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Bachelor of Science in Design and Innovation
Programme description
Programme requirements

This programme will be phased out effective from the 2018 Spring Term.

For holders of recognized Associate Degree or Higher Diploma (or equivalent) in a related discipline from local tertiary institutions.

Programme description

Hong Kong people pride themselves on their ability to innovate and create designs for a variety of businesses and trades.
Design, which encompasses a variety of domains such as fashion, advertising, digital media, visual arts, architecture and landscape, jewellery, product, interior and industrial design, is a popular subject among school leavers.  There are a large number of sub-degree holders wishing to articulate to a degree.

The University is now extending its Design degree programme to cater for the needs of the Associate Degree and Higher Diploma graduates.  The degree of BSc in Design and Innovation is suitable for a general audience and focuses on the methodologies for creating innovative designs to suit the modern-day market.

Graduates of this programme, equipped with the know-how to create and innovate, will be in a better position to progress in a career in design.


Programme requirements

Programme-specific entry requirement:

This programme admits students who are holders of a recognized Associate Degree or Higher Diploma in one of the following disciplines:

  • Design
  • Advertising Design
  • Architectural Design
  • Commercial Design
  • Creative and Interactive Media Production
  • Creative Digital Media Design
  • Digital Visual Design
  • Environment and Interior Design
  • Exhibition Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Design and Business
  • Fashion Image Design
  • Fashion Styling and Image Design
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Interactive Media Design
  • Interior Design
  • Jewellery Design and Technology
  • Landscape Design
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Multimedia and Creative Advertising
  • Multimedia Design and Technology
  • Product Design
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Product Innovation and Technogies
  • Production Engineering and Design
  • Visual Arts and Culture
  • Visual Communication

Associate Degree and Higher Diploma Holders of other relevant related disciplines will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Students pursuing this programme must successfully complete 40 credits as follows:

Course code
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code for details)
Course title Credits Level
DESN S217 Design Essentials 10 Middle
DESN S364 Fundamentals of Interaction Design 10 Higher
DESN S368 Innovation and Sustainability 20 Higher


For enquiries about the programme, please contact:

Dr Angus Wong 王建陽博士
Tel: 2768 6824

Mr Bruce Tong 唐廣斌先生
Tel: 2768 6803