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FHDDES Higher Diploma in Interior Design

Selected for the “Study Subsidy Scheme For Designated Professions/ Sectors (SSSDP)”

Mode of Study


Medium of Instruction

Except for Chinese language courses, lectures will be conducted in English (supplemented with Chinese as appropriate) and teaching notes and course assessments are in English.


2 Years Full-time



2020-2021 Intake
[Local Students]

  Tuition Fee Per Year
Subsidy from SSSDP ^
Actual Tuition Fee*
Year 1 $60,800 -$37,300 $23,500
Year 2 $60,800 -$37,300 $23,500


^ Starting from academic year 2019/20, the programme is subsidized by the government under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP). Local students enrolling in the subsidized places of the programme will receive an annual subsidy up to $37,300.

* Tuition fees will be paid in 2 equal installments, i.e., HK$11,750 each semester


[Non-local Students]
Total Fees (for 2 years): HK$155,200
(Paid in 4 equal semester installments, HK$38,800 each)


  • An established programme with track record in producing graduates well received by the interior design industry

Interior designers are concerned with ideas creation, space planning, and factors that enhance living and working environments. Over the past few years, the demand for well-trained exhibition designers is rising in light of the flourishing local and China markets. This programme provides an opportunity for students to learn and get prepared to become a junior interior designer after graduation.

Employer Endorsement

Logan MacWatt
  • Managing Director – Hong Kong
    Aedas Interior Ltd. (Well-known international interior design firm)
Caspar Lo (2015 Graduate) has now been working at Aedas for 2 years. During this time has been actively involved on some of our major projects and proven to be a talented and creative designer. Caspar’s valuable design input has been appreciated by our clients and his colleagues.
Virginia Lung
  • Director
    One Plus Partnership Limited (Hong Kong-based design company winning more than 500 international awards)
Charmi Chan (2015 Graduate) has been working at One Plus since 2015. She has a pleasant character and she is attentive. She is a good team player and is a loyal staff as well. Having worked with us for 4 years, she participated in various projects and travelled for lectures and award receiving ceremonies of our directors in Taiwan, Japan and Thailand.
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