3943 9034 / 3943 9122
  • Cover professional knowledge and technical skills required in fashion design as well as fashion business, marketing and branding
  • A Fashion Design Studio on campus, including Paper Pattern Drafting Room, Fashion Project Room and Sewing Workshop

Programme Information

Admission Requirements
Applicants should fulfill any one of the following requirements:
  • Level 2 in five subjects* in Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination including Chinese Language# and English Language, or equivalent; or
  • Pass in one A Level or two AS Level subjects, plus five passes in HKCEE including Level 2/Grade E in Chinese Language and English Language, or equivalent; or
  • Satisfactory completion of the Diploma Yi Jin Programme; or
  • Aged 21 or above.

A maximum of two Applied Learning subjects, excluding Applied Learning Chinese (ApL(C)), can be used in the application. "Attained", "Attained with Distinction (I)" and "Attained with Distinction (II)" Level in Applied Learning subjects will be considered as equivalent to Level 2, Level 3 and Level 4 in HKDSE subjects respectively.

Applied Learning Chinese (ApL(C)) will be accepted as an alternative Chinese Language qualification for admission consideration for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) DSE candidates.

Note: Each applicant is required to submit a portfolio and attend an interview. Applicant will be required to complete an aptitude test before the interview if no portfolio is available for assessment.

Programme Structure

This programme will be offered on a two-year full-time basis, and based on a credit unit system.

Programme Structure Details
Progression Path

Local Articulation

  • UGC-funded or self-funded Undergraduate Degree Programmes offered by local universities.

Study Overseas

Arrangements have been established with a number of overseas institutions for graduates to articulate to their bachelor degree programmes in related disciplines:

United Kingdom

Students who complete a higher diploma programme from CUSCS will be eligible for entry into Year 2 or 3 of an undergraduate programme of the following universities:

United Kingdom
General Information

Mode of Delivery

The Programme will be delivered mainly by face-to-face instruction. A variety of learning formats will also be used to stimulate dynamic interaction between students.

Medium of Instruction

Teaching activities will be conducted in English, Cantonese and Putonghua as deemed appropriate. Learning materials will be in English and Chinese as deemed appropriate.

Assessment Methods

The performance of participants will be assessed by means of class participation, continuous assessments, assignments and examinations.

To qualify for the Higher Diploma in Fashion Design and Product Development awarded by the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, CUHK, students must:

  • Have an attendance rate of at least 70% for each module; and
  • Pass the assessment of each module.

Class Location

Tseung Kwan O Learning Centre


Tel: 3943 9034 / 3943 9122
Email: HD_TKO@scs.cuhk.edu.hk

Tuition Fee

Local Applicants : $53,720 / per year

Non-local Applicants : $63,720 / per year

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