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Jewellery Design 
Professional Diploma in Jewellery Design 

Course Code
QF Level
Fee* Financial Aids
Study Mode
QF Registration No.
Full Fee
VPlus Creative Industries
QF Validity Period
01/09/2011 - 31/08/2021
Early Bird Fee (10%off)
Teaching Language
English supplemented with Cantonese 
Early bird deadline please refer to course details ENLS

*Fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable unless the course is cancelled.

Students will be awarded with the Professional Diploma in Jewellery Design (270 hours) upon successful completion of the 3 Professional Certificate courses:

1. Professional Certificate in Jewellery Design: Culture and Design Methods (90 hours)  
2. Professional Certificate in Jewellery Design: Techniques, Trends and Branding (90 hours) 
3. Professional Certificate in Jewellery Design: Profession and Business (90 hours)

Course Name Intake
Professional Certificate in Jewellery Design:
Culture and Design Methods
2018 Sep
2019 Sep 2021 Jan
Professional Certificate in Jewellery Design:
Techniques, Trends and Branding
2019 Feb
2020 Jun 2021 Jun
Professional Certificate in Jewellery Design:
Profession and Business
2019 Aug
2020 Oct 2021 Oct


Bridging Course (Pre-requisite) (67082M)

Successful applicants of Professional Diploma and Stage 1 students are required to take the following bridging courses if they do not have the basic knowledge in 2D and 3D jewellery drawing skills. Portfolio review and interview may be required.

Hand Sketching and Technical Drawing (24hrs)
2019 Jul
2020 Oct
Photoshop and Illustrator (12hrs)
2019 Aug
2020 Nov
Rhino (12hrs)
2019 Aug
2020 Dec


Course Strength
1. The only Professional Diploma in Jewellery Design at QF Level 4 in Hong Kong, which is recognised by the HK government and employers.

2. Convenient Teaching Sites: HKDI campus

3. Saturday Class only, as to give more flexibility to the working professionals especially to those who have frequent travels to China during weekdays, all the classes will be delivered on Saturday, no more weekdays.

4. More Industry Support will be offered to the students, including factory visit, internship and job opportunities, etc.

5. New Design Elements added, new contents include 3D printing; sharing from famous Jewellery designers and 4 Jewellery brand sponsors, etc.

6. Tuition remains the same in 2017, new tuition will be implemented in 2018. 

7. Shorten Study Duration
The study duration of the whole Professional Diploma will be shortened from 19 months to 17 months.
The graduation is going to be completed in December 2019.
The issuance of the final award will be around March 2020.
The graduates have enough time to apply the top-up degree in BA (Hons) Jewellery and Metalwork of Sheffield Hallam University, and are exempted from the English requirements of an overall band score of at least 6.0 in IELTS as HKCAAVQ has recognized the English Proficiency of the graduates from this PD. 

Top-up Degree Articulation 
Graduates from Professional Diploma in Jewellery Design are elligible to apply to our top-up degree programme. 

University Name: Sheffield Hallam University
Programme Name: BA (Hons) Jewellery and Metalwork
QF Level: 5
Study Mode and Duration:  Full-time (12 months)  |  Part-time (18 months)
Please visit SHAPE website:

Registration Number (Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance): 252251
It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.