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Professional Certificate in Design Studies

Certificate and Diploma Programmes

Course Code:
Start Date:
Mode of Study & Programme Length:
Approx. 4 Months Part-time (60 Hours)
Medium of Instruction:
Cantonese Supplemented with English
Tuition Fee:
HK$5,800 (Early Bird Discount: HK$5,510)
Programme Features:

The Professional Certificate in Design Studies is a practical, project-based design foundation programme which will develop a strong, individual portfolio of creative work and decide future pathway.
This program will prepare students for further study in a range of design courses in YMCA COC or other institutions, including graphic design, illustration, interior design, fine art and photography.

  • The programme has been recognized by the University of Sunderland in Hong Kong(UK)
  • Participants who complete the “Professional Certificate in Design Studies” and meet the course requirements will be awarded “Certificate of Completion” by COC and the University of Sunderland in Hong Kong(UK)
Programme Objectives
  • Provide students foundation studies of art and design; and
  • Prepare students for further study and design career in the design industries.
Programme Content
  • Art History, Appreciation and Critique
  • Design and Aesthetics
  • Introduction to Graphic Design
  • Basic 3D Modelling & Animation Design
  • Digital Photography for Design
Admission Requirements
  • Anyone who is interested and keen on design.
Further Opportunities

Opportunities for Further Studies at YMCA COC:

  • Diploma in Interior Design
  • Professional Diploma in Interior Design