     implement industry-challenging ideas and practices. You will
     also get the chance to work on film sound and game audio                                               Modules
     projects that help you build up a high-quality portfolio that you
                                                                              Research Project
     can show to employers. Moreover, you will build up your skills
     and knowledge of sound engineering practice in a live context            Sound Design and Game Audio
     where you can experience working in theatres and other
                                                                              Live Sound
     performance venues.
                                                                              The Creative and Digital Industries
     You will gain a wide-ranging experience that provides an
     excellent preparation for the many different types of work               The Creative Industry Professional
     you can expect to encounter in the music and wider creative              Academic Writing 3:
     industries. This preparation is supplemented with modules that           Writing Your Dissertation or Final Year Project
     specifically prepare you for work in industry by looking at music
                                                                          *   Under review and subject to change
     business practices and developing yourself as a practitioner.
     The programme is for students who have an interest and
     background in both music and technology and hope to pursue
     a career in creative practice using music and sound and its
     technical realisation.

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Entry Requirements
The minimum entry requirements are:                                                        BSc (Hons) Music Technology is recognised
•   Holder of VTC Higher Diploma (HD) in Digital Music and Media
                                                                                           (www.hkqf.gov.hk).
    (DE114104 / 61336 / 61976S); or
•                                                                      QF Level                            Level 5
                                                                       QR Registration No.                 16/000829/L5
    cognate subject with background knowledge and skills
                                                                       Validity Period                     19/09/2016 - 18/09/2020
    related to the music discipline and academic study such as
    sound and acoustics, digital music / media, audio electronic,     The QF level of this programme accredited by the HKCAAVQ is the same as that
                                                                      of locally-accredited honours bachelor’s degree programmes.
    etc., will be admitted via an interview conducted by Coventry

    by Coventry University. The panel will also take into account     Additional Information

    applicants will, however, still be required to meet the English    Study Mode and Duration             Full-time, 1 year
                                                                                                           Hong Kong Design Institute
                                                                       Study Location
                                                                                                           (HKDI) & IVE (Lee Wai Lee)
Interview
                                                                                                           Application : HK$200
Applicants who are shortlisted will be invited for interview. The                                          Registration : HK$3,500
applicants would be expected to present a portfolio to highlight       Fees
                                                                                                           Tuition      : HK$88,100 by
their suitability to the programme.                                                                                       2 instalments
                                                                       Application Deadline                31 March 2019
                                                                       Commencement                        September 2019

                                                                      Enquiries
requirements.
* Under review and subject to change                                   Programme Co-ordinator              Ms. Shirley Cheung
                                                                       Tel no.                             3928 2721
Assessment                                                             Email                               hkdi-music@vtc.edu.hk
Students are assessed on the submission of practical course
                                                                       General Enquiries                   Mr. John Fung
work and written assignments based on a module’s learning
outcomes. This will include research into contemporary                 Tel no.                             3928 2484
practices in the creative industries featuring sound and music,        Email                               johnwktfung@vtc.edu.hk
and the professional presentation of those ideas.

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Nottingham Trent University
                                               BA (Hons) Fashion Design
                                              Registration Number (Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance): 251504

     Nottingham Trent University
     Founded in 1843, the School of Art & Design at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is one of the most established, renowned
     and respected institutions in the UK. With a multicultural community of more than 2,500 students, it has a global reputation for
     creativity and design excellence.
     NTU’s teaching and learning is gold-rated by the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework – that means students
     benefit from an outstanding quality of teaching, and nationally and internationally prominent visiting experts from industry
     and professional practice. Regular and recent contributors to the School’s programme of guest lectures and design
     projects include Unilever; Abercrombie & Fitch; Ted Baker; All Saints; Next; Burberry; ASOS; John Lewis; and L’Oreal.
     The School’s vocationally focused degree courses mean that their graduates are highly sought after by employers. 96% of
     undergraduate students are in work or further study within six months of graduating (DLHE Survey 2015-16). Students
     benefit from purpose-built, industry-standard studios and workshops, all equipped with the very latest technology.
     The School of Art & Design has its own gallery space – Bonington
     Gallery. Working with practitioners and institutions from across
     Europe and beyond, the Gallery has established itself within a
     national and international context, whilst engaging the immediate
     communities within the University and the city of Nottingham.
     All final year students in the School have the opportunity to
     showcase their work to both public and industry, across an
     impressive series of degree show exhibitions in Nottingham.
     In addition, many courses offer the opportunity to be selected
     to exhibit at prestigious graduate shows in London, including
     Graduate Fashion Week, New Designers, Free Range, D&AD
     New Blood, and at overseas events such as SPINEXPO.

     Programme Overview
     BA (Hons) Fashion Design is a dynamic year-long top-up degree
     programme based on project and studio work, with exceptional
     links to the fashion industry. It has an established international                               Takato   Wako, BA (Hons) Fashion Design graduate
     reputation for shaping creative and talented designers to
     produce innovative, directional designs demanded by today’s
                                                                           Programme Structure
     fast-paced fashion world.
                                                                           The programme structure is as follows:
     Students are required to conduct research and to negotiate
     design briefs, which involve producing a collection or product              Semester                               Modules
     range around a theme of their choice. This programme also
                                                                                                    Fashion Realisation:
     involves an exciting and unique project which is shared between               1&2
                                                                                                    Research, Design & Technology
     students in the UK and Hong Kong, known as Fashionmap.
     This project documents street fashion in both countries and
     allows students to produce a presentation in relation to future       Entry Requirements
     fashion trends.
                                                                           •   A Higher Diploma in Fashion Design or a related discipline.
     Many of the graduates of this programme are now working
                                                                           •   Evidence of design skills in portfolio.
     for renowned brands like Esprit, G2000, Levi Strauss, Ynot,
     Li & Fung, Evisu, Crystal Group, and Cocktail select shop,            •   Evidence of good pattern cutting and manufacturing skills.
     I.T., Anteprima, etc. Some students have also decided to go           •   Applicants are required to submit a personal statement in
     into teaching or work in the media, and some have taken                   300 - 400 words which outlines their reasons for undertaking
     postgraduate programmes at well-known international                       the programme and will be invited to attend an interview to
     universities.                                                             determine their abilities to undertake the programme.

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•    An overall band score of 6.5 in IELTS, with no subtest score
     of less than 5.5; or
•    A score of at least 550 in TOEFL (213 for computer-
     based test).
(Graduates of VTC Higher Diploma are exempted from the requirements.)

Assessment
The main vehicle for assessment is coursework which includes
design and portfolio work, essays, and verbal presentations.

                        BA (Hons) Fashion Design is recognised

                        (www.hkqf.gov.hk).

    QF Level                           Level 5
    QR Registration No.                15/002828/L5
    Validity Period                    01/09/2015 - 31/08/2023
The QF level of this programme accredited by the HKCAAVQ is the same as that   p    Design by Wilson Choi, BA (Hons) Fashion Design graduate
of locally-accredited honours bachelor’s degree programmes.

                                                                               Additional Information
                                                                               The programme is guided by the University’s Equal Opportunities
                                                                               Policy and welcomes applications from mature students who
                                                                               can demonstrate potential through their life and experiences.

                                                                                   Study Mode and Duration             Full-time, 1 year
                                                                                                                       Hong Kong Design Institute
                                                                                   Study Location
                                                                                                                       (HKDI) & IVE (Lee Wai Lee)*
                                                                                                                       Application : HK$200
                                                                                                                       Registration : HK$3,500
                                                                                   Fees
                                                                                                                       Tuition      : HK$92,500 by
                                                                                                                                      2 instalments
                                                                                   Application Deadline                31 March 2019
                                                                                   Commencement                        September 2019

                                                                               *   Some lectures / practical sessions will be conducted at IVE (Kwun Tong).

                                                                               Enquiries
                                                                                   Programme Co-ordinator              Ms. Cassandra Ng
                                                                                   Tel no.                             3928 2976
                                                                                   Email                               cassng@vtc.edu.hk

                                                                                   General Enquiries                   Ms Janie Lo
                                                                                   Tel no.                             3928 2485

        p   Design by Takato Wako, BA (Hons) Fashion Design graduate               Email                               janielo@vtc.edu.hk

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Nottingham Trent University
                                              BA (Hons) International Fashion Business
                                             Registration Number (Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance): 251505

     Nottingham Trent University
     Founded in 1843, the School of Art & Design at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is one of the most established, renowned
     and respected institutions in the UK. With a multicultural community of more than 2,500 students, it has a global reputation for
     creativity and design excellence.
     NTU’s teaching and learning is gold-rated by the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework – that means students

     and professional practice. Regular and recent contributors to the School’s programme of guest lectures and design
     projects include Unilever; Abercrombie & Fitch; Ted Baker; All Saints; Next; Burberry; ASOS; John Lewis; and L’Oreal.
     The School’s vocationally focused degree courses mean that their graduates are highly sought after by employers. 96% of
     undergraduate students are in work or further study within six months of graduating (DLHE Survey 2015-16). Students

     The School of Art & Design has its own gallery space – Bonington Gallery. Working with practitioners and institutions
     from across Europe and beyond, the Gallery has established itself within a national and international context, whilst
     engaging the immediate communities within the University and the city of Nottingham.

     across an impressive series of degree show exhibitions in Nottingham. In addition, many courses offer the
     opportunity to be selected to exhibit at prestigious graduate shows in London, including Graduate Fashion
     Week, New Designers, Free Range, D&AD New Blood, and at overseas events such as SPINEXPO.

     Programme Overview                                                   Programme Structure
     BA (Hons) International Fashion Business is a unique,                The programme structure is as follows:
     independent top-up degree programme designed to help
     students with fashion industry experience and qualifications             Semester                                Modules
     to develop their skills and take their careers further.                                     Lifestyle and Trend Prediction
                                                                                                 (CEF Code: 22Z05864-1)
     Fashion in the 21 st Century is a truly global business. This
                                                                                   1
     programme is an exciting opportunity to develop a fuller                                    Fashion Buying
     understanding of the breadth and connection of the global
                                                                                                 Fashion Brand Marketing and Promotion
     fashion business. It enables students to experience the
     diverse range of career opportunities within the industry                     2             Fashion Concepts & Innovation Project
     through projects related to international fashion, retail                   This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the
     branding and visual communication. This programme                           Continuing Education Fund.

     aims to enable students to experience and develop an
     understanding of the international cultural, business and            Entry Requirements
     consumer diversity that influences it on a worldwide level.
                                                                          •   Holders of a Higher Diploma in Fashion, Textiles or a related
     Regular visits and trips to seminars and events organised by             discipline, preferably with a result consisting of a merit or
     the industry, trend consultancies, trade sector and government
     bodies will be arranged.                                                 required).
                                                                          •   Mature students who can provide evidence of prior professional
                                                                              experience of no less than 3 years with accompanying

                                                                          •   Applicants are required to submit a written personal statement
                                                                              in around 1,000 words which outlines their reasons for
                                                                              undertaking the programme.
                                                                          •   Applicants will be invited to attend an interview to determine
                                                                              their abilities to undertake the programme.

                                                                          t   Work by Gracia Lienanto, BA (Hons) International Fashion Business graduate

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Additional Information
•    An overall band score of 6.5 in IELTS, with no subtest score              The programme is guided by the University’s Equal Opportunities
     of less than 5.5; or                                                      Policy and welcomes applications from mature students who
•    A score of at least 550 in TOEFL (213 for computer-                       can demonstrate potential through their life and experiences.
     based test).
                                                                                   Study Mode and Duration             Full-time, 1 year
(Graduates of VTC Higher Diploma are exempted from the requirements.)
                                                                                                                       Hong Kong Design Institute
                                                                                   Study Location
                                                                                                                       (HKDI) & IVE (Lee Wai Lee)*
Assessment                                                                                                             Application : HK$200
Assessments include project, coursework, individual and team                                                           Registration : HK$3,500
                                                                                   Fees
                                                                                                                       Tuition      : HK$92,500 by
                                                                                                                                      2 instalments
                                                                                   Application Deadline                31 March 2019
                                                                                   Commencement                        September 2019
                        BA (Hons) International Fashion Business
                                                                               *   Some lectures / practical sessions will be conducted at IVE (Kwun Tong).

                        Framework (QF) (www.hkqf.gov.hk).

    QF Level                             Level 5
                                                                               Enquiries
    QR Registration No.                  15/002829/L5
    Validity Period                      01/09/2015 - 31/08/2023                   Programme Co-ordinator              Ms. Cassandra Ng

The QF level of this programme accredited by the HKCAAVQ is the same as that
                                                                                   Tel no.                             3928 2976
of locally-accredited honours bachelor’s degree programmes.                        Email                               cassng@vtc.edu.hk

                                                                                   General Enquiries                   Ms. Janie Lo
                                                                                   Tel no.                             3928 2485
                                                                                   Email                               janielo@vtc.edu.hk

q    Work by Julia Reid, BA (Hons) International Fashion Business graduate

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Sheffield Hallam University
                                               BA (Hons) Jewellery and Metalwork
                                              Registration Number (Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance): 252251

     Sheffield Hallam University
     Sheffield Hallam University is one of the UK’s most popular universities with more than 34,000 students. The University has
     decades of experience of delivering courses internationally and welcomes over 4,000 students from more than 125 countries.
     A Sheffield Hallam degree gives students life-long access to a global community of thousands of graduates, including regular
     social and networking events organised in Hong Kong.
     The programmes offered by the Sheffield Hallam University
     are internationally recognised by employers and professional
     associations. Graduates may be eligible for an Alumni Scholarship
     towards one of the postgraduate programmes offered in the UK.

     Programme Overview
     This programme aims to enable students to develop their
     comprehensive understanding of the scope and demands of
     the practice of Jewellery and Metalwork. It will provide a strong
     grounding in both traditional hand skills and evolving modern
     technologies. The underlying focus of the programme is on
     creative practice in the demanding vocation of Jewellery and
     Metalwork. In addition, it will provide an opportunity to develop
     students’ potential as creative practitioners and prepare them
     for a subsequent career within Jewellery and Metalwork and
     other closely associated design disciplines.
     The programme will encourage students to experiment, innovate
     and explore a range of precious and non-precious metals
     and other materials available to them as designer makers.
     Drawing, sketching, model making, prototyping, photography,
     digital design and live projects all form an important part of the
     programme.
     This programme will help students develop and understand their
     own creativity and explore different approaches to designing          Students will be encouraged to develop the means of staying
     and making objects of metalwork, silverware, jewellery and            abreast of these issues and to understand the importance of
     goldsmithing. By the end of the programme, students will              continuing professional development beyond university and in
     have a broad range of understanding of the necessary skills           employment.
     and expertise to work within the challenging discipline of
     contemporary Jewellery and Metalwork.
                                                                           Programme Structure
     The programme will address the aspirations of students who
                                                                           The programme is delivered in full-time and part-time modes,
     wish to set up professionally as a Jewellery and Metalwork
                                                                           comprising the following modules*:
     designer maker, whilst developing key skills allowing graduates
     to pursue careers in related creative industries. This breadth            Semester                       Modules              Credits
     of skills and knowledge reflects the needs of the industry and
     will provide them with a platform to challenge and enhance                                 Jewellery & Metalwork Critical
                                                                                  1&2                                                 20
     contemporary design practice. The programme aims to                                        Research Project
     provide the industry with creative and imaginative designers                               Jewellery & Metalwork
                                                                                    1                                                 40
     who are able to understand and respond to the context of their                             Independent Creative Direction
     work. For example, how it relates to existing and emerging
                                                                                                Jewellery & Metalwork
     technology and how it must also respond to wider issues such                   2                                                 60
                                                                                                Independent Creative Practice
     as lifestyles, contemporary culture, history, society, business
                                                                           *   Under review and subject to change
     and environmental concerns.

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BA     (Hons)      Jewellery      and     Metalwork

                                                                                                   Framework (QF) (www.hkqf.gov.hk).

                                                                               QF Level                            Level 5
                                                                               QR Registration No.                 14/003086/L5
                                                                               Validity Period                     01/09/2014 - 31/08/2022
                                                                              The QF level of this programme accredited by the HKCAAVQ is the same as that
                                                                              of locally-accredited honours bachelor’s degree programmes.

                                                                              Additional Information
                                                                                                                   Full-time (FT), 12 months
                                                                               Study Mode and Duration
                                                                                                                   Part-time (PT), 18 months
                                                                                                                   Hong Kong Design Institute
                                                                               Study Location
                                                                                                                   (HKDI) & IVE (Lee Wai Lee)
                                                                                                                   Application : HK$200
                                                                                                                   Registration : HK$3,500
                                                                               Fees                                Tuition      : HK$76,700 by
                                                                                                                                  2 (FT) or 3 (PT)
                                                                                                                                  instalments
                                                                               Application Deadline                31 March 2019
                                                                               Commencement                        September 2019

                                                                              Enquiries
Entry Requirements
                                                                               Programme Co-ordinator              Ms. Vicky Lee
•   Holders of Higher Diploma in related disciplines or equivalent;
    or Professional Diploma in related disciplines or equivalent               Tel no.                             3928 2805
    plus 2 years of relevant work experience.                                  Email                               leevicky@vtc.edu.hk
•   Submission of an e-portfolio of work demonstrating creative
                                                                               General Enquiries                   Mr. John Fung
    or intellectual abilities.
                                                                               Tel no.                             3928 2485
•   Applicants including mature candidates with an equivalent
                                                                               Email                               johnwktfung@vtc.edu.hk
    an interview to assess their suitability for the programme.

An overall band score of 6.0 in IELTS or equivalent.
(Graduates of VTC Higher Diploma and Professional Diploma are exempted from
the requirements.)

Assessment
Assessment is based on continuous assessments.

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