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Professional Diploma in Creative Multimedia Illustration (Intake 3)  

DE424129D / 270hrs

The only Professional Diploma in Creative Multimedia Illustration at QF level 4 in Hong Kong

Course Strengths
1. QF level 4 course, widely recognised by HK Government and employers;
2. All-in-one training: drawing, digital illustration, figure drawing and motion graphics;
3. Lecture by a strong team of professionals and guest speakers;
4. Good facilities from HKDI including each student has one computer during the digital workshop;
5. Financial Aids:
   - Continuing Education Fund (CEF) - The 3 Professional Certificates are CEF reimbursable courses. Eligible applicants can be reimbursed the tuition fee paid up to a max of HK$20,000. No CEF for single module.
   - Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS) - is for eligible students who are not covered under the TSFS and FASP, providing loan(s) to students to study in a part-time mode.

The programmes below are recognized under the Qualifications Framework (QF):

PD in Creative Multimedia Illustration
QF Level: 4
QR Registration No.: 16/000831/L4
Validity Period: 01/09/2016 to 31/08/2021

Intake 3 (2019-2021)

PC A: Professional Certificate in Illustration Studies (DE424130C/ 90hrs)
M1: CDM4059Y - Illustration Studio (30hrs)
-           Drawing and visualisation theories and techniques
-           Media and tools exploration
-           Research and analysis
-           Concept transformation and communication

Date: 2019 Dec 7, 14, 21, 2020 Jan 4, 11, 18

M2: CDM4060Y - Analytical Illustration (30hrs)
-           Analytical approach of anatomical illustration
-           Structure and proportion of figure drawing
-           Media and techniques for visualisation purpose
-           Application of anatomy illustration

Date: 2020 Feb 8, 15, 22, 29, Mar 7, 14

M3: CDM4061Y - Art of Illustration (30hrs)
-           Study of illustration masters from classical to contemporary period
-           Categories of illustration
-           Research and analysis on a specific master
-           Presentation and documentation

Date: 2020 Mar 28, Apr 18, 25, May 9, 16, 23

Time: Sat, 2-7pm
Venue: HKDI Studio

PC B: Professional Certificate in New Media Illustration (DE424131C/ 90hrs)
M4: CDM4062Y - Digital Illustration (30hrs)
-           Introduction of illustration media and techniques|
-           Idea communication
-           Execution of illustration production
-           Illustration rendering

Date: 2020 Jun 13, 20, 27, Jul 4, 11, 18

M5: CDM4063Y - 3D Visualisation (30hrs)
-           Introduction of conceptual visualisation
-           Idea communication and expression
-           Visualisation media, technique and style
-           Visualisation skill, application and execution

Date: 2020 Aug 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Sep 5

M6: CDM4064Y - Motion Narrative (30hrs)
-          Evolution and trends
-           Motion graphics storytelling
-           2D and 3D motion graphics design
-           Motion graphics production

Date: 2020 Sep 19, 26, Oct 10, 17, 24, 31

Time: Sat (2-7pm)
Venue: HKDI Studio

PC C: Professional Certificate in Applied Illustration (DE424132C/ 90hrs) 
M7: CDM4046Y - Commercial Illustration (30hrs)
-           Business model for start-up illustrator
-           Funding and grants application
-           Self-promotion illustration

Date: 2020 Nov 28, Dec 5, 12, 19, 2021 Jan 9, 16

M8: CDM4065Y - Sculptural Visualisation (30hrs)
-           Understanding sculptural illustration
-           Sculptural illustration media, techniques and styles
-           Sculpturing skills and processes

Date: 2021 Jan 30, Feb 6, 27, Mar 6, 13, 20

M9: CDM4066Y - Visual Narrative (30hrs)
-           Narrative structures and traditions
-           Narrative expression and idea communication
-           Narrative skills and processes
-           Narrative illustration media, techniques and styles

Date:  2021 Apr 10, 17, 24, May 8, 15, 22

Time: Sat, 2-7pm
Venue: HKDI Studio

- For the figure drawing section, students are required to pay for the model fee (around $100 per student for 2 lesson)
- Students are required to prepare their own drawing tools and material. Lecturers will give advice on the tool list. 

Course Fees 

 Early Bird Deadline
 Full Fee
 Early Bird
 (10% off)
By PD   $52,200 $46,980 2019 Oct 8
By PC  PC A $17,100 $15,390 2019 Oct 8
 PC B $18,000 $16,200 2020 Apr 13
 PC C $17,100 $15,390 2020 Sep 28
By Modules  PC A $5,700  -  -
 PC B $6,000  -  -
 PC C $5,700  -   - 

Remark: No refund

Minimum attendance requirement of each module: 70%

Upon successful completion of the 3 Professional Certificates,
students will be awarded with the Professional Diploma in Creative Multimedia Illustration.

Entry Requirement

Basic Qualification
    - Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, or equivalent; or
    - Five HKCEE subjects at Grade E / Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, or equivalent; or
    - Completion of a QF Level 3 programme that is deemed acceptable to the respective Programme Board; or
    - Relevant RPL qualification(s) at QF Level 3 or above AND a pass in an entrance assessment, which can be either oral or written; or
    - Other relevant verifiable prior learning and/or work experience that is/are deemed appropriate by respective Programme Board AND a pass in an entrance assessment, which can be either oral or written.

(b) Applicants are required to have at least 1 year relevant working experience.
(c) Basic knowledge of the subject area is preferred.
(d) An interview may also be required on need basis.

Mature Applicants
Mature applicants, i.e. those aged 21 or above with at least two years' relevant working experience, can be admitted. Where appropriate, the applicant may be required to pass an entrance assessment, which can be in an oral and/or written form.

Documents Required for Application
1) Completed Application Form (Online)
2) Upload Copy of proof for Academic Qualifications
3) Upload Copy of proof for Working Experience 

Online Applications
- PD
- PC A
- M1
- PC B
- PC C

Payment methods
Course Leaflet

Financial Aids
- Students can apply for the CEF to reimburse the tuition fee paid up to a max of $20,000 upon successful completion of the course. 

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

PD PC A       PC B       PC C      
    M1 M2 M3   M4 M5 M6   M7 M8 M9
- YES - - - YES - - - YES - - -

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

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HKDI reserves the right to make changes to the schedule, course content and advertised course information.