Diploma in Creative Design (Visual Communication)

HKCT Diploma in Creative Design (Visual Communication)
Diploma in Creative Design (Visual Communication) will help students develop specific skills and methods fundamental to creativity and design processes of Visual Communication Design. 

Programme Contents
The diploma programme will help students develop specific skills and methods fundamental to creativity and design processes of Visual Communication Design. As the course progresses, students will concentrate on the skills and develop confidence in their own ideas and creativity. Students will receive guidance on educational opportunities and help prepare a personal portfolio for job interviews which demonstrates students' creative skills and work performance

Programme Features

  • This programme is taught by a professional teaching team with extensive industry and teaching experience in higher education
  • Provide training of creative and productions skills to students
  • Students have opportunities to apply their creativity in community projects

Featured Modules

  • Introduction to Design
  • Innovation and Information Technology in Society
  • Community Art
  • Introduction to Materials Application
  • Visual Language in Photography and Video
  • Practical Photography and Video Production
  • Design Software
  • Visual Communication Project 
Graduation Path

Graduates can apply for a $10,000 Internal Student Articulation Scholarship to further study in the Higher Diploma in Creative Design and Media*, followed by a bachelor degree in related disciplines or join the field of creative industry as junior designer related to graphic design, event production and window display.

* This programme (laboratory-based) is subsidised under Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP). In the  academic year of 2021/22, a subsidy of up to $38,400 per academic year will be provided to each eligible local student.


The programme offers a wide range of practical experiences,opportunities and participation in relevant life projects. Students may also have practicum opportunities in graphic design and production firms or relevant organizations.

Programme Details
Mode of Study

Full Time

Teaching Mode

Face to face (Classes may need to be conducted via online platform depending on epidemic for the sake of students’ safety)

Commencement of Study

September 2021

Entry Requirements
  • Completion of Secondary 6; or
  • Completion of Secondary 5 with 1 year post Secondary 5 study or working experience; or
  • Mature student (aged 21 or above); or
  • Equivalent qualification; and
  • Pass in admission interview
The qualification of this programme is recognised under the Qualifications Framework in Hong Kong.
QF level:3
QR Registration No.:19/001061/L3
Registration Validity Period:1/9/2020 to 31/8/2023
Hong Kong College of Technology reserves the right of cancellation of programme and granting offer without prior notice.
All tuition fees are to be reviewed and adjusted every year.