Higher Diploma in Architectural Design
Programme code DE114501 - subvented programme
Full Time - 5 semesters (Normally 2 to 3 semesters during one academic year)
This programme lays a foundation of both design philosophy and technical practically for students who intend to pursue the architectural profession, providing the background training in visual communication, basic two and three dimensional designs, architectural theory and history, and basic building methodology and construction technology for the students to practise or to continue with further study in architecture. It will equip students with the technical aptitude, professional knowledge and skills together with the necessary legal faculty, professional language, leadership qualities, interpersonal and other generic skills, initially at a para-professional level, via the blending of theoretical knowledge and practical application, to enable them to pursue careers in the profession of architecture. It also aims to cultivate a holistic approach to design education that encompasses both conceptual and professional concerns leading to graduates capable of independent decision-making.
Remarks: Enrolled students have to attend classes in Kwun Tong IVE Campus, in which home-based studio space for individual student would be provided.