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Programmes

Fashion & Image Design

The Department of Fashion and Image Design, in collaboration with industry professionals, has developed a range of extensive and practical programmes including Fashion Design, Fashion Design Menswear, Fashion Image Design, Fashion Branding and Buying, Fashion Media Design and Costume Design for Performance to meet the demands of this fast-paced, dynamic global industry. Our staff team has an impressive and diverse wealth of specialist skills, industrial and academic experience, creative talent, professionalism and commitment. Apart from having strong links with local industries, where industry practitioners regularly share their expertise, guidance and advice with us, we have strong educational links with other international university partners and educational institutions, including articulation to BA(Hons) degree programmes. More information available on fid.hkdi.edu.hk.

Admission

01 Costume Designfor Performance

Programme code DE114306

To cope with the ever-changing economic environmental and business development of the fashion and image design industry, this programme is designed to fill the talent demand of the rigorous and demanding industries in the film, television, entertainment and show business sectors. The programme aims to nurture graduates and develop character and fashion designers in accordance with performance requirements to enter the fashion and entertainment market.

Articulation to

Graduates can pursue relevant degrees locally or overseas. They are eligible to apply for admission to top-up degree programme offered by:

• The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi): BA (Hons) in Fashion Design

Graduates can also apply for admission to relevant degree programmes of local universities:
• The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts:
   - BFA (Hons) Degree in Theatre and Entertainment Arts Programme - Costume Technology
   - BFA (Hons) Degree in Theatre and Entertainment Arts Programme - Set and Costume Design

• The Hong Kong Polytechnic University: BA (Hons) Scheme in Fashion and Textiles

Upon admission to relevant degree programmes, graduates can apply for credit exemption. The level of exemption will be considered on individual basis.

Career prospect

Costume designer for film, television and theatre performance, fashion stylist, hair and make-up stylist for film and television, theme park stylist/costumer.

Programme Link:
https://www.instagram.com/hkdicostumedesign/

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02 Fashion Brandingand Buying

Programme code DE114304

This practical programme prepares students to start their careers in fashion brand management and digital marketing, global fashion buying and merchandising, fashion e-retailing, visual merchandising (display design), fashion product development, fashion promotion and event management, fashion media promotion, fashion blogging, and fashion public relations.  The programme stresses the use of technology adopted by the current physical and digital fashion businesses.

 

The programme is also offered in part-time mode (programme code DE524304).  Please visit the website link below for more details:

https://www.vtc.edu.hk/admission/en/programme/de524304-higher-diploma-in-fashion-branding-and-buying/

 

Articulation to

Graduates can pursue relevant degrees locally or overseas. They are eligible to apply for admission to topup degree programmes offered by the following universities in collaboration with the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE):
• Nottingham Trent University, UK:
   - BA (Hons) International Fashion Business# :(Registration Number of Non-local Higher and Professional Education: 251505)

• University of Westminster, UK:
   - BA (Hons) Fashion Buying Management# :(Registration Number of Non-local Higher and Professional Education: 253021)

Graduates are eligible to apply for admission to top-up degree programme offered by:
• Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi): BA (Hons) in Fashion Design / BA (Hons) in Advertising

Graduates can also apply for admission to relevant degree programme of local university:
• The Hong Kong Polytechnic University: BA (Hons) Scheme in Fashion and Textiles

Upon admission to relevant degree programmes, graduates can apply for credit exemption. The level of exemption will be considered on individual basis.
# It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead. Please refer to the corresponding programme page in the website of SHAPE (www.shape.edu.hk).

 

Career prospect

Fashion brand executive, fashion digital marketer, fashion buyer, fashion merchandiser, fashion e-retailing designer and planner, visual merchandiser, display designer, fashion product developer, fashion promotion and event planner, fashion blogger, fashion PR officer.

Programme Link:
https://www.instagram.com/hkdi_fbb/

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03 FashionDesign

Programme code DE114308

This programme is designed to enable students to work in the fashion design and product development field. Students will find the programme both practical and creative, learning through fashion shows, live projects, design competitions and an international exchange programme and working with visiting practitioners and organisations from fashion and related industries. Students will be expected to acquire design concept generation, pattern-making and fashion product sewing techniques. The Knitwear Design and Accessories Design streams provide students with a more comprehensive learning scope required by the market.

This programme emphasises generic, language and communication training; whole-person development; and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.

Articulation to

Graduates can pursue relevant degrees locally or overseas. They are eligible to apply
for admission to top-up degree programmes offered by the following university in
collaboration with the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE):
• Nottingham Trent University, UK:
   • BA (Hons) Fashion Design# (Registration Number: 251504)
   • BA (Hons) International Fashion Business# (Registration Number: 251505)


Graduates are eligible to apply for admission to top-up degree programme offered by:
• Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi):
   • BA (Hons) in Fashion Design


Graduates can also apply for admission to relevant degree programmes of local
university:
• The Hong Kong Polytechnic University:
   • BA (Hons) Scheme in Fashion and Textiles
   • BSc (Hons) in Digital Fashion


# It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to
which this course may lead. Please refer to the corresponding

Career prospect

Fashion designer, fashion knitwear designer, fashion accessories designer, fashion coordinator, stylist, product development executive, fashion buyer, fashion visual merchandiser, fashion editor

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04 Fashion ImageDesign

Programme code DE114303

Image design has been accepted as a new profession specialising in make-up, hair styling, fashion styling and fashion photography to create the best and most appropriate images and styling for individuals, brands and corporations. This programme aims to provide graduates with systematic and professional training to enter the fashion image design; advertising; film, television and media; and costume/art direction industries.

This programme emphasises generic, language and communication training; whole-person development; and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.

Articulation to

Graduates can pursue relevant degrees locally or overseas. They are eligible
to apply for admission to topup degree programme offered by the following
university in collaboration with the School for Higher and Professional
Education (SHAPE):
• Nottingham Trent University, UK::
   - BA (Hons) International Fashion Business# (Registration Number of Non-local igher and Professional Education: 251505)


Graduates are eligible to apply for admission to top-up degree programme offered by:
• Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi):
   - BA (Hons) in Fashion Design


Graduates can also apply for admission to relevant degree programmes of local universities:
• The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts:
   - BFA (Hons) Degree in Theatre and Entertainment Arts Programme -Costume Technology
   - BFA (Hons) in Theatre and Entertainment Arts - Set and Costume Design

• The Hong Kong Polytechnic University:
   - BA (Hons) Scheme in Fashion and Textile Studies


Upon admission to relevant degree programmes, graduates can apply for credit exemption. The level of exemption will be considered on individual basis.
# It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead. Please refer to the corresponding

Career prospect

Fashion stylist, fashion image consultant, magazine stylist, make-up or hair stylist, fashion photographer. Employment opportunities in the image industries also extend to magazine editorial, photography shoots, television commercials, advertising campaigns and the film and television industries.

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05 Fashion MediaDesign

Programme code DE114305

The Fashion Media Design programme implements a wide range of activities across the communication spectrum, such as media strategy, journalism, social media, blogging for business and Web and app design, to achieve a modern and well-rounded fashion communication solution.

This programme is designed to enable students to work in the different areas of fashion media design. It emphasises the enrichment of students’ international exposure. Students will find the programme both practical and creative through different learning experiences such as lectures, tutorials, projects, visits, competitions and industrial attachment. Broad knowledge and skills in fashion film, fashion journalism, new media strategies, social media and blogging for business form the core components of the programme.

Articulation to

Graduates can pursue relevant degrees locally or overseas. They are eligible to apply for admission to top-up degree programme offered by the following university in collaboration with the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE):
• Nottingham Trent University, UK
   - BA (Hons) International Fashion Business#(Registration Number of Non-local Higher and Professional Education: 251505)

# It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead. Please refer to the corresponding programme page in the website of SHAPE.

Graduates are eligible to apply for admission to top-up degree programme offered by:
• The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi): BA (Hons) in Fashion Design

Graduates can also apply for admission to relevant degree programmes of local universities:
• The City University of Hong Kong: BA Creative Media
• The Hong Kong Baptist University: Bachelor of Communication (Honours)
• The Hong Kong Polytechnic University: BA (Hons) in Digital Media / BSc (Hons) in Digital Fashion

Upon admission to relevant degree programmes, graduates can apply for credit exemption. The level of exemption will be considered on individual basis.

Career prospect

Fashion stylist/editor, fashion blogger, fashion and lifestyle public relations, brand on-line editor, digital marketing executive, brand communications officer, fashion marketing officer, fashion film director, fashion photographer

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Department News

HKDI News | 13 March 2020

Three HKDI Graduates won DFA Hong Kong Young Design Talent Award Emerging Designers to pursue studies overseas boosting Hong Kong’s Creative Industry

HKDI News | 31 March 2019

HKDI supported by international sportswear brand to design “combat gear” for marathon

Student Award | 1 March 2019

Fashion Design alumni clinched awards at Footwear Design Competition

Events | 4 January 2019

Hong Kong Denim Festival 2019

Projects

HD Fashion Branding and Buying: Fashion Future Graduation Project and Virtual Exhibition

White Project - Creative Fashion Jacket

Ocean Park Hong Kong Halloween 2019

Hong Kong Disneyland internship 2019

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