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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Product Design

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Product Design

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DepartmentDepartment of Design and Architecture

Programme NameBachelor of Arts (Honours) in Product Design

JUPAS Catalogue No. – For Year 1 Entry  Apply NowJSSV02 (Application for subsidised places under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors via JUPAS

Programme Code – For Year 3 EntryDS145103 (Year 3 Entry – Full-time)/ DS525103 (Year 3 Entry – Part-time) (Application for Year-3 Entry in Full-time and Part-time modes via VTC Web-based Admissions System)

Mode, Year of Study Accepting Entry & Duration of StudyFull-time: 4 Years (Year 1 Entry) / 2 Years (Year 3 Entry)
Part-time (Evening): 3 Years (Year 3 Entry)

Medium of InstructionEnglish

Venue(s)Core modules would be conducted at THEi (Chai Wan) and some General Education (GE) modules at other campuses.


Qualifications Framework

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Product Design is recognised under the QF
QF Level: 5

QR Registration No.: 12/000570/5

Registration Validity Period: 01/09/2012 to 31/08/2027

Programme Aims

This programme aims to provide students with an educational experience which will groom and develop their professional aptitudes and attitudes. It also facilitates students to become inter-disciplinary product design professionals, equipped to meet both local and global needs. In addition, the programme also aims to nurture and develop students’ intellectual capacity, practical abilities and professional attributes.
Sustaining the notion of project-based learning, an element that is firmly embedded in design studies, the programme encourages active engagement with all aspects of practice. This includes an understanding of the theoretical framework of the subject and the creative application to produce imaginative yet practical outcomes.

Career Prospects

Graduates will be equipped with professional knowledge of product design, awareness of new technology applications, and, marketing acumen to join the product design and development industry. You can begin your career as a designer, 3D artist, design engineer, project coordinator, project manager or product manager in various fields such as innovative product design, purchasing and merchandising, consumer electronics, digital entertainment, clocks, watches and jewelry, fashion and lifestyle products, home and kitchen products, automotive products,toys and children’s products as well as gift and premium.

Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors

This programme is in the Government's Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP). Please click here for more details. Admission to the subsidised places for Year 1 Entry will be through the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS) while admission to the self-financed places for Year 3 Entry can be made through VTC Web-based Admissions System.

JUPAS Catalogue No.: JSSV02

Entrance Requirements

Entrance Requirements for Year 1:
Please refer to the General Entrance Requirements for details. 


Programme-specific Requirements :

  1. For HKDSE, a maximum of two Applied Learning (ApL) subjects can be counted for admission purpose.  Relevant ApL subjects include: 


  • Display and Jewellery Design
  • Innovative Product Design
  • Interior Design
  • Jewellery and Accessories Design
  • Jewellery Design in Digital Age
  • The Essentials of Theatre Arts


  • Automotive Technology
  • Building Technology


  • AI and Robotics
  • AI in Business
  • Computer Game and Animation Design
  • Digital Comic Design and Production
  • Digital Media and Radio Production
  • eSports Technology
  • Film and Transmedia
  • Internet of Everything Application
  • Multimedia Storytelling
  • Tech Basics


  • Popular Music Production


  • Creative Advertising
  • Digital Brand Communication
  • Purchasing and Merchandising


  • Rehabilitation Care Practice


  • Applied Learning (Vocational English) – English Communication
  • Applied Learning (Vocational English) – English for Business Services
  • Applied Learning (Vocational English) – English for Service Professionals
  • Korean Language and Culture
  • Practical Translation (CHI-ENG)


  • Food Innovation and Science
  • Modern Southeast Asian Cuisine


2. Applicants may be required to attend an interview with an original work portfolio.


Entrance Requirements for Year 3:
Higher Diploma OR equivalent qualifications from a wide range of different study areas deemed relevant on case by case basis.

  1. Additional core modules are required (with fee charged) for sub-degree graduates according to the educational background of individuals.
  2. All applicants are screened and selected by an Admission and Interview Panel. All interviews are conducted in English.
  3. For enquiry please contact Department of Design and Architecture (Telephone No: 3890 8323).

Tuition Fees

  • The tuition fees are charged according to the number of credit points taken during a semester.
  • The tuition fees for academic year 2024/25 are $3,350 per credit point (for Local Students  for Year-1 Entry) and $3,265 per credit point (for Local Students for Year-3 Entry) ; HK$3,850 per credit (for non-local students for Year 1 entry) and HK$3,755 per credit point (for non-local students for Year 3 entry). Tuition fees are subject to annual reviews.