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Professional Certificate in Typography Design and Application (2018 - Intake 2)
DE424117C / 90hrs

Typography is a basic element of design. It sets the foundation for all sorts of visual communications – from printed materials to digital interface. With the basic knowledge in typography, designers will gain confidence in typographic application, from magazine layout, signage system design to app interface that often involves complex layers of text and information.

(QF Level 4, QR Registration No. 15/003085/L4, Registration Validity Period: 01/09/2015 - 31/08/2021)

Lecturer: Martin Lau
Martin has over 25 years’ experience in the graphic design industry. As the Creative Director of Format Limited (a design company with over 40-year history), he oversees its creative directions and design supervisions. He specializes in corporate communications and corporate branding for companies, such as Bank of China, HSBC, Swire Properties, Hong Kong Electric, Towngas, Fung Retailing, Trinity Limited , Hong Kong Maritime Museum and Christie's.

M1:CDM4037Y –Typography Form and Aesthetics (30hrs) 
-          Research and Terminology
-          Typographic Principles and Applications
-          Analysis and Problem Solving
Date: 2018 April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12 

M2:CDM4038Y – Typography: Working with Grid(30hrs)
-          Information Management
-          Type Organization
-          Usage of Type for Communication
Date: 2018 Jun 16, 23, 30, Jul 7, 14, 21

M3:CDM4039Y – Experimental Chinese Typography (30hrs) 
-          Chinese Type Development and Basic Structure
-          Visual Structure and Elements of Specific Cultural and Social Themes
-          Type as Image
-          Design Implementation
Date: 2018 Aug 25, Sep 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Time: Sat, 2-7pm
Venue: Wan Chai (VTC Tower or Morrison Hills IVE)

Course Fees

                    Fee Early Bird
Full Fee Early Bird
(15% off)
By PC $16,200 $13,770  2018 Feb 28
Single Module $5,400  -  - 

Teaching language: English
Minimum attendance requirement of each module: 70%

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Payment Methods

Financial Aids
- Students can apply for the CEF reimbursement of 80% of the tuition fee paid (maximum $10,000) upon successful completion of the course.

CEF (Continuing Education Fund) Courses only those marked "Yes" in the table below are CEF Reimbursable Courses.

   M1  M2  M3
 Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes

- Students can apply for ENLS loan to pay for the full course fee

Entry Requirements
1) Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, or equivalent; or
2) Five HKCEE subjects at Grade E / Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, or equivalent; or
3) Mature Applicants, i.e. those aged 21 or above with at least two years’ relevant working experience, can be admitted. 

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