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Professional Certificate in Typography Design and Application
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Course Code
DE424117C
QF Level
4
Fee Financial Aids
Study Mode
Part-time
QF Registration No.
15/003085/L4
Full Fee
$17,100
VPlus Creative Industries
Duration
90hrs
QF Validity Period
01/09/2015 - 31/08/2021
Early Bird Fee (10%off)
$15,390
CEF (PC)
 
Venue
HKDI
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.


Highlights 

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.


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.


Entry Requirements

Basic Qualification
(a)
    - 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 fashion related 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   


Modules Schedule
Intake 4 

M1: CDM4037Y –Typography Forms and Aesthetics (30hrs) 
-          Research and Terminology
-          Typographic Principles and Applications
-          Analysis and Problem Solving
Date: 2020 Jun 6, 13, 20, 27, Jul 4, 11

M2: CDM4038Y – Typography: Working with Grid(30hrs) 
-          Information Management
-          Type Organization
-          Usage of Type for Communication
Date: 2020 Aug 8, 15, 22, 29, Sep 5, 12

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: 2020 Oct 10, 17, 24, 31 Nov 7, 14

Time: Sat, 2-7pm
Venue: HKDI

Early Bird Deadline: 2020 May 22


Modules Schedule

Intake 5

M1: CDM4037Y –Typography Forms and Aesthetics (30hrs) 
-          Research and Terminology
-          Typographic Principles and Applications
-          Analysis and Problem Solving
Date: 2021 Mar 13, 20, 27, Apr 10, 17, 24

M2: CDM4038Y – Typography: Working with Grid(30hrs) 
-          Information Management
-          Type Organization
-          Usage of Type for Communication
Date: 2021 May 15, 22, 29, Jun 5, 12, 19

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: 2021 July 10, 17, 24, 31, Aug 7, 14

Time: Sat, 2-7pm
Venue: HKDI

Early Bird Deadline: 2021 Jan 29


Online Application
Intake 4
Intake 5
►PC  PC
►M1 M1
►M2 M2
►M3  M3

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#字體設計 #平面設計 #字體應用 #美學 #字體造型 #排版

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